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Robben Island World Heritage Site
Robben Island World Heritage Site

A record number of tourists visited the iconic Robben Island World Heritage Site during their stay in Cape Town this past December holiday.

Robben Island Museum (RIM) saw a whopping 49 738 visitors to the Island this past festive season, this is 4% more than the last year (2015).

“We are thrilled that the numbers of guests are steadily increasing to this World Heritage Site each year,” says Mava Dada, CEO for Robben Island Museum. “This can be attributable to the improved operational governance structures that we’ve implemented to ensure the safe commute to and from the Island. A big success factor lies with the agreements that we have in place with ferry operators. The improved infrastructure has allowed us to increase the daily number of tours and visitors to the Island,” adds Dada. Read more c this past festive season

NYE @ THE STATION ON BREE

NYE @ THE STATION ON BREE
NYE @ THE STATION ON BREE

Cape Town’s only themed conceptual bar, The Station on Bree announces their first boarding call for all local and international travelers to board the train for departure at platform 2016 and arrive at their final destination of 2017 with an intimate and bespoke NYE celebration on Saturday 31st December.

A limited three hundred passengers will all receive the VVIP experience of a less crowded NYE celebration with all-board-welcome drinks while either lounging in the private carriages or dancing to the beats of three of the country’s hottest DJ talent spinning the latest in hip-hop, disco, afro-house, and house music. Read more NYE @ THE STATION ON BREE

La Tête opens for Lunch & Dinner

La Tête opens for Lunch & Dinner
La Tête opens for Lunch & Dinner

Giles Edwards has returned to Cape Town following a 10 year cooking stint in London, with 5 years under Fergus Henderson at the iconic St. John.

His new restaurant La Tête is a farm to fork eatery giving a nod to the French, with the emphasis on direct relationships with producers.

Dishes which feature are mussels with bacon and cider, roast shallots, mint and pork terrine, hake, chard and anchovy, beef and kidney pudding and ox heart with chips and horseradish. Desserts are classic offerings of salted chocolate caramel tart, poached guavas, and chocolate pots.

While in London is was Giles’s long held ambition was to work with Fergus Henderson in the St. John in Smithfield, an establishment widely acknowledged as having kickstarted the British food renaissance. Read more La Tête opens for Lunch & Dinner

South Africa biggest sport and lifestyle event back for a record 9th year!

South Africa biggest sport and lifestyle event back for a record 9th year!
South Africa biggest sport and lifestyle event back for a record 9th year!

South Africa biggest sport and lifestyle event back for a record 9th year!

Tickets for the Zando Cape Town 10s go live today

South Africa, Cape Town, December 2016. Tickets for South Africa’s biggest and most popular social, sport and lifestyle event, the Zando Cape Town 10s go live today! With the event expected to sell out in record time, spectators are encouraged to dodge the rush and get their tickets early to avoid missing out.

The internationally acclaimed event and winner of the 2016 Discovery Sport Industry Award for ‘Best Live Experience’, will return to Hamilton Rugby Club on 3 & 4 February 2017 and is set to attract over 20 000 people. Squads and fans from across the globe will be treated to a number of exciting additions including a new Title Sponsor, with Africa’s biggest fashion store, Zando.co.za set to add its own unrestricted signature style to the event. Read more South Africa biggest sport and lifestyle event back for a record 9th year!

Horses for Causes Charity Race Day 2017

Family fun for a good cause
Family fun for a good cause

Get to Horses for Causes Charity Race Day 2017

The 2017 Horses for Causes Charity Race Day will be held on Saturday 11th February at Kenilworth Racecourse. Celebrities, fashion and great food mixed with an opportunity to participate in raising funds for charity. Not only does the 2017 event promise to be bigger and better than the 2016 inaugural event, it also promises to greatly benefit the 14 participating charities by creating awareness to their causes.

The Horses for Causes Charity Race Day is packed with activities for all ages and promises to be a fun-filled day the whole family can enjoy. Read more Horses for Causes Charity Race Day 2017

A beautiful showcase of change coming your way this December.

CAPTION: Zip Zap’ s show, ‘CHANGES’, will entertain crowds from Monday, 19 to Friday, 23 December 2016, using circus techniques and humour to explore the change experienced within South Africa. [Photo: Zip Zap]
Zip Zap’ s show, ‘CHANGES’, will entertain crowds from Monday, 19 to Friday, 23 December 2016, using circus techniques and humour to explore the change experienced within South Africa. [Photo: Zip Zap]
Capetonians and visitors to the mother city will be treated to a special performance by Zip Zap professional performers this December. “The CHANGES show will take you on a light hearted journey through the lives of these young performers” says Brent van Rensburg, co-founder and artistic director at Zip Zap. This is demonstrated artistically with various circus techniques, such as acrobatics, juggling, aerial work, dance, music and costumes.

The opening scene leads from a heart-warming traditional song into an energetic, highly technical group scene. “Zip Zap’s top performing Read more A beautiful showcase of change coming your way this December.