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Nadia Krige

About Nadia Krige

As the digital editor for Cape Town Partnership, Nadia is passionate about translating the Mother City’s people and places into stories that are both pretty to look at and enjoyable to read. She’s incurably curious and strives to turn even the most mundane activities into memorable adventures.

Recent Posts

Documenting our commutes – the OpenStreets Travel Diaries challenge
24 February 2017

In an effort to establish a realistic reflection of the current state of movement and mobility in Cape Town, the team behind Open Streets recently invited people from all corners of the city to participate in a 7-day AtoB Travel Diary Challenge. Equipped with a pocket-sized logbook provided by Open Streets, each participant had to

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3rd Annual City Development conference sets sights on transforming African urban spaces
16 February 2017

From 13 – 15 March Cape Town will be welcoming some of the brightest minds in urban development and city planning from around the globe, as it plays host to the 3rd Annual City Development conference. Addressing the most pressing issues of city-making in Africa, the conference will be focusing on ‘urban transformation & city

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4 reasons to support Cape Town Carnival on 18 March
9 February 2017

It’s all hands on deck at Cape Town Carnival’s headquarters, as the team marked only 40 days till floats, dancers, artists and performers hit the Fan Walk in spectacular style for this year’s AMAZA! – Ocean Odyssey-themed event. We got to share in some of the anticipation and excitement on Wednesday during a comprehensive behind-the-scenes tour

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ICA Live Art: a feast of FREE inner-city performances
6 February 2017

While many consider February to be the month of love, here in Cape Town we’ve reclaimed it as the month of FREE artistic expression, as the international ICA Live Art festival takes over the inner-city between the 10th and the 26th. Presented by the Institute for Creative Arts (ICA), this year’s 10-day  programme showcases a

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5 ways the City of Cape Town wants to get us all on our bikes
1 February 2017

With a wealth of MTB routes crisscrossing the mountain ranges of the Western Cape and the prestigious Cape Town Cycle Tour being a highlight on the Mother City’s social calendar, it hardly comes as a surprise that recreational and sports cycling is currently at an all-time high throughout the city, the province and the country.

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Level 3b: Capetonians share their water-saving methods
27 January 2017

Okay, fellow Capetonians, it’s time to get serious. If you haven’t been making efforts to save water over the past few months, it’s now critical that you do. As a result of the severe drought and a repeated failure to reach the intended savings target of 800 million litres of collective water use per day,

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Creating healthier cities through placemaking
20 January 2017

We are currently living in what could arguably be the most health-conscious era in human history. And it’s hardly surprising, what with celebrity fad diets promising to turn us all into supermodels and Dr. Google being just a click away. More than ideal body types and access to information, however, our hyper-awareness about health and wellness,

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15 pics + a video capturing the magic of the 10th Open Streets
16 January 2017

On Sunday, 15 January, Bree and Longmarket Streets were closed off to all motor vehicle traffic and turned into a magical, activity-filled haven for pedestrians and cyclists of all ages. From pole dancing demonstrations to free yoga classes, street art to busking, salsa dancing to housing demonstrations, these oft-congested inner city streets were truly transformed

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Open Streets celebrates 10th event
11 January 2017

With the 10th Open Streets Cape Town event set to close off Bree and Longmarket Streets to motor vehicle traffic this Sunday  (15 January) and open it up to all sorts of fun to be had on foot, bike or board, we decided to catch up with managing director and co-founder, Marcela Guerrero Casas to

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8 urban development trends for 2017
4 January 2017

With 50% of the global population currently living in urban areas, and a projected 1.5 times rise to 6 billion city-dwellers by 2045, there’s no denying that investing in thorough, thoughtful and sustainable urban design is absolutely crucial. Designing the sorts of urban spaces that will, essentially, improve the quality of life for citizens requires

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