The Mother City might just be one of the world’s most beautiful. From its magnificent capes to its glittering seas and green spaces adorned with rare flora and fauna, it’s hard to find a more attractive urban conurbation.
But it’s far from superficial – the late Nelson Mandela’s lifelong struggle against apartheid alone will tell you that. Sure enough, beyond Robben Island, a whole host of high-spirited, huge-hearted characters soon emerge. From the townships alive with creative energy to the buzzing city centre nightspots, South Africa’s second most populous city is not only one of its most vibrant, but also infinitely alluring.