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Arts & Culture

A Beginner’s Guide to Drag Terminology

We enlist the help of some of Cape Town’s ‘sickening’ drag queens to school you on the drag dictionary 

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Shopping

Start Living on the Loop Side of Life

Long Street's ugly sister has blossomed into a cherry of a Cape Town destination

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Music

Annual Music Festivals in Cape Town

Whatever your taste in music, the Mother City's got it covered

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Sport

New: Cape Town's First Hotpod Yoga in Salt River

This yoga in a purple cocoon-like pod is an otherworldly experience

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Lifestyle

New: First Taste of R15 Third-Wave Coffee in Simon's Town

A fascinating barista, fast Wi-Fi, home-brewing workshops and a unique new “kindness” coffee experience at all-new Kukoma Coffee Co. on St George’s Street

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Music

Strolla: Sea Point's Hidden Sea View Deck and Kids Play Room

Epic Seaboard sunsets in shorts and slops on the Corona Deck, tucking into scrummy (and surprisingly affordable) meals while the kids make their own pizza – Strolla tonight anyone?

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Galleries

Here’s What You Can Get Up To On First Thursdays

From insightful discussions to free short film shows, there’s lots to do at this monthly art-centred event

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Arts & Culture

Zeitz MOCAA Turns One

It’s been a year since the opening of the world’s largest museum of contemporary African art and there’s a lot to look back on

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Annual Events

Rockin’ October: Here’s What To Get Up To In The Month Of Better Weather

Cheese fests to trance parties, October’s got more than Halloween up its sleeve

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Lifestyle

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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Sport

Discover Cape Town’s Soccer Clubs

From team insights to relagations and this season's changes, this is your go-to guide to football

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Lifestyle

New Place: What An Architect is Doing To Get Tourists to Explore Cape Town on Foot

Layovers, early check-out and late check-ins come with many hassles. Here’s why baggage should not be one of them

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Weddings

The Quick Guide to Dream Weddings In Cape Town

Tips, timelines, checklists and where to start on planning your wedding – simple or extravagant

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Sport

New Era For Stellenbosch FC Now That They Have New Owners

Meet the Mother City's oldest football club – now with a brand new name!

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Sport

Ubuntu Cape Town FC To Hit the Ground Running

Ubuntu Cape Town FC are set for their inaugural season as professionals

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Sport

Ajax Cape Town FC Stays Upbeat As They Head To Competitive NFD

Get to know Cape Town’s most well-known soccer team

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Sport

Cape Umoya United Brings A Breath of Fresh Air to Cape Soccer Scene

Find out how the Mother City's new soccer club is stirring up the football scene

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Lifestyle

Growlers, Brides and Other Cool Surprises at Jack Black’s Brewing Co

Insta-fab weddings, Saturday sports games, a rare mural and so much live music – every cool and unique experience to unlock at this Diep River brewery

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Arts & Culture

Enchanting Shows For Kids At This Theatre Family Fest

Six different performances present unique South African and African theatrical experiences

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Music

8 Amazing Local Acts (Oh And The Cure) Performing At Rock On The Lawns

This music festival is about more than The Cure! Besides music there’s also gourmet food trucks, a beer garden and rock n roll  

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Sport

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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Fashion

Heritage Day: What It Means To Be Part of The Rainbow Nation

Whether you celebrate Heritage day, Shaka Day or Braai Day – 24 September is a day to embrace and honour the rich cultural history and wealth of our country

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Lifestyle

NEW IN YZERFONTEIN: The World’s First Heritage Museum Dedicated To The San

The !Khwa ttu Dream Museum will "re-introduce people to a particular way of living”.

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Fashion

aFREAKa Clothing: Online Shop and Outlet Store

This proudly Capetonian brand offers top quality fun, trendy onesies and other streetwear. Special reader discount!

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Annual Events

Craft, Culinary, Culture – Coming Your Way in September

September sees Cape Town transform into a hub of artsy, cultural and outdoor activities perfect for welcoming the month of spring

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Sport

Try Your Hand at these Cape Town Hiking Routes

A selection of the best hiking routes in Cape Town and surrounds

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Arts & Culture

Wave Your Freak Flag in Observatory

Explore organic food, art and alcohol-fuelled debates in this bohemian Cape Town suburb

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Annual Events

The Ultimate Festival Checklist: Everything You Need To Pack

Dance into festival season with everything you need for a jolly good jol! 

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Arts & Culture

The Street Artists Behind Our City’s Amazing Murals

Skip the galleries and take a walk through Cape Town to see some impressive street art 

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Galleries

The 11 Ultimate Just Like Papa Gifts for People Who (Almost) Have it All

From exquisitely crafted blades, heritage espresso makers and Stealth e-bikes to Swedish-made axes and the ultimate hunter’s wristwatch – you’re sure to find the perfect gifts at Just Like Papa in Harrington Street, Cape Town

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Sport

Top Gyms in Cape Town

A selection of the best places to keep fit in Cape Town and the Surrounds

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Sport

Bodytec: A new way of doing sports in Cape Town

Those who hate the gym will love Bodytec

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Lifestyle

The Pole Project Dance Studio in Cape Town

The hot school proving that pole dancing has serious fitness perks

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Shopping

Shopping Malls in Cape Town

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

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Shopping

Designers’ Shops in Cape Town

A look at the emerging and established creatives colouring the Mother City

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Arts & Culture

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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Lifestyle

Stargazing Near Cape Town: Here's Where You Can Discover The Cosmos

These guys did three years of research in over 30 locations to find the most ideal place near Cape Town to stargaze

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Recipes

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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Lifestyle

100 Million Cape Town Discoveries For The World

CapeTownMagazine.com celebrates 100 000 Instagram followers with a goal to generate “100 million Cape Town Discoveries for the World”  

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Music

Unique and Romantic Stay in Vibey Part of Cape Town: Live Music and Adventure at The Grey Hotel

13 Unique rooms, live music and good food every day, late breakfast, mountain views and every Cape Town adventure in easy reach – use promo code "CAPETOWNMAG" when booking to get the winter special deal

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Arts & Culture

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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Lifestyle

Pirate-Themed Adventure Golf Course Now Open in Hermanus

Benguela Cove, one of the Walker Bay region’s most renowned wine estates, opens new adventure pirate golf course – and everyone is invited to join in on the fun  

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Lifestyle

This Just Crêped Up On Us – Swan Cafe is Now Open

Crêpes are flipping delicious (pun intended), so we’re off to this new Buitenkant Street eatery to see if we’ve found a new favourite breakfast spot

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Arts & Culture

South Africa's First Indoor Mega Play Park for Kids of All Ages is Now Open

A virtual reality room, 3D maze, indoor zipline and Hint Hunt escape games are some of the features at this awesome new SuperPark at the V&A Waterfront.  

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Shopping

Blue Bird Garage Food and Goods Market in Muizenberg

Meet the family-friendly neighbourhood market that brings the Cape Peninsula to life every Friday night

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Recipes

Indulgent fig and dolce mascarpone salad

Ishay Govender from foodie blog, Food and the Fabulous shares a sexy summer recipe with us.

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Recipes

Torello Summer Salad

To get you fired up, fit and healthy for this summer, Col’Cacchio pizzeria recommends Torello (The Bull), an easy to make summer salad that is rich in flavours and high in protein.  

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Recipes

Summer Trout Salad Recipe

A wholesome, light delight for the sunny season

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Arts & Culture

The Art of Upcycling in Cape Town

Reviewing the trend that’s repurposing ‘rubbish’

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