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Loadshedding Cape Town
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Cool Things to do When the Power is Out in Cape Town

The City has suspended Level 1 loadshedding ... for now. These cool things are still super exciting to do in the dark though

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Galileo Open Air Cinema
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Cape Town By Night: Cool and Unusual Things To Do After Dark

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

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Heaters
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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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Water crisis
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6 Ways The Water Crisis Has Inspired Innovation in Cape Town

Here is what ordinary Capetonians are doing – at universities and schools, in their homes and neighbourhoods – to push back day zero

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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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Cableway Wifi Lounge Cable Car Ride Up
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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 Town Helicopters Robben Island
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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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Braai
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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Table Mountain JO
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 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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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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Wine Awards 2
Cape Confidential

The Health Benefits of Drinking Wine

A license for Cape Town to keep drinking wine

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The Foreign Exchange Fireplace
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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Lion's Head hike with VACorps intern abroad programme
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
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Best Ways to go Green

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

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Adamastor Table Mountain Greek God
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

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

Just Nuisance: Much More Than Just A Dog

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

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Cape Confidential

Charities in Cape Town

The selfless organisations giving back to our communities

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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 Town Hipster
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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Noon Guns
Cape Confidential

The Noon Gun in Cape Town: The Big Bang Story

The tale behind the 12pm boom from Signal Hill

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Cellucity Girl on Cellphone
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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African woman
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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House without Eskom electricity in Noordhoek
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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VACorps Internship Abroad Programme South Africa
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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Surfing lessons with VACorps summer student internship
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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Jorgensens Gin
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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TED x Cape Town
Cape Confidential

TEDxCapeTown - A powerful event

Ideas worth spreading, proudly South African

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Jan Braai
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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La Cotte Inn

Your wine and cheese needs taken care of

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Spirited away

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

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Cape Confidential

Top beer

Richard Hammond of Napier Brewery shows Malu Lambert the tricks of his trade.

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Tales of Matjiesfontein

It’s the people that make it what it is

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Matjiefontein 2011
Cape Confidential

The Lord Milner Hotel

A visit to Matjiesfontein is only complete with a night spent here

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Madly in love with Cape Town

What’s your hood? Give it a name. – An interview with Bruce Good

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Cape Confidential

The internet of things and other tales from the digital edge

There’s more to Stellenbosch than just students and wine

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Cape Confidential

Bree Street: Cape Town’s hippest street

Take a stroll down Bree for gourmet restaurants, happening bars and beautiful architecture

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Cape Confidential

Lobbying to be More Than Just a Book Shop

Ordinary people listening and participating

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Dip your toes into the artsy side of life at the annual Plett ARTS Festival

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Book your hot desk at this ultra-luxe Cape Town co-working space provider this Monday and ...

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The head-banging, guitar twanging rockin’ good times are back

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With over 600 beverage options, you'll certainly be spoilt for choice

Piano Bar 2016 food and cocktails 4Date Night at The Piano Bar in Cape Town

Tuck into four tapas and a bottle of wine for R280 on Mondays at this intimate musical ...

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Significant Other Fugard Theatre 5Broadway Show ‘Significant Other’ ...

Fresh off Broadway and into one of Cape Town’s most favourite theatres, this show about ...

Plett ARTS FestivalTwo Weeks Of Culture, Food, Music & ...

Dip your toes into the artsy side of life at the annual Plett ARTS Festival

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Make use of our 10% discount for a family game drive with a difference at Vredenheim

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Save on brewing delicious coffee from the comfort of your own home with a discount on ...

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Let the good times roll at this favourite Cape Town music haunt

Ubuntu Climbs 365 3How Many Hikes Up Table Mountain Does ...

A hike a day gets the funds raised. This guy is hiking Table Mountain every single day of ...

Arabella Aerial ViewWhich of These 5 Arabella Stay, Play ...

One luxury spa day and four remarkable getaway experience deals to reward yourself with, ...

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Corporates become battalions in this adrenaline-inducing, morale-boosting laser tag ...

Just Like Papa 4Just Like Papa: The Ultimate Place to ...

Finally, there’s a place in Cape Town where you can get exceptional home, camping, ...

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Hop on board a fun-filled minibus and explore the hidden gems of the Western Cape

Cape Town Culinary Tours - 52-For-1 Special with Cape Town Culinary ...

Cape Town Culinary Tours offers you 241TUESDAYS every week until the end of 2018 – use ...

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Learn about Cape Town’s past while savouring local cuisine with these informative ...

Sgt pepper live musicRam Jam Rock Parties at Sgt Pepper

The head-banging, guitar twanging rockin’ good times are back

Kaapse Stories at The Rockwell TheatreDinner and a Show with Rockwell Theatre

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Treat your little ones to a fun and trendy top quality animal or INYE onesie

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Boy Girl HairHaircut Special at Boy Girl Hair Salon

Marry a tip-top cut with any of this edgy salon’s other services and save

The Piano Bar Burger and Beer Special in Cape TownBurger and Beer Special at The Piano Bar

Visit this jazzy eatery and bar on any Tuesday for a burger (or pizza) and free beer

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