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Cape Confidential

Dam Levels Increased 6% this Week

The City's dams are now on average 59.6% full but please continue to use water sparingly

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Nominate A Friend's New Business For R60k's Worth Of Activation

Over the past six years, CapeTownMagazine.com has activated over 300 new businesses. Now you can also support entrepreneurs by nominating a friend’s new business for our #CapeTownMagNew project in association with Yoco

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Cape Confidential

Free, New and Secret on Bree Street

17 Things to (re)discover on one of Cape Town most-visited streets

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Cape Confidential

8 Creepy Cape Town Ghost Stories That’ll Send Chills Down Your Spine

Read these at your peril and be prepared to see some of the Mother City’s historical sites in an eerie new light

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Cape Confidential

Cape Town By Night: Cool Things To Do After Dark

A roundup of awesome and quirky after-dark activities in Cape Town

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Cape Confidential

A Warm Welcome to the Thrill-seekers Playground

Adventure day tours uncovered in Cape Town and Surrounds

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Cape Confidential

Now Open: The New Public Skate Park at V&A's Battery Park

World-renowned skatepark designers, epic V&A views from Battery Park and the first images of Cape Town’s newest skate destination

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Cape Confidential

SA's 90 Best Wines: 15% off Platter's 2019 Guide

Plus: Win an exclusive tasting experience with the Platter's publisher and us as you discover SA's 2019 five star wines for all varietals

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Cape Confidential

Ideas For Things To Do For Valentine's Day in Cape Town

From a tinder party in Long Street to a spoken word gathering in a bookstore, we’ve rounded up the unique things to do this Valentine’s Day

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Cape Confidential

Charities in Cape Town

The selfless organisations giving back to our communities

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Cape Confidential

Discovering Cape Town’s Coffee Shops and Artisan Roasteries

They do it by hand; meet the roasters making our local 'black gold'!

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Cape Confidential

Spirited away

Jorgensen’s distillery, home of handcrafted spirits and green fairies

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Cape Confidential

First Look: The Bronze Mandela Statue in the City Hall Balcony

Reconciliation, unity and healing were the topics of the day as the new Mandela statue was unveiled at the City Hall on 24 July 2018.

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Cape Confidential

Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs

A great place to raise your children, and an even better place for them to go partying in.

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Cape Confidential

Cool Cape Town Apps

A round-up of the most popular and helpful applications to help you make the most of the Mother City

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Art Lessons
Cape Confidential

From Painting to Photography And Everything In-Between, Here Are Some Great Art Studios

Channel your inner creative with our pick of the best art classes and studios in the Mother City

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Cape Confidential

6 Ways The Water Crisis Has Inspired Innovation in Cape Town

You’ll find these water-saving ideas from ordinary Capetonians – at universities and schools, in their homes and neighbourhoods – interesting

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Cape Confidential

Which Heater is Best for Keeping Your Family Warm on A Budget this Winter?

We sized up various heating devices to determine which will keep you the most cosy for the least cash

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Cape Confidential

The Piano Bar in Cape Town

This soulful De Waterkant haunt is home to the ultimate trio: live music, creative cocktails and tapas

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Cape Confidential

Ho Ho How to Celebrate Christmas in July

Great ways to ring in ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ during Cape Town’s winter 

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Cape Confidential

Top Tips to Visiting Table Mountain During Cape Town’s Peak Season

A ‘How To’ guide for anyone planning to visit the Mother City’s New7Wonder of Nature in high season

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Cape Confidential

Your Guide to Becoming a Braai Master

Everything you need to know about braaing like a seasoned South African

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Cape Confidential

Where to Recycle in Cape Town?

Your guide to recycling companies and depots in the Mother City, from curb side collection services to civic drop-off sites

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Cape Confidential

100 Best Videos of Cape Town & Western Cape

Celebrating amateur, aspiring, and professional videographers and their videos – shot from a phone, drone, DSLR or 360 camera.

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Cape Confidential

The Health Benefits of Drinking Wine

A license for Cape Town to keep drinking wine

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Cape Confidential

Cost-effective Ways to Keep Warm in Winter

Making cents of staying cosy during Cape Town’s cold season

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Cape Confidential

Reasons to Do Internships in Cape Town

Oliver Hagan from VACorps explains why the Mother City is the best international internship destination on the planet

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The Green Line
Cape Confidential

Best Ways to go Green

Tips by Michelle Garforth Venter and Riaan Venter on how to reduce your carbon footprint

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Cape Confidential

Table Mountain Myths and Legends

We explore the fables and folktales that surround the Mother City’s flat-topped landmark 

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Cape Confidential

Wake up with Rooster Mornings: A Social Alarm App

The application making people excited to wake up and hear their morning alarm clock

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Cape Confidential

How To Survive Cape Town Traffic

Your survival guide to dealing with the Mother City’s dreadful rush hour

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Cape Confidential

Just Nuisance: Much More Than Just A Dog

The legendary tale of Cape Town’s most famous great dane

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Black Pen Immigration
Cape Confidential

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 Confidential

19 Ways to Tell You’re a Cape Town Hipster

Grab your oversized non-prescription glasses and find out whether you’re a Mother City trendster 

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Cape Confidential

The Noon Gun in Cape Town: The Big Bang Story (plus another secret cannon firing)

The tale behind the 12pm boom from Signal Hill and how you can go and experience it

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Cape Confidential

African live music in Cape Town

African bites with African beats

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South African English
Cape Confidential

...South African Languages?

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

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Woodstock Street Art
Cape Confidential

Cape Town streets, the gallery everyone is invited to

Street art; a powerful tool for urban communication

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Cape Confidential

Livin’ off the grid

In light of Eskom's ever-increasing electricity tariffs, we spoke to a Noordhoek local who’s giving the parastatal the middle finger by living a more energy efficient lifestyle

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Cape Confidential

VACorps International Marketing Internships in Cape Town

Find out why South Africa’s famous seaside metropolis makes for the ultimate internship destination for marketing majors and graduates

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Cape Confidential

VACorps: Internships in South Africa

Meet one of the people behind one of the coolest intern-travel programmes in Cape Town

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Cape Confidential

Your Guide to Tipping in South Africa

How much does ‘thank you’ cost in the rainbow nation?

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Cape Confidential

How to Pay Traffic Fines in Cape Town

Your guide to dealing with that dreaded traffic ticket

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Cape Confidential

Jorgensen’s ginny gin gin

This distillery has added a fifth spirit to their range, an artisan gin with an African twist

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Cape Confidential

'How else am I gonna meet someone?'...Kingdom of Hearts is Working on it

Kate Shuttleworth on being catapulted to success in just four months

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Cape Confidential

TEDxCapeTown - A powerful event

Ideas worth spreading, proudly South African

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Cape Confidential

"I braai for a living" says Jan Braai

The man behind National Braai Day, the 'celebration of the nation', calls all South Africans to action on September 24th

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Cape Confidential

A Unique Insight into Life in Cape Town

Meet Hazel – matriarch, community figure, pillar of strength and host of the Cape Storytelling Route

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Cape Confidential

La Cotte Inn

Your wine and cheese needs taken care of

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These city walking tours (three in total) are free, frequent, central and quick

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Learn basic photography skills at a venue with lots of photo opportunities

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With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

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Royaltea at the V&A Food Market is offering a second one of their special teas at half ...

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Grub & Vine’s #VineNight hosts a different wine farm

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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Learn basic photography skills at a venue with lots of photo opportunities

Kinky BootsSmash-Hit Kinky Boots Now On At The ...

With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

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Sample some fine wines and meet the makers behind your favourite tipple

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Hiking, biking, canopy tours and luxury glamping just 50 minutes outside of Cape Town

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View for free: A new collection of hand-forged metal furniture and sculpture rippling ...

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And Cafe Paradiso has a weekend seafood platter special for two

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All-new DIY gin bar, double your wine every Wednesday, PLUS: an all-new menu to share

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A family game drive with a difference at Vredenheim

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The chance to see ocean and bird life at sunrise and get to work on time

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Gourmet burgers and steak, as well as cocktails, are now on the menu at this all-day cafe ...

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A bakery and bistro experience at one of the most beautiful winelands wedding venues, now ...

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Fill up your plate and tuck into a tasty lunch spread every Wednesday and Thursday: From ...

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

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Share the experience at Cape Town Comedy Club in the Waterfront’s Pumphouse every ...

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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

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Three days of gin pairings, massages and pool parties on a private guest farm in ...

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Haskell Vineyards offers patrons a delicious meal and glass of wine at a discounted price

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Book via Whatsapp: Workday-perfect nail treatments with free rinse and discounts on all ...

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Whales, dolphins, penguins, cape fur seals and mola mola (sunfish), an awesome boat trip ...

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Loved by locals, House of H now does delicious new lunch specials – from boerie rolls ...

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Made fresh right in front of you, with your choice of sauces and toppings – this is one ...

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Grab your growler and bring a friend for burgers and beer at the Diep River taproom

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Grub & Vine’s #VineNight hosts a different wine farm

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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