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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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This Cape Town Youth Institution Uses Skateboarding to Teach Valuable Life Skills

The skateboard project by the Salesian Institute Cape Town teaches important life skills

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Top places to watch rugby in Cape Town

Grab your mates and enjoy a few beers while cheering on your favourite team at these top spots to watch the rugby.

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Practise Your Swing At One of These Golf Courses

Our pick of pristine Mother City golf courses and clubs

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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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It's The Little Things That Mean The Most When You Stay At The Fire & Ice Hotel

Breakfast by specially trained “egg-spert” chefs, 38 gourmet milkshakes, free parking (in the CBD) and an urban-chic communal space where meeting new people is easy

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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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10 Questions For: Suzelle DIY

The authority on everything from ‘how to change a plug’ to ‘how to peel a lot of potatoes’, this Somerset West-based meisie quickly became a YouTube sensation thanks to her quirky online DIY video series

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Sneak Peak: Youngsta CPT Drops Video To New Cape Town-Set Film Soundtrack

This chart-topping, raw rapping and lyrical artist gives us, yet again, a deeper look into who he is

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7 Bespoke Bucket List Experiences That Will Blow You Away

From anniversaries to proposals and weekend getaways, whatever the occasion, Celestial Gift Experiences has an activity to match. Plus as a CapeTownMagazine.com reader, you get R100 off your first Celestial Gifts experience by using the coupon code "CGECPTMR2018" when booking.

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Top Father’s Day gift ideas in Cape Town

Your old man deserves more than a pair of socks and a handshake 

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Niche, Specialty and Unique Online Stores

Tiny teepees for the kids, a spin ‘round the track for adrenaline junkies, and aFREAKa onsies for everyone.

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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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This Cannes Young Directors Award Winner Just Released a Rad New Movie on YouTube [Watch]

Dan Mace teamed up with Youtube superstars to release Getting to 368. A few years before that he spoke to us about his love of film and Cape Town and his fear of street fighting 

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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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Handcrafted Wedding Rings: This is Where You Find The Most Unique, Bespoke and Creative in Cape Town

You’ll fall in love with Cape Diamonds’ Fynbos Range of engagement rings, inspired by the rare beauty of the Cape floral kingdom

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Romantic gift ideas in Cape Town

Sweep your soul mate off their feet

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Braai
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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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Top Cigar Bars in Cape Town

Restaurants and bars where having a puff is a pleasure

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Top Indian Restaurants in Cape Town

A selection of the best places to get curry, tandoori, biryani and other Eastern-inspired food in the Mother City

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Beluga Valentine's Day Overview 2018
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3 Things You’ll Appreciate About the New Beluga

Beluga has drinks specials from Monday to Friday and rents out a private space, called the Attic, for intimate functions

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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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Table Mountain
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12 Caves to Discover in Cape Town and Surrounds

Go and explore these mysterious dens, they make for great Instagram shots too

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How to Apply for a South African Retirement Visa

Everything you need to know about applications for retired temporary and permanent residency in South Africa

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Table Mountain
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100 Best Scenic Pics of Cape Town & Western Cape

Journey with us as we discover some of the most beautiful pictures of our magnificent city 

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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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11 Top Hairdressers in Cape Town

Uncovering the Mother City hair salons and barber shops that are a cut above the rest

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The Light Side Café

Indulge in the lighter side of life at this new, uber creative, vegan pop-up eatery

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Get a Taste of the Ocean-Aged Beer By Drifter Brewing Company

A new kind of beer, aged in the Atlantic Ocean (Watch Video)

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All About the Ink: Cape Town’s Tattoo Culture

Find out why the Mother City is ink-crazy and why body art is so sizzling in our trend-driven city 

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Top Tattoo Studios in Cape Town

A selection of piercing and tattoo parlours making a mark on the Mother City body art scene

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A Wild Chase Around the City with The Gallivanting Goose

Gather your friends or colleagues and challenge them (and yourself) to the craziest scavenger hunt you’re likely to experience… right here in the Mother City  

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Freshlyground NYE at Nederburg
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Greatest Songs to Come out of Cape Town in the Last Four Decades

Listen to top tunes from the Mother City’s finest musicians from the past 40 years and watch the awesome music videos that go with them

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These Tshisanyamas Have More Than Meat on the Menu

Today’s tshisanyamas offer more than meat, pap and chakalaka

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The Local Designers - A Multifunctional Space in Woodstock Showcasing Up-and-coming Creatives

Shop around, exhibit your craft, or have your garments tailor made, all in one dynamic creative space

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The Dairy Den
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The Dairy Den - A Dedicated Doughnut and Soft Serve Bar in Sea Point

They have an ice cream cone made of Oreo, and even one cone made of doughnut...

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The Granary Cafe at The Silo Hotel

Elegant eatery in Cape Town

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Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Cape Town

Cool and quirky lesser-known truths about the Mother City

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Aces&Spades
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Aces ‘N’ Spades: Cape Town’s Rock ‘n Roll Haunt

“Rock and roll keeps you in a constant state of juvenile delinquency,” Eddie Spaghetti, 2000.

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Interview with Goldfish: one of South Africa’s best exports

Goldfish speaks to us about the musicians that inspire them

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10 Reasons to be Proudly South African

We’re celebrating our heritage, and here are 10 reasons why you should be Proudly South African.

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Top Food and Craft Markets Outside Cape Town

Take a day trip to these out-of-town markets and discover treasures further afield

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The Man Who Dared to Dream

The doctor who was accepted to the renowned Oxford University proves that greatness can come from anyone, you just need to believe!

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Clarke's Bookshop
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(re)Discover your favourite South African authors

Expand your reading list with stellar novels, some from Cape Town writers. All from South Africa. 

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Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome

The all new digital dome at the Iziko Museum boasts edu-tainment for the whole family

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The Evolution of the Mother City

Take a look at what our beautiful city used to look like in the 1800s and early 1900s compared to how it looks now

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End off the working week with a braai under the umbrellas in Green Point – food's ready ...

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