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Carina Truyts Author
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10 Questions For: Carina Truyts

Best known for her budget cookbook, Yum-Mo, this charismatic anthropology masters student-cum-chef wants to change the way we understand food in South Africa

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Manouche Gypsy Jazz Band in Cape Town
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Manouche Marries Off Gypsy Jazz to Afrikaans Hip-hop With New EP

Stephanie Katz caught up with Cape Town’s sultans of swing to talk new tracks and old sound

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Lunga Mateta-Phiri Creative Nestlings Cape Town
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10 Questions For: Lunga Mateta-Phiri

As the co-founder of the initiative Creative Nestlings, this ambitious woman uplifts and empowers the entrepreneurial and creative spirit of the youth

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Cape Town craft beer and nibbles
Wine & Dine

Five Reasons You Never Thought of That Explain Why Craft Beer Trumps Commercial Beer

Rob Heyns from the League of Beers settles the matter once and for all with bizarre but convincing logic

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Madame Zingara shop
City News

This is not a post office

Madame Zingara’s one stop party shop

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What's the deal with...?

...Gumboot Dancing?

Stomp, spin and step got you confused?

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African woman
Cape Confidential

African live music in Cape Town

African bites with African beats

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South African English
What's the deal with...?

...South African Languages?

Howzit bru? Here’s the lekker lowdown on local lingos and the official language of South Africa  

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10 Questions For: Zakhele Mbhele

Africa’s first openly gay black Member of Parliament 

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Craft beer tasters
Wine & Dine

Opinion: Why Craft Beer is Worth The Cost

League of Beers sommelier Rob Heyns on why we should stomach high craft prices with a smile 

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Mali Tyilo 10 Questions For
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10 Questions For: Malibongwe Tyilo

Selected as one of the Mail & Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans in 2013, VISI Magazine’s editor-at-large is also an award-winning fashion blogger

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Stellenbosch Wine Festival Heritage
News

7 Places You Wouldn't Expect To Find Wireless Internet In Cape Town

Our guide to making a unique (Wi-fi) connection in the city

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Chris Chameleon 10 Questions For
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10 Questions For: Chris Chameleon

Known as one of South Africa’s most versatile and eclectic stars, this BOO! frontman and award-winning solo act has been dazzling audience for almost two decades

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Jason Mraz Concerts South Africa

‘I'm Yours’ singer is headed to Mzansi for a three-date concert series in February 2015!

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Ryan Sandes 10 Questions
10 Questions

10 Questions For: Ryan Sandes

As the only person to have ever won an ultra-trail race on every continent, this record-breaking endurance athlete is South Africa’s king of off-road running

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Ntsiki Biyela 10 Questions For
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10 Questions For: Ntsiki Biyela

Most famous for her status as South Africa’s first black woman winemaker, this lovely lady has been at the top of her game for more than a decade

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Mike Rosenberg Passenger
News

Passenger Concerts South Africa

‘Let Her Go’ singer is headed to Mzansi for a three-date concert series in February 2015!

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Woodstock Street Art
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Cape Town streets, the gallery everyone is invited to

Street art; a powerful tool for urban communication

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What's the deal with...?

...Devil's Peak?

A myth of mountainous proportions

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Stiaan Louw 10 Questions For
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10 Questions For: Stiaan Louw

Menswear designer Stiaan Louw has been pushing boundaries in the local fashion scene since 2008 with his eponymous label

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John Legend Cape Town Concerts South Africa
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John Legend Concerts South Africa

'Ordinary People' singer is headed to Mzansi for a four-date concert series in November 2014!

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Marc Lottering 10 Questions For
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10 Questions For: Marc Lottering

With over decade in the industry under his belt, the Cape Town-born performer and writer is one of the country’s most successful comedians  

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House without Eskom electricity in Noordhoek
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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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News

Ibiza World Tour Concerts in South Africa

This massive EDM music festival hits SA with two events and a line-up of infectious international bangers and DJs 

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10 Questions

10 Questions For: Jack Parow

With multi-platinum selling albums and a dedicated fan base, Zander Tyler aka Jack Parow is one of South Africa’s most popular performers

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News

South African Immigration Laws for Travelling Children

What you need to know about minors journeying to and from SA.

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VACorps Intern in Cape Town Hillary Johns
Interviews

Interview: on Occupational Therapy Internships in Cape Town

American graduate Hillary Johns looks back on her internship, her travels and…why she loved the chicken in the Mother City

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VACorps Internship Abroad Programme South Africa
Cape Confidential

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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Pasta from a Cape TOwn food truck
Wine & Dine

Meals on wheels

Mobile dining in Cape Town

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Michael Bublé Cape Town South Africa
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Michael Bublé Concerts South Africa

‘It’s a Beautiful Day’ singer is set to return to Mzansi in 2015!

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Surfing lessons with VACorps summer student internship
Cape Confidential

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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Group party at Red Leaf Beyerskloof
Wine & Dine

Red Leaf Restaurant at Beyerskloof Wine Estate

Home of the famous pinotage burger

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Table Mountain
Wildlife & Nature

Table Mountain Has Graced Cape Town For Nearly A Quarter Of An Eon

Plus eleven other interesting and unknown facts about the Mother City's resident giant

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Aaron Marshall Over CEO
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Over App Founder: My Move to Cape Town and Why I Love the City

Tech whizz Aaron Marshall shares his thoughts on the place that inspired his viral photo-editing app  

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The Fray Concert South Africa
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The Fray Concerts South Africa

US rockers are scheduled to tour Mzansi in September 2014!

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Minibus Taxi Seapoint
City News

...Minibus Taxis?

They’re everywhere; but how does our most popular form of public transport work?

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Bonteheuwel by night

It's dark, it's raining, and we don't know where we are. The only way out is to tell tales.

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Wine & Dine

The Pot Luck Club in Cape Town

Luke Dale-Roberts’s modern global fusion restaurant rebrands and relocates

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VACorps Law Intern in South Africa Sophie Clarke
Interviews

Interview: On Summer Law Internships in Cape Town

Australian undergraduate Sophie Clarke looks back on her international intern abroad programme in South Africa

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VACorps Film Intern in Cape Town Rob Weidner
Interviews

Interview: On Summer Film Internships in Cape Town

American college graduate Rob Weidner reflects on his intern abroad programme in the Mother City movie biz

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Pop-Up Restaurants
Wine & Dine

Pop-up Restaurants in Cape Town

A look into the Mother City’s mushrooming supper club movement

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Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Balkanology

Ma’or Harris, the gypsy who became the ring master, talks about Balkanology

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Wine & Dine

Hello Sailor, one rock’n’roll bistro

"We want to become an institution in Obs"

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Wine & Dine

Afternoon Tea at the Mount Nelson

A blend of old-world charm and modern flourish

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Jeremy Loops - a south African musician
Interviews

Interview with one-man modern folk band Jeremy Loops

On his guitar, loop pedal and passion for music

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Wine & Dine

YOURSTRULY: Coffee, Eats and Art

Capetonian Daniel Holland offers a cool day time lunch and lifestyle cafe on Long Street

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Wild Fig
Features

Night time sparkle in Woodstock and Observatory

A little creative, Bohemian chic goes a long way

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Oep ver Koep
Wine & Dine

Dune spinach and samphire

Oep ve Koep has ensured that West Coast cuisine will never be the same again

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Interviews

Interview with Hot Water’s lead singer Donovan Copley

On everything from the meaning of life to the band’s eclectic music

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City News

re-discover the city

The lowdown on the MyCiTi bus routes, schedule and ticket prices

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The Art is Art gallery is open with exciting new work from local artists

The grill father The Grillfather is back with a hearty ...

Enjoy their 2.8kg pure beef patty and backyard braai vibes

jordan winesDonate used clothing and indulge in a ...

Support Jordan Wine Estate’s 12th annual clothing drive and get a free coffee

grubandvineVirtual fine-dining cook-along with ...

Whip up a 5-course gourmet meal along with the Grub & Vine chef

spring_1FIll up on fresh water at the Bradwell ...

The Bradwell Spring is open 7 days a week, from 5am to 9am

blowfish_new_5Seafood, sushi and a view every day at ...

Blowfish has opening specials for the whole of July

order kasiOrder Kasi: Cape Town’s first and ...

Leon Qwabe’s Order Kasi app connects restaurants to townships

Two Oceans Aquarium Birthday Free2Learn about rock pools, turtles and ...

Find out everything from the simplest guppy to the most complex oceanic mammals

The grill father The Grillfather is back with a hearty ...

Enjoy their 2.8kg pure beef patty and backyard braai vibes

jordan winesDonate used clothing and indulge in a ...

Support Jordan Wine Estate’s 12th annual clothing drive and get a free coffee

grubandvineVirtual fine-dining cook-along with ...

Whip up a 5-course gourmet meal along with the Grub & Vine chef

blowfish_new_5Seafood, sushi and a view every day at ...

Blowfish has opening specials for the whole of July

kyle jardine_1The solo exhibition series The Heritage ...

Cape Town gets a quirky makeover from an illustrator this July

spring_2Bradwell Spring: Vredehoek’s fresh ...

It’s the second formalised spring water collection point built by the City

spring_1Newlands Spring: Cape Town’s ...

Rules are in place to ensure everyone’s safety

UCOOK 1Cook along with top Cape Town chefs and ...

Invite Karen Dudley, Franck Dangereux, and Reuben Riffel into your kitchen in these ...

timekeepers4See the Timekeepers in an online ...

The masked portraits are a reflection of what is happening now

Virtual Vertical KM Series 2Conquer three mountains in 12-weeks in ...

Three mountains, three routes and three races to win in the Virtual Vertical KM Series

VW BARONS 2Barons Cape Town VW is open to the ...

Quicker services and courtesy cars for essential workers

Two Oceans Aquarium Birthday Free2Learn about rock pools, turtles and ...

Find out everything from the simplest guppy to the most complex oceanic mammals

The grill father The Grillfather is back with a hearty ...

Enjoy their 2.8kg pure beef patty and backyard braai vibes

jordan winesDonate used clothing and indulge in a ...

Support Jordan Wine Estate’s 12th annual clothing drive and get a free coffee

grubandvineVirtual fine-dining cook-along with ...

Whip up a 5-course gourmet meal along with the Grub & Vine chef

blowfish_new_5Seafood, sushi and a view every day at ...

Blowfish has opening specials for the whole of July

kyle jardine_1The solo exhibition series The Heritage ...

Cape Town gets a quirky makeover from an illustrator this July

spring_2Bradwell Spring: Vredehoek’s fresh ...

It’s the second formalised spring water collection point built by the City

spring_1Newlands Spring: Cape Town’s ...

Rules are in place to ensure everyone’s safety

UCOOK 1Cook along with top Cape Town chefs and ...

Invite Karen Dudley, Franck Dangereux, and Reuben Riffel into your kitchen in these ...

timekeepers4See the Timekeepers in an online ...

The masked portraits are a reflection of what is happening now

Virtual Vertical KM Series 2Conquer three mountains in 12-weeks in ...

Three mountains, three routes and three races to win in the Virtual Vertical KM Series

Simonsig Simonsig brings the wine tasting ...

Learn about the history, the flavours and what pairs best every Wednesday

VW BARONS 2Barons Cape Town VW is open to the ...

Quicker services and courtesy cars for essential workers

Beerhouse comedy clubWeekly lockdown laughs at Beerhouse ...

Comedian Kolping Mbumba tries out his latest material every Wednesday

Two Oceans Aquarium Birthday Free2Learn about rock pools, turtles and ...

Find out everything from the simplest guppy to the most complex oceanic mammals

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