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Lunch at Idlanathi

Pollsmoor Prison Restaurant 'Idlanathi' serves delicious food for cheap cheap

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The Marly Hotel in Camps Bay
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The Marly Hotel in Cape Town's Camps Bay

A new opulent five-star hotel with fashionable flamboyance is set to open in December 2013

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Shark Diving
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Off to Gansbaai for some extreme adventure

Things to do besides shark cage diving in the great white shark capital of the world

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... Passion Gaps?

The toothy truth behind the Cape Flats smile

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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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Cape Town
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Your Guide to Cape Town Slang

Awê, get the low-down on the Mother City’s colourful colloquialisms and sayings, ek sê...

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Djembe Drumming in Cape Town
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The African Djembe Drum & Drumming Circles in Cape Town

The story behind one of Africa’s oldest instruments, and how to get your hands on the ‘talking drum’ in the Mother City

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A Short History of Erf 81

Erf 81 is a historic gem in Tamboerskloof. Volunteer at the foster farm, work in the Tyisa Nabanye garden or visit the Sunday market to make a difference.

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Asoka
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Elemental fusion at Asoka in Cape Town

Take your senses on an enchanting journey through international cuisine and cocktails at Asoka

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Top Bookshops in Cape Town

Feed your inner bookworm by checking out this comprehensive list of bookstores in and around the Mother City

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Cape Town Maker Movement
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How to survive a robot uprising (hint: join the Maker Movement)

The Maker Movement has arrived on our shores offering way more than just child’s play and tinkering in your garage 

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10 Questions For: Amy Louise Wilson

The up-and-coming actress who is quickly becoming one of the country's most in-demand performers thanks to starring in a number of acclaimed theatre productions and international films.  After graduating in 2012, she landed a lead in a Warner Brothers and Ellen Degeneres-produced project before taking on a supporting lead in the Canadian/American miniseries The Book of Negroes, which stars Cuba Gooding Jnr. She performs regularly on the stage and has won numerous awards. Recent performances include award-winning shows such as Wintersweet , Scrape and The Year of the Bicycle.

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MyVinos App: A Wine Cellar in the Palm of Your Hand

Choose from an endless list of reds and whites and have them delivered straight to your location with this Cape Town-based app 

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Cape Town Monopoly Board Unveiled!

The Mother City becomes a playground in the comfort of your own home

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The Scoop on The Giant Water Slide That’s Coming to Cape Town

We look into the rumours that one of the largest aqua playgrounds in the world is set to invade the city’s streets this summer

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Kamini Pather Kitchen
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10 Questions For: Kamini Pather

MasterChef SA winner, food-writer and host of the all-new food-travel show, Girl Eat World – Kamini Pather is making more than just great chow in the food industry

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Creative Office Space to Rent at 210 on Long in Cape Town

Set up your business in this centrally located building in the busy heart of the Mother City

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10 Questions For: Che-V

Che-V is an up-and-coming female rap artist, born and raised in Atlantis, Western Cape. In 2015, she won Die Burger Suidoostefess rap category and her music is currently play listed on Heart FM and on GoodHope FM.

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10 Questions For: Nicky Greenwall

Born and bred in Cape Town, Nicky Greenwall is well known as one of South Africa’s top entertainment journalists and television producers. She’s travelled the globe reporting live from various award ceremonies such as The Academy Awards and Cannes Film Festival and has conducted one-on-one interviews with the likes of Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio and Charlize Theron.

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10 Questions For: Davey du Plessis

Living with a bullet lodged in his heart after being ambushed and shot on his solo kayaking expedition attempting to navigate the Amazon from source to sea, this passionate adventurer draws from his personal experiences and knowledge to inspire others to explore their unique gifts and potentials.

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Host Your Year-End Function at HQ

Let this this popular CBD steak haunt make your closing office party an unforgettable one

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Thanksgiving in Cape Town & the Western Cape

We’ve got the (not-so) skinny on what the deal is with Turkey Day in the Mother City!

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10 Questions for Megan Wylie Body Painting
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10 Questions For: Megan Wylie

Armed with an equal dose of talent and determination, this young Cape Town-based make-up artist is making her mark in the majestic realm of body painting

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Top Gyms in Cape Town

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

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Elan Lohmann
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10 Questions For: Elan Lohmann

Meet the man behind the 30-day Reboot Challenge – Elan Lohmann, Founder and CEO of SleekGeek SA. SleekGeek SA is a social community that activates, motivates and supports its members to achieve their healthy lifestyle goals, one rep at a time. 

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School of Rock Camp
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10 top music schools in Cape Town

Music and vocal training for beginners to professionals

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Cape Town Hipster
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 Town’s fearless females

A look at six trailblazing Mother City ladies

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Cape Town's Top Women Genna Gardini
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Cape Town’s fearless females of 2014

A look back at six incredible Mother City ladies

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10 Questions For: Yann Macherez

This talented photographer and journalist has worked for a range of prominent publications also has an incredible passion for people and places

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Khanya Siyengo
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10 Questions For: Khanya Siyengo

This GoodHope FM radio presenter, who can also be called Kyeezi or ‘The Tall Wonder’, is also a basketball coach and has an infectious passion for life

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10 Questions For: Jonny Barber Joel

This travelling barber is all about sharp cuts and snazzy do's in the Mother City while pioneering his own Scoot 'n Cut service on two wheels

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Abalimi Bezekhaya Urban Farming
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Food for Thought

Urban farming: cultivating real change in Cape Town 

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Kleine Zalze Vineyards
Wine & Dine

Kleine Zalze Winery in Stellenbosch

Eat, drink, stay and play – this trailblazing Winelands destination promises the whole package 

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Underground Tunnel adventure
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Cape Town’s Underground Tunnels: A place of sweet water

Taking back the Mother City’s water heritage

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Table Mountain
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10 Incredible Photos That Prove Cape Town Is The Most Beautiful Place On Earth

Our monthly selection of gorgeous and creative Instagram images that capture the unparalleled beauty, heart and uniqueness of the Mother City

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Noon Guns
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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You Won’t See a Fairer Cape in the Circumference of the Earth

Day tours uncovered on the Cape Peninsula

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10 Best Cycling Routes in Cape Town and Surrounds

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

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Sne Dladla Comedian
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10 Questions For: Sne Dladla

This award-winning performer is also a witty comedian, puppeteer and musician who is all about making a difference in the world using his multidimensional set of skills

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10 Questions For: Brad Ball

This award-winning chef is also the mastermind behind the successful four-in-one dining experience, Peddlars & Co in Constantia, which combines different culinary tastes together to create locally lekker choices for patrons. 

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Catherine Saint Jude
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10 Questions For: Dope Saint Jude

We get to know the genderqueer rap artist, former drag king and social activist who is making waves in the industry

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Langley Kirkwood 10Q
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10 Questions For: Langley Kirkwood

Langley Kirkwood is a talented actor, born in England, now living in Cape Town. Langley has many local and international films to his name such as Invictus, Dredd, Black Sails and Generation Kill. Having worked with A-list Hollywood actors like Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman and Samuel L. Jackson, Langley is just as comfortable on-stage as well, having won local awards for his work in shows such as Shooting Billy the Kid.

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10 Questions For: Toya Delazy

As one of South Africa’s brightest stars, Toya DeLazy has been tearing up the charts and winning award after award. Her albums Due Drop and Ascension were incredibly well received and her music is an eclectic mix of jazz, pop and electro. The SAMA-winning hitmaker is also known for her unique style, so it comes as no surprise that the likes of Reebok and Legit have cashed in on her edgy appeal. 

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A Maverick's night out in Cape Town

Anything can happen at the Mother City’s fantasy playground

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La Colombe with Scot Kirton
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10 Questions For: Scot Kirton

Head Chef at the prestigious La Colombe Restaurant at Silvermist Wine Estate, Scot Kirton is a firm advocate for cooking from the heart and a believer that anything is possible, which is evident in his phenomenal, tasty and playful cuisine. 

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10 Questions For: Adelaide Potgieter

We get to know the Cape Town-based entrepreneur behind MadWorld, a diverse group of companies consisting of Cape Town-based creative communications agency – Mad Advertising,  The Bromwell Boutique Mall, Bread – a café boulangerie and deli, aMadoda Braai and The Royal Albert, amongst others.

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Voices Female Club in Cape Town
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Voices Female Networking and Social Club in Cape Town

Meet and collaborate with extraordinary women from diverse backgrounds through this inspiring new ladies-only clique

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Rebecca Davis
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10 Questions For: Rebecca Davis

Razor-sharp and politically and socially poignant, Rebecca Davis is one of the country’s favourite writers and currently shares her pithy insights on the Daily Maverick.  She’s just published her first book – a collection of humorous essays called Best White (And Other Anxious Delusions), which tackles all of life’s trickiest issues with the author’s usual hilarity, grace and shrewdness.

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10 Questions For: Vinny Lingham

A true start-up giant and an extremely successful Internet entreprenuer who's begun many intitives such as Silicon Cape and was more recently a dragon on SA's version of Dragons' Den.

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