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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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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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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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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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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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Your Guide to Becoming a Braai Master

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

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Art Lessons
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Art classes in Cape Town

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

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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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The Health Benefits of Drinking Wine

A license for Cape Town to keep drinking wine

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Keeping Warm Economically: Heater Comparison

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

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Cost-effective Ways to Keep Warm in Winter

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

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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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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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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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Just Nuisance: Much More Than Just A Dog

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

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Charities in Cape Town

The selfless organisations giving back to our communities

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Black Pen Immigration
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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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The Noon Gun in Cape Town: The Big Bang Story

The tale behind the 12pm boom from Signal Hill

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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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15 Ways to Make the Most of Load Shedding in Cape Town

We highlight a few fun ways to cope with South Africa’s rising rolling blackouts

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African live music in Cape Town

African bites with African beats

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South African English
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...South African Languages?

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

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Street Art Cape Town: Jaco Slabbert
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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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Your Guide to Tipping in South Africa

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

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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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TED x Cape Town
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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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Spirited away

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

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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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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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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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Bree Street: Cape Town’s hippest street

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

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Lobbying to be More Than Just a Book Shop

Ordinary people listening and participating

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How to Make the Most of Your Workplace

'Investing in individual growth improves the mindset, behaviour and motivations of your staff' says Cape Town-based work psychologist Justine Jackson-Fraser

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A Chronological History of Apartheid

Beyond this hill lies another and another. The journey is never complete.

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Challenging Misconceptions of Mental Health in Cape Town

Overcoming the stigma is more daunting than coping with the illness itself, says Rene Minnies of Cape Mental Health

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Enjoy fresh and vibey live music every Saturday at Beluga

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Finally, there’s a place in Cape Town where you can get exceptional home, camping, tactical and survival gifts for men and women – and it’s open till 7pm. Head for Just Like Papa on Harrington Street

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The home of the Cobra offers thrill seekers one last ride. Ratanga Junction will be permanently closing on 1 May 2018

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Enjoy good food and great vintages at this quirky annual celebration

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A riveting tale of artistry, truth, identity and moral consciousness

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Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark mini-golf adventure

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Members only: Luxury co-working office space Cartel House serves up hot and fresh flapjacks for free to their members every Friday – here’s how to get in on the action

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Want that extra-special experience to round off the week? These are the city’s most affordable helicopter flights – plus, get an exclusive 10% off your booking right here

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All aboard, gin lovers! Here’s what to expect on a tour of Cape Town’s quaintest, most unique and secret gin distilleries and drink spots with Kiff Kombi Tours

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Every day “on your way” at Roast & Co. – enjoy 2-for-1 drink specials and discover the coolest mugs

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

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Ride the wave of surf and yoga camps with African Soul Surfer!

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

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Start your weekend with a little inner-city or wineland movie screening

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They will rock you

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Relax this Friday with a Jack Black beer and some scrumptious food

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Discover a match made in the divine tasting room of this Franschhoek estate

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Pop over to the charming Casablanca-themed restaurant for a hearty meal that won’t break the bank

African Soul Surfer BackpackersSurf Lessons with African Soul Surfer

Learn to surf with the kiffest surf school in Cape Town!

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#AfterDark with DJ Rene: start the weekend with a steak dinner, stylish cocktails and suave tunes by The Frenchman

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Many theatre buffs reckon West Side Story is the greatest musical ever written. Judge for yourself when The Fugard Theatre’s production of it returns to Cape Town

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Ring in the weekend with live music, craft beer, hearty fare and happy shopping in Hout Bay

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Enjoy fresh and vibey live music every Saturday at Beluga

Groote Schuur Ratanga Junction FundraiserThis is Your Last Chance to Ride the ...

The home of the Cobra offers thrill seekers one last ride. Ratanga Junction will be permanently closing on 1 May 2018

K-Way Platteklip Charity ChallengeCableway Charity Challenge

How many times could you run up Table Mountain for a good cause?

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Gold-class vicar knives, Swedish-made hunter’s hatchets and one-of-a-kind handcrafted outdoor gear – recapture that child-like feeling of wonder and amazement with Just Like Papa’s selection of unique, must-have gifts for men and women

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Elite swimmers will brave what is known as the “Everest” of open water swimming to raise funds for charity this Freedom Day

Khayelitsha Fashion Week 1Khayelitsha Fashion Week

Haute couture meets kasi style at this showcase of local design in Cape Town’s coolest township

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A riveting tale of artistry, truth, identity and moral consciousness

Glowing Rooms 3Get a Great Saving on 3D Mini-Golf with ...

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark mini-golf adventure

Kiff Kombi Secret Spot 3Craft Beer Safari with Kiff Kombi Tours

Here’s how to experience the best in Cape Town’s craft beer scene and get 15% off when you book for five people or more on Saturday Kiff Kombi Tours’ Craft Beer Safari

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Food that will make your palate and pocket happy

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Touchdown Saturdays’ DJ, drink specials and sunny courtyard are ideal for summer afternoons

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Take the road less travelled with this boutique touring company

Roast and Co 22-for-1 Drink Specials at Roast & Co

Every day “on your way” at Roast & Co. – enjoy 2-for-1 drink specials and discover the coolest mugs

Roast and Co 9Saturday Lunch Fun at Roast & Co.

Every Saturday in the historic Heritage Square courtyard, Roast & Co. serves up terrific lunch deals on tapas with live entertainment to create a buzz

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

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

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Celebrate our unique South African spirit with live music at one of Cape Town’s most vibrant markets every Saturday

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The new Young Saturdays programme at the Bay Harbour Market promises hours of creative fun for their youngest visitors

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Start your weekend with a little inner-city or wineland movie screening

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

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. What happens in Cape Town gets told to your mom, dad, tannie, ouma, second cousin and neighbour down the street

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Savour succulent, sticky ribs for just R150 per kilogram on Wed, Sat and Sun

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Trade Table Dancing and Bottle Service for a Birthday You’re Sure to Remember

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Many theatre buffs reckon West Side Story is the greatest musical ever written. Judge for yourself when The Fugard Theatre’s production of it returns to Cape Town

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