The second I got to Cape Town, I was obsessed. As I strolled around the city, breezing into wine bars and boutiques, my singular thought was I NEED TO MOVE HERE IMMEDIATELY.
There’s so much to love about Cape Town. First off, it’s one of the most naturally beautiful cities in the world. Geographically, Cape Town looks like a mix of Colorado’s mountains and LA’s beaches, with a backdrop of the dark and often stormy Atlantic Ocean.
Not to mention, it’s inexpensive. A glass of (delicious) wine costs $3, and a meal at one of Cape Town’s swankiest restaurants will only set you back about $40.
It’s also super modern: the tap water is potable, the roads are paved, and you can pay with a credit card almost everywhere. (As you can see, my standards are kind of low due to living in Uganda, ha.)
Anyway, here are the reasons