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18 Gangster Museum
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An Explorer's Guide to Khayelitsha

A trendy township that’s well worth a visit… or two

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Museums in Cape Town

The best museums in Cape Town and the Surrounds

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How to Apply for a South African Retirement Visa

Everything you need to know about applications for retired temporary and permanent residency in Mzansi

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Nelson Mandela 27 for Freedom Race
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Nelson Mandela Videos: Madiba’s greatest film moments

We’ve collected the 20 best Mandela moments caught on tape

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Influenza Apocalypse
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How to Survive the Flu Apocalypse in Cape Town

If you’ve succumbed to the shakes and aches, here are ten ways to survive…

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Driver’s Licence Renewal in Cape Town

A step-by-step guide to renewing or replacing your South African driving permit

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Origin Coffee Roasters in Cape Town
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The Rise of Coffee Culture in Cape Town

We travel back in time to trace the fresh aroma of the much-loved java bean in the Mother City

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Cape Towns MyCiTi Stations Are Canvasses

The Mother City has transformed its public bus stops with incredible artworks

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Representation, Rhymes and Cape Town’s Fiercest Femcees

Palesa Maloisane speaks to three of Cape Town’s rising stars to talk about representation in hip-hop and breaking into South Africa’s music industry.

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Sweetie Pie Mint
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Sweetie Pie, you’re Mint to be…

Beyers’ most recent addition to the much-loved chocolate coated marshmallow family

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Kalk Bay Roadworks 4
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Kalk Bay’s Stop-and-Go Traffic System To Be Suspended

Is this finally the end to the coastal town’s terrible roadworks? 

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Cape Flats Smile Passion Gap Dental Modification
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... Passion Gaps?

The toothy truth behind the Cape Flats smile

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How to Apply for a Work Permit in South Africa

Everything you need to know about work visa application and temporary residency

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Cape Town
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Your Guide to Cape Town Slang

Awê, get the low-down on the Mother City’s colourful colloquialisms and sayings, ek sê...

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Djembe Drumming in Cape Town
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The African Djembe Drum & Drumming Circles in Cape Town

The story behind one of Africa’s oldest instruments, and how to get your hands on the ‘talking drum’ in the Mother City

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A Short History of Erf 81

Erf 81 is a historic gem in Tamboerskloof. Volunteer at the foster farm, work in the Tyisa Nabanye garden or visit the Sunday market to make a difference.

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Cape Town Maker Movement
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How to survive a robot uprising (hint: join the Maker Movement)

The Maker Movement has arrived on our shores offering way more than just child’s play and tinkering in your garage 

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Kaaps Afrikaans San Khoi People
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… Kaaps?

A brief look at the history of Kaaps and the origins of Afrikaans

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...Rainbow Nation?

"Each of us is as intimately attached to the soil of this beautiful country" – Nelson Mandela

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...Toyi-toyi?

You can take everything away from South Africa, but you can’t stop us from dancing

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The Kaapse Klopse

A look into the colourful, cultural Cape Town Minstrel Carnival

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...Gumboot Dancing?

Stomp, spin and step got you confused?

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South African English
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...South African Languages?

Howzit bru? Here’s the lekker lowdown on local lingos and the official language of South Africa  

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...Devil's Peak?

A myth of mountainous proportions

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Nelson Mandela Release
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...Nelson Mandela?

Nelson “Madiba” Mandela, living legend , great toyi-toyer, icon of a nation, all while wearing a funky shirt

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...Sangomas?

South African traditional healers under the moral microscope

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Nelson Mandela Release
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...Ubuntu?

The word "Ubuntu’’ gets thrown around a lot, but what does it actually mean?

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100 Days
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...Diski Dancing?

Wondering about the World Cup Waltz? We investigate the 2010 soccer dance

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Jeroen vuvu
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...Vuvuzelas?

Ever wondered about the instrumental madness that has swept South Africa?

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…Kwaito?

Ever wondered what the deal is with the style of song dominating the local music scene?

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...Shosholoza?

Introducing South Africa's inspirational soccer anthem to the world

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Cape Town
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...Cape Town Mother City?

Ever wondered why Cape Town is referred to as the Mother City?

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Why South Africans have beer bellies

Local and lekker – Taste the difference in South African beer

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Desmond Tutu
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…Desmond Tutu?

Celebrate South Africa’s spiritual leader, Desmond Tutu, the man who coined the term ‘Rainbow Nation’

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18 Gangster Museum An Explorer's Guide to Khayelitsha

A trendy township that’s well worth a visit… or two

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Come support the young talent on display at the competition

The PeacockIndian Tapas at The Peacock in ...

Experience the best of Indian food… tapas style!

Cafe ExtrablattSunday Brunch at Café Extrablatt

Home to one of Cape Town’s most affordable all-you-can-eat breakfast buffets

Swordfern Exterior by NightSwordfern Hair Emporium’s Bring A Bro ...

Bring your bro and get a haircut on the house from Swordfern

The AfroFest - 7The AfroFest: An Ode to African Culture

1 continent, 3 days, 18 venues; From Congo to Cape Town

Table Mountain JO 10 Reasons to be Proudly South African

We’re celebrating our heritage, and here are 10 reasons why you should be ...

Big Three Edition at HQ - 3Raise the Steaks at HQ Restaurant

Sink your teeth into the meatiest event in Cape Town

Swordfern Exterior by NightSwordfern Hair Emporium’s Bring A Bro Hair Special

Bring your bro and get a haircut on the house from Swordfern

OrphanageBree Street’s Orphanage brings you Encore Wednesdays

Bree Street comes alive with the sounds of old school hip hop and R&B

ElectroFitnessGroup Sessions With ElectroFitness

Drop it like it's squat

La Motte ConcertsClassical Concerts at La Motte Wine Estate

La Motte's culture of excellence reaches far beyond wine-making, by embracing the wonder of classical music

La MotteHistoric Walk at La Motte in Franschhoek

Discover interesting history and heritage of the Franschhoek area on the La Motte estate in the Cape Winelands

La MotteSip and Swirl the Nectar of Yesteryear at La Motte

You had me at Merlot

SwordfernSwordfern Hair Emporium’s Gender-Neutral Cuts

Cutting costs, and saving water, with gender-neutral haircuts at Swordfern

SANParks Tankwa NPFree Week of Entry to SANParks in September

Get up close and personal with Mother Nature for mahala at Mzansi’s breathtaking national parks!

EclecticaEclectica Design and Art Presents ‘Dream Rift’

Brush away all the facts, and journey to a world connected by dreams and realities

Painterly Group Exhibition‘Painterly’ Group Exhibition at the Grande Provence Gallery

The beauty of oil paint steals the show at this art showcase

Business of Wine and Tourism Conference - 10The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference at Spier

Learn from the best of the best at this unique tourism conference

Villains Ale2-for-1 Burger Special at Villains

Bring on the meat

We Cannot Be Silent Exhibition launch 2017Exhibition: We Cannot Be Silent at the Castle of Good Hope

A dynamic multimedia exhibition seeks to challenge ideas around gender violence in Cape Town. We Cannot Be Silent – it’s time to take action.

Predator End of Year FunctionHost a Year End Function at the Two Oceans Aquarium

Throw a party unlike any other at the Mother City’s underwater wonderland

Paragliding Cape TownCape Town Paragliding Special with Para Taxi

Take to the skies on any Wednesday with this reputable company and receive R100 off your flying experience

aFREAKaaFREAKa Clothing Adult Onesies

Unleash your inner freak in one of these playful and trendy locally designed one-piece suits

MAReSOLMAReSOL’s Mouth-Watering Winter Menu

This authentically Portuguese restaurant brings the heat this winter

thali thaliArchery Lessons at Thali Thali Game Lodge

Practise your bow and arrow skills under the guidance of one of the best archers in the world at this pretty West Coast wildlife reserve

The Backyard Grill Lounge RibsBBQ Ribs Special at The Backyard Grill Lounge

Savour succulent, sticky ribs for just R150 per kilogram on Wed, Sat and Sun

Glowing Rooms 3Glowing Rooms SA offers a special opening price!

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark mini-golf adventure

Fun Car Hire Red and Black BeetleFun Car: Cheap Car Hire in Cape Town

Buzz through the Mother City in a budget Beetle, Citi Golf, Jeep Cherokee, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and more

mavericksHave a Big Night Out at Mavericks Gentlemen’s Club

Score entry, a beer, a burger and a table dance for less than you’d expect at this Mother City revue bar

cloud 9 rooftop bar lions table mountainHappy Hour Special at Cloud 9 Rooftop Bar in Cape Town

Celebrate the midweek mark with discounted cocktails, 2-for-1 local craft beers and ciders and uninterrupted 360-degree views of the Mother City

True Italic EntranceA True Italic Signature

Sample genuine Italian cuisine with one of these must-try meals at this authentic Bree Street osteria

Swordfern Exterior by NightSwordfern Hair Emporium’s Bring A Bro Hair Special

Bring your bro and get a haircut on the house from Swordfern

OrphanageBree Street’s Orphanage brings you Encore Wednesdays

Bree Street comes alive with the sounds of old school hip hop and R&B

ElectroFitnessGroup Sessions With ElectroFitness

Drop it like it's squat

La Motte ConcertsClassical Concerts at La Motte Wine Estate

La Motte's culture of excellence reaches far beyond wine-making, by embracing the wonder of classical music

La MotteHistoric Walk at La Motte in Franschhoek

Discover interesting history and heritage of the Franschhoek area on the La Motte estate in the Cape Winelands

La MotteSip and Swirl the Nectar of Yesteryear at La Motte

You had me at Merlot

SwordfernSwordfern Hair Emporium’s Gender-Neutral Cuts

Cutting costs, and saving water, with gender-neutral haircuts at Swordfern

SANParks Tankwa NPFree Week of Entry to SANParks in September

Get up close and personal with Mother Nature for mahala at Mzansi’s breathtaking national parks!

EclecticaEclectica Design and Art Presents ‘Dream Rift’

Brush away all the facts, and journey to a world connected by dreams and realities

Painterly Group Exhibition‘Painterly’ Group Exhibition at the Grande Provence Gallery

The beauty of oil paint steals the show at this art showcase

Business of Wine and Tourism Conference - 10The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference at Spier

Learn from the best of the best at this unique tourism conference

Villains Ale2-for-1 Burger Special at Villains

Bring on the meat

We Cannot Be Silent Exhibition launch 2017Exhibition: We Cannot Be Silent at the Castle of Good Hope

A dynamic multimedia exhibition seeks to challenge ideas around gender violence in Cape Town. We Cannot Be Silent – it’s time to take action.

Predator End of Year FunctionHost a Year End Function at the Two Oceans Aquarium

Throw a party unlike any other at the Mother City’s underwater wonderland

Paragliding Cape TownCape Town Paragliding Special with Para Taxi

Take to the skies on any Wednesday with this reputable company and receive R100 off your flying experience

aFREAKaaFREAKa Clothing Adult Onesies

Unleash your inner freak in one of these playful and trendy locally designed one-piece suits

MAReSOLMAReSOL’s Mouth-Watering Winter Menu

This authentically Portuguese restaurant brings the heat this winter

thali thaliArchery Lessons at Thali Thali Game Lodge

Practise your bow and arrow skills under the guidance of one of the best archers in the world at this pretty West Coast wildlife reserve

The Backyard Grill Lounge RibsBBQ Ribs Special at The Backyard Grill Lounge

Savour succulent, sticky ribs for just R150 per kilogram on Wed, Sat and Sun

Glowing Rooms 3Glowing Rooms SA offers a special opening price!

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark mini-golf adventure

Fun Car Hire Red and Black BeetleFun Car: Cheap Car Hire in Cape Town

Buzz through the Mother City in a budget Beetle, Citi Golf, Jeep Cherokee, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and more

mavericksHave a Big Night Out at Mavericks Gentlemen’s Club

Score entry, a beer, a burger and a table dance for less than you’d expect at this Mother City revue bar

cloud 9 rooftop bar lions table mountainHappy Hour Special at Cloud 9 Rooftop Bar in Cape Town

Celebrate the midweek mark with discounted cocktails, 2-for-1 local craft beers and ciders and uninterrupted 360-degree views of the Mother City

True Italic EntranceA True Italic Signature

Sample genuine Italian cuisine with one of these must-try meals at this authentic Bree Street osteria

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An Explorer's Guide to Khayelitsha

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