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Psst. Our Alternative Bucket List of Hidden Gems

It’s the smallest most unique hidden places that make a city. That make your day. Our team is sharing theirs.

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Cheap And Cheerful: Awesome Budget Getaways Near Cape Town

Tick them off your list and explore the Western Cape with our pick of budget getaways and affordable escapes that cost less than R550pp per night

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Skip The Socks And Give Him Something He’ll Really Love This Father’s Day

Tech, experiences, fashion, food and beauty – anything but socks

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Who Doesn’t Love a Road Trip?

New in town or a true local, you’ll discover something you didn’t know about Cape Town on a Kiff Kombi tour

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Agetaways Add Their Personal Touch To Your Holiday Tour

On the popular 14-day Garden Route tour, tourists get to take their time exploring the Cape

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New Experiences: Day Tours For Exploring The Cape

We spoke to tour operators: Free tours, private tours, couples, family tours to holiday trips

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New Experiences With Benguela Cove

From wine tastings and food pairings to pirate-themed adventure mini-golf, there’s so much to discover at Benguela Cove, Nom Nom and Lakeside Lodge & Spa

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Ever Backpacked in a Homely Mansion on the Vibrant Side of Town?

This backpackers brings like-minded people together with the comforts of home in Cape Town’s buzzing Observatory suburb

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This is What She's Hoping for When You Say, Let’s Go Camping

Cosy in winter, romantic and the freedom for the kids to roam

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Cobra Experience: Cape Coastal Roads With The Top Down

WATCH: Get behind the wheel of an open-top V8 vintage-style Cobra for a day and experience the Cape Top Gear-style with Cobra Experience in Cape Town

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Easter-Ready Chef's Pickled Fish Recipe + A Surprising Veggie Alternative

Two recipes by chefs Heinrich Koen from House of H and Andre Hill from Upper Bloem, as well as the history, spices and what to serve with pickled fish. 

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The Best Unique Yoga Studios in Cape Town & Surrounds

Get your downward dog on with this comprehensive list of Cape Town’s best yoga studios.

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This Is What Makes Fire & Ice Such A Unique Space For Meetings, Conferences And Events

From intimate, luxury conference rooms to fully removable doors that convert the exhibition hall into a space big enough for a car or boat show, this hotel should be on your next corporate function radar

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Looking for Something Cool To Do With The Kids This Weekend? Check Out This Super-Special Stellenbosch Animal Farm

From the cheeky piggies at the animal farm to the mini racetrack and enormous sandpit and sweeping gardens, Vredenheim Animal Farm offers something for everyone

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Outdoor restaurants with a sea view in Cape Town and surrounds

A guide to Mother City eateries with refreshing ocean vistas and menus to match

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NEW YEAR'S EVE 2019/2020: Where To Celebrate Like It’s 2020 On New Year’s Eve

A new year has started but celebrations to bring in 2020 are already being planned.  

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Open-to-the-Public: Cool Off In These Swimming Pools and Water Parks

Your guide to some of the best places to sun and swim without sand in and around Cape Town + a place for serious swimmers too

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Life Doesn’t Stop When Winter Starts

The perks go up as the temperature goes down with these winter specials.  

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Shop Without Money, Honour Legendary Youths and See Pan and Popeye at the Circus

Plus punk, jazz and alternative rock on the same night

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Cool Art Hotel Meets Pooch Palace – Unique Discoveries at Radisson RED in The Heart of The Hip Silo District

It’s not every day you find a pet-friendly hotel that looks like an art gallery and operates on wireless streaming in the heart of Cape Town  

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Must See: The Most Versatile Weddings and Functions in Franschhoek

Every type of function you can imagine, 10 different winelands wedding spaces in one and refined farm-to-table bistro restaurant, bakery and deli to discover

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NEW: Inside Cape Town's First Adventure Lodge

From sandboarding and paintball to showing you the best kitesurfing spots, Zeestock Adventure Lodge knows how to keep the adrenaline flowing  

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New: Karoo Eco Family Farm Accommodation and Experiences

Brand-new Njalo-Njalo offers idyllic family farm accommodation just 2 hours outside of Cape Town

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Enjoy First-Class Harbour Views At This Boutique 4-Star Hotel in Simon's Town

Wind down against the backdrop of breathtaking sea views at aha Simon’s Town Quayside Hotel

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17 Public Swimming Pools in Cape Town and Surrounds That Are Open This Summer

Dive into this list of public swimming pools in and around Cape Town that are open this summer 

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About New Year’s Day (Public Holiday)

All the info: New Year's Day is a public holiday in South Africa, celebrated in Cape Town among family and friends

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Top Wedding Venues in the Winelands

Vineyards make the ideal setting for your big day 

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Win A VVIP Secrets of Summer New Year’s Eve Party Experience For 6

Party in luxury among the VVIPs at the iconic Secrets of Summer New Year’s Eve Beach Party, you get immediate access (no standing in queues), your own table and a dedicated waitron, plus drinks  

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Basic or Boutique, Cape Quarter is Designed to Turn Every Stop Into an Experience

Whether it’s grocery shopping, hitting the gym or lusting over those designer European jeans, Cape Quarter has something for everyone

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One Stop For All Your Travel Medication and Emergencies

Free Cape Town CBD delivery, emergency and travel medication from Barr’s Pharmacy

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Things to do for Free in Cape Town

Short on cash? Here are a treasure trove of free things to do in the Mother City 

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Luxurious Experiences in Cape Town

A sneak peek into the lavish luxury lifestyle of the Mother City’s elite.

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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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Restaurants at wine estates in Franschhoek

South Africa's gourmet capital

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Parkour, a Treasure Hunt and Bootcamp These School Holidays

Holiday programmes, boot camps and the Zip Zap Circus for June-July holidays

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Happy Hour Specials in Cape Town

Your guide to the when, where and what of after-work drink deals in the Mother City

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Attractions at the V&A Waterfront

A selection of cultural and historical sights at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town

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Accommodation in Stellenbosch

This town redefines the classic, weekend break

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Cool and Exciting Places to Stay in Swellendam

From five-star hotels and guest farms to backpackers and campsites, plus: loads of exciting things to do in and around Swellendam

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Kid-friendly Restaurants in Cape Town

Keep it in the family with eateries that are child-friendly too

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The Ultimate Guide to Things to Do in Stellenbosch

Markets, museums, tours and other fun and exciting adventure activities in this famous Cape Winelands town

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Budget Car Rental Companies in Cape Town

A selection of reliable, cheap car hire agents in the Mother City

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Book The Ultimate Business Accommodation: Afribode Self-Catering Apartments

Your own space and luxury features — Afribode Accommodation offers ideal apartment-style business stays in and around Cape Town

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5 Exciting and Unique Cape Town Adventures You Can Hire a Car to Experience

Off-road through the mountains, rough it in style in the bush and cruise the city’s most famous scenic roads in a luxury sedan with AroundAboutCars

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Best Surf Spots in and Around Cape Town

Your guide to the best places to catch a wave in and around Cape Town 

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Shopping Malls in Cape Town

You can shop till you drop at these malls in Cape Town

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Heated Pools, Natural Hot Springs and Idyllic Spa and Roman Baths to Warm You Up this Winter

From private wood-fired hot tubs to bubbling natural springs – these are the steamy spots you need to melt into this winter

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Explore the Karoo in a Tuk Tuk and Pick Up a Few Culinary Skills at This Adventurous Escape

Head to the countryside for an adventurous cooking experience, food tours and then unwind at the luxury cottages at African Relish  

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6 Cool Extras That Make it Worth It to Hire a Car With AroundAboutCars

From special rates in the city to discounts on accommodation when booking, here’s how they go the extra mile to help you discover more of Cape Town

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Temporarily closed: Cape Town's Iconic The Ritz Hotel

Temporarily closed: Sea Point’s iconic hotel, the Ritz, has been upgraded to reflect a charming, modern aesthetic

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In-store tastings and a unique wine selection in the suburbs

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Beat the Sunday blues with wine, tapas and live music

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Sample some fine wines and meet the makers behind your favourite tipple

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See a uniquely presented story of the iconic Umkhonto weSizwe youths at UCT

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Bring up to 150 people: Just pay for your food and drinks – the venue (and everything ...

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Half-price burger special at Moyo Eden on The Bay – psst … it comes with this awesome ...

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

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Whales, dolphins, penguins, cape fur seals and mola mola (sunfish), an awesome boat trip ...

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Plus: Half-price on all “To Share” plates – see what’s on the menu here

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Salted caramel, purple surprise, ginger sesame, cinnamon milk tart and 20 more Parisian ...

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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See a uniquely presented story of the iconic Umkhonto weSizwe youths at UCT

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Improve your fitness, strength and overall functionality with the Functional Performance ...

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Royaltea at the V&A Food Market is offering one of their special teas at half the price

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View for free: A new collection of hand-forged metal furniture and sculpture rippling ...

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Bring your own wine and let the conversation and laughter flow as your learn the art of ...

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Plus see Bonaparte’s cut-glass crystal goblets and taste the modern version of his ...

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From a free glass to a free bottle of estate wine, get something extra with your lunch or ...

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A reason to eat out: Get a free pizza on Tuesdays and a free burger on Thursdays at this ...

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Just Whatsapp or email your request, from basics to travel medications and emergency ...

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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

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Sip the renowned wines and taste delicious gourmet food from Haskell Vineyards

OX boat rides 110% Off: See The Marine Big 5 on an ...

Whales, dolphins, penguins, cape fur seals and mola mola (sunfish), an awesome boat trip ...

Roast and Co Daily: Two Hours of 2-For-1 Specials at ...

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Planning a date or even for catching up with a mate? You’ll want to check out ...

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Grub & Vine’s #VineNight hosts a different wine farm

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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Skip The Socks And Give Him Something He’ll Really Love This Father’s Day

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