35 episodes

Cape Town is regularly voted as one of the greatest cities in the world. But with so much to see and do, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. That’s where marketing consultant, travel writer, and voice actor Eugene Yiga comes in. Join him every week as he brings together over ten years of experience as an award-winning journalist (and more than fifteen years of living in the Mother City) to share a local perspective on all the best new experiences to help you make the most of your time in Cape Town.

Cape Town Travel Guide Eugene Yiga

    • Places & Travel

Cape Town is regularly voted as one of the greatest cities in the world. But with so much to see and do, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. That’s where marketing consultant, travel writer, and voice actor Eugene Yiga comes in. Join him every week as he brings together over ten years of experience as an award-winning journalist (and more than fifteen years of living in the Mother City) to share a local perspective on all the best new experiences to help you make the most of your time in Cape Town.

    Best classical music in Cape Town

    Best classical music in Cape Town

    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. (Detailed show notes are available exclusively at www.capetowntravel.guide.)

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    Best wedding venues in the Western Cape

    Best wedding venues in the Western Cape

    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 Majeka House in Stellenbosch, and Sasfin Cape Town Sixes Sport and Lifestyle Festival. (Detailed show notes are available exclusively at www.capetowntravel.guide.)

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    Best wine farm stays in the Western Cape (2020)

    Best wine farm stays in the Western Cape (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 Harvest at Dusk Festival at Nederburg, and the Cape Town Pizza and Pasta Festival in Green Point. (Detailed show notes are available exclusively at www.capetowntravel.guide.)

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    Best summer experiences in the Western Cape (2020)

    Best summer experiences in the Western Cape (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 Leopard's Leap, the Sun Met at Kenilworth Racecourse, and more of the best summer experiences in the Western Cape. (Detailed show notes are available exclusively at www.capetowntravel.guide.)

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    Best cocktail bars in Cape Town (2020)

    Best cocktail bars in Cape Town (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 the Pinot Noir Celebration before ending with the best cocktail bars in Cape Town, including details of the new offerings at Cause Effect Cocktail Kitchen and Cape Brandy Bar. (Detailed show notes are available exclusively at www.capetowntravel.guide.)

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    Best ways to save money in Cape Town

    Best ways to save money in Cape Town

    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 Audible, the world’s premier provider of audio content. (Detailed show notes are available exclusively at www.capetowntravel.guide.)

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Customer Reviews

XolieMz ,

Amazing podcast from Cape Town Travel Guide

I get to see upcoming events from Cape Town Travel Guide and this page helps me a lot with movie reviews.Thank you Eugene for telling us how it started,keep up the good work.Thanks.

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