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Cape Town Travel Guide is a podcast where you get access to all the best new experiences, from one of the greatest cities in the world. From food and drinks to music and film, from theatre and art to sport and the outdoors. If it’s worth your time, Cape Town Travel Guide is the best place to find out more information on all the top activities, in the city and beyond.

Cape Town Travel Guide is a podcast where you get access to all the best new experiences, from one of the greatest cities in the world. From food and drinks to music and film, from theatre and art to sport and the outdoors. If it’s worth your time, Cape Town Travel Guide is the best place to find out more information on all the top activities, in the city and beyond.

Location:

Cape Town, South Africa

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Cape Town Travel Guide is a podcast where you get access to all the best new experiences, from one of the greatest cities in the world. From food and drinks to music and film, from theatre and art to sport and the outdoors. If it’s worth your time, Cape Town Travel Guide is the best place to find out more information on all the top activities, in the city and beyond.

Twitter:

@capetowntg

Language:

English


Episodes

Best classical music in Cape Town

2/17/2020
This episode covers Monday 17 February to Sunday 23 February 2020. To celebrate the best classical music in Cape Town, we highlight concerts from Vox Cape Town (at the Youngblood Art Gallery), the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra (at the Artscape Opera House), and the Cape Town Concert Series (at the Baxter Theatre). We also enjoy the satirical Woolworths at the Courtyard Playhouse, a race event at the Slave Route Challenge, as well as great food and wine at the annual Constantia Fresh....

Duration:00:04:30

Best wedding venues in the Western Cape

2/10/2020
This episode covers Monday 10 February to Sunday 16 February 2020. We start at the theatre with the Mother City Comedy Festival at the Baxter Theatre, First Kiss at the Courtyard Playhouse, and La Boheme from Cape Town Opera at the Artscape Theatre. We then feature three art events (the Stellenbosch Triennale, the International Public Art Festival, and the Investec Cape Town Art Fair) before celebrating Valentine’s Day with the best wedding venues in the Western Cape, a romantic getaway at...

Duration:00:06:20

Best wine farm stays in the Western Cape (2020)

2/3/2020
This episode covers Monday 3 February to Sunday 9 February 2020. We start at the theatre with The Producers at Theatre on the Bay, Master Harold and the Boys at the Fugard Studio, and the Rolex Arts Weekend at the Baxter Theatre. Then, after treating our ears at the annual Up The Creek Music Festival and thanks to a special offer from Audible, we head to the winelands for the best accommodation options and continue the celebrations at the Wine Harvest Commemoration at Groot Constantia, the...

Duration:00:05:37

Best summer experiences in the Western Cape (2020)

1/27/2020
This episode covers Monday 27 January to Sunday 1 February 2020. We start at the theatre with two improv comedy shows at The Courtyard Playhouse, the final International Summer Music Festival symphony concert from the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, a weekend of conscious partying with the Origin Festival, and a chance to treat your ears with a free trial from Audible, the world’s premier provider of audio content. We then enjoy the outdoors with the Franschhoek Summer Wines festival at...

Duration:00:04:48

Best cocktail bars in Cape Town (2020)

1/20/2020
This episode covers Monday 20 January to Sunday 26 January 2020. We start at the on stage with The Waterworks Anthology at the new Courtyard Playhouse (above Alexander Bar), the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra giving two symphony concerts at City Hall, a free event at the Grand Africa Café & Beach with Russian DJ Volen Sentir, and more another freebie thanks to Audible, the world’s premier provider of audio content. We then enjoy wining and dining at the Delheim Estate Harvest Festival and...

Duration:00:06:28

Best ways to save money in Cape Town

1/13/2020
This episode covers Monday 13 January to Sunday 19 January 2020. We start at the theatre with How to End Racism at the new Courtyard Playhouse, Peter Pan on Ice at the Artscape Opera House, the ABBA Show at Grand Arena, and two symphony concerts from the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra. We then help you survive ‘Janu-worry’ with the best ways to save money, including drinks specials in Cape Town, two-for-one deals from the ENTERTAINER, and the chance to get a free one-month trial from...

Duration:00:05:35

Best co-working spaces in South Africa

1/6/2020
This episode covers Monday 6 January to Sunday 12 January 2020. We start back at the office with the most stylish co-working spaces in South Africa and the best places for drinks after work. We then celebrate the weekend at the annual L'Ormarins Queen's Plate Racing Festival and end with details of our new affiliate partnership with Audible, the world’s premier provider of audio content, which is offering podcast listeners a free one-month trial, with a free audiobook that’s yours to keep....

Duration:00:02:09

Best fitness activities in Cape Town

12/30/2019
This episode covers Monday 30 December 2019 to Sunday 5 January 2020. We start by featuring the best New Year’s Eve activities, events, and restaurant specials in and around Cape Town, with a survival guide and promo codes for Uber and Bolt to keep you safe. We also enjoy three top music events in Cape Town this weekend. We end with the best fitness activities in Cape Town and, after taking care of your body, take care of your mind with a free one-month membership from Audible, the world’s...

Duration:00:04:18

Best Christmas specials in the Western Cape (2019)

12/23/2019
This episode covers Monday 23 December to Sunday 29 December 2019. We feature the best Christmas specials in the Western Cape, ideas on how to spend Boxing Day in Cape Town, the chance to win tickets to the annual Sizzled Summer Music and Food Festival, and details of an exciting new affiliate partnership with Audible, the world’s premier provider of audio content, which is offering podcast listeners a free one-month trial with a free audiobook that’s yours to keep. (Detailed show notes are...

Duration:00:02:33

Best beaches in South Africa

12/16/2019
This episode covers Monday 16 December to Sunday 22 December 2019. We start with two shows at the Baxter Theatre: Benny Bushwacker from Ben Voss and African Angels from Cape Town Opera. Then, after exploring the best beaches in South Africa and the upcoming events at Shimmy Beach Club, we end with tasty seaside treats at Surfshack in Camps Bay and announce our new partnership with ClickMyTrips, a service that offers on-demand professional photographers for your unforgettable African...

Duration:00:06:14

Best high tea in Cape Town

12/9/2019
This episode covers Monday 9 December to Sunday 15 December 2019. Entertainment news includes stand-up comedy show The Lying King: Circle of Laugh at Theatre on the Bay, Cape Town City Ballet’s A Christmas Carol at the Artscape Theatre, festive music throughout Cape Town, and the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series at the Cape Town Stadium. We also look at the best places for your end-of-year event (with plenty of other happenings at Lapo’s Kitchen), enjoy the best high tea for International Tea...

Duration:00:06:54

Best places to eat at the Silo District

12/2/2019
This episode covers Monday 2 December to Sunday 8 December 2019. Entertainment events include Aunty Merle: It’s a Girl at the Baxter Theatre, The Rocky Horror Show at the Artscape Opera House, the third annual Cape Tango Festival, and the Silo Concert at the V&A Waterfront. We then enjoy great food in the Silo District (including treats at Lindt Chocolate Studio and more at the Radisson RED Hotel) and end with plenty of wine at the first ever Somerset Fresh Fine Wine & Food Festival at...

Duration:00:05:19

Best festive markets in the Western Cape (2019)

11/25/2019
This episode covers Monday 25 November to Sunday 1 December 2019. We start with comedy from Nik Rabinowitz, musicals in Encore at Theatre on the Bay, a symphony with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra at City Hall, and movies at the European Film Festival at Cinema Nouveau. Then, after getting into the holiday spirit with festive markets, The Gift Fair, and the Festive Lights Switch-On, we enjoy bubbly at the Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival, brews at the Cape Town Festival...

Duration:00:06:36

Best restaurants in the Western Cape (2019)

11/18/2019
This episode covers Monday 18 November to Sunday 24 November 2019. We start with the public arts festival Infecting the City, the play Zombie Attack at Alexander Upstairs, the Whitney Houston tribute show The Greatest Love of All at Artscape Opera House, and the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra symphony concert at City Hall. We then celebrate the winners of the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards, including two Cape Town restaurants that were recently honoured on the global stage, and...

Duration:00:05:16

Best everyday eateries in the Western Cape (2019)

11/11/2019
This episode covers Monday 11 November to Sunday 17 November 2019. We start on stage with The Gospel According to Jan Coetzee at Alexander Upstairs, the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra (with the Philharmonia Choir of Cape Town) at City Hall, the Cape Town Concert Series at the Baxter Theatre, and the start of the Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts. We then end with details of the best everyday eateries in the Western Cape, as named by food website Eat Out at their recent awards, and...

Duration:00:04:27

Best wine tours in the Western Cape

11/4/2019
This episode covers Monday 4 November to Sunday 10 November 2019. We start on stage with the one-man show Vaslav at the Fugard Theatre, the musical Forever Plaid at Theatre on the Bay, and the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra giving a symphony concert at City Hall. We then head to the winelands for wine tours in celebration of International Merlot Day and the Paul René Splash of Pink Bubbly Festival in Robertson before coming back to Cape Town for the Colour Run, Challenge Cape Town...

Duration:00:04:44

Best vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Cape Town

10/28/2019
This episode covers Monday 28 October to Sunday 3 November 2019. We start with plenty of entertainment events: SATORI from Cape Town City Ballet at the Artscape Opera House, the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra at City Hall, The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams at the Artscape Arena, and the Big Five Comedy Show at GrandWest. We then enjoy movies at the Knysna Film Festival, drinks at the International Tequila Festival, and celebrate Halloween and World Vegan day with special meals at...

Duration:00:04:47

Best pasta in the Western Cape

10/21/2019
This episode covers Monday 21 October to Sunday 29 October 2019. Entertainment events include a new stand-up show at Theatre on the Bay from comedian Mark Banks; the annual Worldwide Short Film Festival throughout the city; the annual Open Design Festival taking over Cape Town; and Art Franschhoek in the winelands, which coincides with the Franschhoek Open Gardens Festival and Classic Music Festival this weekend. Then, after enjoying an evening under the stars at the Anthonij Rupert Estate,...

Duration:00:09:04

Best bakeries in Cape Town

10/14/2019
This episode covers Monday 14 October to Sunday 20 October 2019. We start with movies at the Galileo Open Air Cinema, music from pianist Luís Magalhães at the Cape Town Concert Series, and a spectacular night of entertainment from the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra. We then celebrate three food holidays in Cape Town before enjoying the start of the Restaurant Week Spring Edition, with special deals for lunches and dinners across the Western Cape. (Detailed show notes are available...

Duration:00:05:29

Best breakfasts in Cape Town

10/7/2019
This episode covers Monday 7 October to Sunday 13 October 2019. We start on the stage with the 2020 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Cinema Season, Anthology: Clean Break at Alexander Upstairs, Rhapsody at Theatre on the Bay, and David Kramer’s Danger in the Dark at the Baxter Theatre. Then, after a trip to the winelands for the Blossom Weekend in Elgin and Wine on the River in Robertson, we end in Cape Town with the best breakfasts in celebration of World Egg Day, including cheap breakfasts in...

Duration:00:06:38