If you’ve been dreaming of your holiday for the longest time only to have your Cape Town travel plans dashed at the last moment, don’t despair. You’ve been given some extra time for planning. Now you can settle down and take your time planning a trip filled with non-stop action, relaxation, and entertainment.
There’s no such thing as too much planning when it comes to a Cape Town trip, so order a selection of guidebooks from Amazon, or harness these online resources to help you put together the holiday of a lifetime.
Cape Town Tourism Website
Love Cape Town aka capetown.travel is an excellent resource for all things related to visiting the Mother City. Here you’ll find an excellent selection of downloadable travel guides and maps as well as extensive information on the city and surroundings. You can also sign up for their weekly newsletter which offer up to date information about the latest events and things to do in and around Cape Town. By the time you are free to travel again, you will be an expert on all things Capetonian.
Online Travel Communities and Chat Groups
Reddit and Quora are excellent communities for every topic under the sun and you’ll find several groups dedicated to Cape Town travel on these portals.
Likewise, Facebook is an excellent resource for finding groups dedicated to Mother City travellers both past, present and future – plus there are pictures. Talking about pictures – Instagram and Pinterest are filled with wonderful images of Cape Town at its best.
You can get a good sense of what to expect by visiting travel review sites like TripAdvisor where real people post their thoughts and opinions on their travel experiences in the Mother City. You’ll also find answers to some of your questions by looking at the Q&A sections of these sites where locals and travellers provide answers to common as well as more detailed queries.
Blogs About Cape Town
There are many excellent privately owned blogs centred on Cape Town or travel in general. A few that come to mind are:
- The Blonde Abroad
- The Unconventional Route
- Johnny Africa
- Cape Town My Love
Of course, our blog is also filled with loads of handy information and travel ideas as well as the opportunity to book some of the best self-catering accommodation around.
Read more or get in touch to start the ball rolling on your future Cape Town travel plans.
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