EXPLORING CAPE TOWN’S ART, CULTURE & FOOD WITH KIFF KOMBI TOURS

Having traversed through Bali on a cultural tour in a vintage VW Kombi exploring “significant historical places, along with renowned restaurants and bars”, partners Drew Campbell and Sophie Bagheri were inspired to provide this unique, educational yet fun travel experience to travellers in Cape Town looking to soak in the city’s art, culture, food and drink scene. Campbell, who has a construction management background and Bagheri, who holds a Business Tourism degree now offer curated experiences that cater to just that through Kiff Kombi Tours.

“We absolutely loved the combination of exploring a…
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EXPLORING CAPE TOWN’S ART, CULTURE & FOOD WITH KIFF KOMBI TOURS

CAPE TOWN X NEW YORK CITY

A city-twinning agreement between NYC & Company and Cape Town Tourism went live in February 2018. The two destination marketing agencies have pooled resources to market each other’s world-class destinations, and Cape Town is set to receive more New Yorkers who will be taking advantage of special airfare offers and more.

This is the first time such a partnership has taken place on the African continent, and that’s exciting for us,” says CEO of Cape Town Tourism, Enver Duminy.When asked: ‘Why New York City?’, we reply that in years of discussions, we have noted that both cities have much in common, and…
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CAPE TOWN X NEW YORK CITY

THE TEST KITCHEN LAUNCHES “THE DROUGHT KITCHEN”

It’s no secret that the word on every Capetonian’s lips at the moment is the terrible drought that has Cape Town in its grip. And with little respite in the weather and Day Zero looming, the potential impact on the local economy, specifically the hospitality industry, is devastating.

In April 2018, The Test Kitchen will introduce a reduced-water dining experience which will run exclusively for two months until end May. The Drought Kitchen – essentially a pop-up within The Test Kitchen – has had Luke Dale Roberts and his team focusing all their creative energy on coming up…
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THE TEST KITCHEN LAUNCHES “THE DROUGHT KITCHEN”

Open Streets Main Rd: Cycle, skate, walk & play your way from Obs to the CBD

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…
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Open Streets Main Rd: Cycle, skate, walk & play your way from Obs to the CBD

Dream wedding destinations around the world

A dream wedding isn’t complete without the perfect venue. From beach locales in tropical Jamaica to vineyards set against rolling hills in Cape Town, South Africa, couples are spoilt for choice when it comes to scenic destinations. Here are five of some of the best places around the world:

Jamaica

Who doesn’t love the island life? Jamaica boasts soft white sandy shores, perfect for an idyllic beach wedding. Begin your marriage with picturesque scenery and positive vibrations from the locals. And don’t forget to take some time out to explore the rum farms or to snorkel in the region’s warm turquoise waters.

Mauritius

Keeping with the island theme,…
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Dream wedding destinations around the world

Gallery: The new Radisson Red is millennial heaven

On Monday, 11 September, Radisson RED opened doors in Cape Town. This follows successful launches in Brussels, Minneapolis and Campinas. The 252-room hotel, which lies at the revamped Silo District at the V&A Waterfront is Africa’s first Radisson RED, and promises a unique hotel experience designed with cutting-edge technology and personalised experiences befitting the “millennial mindset”.

Inspired by all things art, music and fashion, the hotel is yet another innovative offering from the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group’s global hotel and lifestyle brand. Complete with standard two-sleeper studios and studio suites, with balconies, sea views and pet-friendly rooms, the hotel is set to draw travellers…
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Gallery: The new Radisson Red is millennial heaven