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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Select 3 treatments from 7 options, from head massage to deluxe pedicure

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Dinner by the fire, fondues, cognac with chocolate or stay over (1 kid stays free)

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Dine, drink cocktails while top local muzos jam at this moody new bar

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You’ll get 2 interleading rooms, 1 harbour + canal cruise and royal treatment

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Family-style lunches are its speciality, plus there’s a big lawn for kids to play on

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Where conservation meets adventure. FREE Buff + ask for current CapeTownMag specials

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Pair wine, cocktails and mocktails with pinchos and a spectacular sea view

La Motte Tasting RoomVirtual and on-site wine tastings at ...

Or do this specialised La Motte wine-tasting virtually

Klein Roosboom tasting caveTaste wine in a cave

Boutique winery with 6 six cosy tasting nooks. Plus platters, picnics + trails

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Celebrate 50 years with art workshops, walkabouts and discussions

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From MCC to tonic tastings: there’s something at Canto for the whole family

Taj Jiva SpaJiva Spa Special: 3 massages x 30 mins ...

Select 3 treatments from 7 options, from head massage to deluxe pedicure

Bombay BrasserieBombay Brasserie offers sumptuous ...

Taste 7 unique dishes (+ a surprise) at Taj Cape Town’s signature eatery

Blue Train ParkKids Party Idea: Take a ride on the ...

BOOK Now and let the outdoor adventure begin!

Mount Nelson hotel4+ ways to winter at Mount Nelson, a ...

Dinner by the fire, fondues, cognac with chocolate or stay over (1 kid stays free)

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Kids and friends race on Monster Mountain Scooters

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Join The Harvest Friday Run Club in Newlands or Muizenberg

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The only game that’s more fun if you’re losing (but if you win, there are prizes)

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Party at the East City pop-up with wine, street food + live music

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Classes, courses, retreats on conscious breathing run by the trainers leading the global ...

The Blue Room interiorLive jazz at The Blue Room

Dine, drink cocktails while top local muzos jam at this moody new bar

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You’ll get 2 interleading rooms, 1 harbour + canal cruise and royal treatment

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Be a pirate, detective or prisoner at HintHunt Africa every Friday (closes late)

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3 ways to support Oasis: shop, donate or take your recycling there

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Family-style lunches are its speciality, plus there’s a big lawn for kids to play on

White Shark Cage Diving - BoatSpectacular rates on shark-cage diving ...

Where conservation meets adventure. FREE Buff + ask for current CapeTownMag specials

Ficks CocktailsFicks: the best sundowner pinchos bar ...

Pair wine, cocktails and mocktails with pinchos and a spectacular sea view

La Motte Tasting RoomVirtual and on-site wine tastings at ...

Or do this specialised La Motte wine-tasting virtually

Klein Roosboom tasting caveTaste wine in a cave

Boutique winery with 6 six cosy tasting nooks. Plus platters, picnics + trails

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Celebrate 50 years with art workshops, walkabouts and discussions

Canto Wines champagne + macarons tasting3 unusual pairings at this Durbanville ...

From MCC to tonic tastings: there’s something at Canto for the whole family

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Gorgeous gems to complement your mood and your budget

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