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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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Wine or Beer Ice Lollies, Anyone?

Keep cool this summer with these tasty alcoholic frozen-treats from NOMAD Bistro Fusion in Cape Town

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Christmas gift ideas inspired by Cape Town

A selection of unique and thoughtful Christmas gift ideas that don’t cost the earth

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Cape Town Summer Playlist

Get into that warm season vibe with some of Cape Town’s finest musicians and beat makers. 

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The City of Cape Town Launches Solar Academy

maxx-solar in partnership with SARETEC opens solar academy in Bellville

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Cape Town Ranked in World’s Top Ten Best Shorelines

The Mother City’s gorgeous beaches are making waves once again

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Cape Town is the 2nd Best Travel Destination for 2017

Travel gurus Lonely Planet rate the Mother City as the second greatest city to explore in 2017 

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Cape Town’s Most Luxurious Hotel According to Conde Nast Traveller

The Mother City’s Ellerman House ranked as the 13th best hotel in the world

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Cape Town is a 2016 C40 Cities Awards Finalist

The Mother City has been recognised for its climate change initiatives

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And the 2016 South African of the Year goes to… Wayde van Niekerk

Cape Town-born Olympic gold medallist and SA sprint sensation is the country’s number one according to a Twitter poll

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New Skyscraper: “The Tallest Building in Cape Town”

An innovative 42-storey addition to the Mother City skyline

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Cape Town: Best Overseas City for Restaurants and Bars

The Mother City’s vibrant culinary scene has been voted number one in the world by The Conde Nast Readers’ Travel Awards 2016

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Western Cape’s Paralympians Depart For The 2016 Paralympic Games

Farewell and good luck to our spectacular Mother City atheletes

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In Honour of Our Olympic and Paralympic Heroes and Heroines

The City of Cape Town hosts a celebration in tribute of our local athletes

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Openwine in Cape Town

The Mother City’s first enoteca offering a wide selection of proudly South African wine

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Cape Town Scoops a Top City Accolade at the 2016 Travel and Leisure Awards

Voted as the number 1 city in the Top Cities in Africa and the Middle East category, the Mother City adds yet another feature to her decorated cap.

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Table Mountain Cableway Wi-fi Lounge in Cape Town

Stay connected 1085m above the Atlantic Ocean at this epic new FREE wireless internet hotspot

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Winter is Coming! Say Bye to Summer with these March Events

We're suffering from end-of-summer-time sadness, so here are ten top events in March to say a sweet sayonara to the sun. 

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Top Bookshops in Cape Town

Feed your inner bookworm by checking out this comprehensive list of bookstores in and around the Mother City

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Creative Office Space to Rent at 210 on Long in Cape Town

Set up your business in this centrally located building in the busy heart of the Mother City

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Top Gyms in Cape Town

A selection of the best places to keep fit in Cape Town and surrounds

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10 top music schools in Cape Town

Music and vocal training for beginners to professionals

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10 Incredible Photos That Prove Cape Town Is The Most Beautiful Place On Earth

Our monthly selection of gorgeous and creative Instagram images that capture the unparalleled beauty, heart and uniqueness of the Mother City

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10 Best Cycling Routes in Cape Town and Surrounds

A selection of the best cycling routes in Cape Town and surrounds

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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Table Mountain

A round up of lesser-known and quirky facts about the Mother City’s majestic mound 

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10 top pool bars in Cape Town

A selection of the best places to play pool in Cape Town and surrounds

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10 top places to spot celebrities in Cape Town

A selection of the best places to spot celebrities in Cape Town and surrounds

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10 Top Delicatessens in Cape Town

A selection of the best Delicatessens in Cape Town and the Surrounds

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Gourmet shopping in Cape Town

How to impress your dinner guests

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10 Top Places to Hand in Old Clothes in Cape Town

One person's trash is another one’s treasure

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10 top places for Prince William's stag do in Cape Town

We suggest places to make a South African stag of the royal betrothed

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Oh shucks, it’s oyster season

Everything you need to know about tucking into these moreish molluscs

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10 top spots to buy musical instruments in Cape Town

A selection of fine instrument shops for melody makers and maestros

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Chocolate pairing in Cape Town

Chocolate tastes better when paired with your favourite tipple

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Restaurants at the V&A Waterfront

A selection of the best restaurants at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town

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Top markets in Cape Town's City Bowl

A selection of the best markets in Cape Town's City Bowl

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Outdoor restaurants in and around Cape Town

Food, wine and warm summer weather

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Things to do in Hermanus

Action packed and raring to go

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10 top spots to get sexy in Cape Town

The sexy, romantic and delightfully naughty city you thought we'd never dare expose

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Top Reasons To Love The Weather In Cape Town

Not sure why you love Cape Town? Here's a few reasons why we do.

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10 top chilli poppers in Cape Town

Jalapeno’s stuffed with cheese, wrapped in pastry and then deep fried - makes for a taste explosion

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10 top things to do in Cape Town

A selection of the best things to do in Cape Town and the surrounds

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Reasons Why We Love the City of Cape Town

We'll shout it from the top of Table Mountain - We Love Cape Town!

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Relax at Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden in Cape Town

Experience the beauty of the Cape against the eastern slopes of Table Mountain

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