Go out and play in the streets of Cape Town on 1 October 2017, between 10am and 3pm, as Open Streets Cape Town (OSCT) makes it possible to cycle, skate or walk in a car-restricted route between Cape Town Science Centre and the Grand Parade, including sections of Main Road, Victoria Road, Sir Lowry Road and Darling Street.
To kick off Transport Month, community members, pedestrians, cyclists, skateboarders, wheelchair-users and other non-motorised transport-users will on the day enjoy a 5km car-free stretch of road along the M4, to move around freely and engage with public spaces and facilities safely, in celebration of “movement and self-propelled… Read More
As the year draws to an end, we look forward to winding down or partying up a storm. If you’re keen on the latter, you may be planning to do so abroad. Luckily, there are a few party capitals around the world that offer an unforgettable experience.
Need we say more? Ibiza, an island in the Mediterranean, just off the coast of Spain, may easily be dubbed Europe’s party capital. Ibiza boasts a vibrant nightlife in a stunning island setting. Try the famous Pacha Ibiza, a nightclub famous for house music and frequented by the world’s top DJs.
It is said there is no single place in the UK where you’re more than 112km from the sea. This means that the country is dotted with a wide variety of epic coastal, country and historic walks, all easily accessible via public transport. Based on natural beauty or historic relevance, we present our top five multi-day treks in the UK.
The Thames Walk
This iconic 296km walk follows the course of the River Thames, starting at its source in the Cotswolds and finishing at the Thames Barrier at Woolwich in South-East London. It’s an easy course with few elevations, making it ideal… Read More
The newly revamped Campanile, one of Port Elizabeth’s most visible skyline and audible heritage landmarks, is now open to visitors to the Friendly City.
The Campanile Memorial features a climb of 204 steps that take one to the Observation Room, offering a magnificent view of the harbour and surroundings, more than 52m above the city, and contains the largest carillon of bells in the country, in addition to its chiming clock. A silver plaque has been placed on the 67th step of the 204 steps spiralling staircase in honour of Nelson Mandela’s 67 years in service of democracy.
In 2014, Cape Town was dubbed the World Design Capital by WDC 2014. iKapa went on to be bestowed with the title of Best Food City in the World by Conde Nast Traveller in 2016. Today, the Mother City is considered one of the world’s four coolest cities by travel service by Airbnb and news magazine series, Vice.
Cape Town was named one of the four world’s best cities, alongside Paris, Tokyo and New York, with each city encapsulating the “cool factor” that Airbnb and Vice recognises in cities that are effortlessly authentic and true to themselves.