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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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Guide To Tipping In South Africa

Car guards, petrol attendants, safari rangers and trackers, and other service industry workers

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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, too, can also support entrepreneurs by nominating a friend’s new business for our #CapeTownMagNew project 

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Cape Confidential

The Ghosts of Cape Town’s Past

7 spooky stories - from the Castle of Good Hope to Groote Schuur 

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A Warm Welcome to the Thrill-seekers Playground

Adventure day tours uncovered in Cape Town and Surrounds

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The Skate Park at V&A's Battery Park (and more)

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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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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Charities in Cape Town

From feeding schemes to homeless shelters and animals in need

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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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Spirited away

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

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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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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 Town's Next Storm Loading (+ videos from last night)

Dams overflowing! Rooftops flying! From the funny to the serious, about last night... (and what's that on the horizon?)

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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

We’re All In The Mood For a Melody at The Piano Bar (and Rooftop Skybar)

 It’s 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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From Buying Tickets To Getting There - A Guide To Table Mountain In Peak Season

A how-to guide to getting the most out of Cape Town’s most impressive landmark during the tourist 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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Best Ways to go Green

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

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Table Mountain Myths and Legends

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

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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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How To Survive Cape Town Traffic

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

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Just Nuisance: Much More Than Just A Dog

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

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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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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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African live music in Cape Town

African bites with African beats

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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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Cape Town streets, the gallery everyone is invited to

Street art; a powerful tool for urban communication

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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 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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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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How to Pay Traffic Fines in Cape Town

Your guide to dealing with that dreaded traffic ticket

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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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'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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TEDxCapeTown - A powerful event

Ideas worth spreading, proudly South African

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"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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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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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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An afternoon filled with magical moon biscuits, edible flowers and nature bingo

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Bachata is the perfect date night experience

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A fine dining experience from home with local legend Kahn Morbee

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 Local event organisers band together to bring some fun back to an open ...

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Dust off your hiking boots and head for the hills

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Like buying rotisserie chickens, wine, and child-free bathroom breaks

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She’ll be singing all the top songs from the ’80s along with a few originals

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Khayelitsha’s field hospital has welcomed its first patients, and the ...

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A fine dining experience from home with local legend Kahn Morbee

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Quicker services and courtesy cars for essential workers

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17 teambuilding activities and why they work

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Bachata is the perfect date night experience

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