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Melissa’s: From Humble Beginnings to a Household Name

Comfort food + cosy atmosphere = complete peace of mind

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MAReSOL Restaurant at the V&A Waterfront

A celebration of proudly Portuguese food at the V&A Waterfront

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Top markets in the Atlantic Seaboard and False Bay

Foodies and creative souls enjoy seaside shopping

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The Best Hot Chocolate in Cape Town

Rainy days may come and go but our hunger for hot chocolate is everlasting 

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Mud Bath Spas and DIY Mud Masks in Cape Town

Mud baths, mud masks and Mud Day; it’s time to get dirty.

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It's time to ignite your appreciative spark

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Second-hand Furniture Shopping in Cape Town

From vintage finds to modern basics

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CapeTownMag Monday Montage

Check out this week’s ten must-see Instagram photographs.

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Butcheries in Cape Town

A selection of sizzling spots to buy boerewors, biltong and braai meat

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Top Picnic Spots in Cape Town

A selection of the best places to picnic in the Mother City and surrounds

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CTM Hero: Insaaf Gaidien

The girl who decided to spend her 21st birthday serving the young.

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Cape Town’s Fish Shops

Where to get the freshest fish and seafood

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Instagram Top Ten: May

Check out last month’s top ten performing @capetownmag Insta pics.

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Contemporary comfort at The Parkhouse Hotel

Experience serenity and tranquility within the hustle and bustle of Cape Town’s CBD at this intimate boutique hotel.

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The Best Cupcakes in Cape Town

Close your eyes; open your mouth. We've selected the best (looking) party this side of heaven

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Insider’s Guide to taking a Minibus Taxi in Cape Town

Your complete guide to figuring out Cape Town’s informal minibus taxi network.

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Romantic Cape Town Winter Date Ideas for Every Love Language

Speak the lingo your lover knows best with these wintery date plans.

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Cape Town Slang Explained

Calling all bru’s, china’s, boets and visitors of Mzansi! It’s Africa Day and we’re unpacking our favourite South African slang phrases and words to celebrate our special part of Africa.

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Treat Yourself To These Warm Winter Desserts

Fill your tummies with these yummies!

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How To Survive Winter in Cape Town

The gloomy weather does not have to limit your activity. Get ideas on what you can do to get through this winter season.

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CTM Hero: Margo Fortune - Founder of the Margo Hilda Foundation

The story of the student who used her pocket money to change the lives of disadvantaged young girls.

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Shipwreck swinger Chris Rogers speaks to CapeTownMag

Chris Rogers; adrenaline junkie, daredevil and adventurist extraordinaire

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Rhodes Memorial Restaurant in the Mother City

Stunning eatery and tea garden in Cape Town

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Top markets in Cape Town's northern suburbs

A selection of the best markets in the Mother City's northern suburbs

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The Labia Theatre

Travel back to the golden age of cinema

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10 Questions For: Boskasie

Eclectic soul singer and songwriter Nicole Davy, better known as Boskasie, is inspired by the nostalgic sounds of Cape Jazz, ever-present throughout her childhood. She hopes to make the world a better place with her sentimental melodies and earnest lyrics.

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Spend a Day at: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Spend the day exploring one of Cape Town’s most special attractions; a tropical jungle on the slope of a stunning mountain

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CTM HERO: Duwayne Joseph Damon

The boy who stole the hearts of a community with a single jump.

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Music Videos Filmed in Cape Town

Have a look at these world-famous videos featuring our spectacular city.

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10 Awe-Inspiring Videos of Cape Town

A selection of stunning drone footage and spectacular time-lapse creations showing the Mother City in all her glory

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Best GoPro Videos Shot Around Cape Town

Check out 10 epic action and extreme sports GoPro videos filmed in the Mother City

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Soul in Salt River

A space dedicated to creative and healing energies in Cape Town

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Easter Egg Hunting Around Cape Town

Egg-cellent adventures in the Mother City

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International Whisky Day in Cape Town

Cheers to this list of exciting things to do this International Whisky Day!

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How to Make the Most of Your Coffee Drinking Experience

Savour all there is to your delicious and steaming hot cuppa

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CapeTownMag Hero: City Of Cape Town Firefighters

The workload may sometimes take its toll as Cape Town’s brave firefighters expose their lungs to thick smoke and very often have no time for breaks – but yet, they refuse to back down.

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Spend a Day in: Langebaan

An oasis only an hour outside of Cape Town

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Nazareth House in Cape Town

A friend in need is a friend indeed.

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South Africa’s Indigenous Food

South Africans love their food and Cape Town its variety of restaurants – but where does such an eclectic mix of tastes come from?

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Summer dishes in the Mother City

Healthy and delicious meals as shared by Capetonians

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Running routes in Cape Town

A selection of the best places to pound the pavement in Cape Town and surrounds

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10 top superfoods in Cape Town and surrounds

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's super food!

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CapeTownMag Heroes: Lifesaving Surfers

Catching a wave or catching a breathe?

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Specials for Students in Cape Town

Use your student card to get discounts on meals, drinks and everything cool in Cape Town!

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CapeTownMag Hero: Paul Steyn

One step for man, one giant leap for mankind.

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ProTea Cape Town: The Professional Teatox

Cleanse, revitalise and detox your body with this powerful five-ingredient health tea

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CapeTownMag Hero: Samantha Grass

Charity really does start at home.

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Welcome The Sunny Summer Season

Time to soak up some sun and get your tan on.

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7 Reasons You Should Spend Your summer in Cape Town

Here’s why the Mother City’s summer sun will light up your life this festive season – and why you won’t be able to get enough of it.

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