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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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MyCiTi Bus Station Artworks 4
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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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Female Rappers in Cape Town 1a
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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 ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Ins and Outs of a Minibus Taxi Trip in Cape Town

Dudu Luthuli embarks on a rather interesting journey using one of the Mother City’s most valuable transport modes – ...

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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 ...

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Erf 81 new
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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 ...

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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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Museums in Cape Town

The best museums in Cape Town and the Surrounds

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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 2
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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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30 day to world cup 5
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The Kaapse Klopse

A look into the colourful, cultural Cape Town Minstrel Carnival

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Gumboots 1
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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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devilspeak2
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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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sangoma2
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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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zola 7
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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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Craft Beer glasses
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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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Employers urged to help reduce the city centre's traffic congestion 

Deon Meyer Mystery TourDeon Meyer Mystery Tour through Cape ...

Re-live the exhilarating Cape Town set thriller/crime books of 13hrs (and other ...

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Be blown away by the sunset over the Atlantic Seaboard from an electric ...

Slug & Lettuce Kloof Street Bar and Restaurant in Cape TownDate Night Steak Special at Slug and ...

Treat your loved one to this awesome 2-for-1 deal that includes a bottle of wine

GONOW Tour 2GONOW Electric Bicycles in Cape Town

Whizz through the Mother City on one of these self-powered and ...

AfterBURN Party in Cape TownThe Spirit Train AfterBURN Replay Party

Relive the glory and freedom of AfrikaBurn in the heart of the Mother City

Desir Luxury Adult StoreDésir Intimate Collection: Online ...

“Honour yourself” with this exclusive virtual store's selection of ...

Live Satellite Interview for DOTChallenge at Cape QuarterLive Satellite Interview for #DOTChallenge at Cape Quarter

Chat to two local rowers while they sit on their rowing boat in the middle of ...

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Make a note to not miss this sport centered event!

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownKids’ Party Special with Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag

Treat your little one to the ultimate military-style birthday bash and save R500

Jack BlackBeers and Bands at Jack Black Brewery and Taproom

Every Friday night the Jack Black stage is lit up with local talent

Villains Ale House Logo 2DJ nights at Villain’s Ale House

Kick start your weekend with DJ nights every Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Wynberg - 1Wynberg Family Festival

Get the family together for a fun day out!

Blue Man - 2Blue Man Group in Cape Town

The legendary act is finally coming to the Mother City!

SA Eco Film FestSouth African Eco Film Festival

There is hope for Mother Nature, we just need to open our eyes and see it

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Understanding the other side of Cape Town

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Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed ...

Camissa Township Tours Formal HousesCamissa Township Tour and Robben Island Visit

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Bend, stretch and meditate with this affordable mobile yoga studio in and ...

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View a historically significant calendar and listen to audiobooks in ...

MonarkLive Summer Concerts at Vergenoegd Wine Estate

Rock on dude!

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Teens get your blood pumping inside with a glow-in-the-dark indoor trampoline ...

I Love Big Bay Spring MarketI Love Big Bay Market

Put a spring in your step at this fabulous evening market

ABSA Cape Epic MTB Challenge StartAbsa Cape Epic

Gear up to conquer some of the Cape’s most challenging trails in one of the ...

Galileo Open Air Cinema Cape TownThe Galileo Open Air Cinema in the Cape Winelands and Cape Town Venues

Grab some snacks and get ready to watch your favourite films beneath the stars ...

Wine Flies Forgotten Route TourThe Forgotten Route Train Tour to Matjiesfontein

Take the road less travelled on a two-day adventure to the Klein Karoo

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Wind down with some great food and free live music every Friday evening

Yoga Rocks - 1Yoga Rocks Retreat

Connect your body and mind in this stunning region

Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa ReceptionSpa and Sparkling Wine Special at Luxe Laser & Spa in Tamboerskloof

Receive a FREE glass of bubbly with your beauty treatment every Friday at Cloud ...

Strolla Restaurant and Bar in Sea PointPizza & Cocktails at Strolla Restaurant and Bar in Sea Point

Usher in the weekend with tasty nosh and dazzling concoctions at this new ...

Bye Cycle Peddling the Promenade Cycle Tour in Cape TownPeddling the Sea Point Promenade Tour with ByeCycle

CapeTownMag readers get a special discount on Fridays when booking a trip on an ...

Live Satellite Interview for DOTChallenge at Cape QuarterLive Satellite Interview for #DOTChallenge at Cape Quarter

Chat to two local rowers while they sit on their rowing boat in the middle of ...

Tattoo Convention - 2South African Tattoo Convention at the CTICC

Get ready for a weekend filled with innovative tattoo techniques, international ...

Cape Argus SportShow - 1Cape Argus SportShow in Stellenbosch

Make a note to not miss this sport centered event!

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownKids’ Party Special with Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag

Treat your little one to the ultimate military-style birthday bash and save R500

Jack BlackBeers and Bands at Jack Black Brewery and Taproom

Every Friday night the Jack Black stage is lit up with local talent

Villains Ale House Logo 2DJ nights at Villain’s Ale House

Kick start your weekend with DJ nights every Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Wynberg - 1Wynberg Family Festival

Get the family together for a fun day out!

Blue Man - 2Blue Man Group in Cape Town

The legendary act is finally coming to the Mother City!

SA Eco Film FestSouth African Eco Film Festival

There is hope for Mother Nature, we just need to open our eyes and see it

Showcasing Dignity - 1Showcasing the Dignity of People “Living Outside”

Understanding the other side of Cape Town

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

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed ...

Camissa Township Tours Formal HousesCamissa Township Tour and Robben Island Visit

Embark on a cultural journey and experience the Mother City’s townships with ...

Om Revolution sunsetOutdoor Yoga Classes with The Om Revolution in Cape Town

Bend, stretch and meditate with this affordable mobile yoga studio in and ...

Slave descendantsMy Naam is Februarie - Identities Rooted in Slavery

View a historically significant calendar and listen to audiobooks in ...

MonarkLive Summer Concerts at Vergenoegd Wine Estate

Rock on dude!

Rush glow in the dark dodge ballCosmic Rush at Rush Indoor Trampoline Park

Teens get your blood pumping inside with a glow-in-the-dark indoor trampoline ...

I Love Big Bay Spring MarketI Love Big Bay Market

Put a spring in your step at this fabulous evening market

ABSA Cape Epic MTB Challenge StartAbsa Cape Epic

Gear up to conquer some of the Cape’s most challenging trails in one of the ...

Galileo Open Air Cinema Cape TownThe Galileo Open Air Cinema in the Cape Winelands and Cape Town Venues

Grab some snacks and get ready to watch your favourite films beneath the stars ...

Wine Flies Forgotten Route TourThe Forgotten Route Train Tour to Matjiesfontein

Take the road less travelled on a two-day adventure to the Klein Karoo

marianne wine estate 6Dinner and Jazz Special at Marianne Wine Estate

Wind down with some great food and free live music every Friday evening

Yoga Rocks - 1Yoga Rocks Retreat

Connect your body and mind in this stunning region

Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa ReceptionSpa and Sparkling Wine Special at Luxe Laser & Spa in Tamboerskloof

Receive a FREE glass of bubbly with your beauty treatment every Friday at Cloud ...

Strolla Restaurant and Bar in Sea PointPizza & Cocktails at Strolla Restaurant and Bar in Sea Point

Usher in the weekend with tasty nosh and dazzling concoctions at this new ...

Bye Cycle Peddling the Promenade Cycle Tour in Cape TownPeddling the Sea Point Promenade Tour with ByeCycle

CapeTownMag readers get a special discount on Fridays when booking a trip on an ...

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