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Swellendam
Holiday

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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News

Cape Town Trance Party Schedule

Your guide to the sickest summer psy and electronic music festivals of the 2018 season!

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Wine & Dine

Discovering Cape Town’s Coffee Shops and Artisan Roasteries

They do it by hand; meet the roasters making our local 'black gold'!

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Origin Coffee Roasters in Cape Town
What's the deal with...?

The Rise of Coffee Culture in Cape Town

We travel back in time to trace the fresh aroma of the much-loved java bean in the Mother City

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Social

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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Best of CT

Spend a Day in: Simon’s Town

Spend a day exploring Cape Town’s oldest naval port and its surrounding village

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Wine & Dine

Kid-friendly Restaurants in Cape Town

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

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Best of CT

Night Markets in Cape Town

Shop to your heart’s content after the work day is done at these one-of-a-kind evening bazaars in and around the Mother City

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Best of CT

Spend a Day in: Hout Bay

Spend some time in the Republic of Hout Bay

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Wine & Dine

Café Roux: good values, good food and good times

This family focussed café style restaurant at the Noordhoek Farm Village is a great place to unwind

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Wine & Dine

Renowned Chef George Jardine Opens Up New Eatery in the Cape Winelands

The seventh restaurant under his name, this restaurant is serving up Jardine’s signature beef with bearnaise and souffle

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Wakaberry Frozen Yoghurt Fruit
News

Wakaberry Frozen Yoghurt Bars in Cape Town

South Africa’s favourite self-service, soft-serve stores open in the Mother City

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My Sugar - 2
Best of CT

Best Milkshakes in Cape Town

Where is the best place to get a delicious gourmet milkshake? We know!

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Crumbs & Cream ice cream
Best of CT

Where to Find the Best Ice Cream in Cape Town

The inside scoop on the top venues keeping Cape Town cool

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Discover Stellenbosch Village Museum
Holiday

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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Bacini
Best of CT

Best Pizza Places in Cape Town

Cheesus crust we love pizza!

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The Gardens Collectors Club
Wine & Dine

CLOSED: Behind A Pink Door And a Fence Sits An Exciting New Place

CLOSED: Gardens Collectors Club is waiting to be discovered

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Maidens cove
Wine & Dine

The best braai spots in Cape Town

Spend a lazy afternoon doing what we South Africans do best

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La Mer Restaurant at Radisson Blue La Vendome in Sea Point
Wine & Dine

La Mer Restaurant & Grill and Cpoint Bar & Lounge in Sea Point

Savour five-star cuisine and premium cocktails on Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard

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Best of CT

Discovering Seapoint

A selection of things to do along the Atlantic Seaboard in Cape Town

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Govinda's Food Cafe Rondebosch
Wine & Dine

Eat Your Way Through Winter

Forget feeling frosty with these delicious foodie gems!

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Holiday

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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12 Apostles Cinema
Best of CT

Unique, special and big cinemas in Cape Town and surrounds

It's movie time in Cape Town and surrounds

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Gqom
Best of CT

14 Great Up-coming Events in Cape Town This October

Includes a pole-dancing competition, kites, and a show of rare art

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Capetown Magazine
Features

Diving in South Africa's Marine Protected Areas

Background information on permits needed for Diving in South Africa

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Capetown Magazine
News

With CapeTownMagazine.com: Snorkeling with seals on Cape Peninsula

We enjoy telling you about the less known but just as special things to do around Cape Town, Snorkeling with seals for instance.

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Jazz
Best of CT

Where to watch live jazz in Cape Town

A selection of great clubs, bars and restaurants where you can listen to live jazz

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Wine & Dine

Ever Heard of a Melkbos Poke? Apparently It Goes Well With Craft Gin At This New Beach Restaurant

A laid-back dining experience which matches the chilled ambiance of Melkbosstrand – this is The Melkbos Kitchen

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News

Non-dairy yoghurt? Fillet for under R100? The V&A Food Market Brings You Cutting-Edge Street Food

With 42 artisanal street food and retail vendors, affordable prices and free live music on weekends and public holidays, the V&A Food Market is breaking new ground at the Old Power Station

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Holiday

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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Fisheries Biologist Michael Markovina
10 Questions

10 Questions For: Michael Markovina

A fisheries biologist, modern day explorer, the creator of TEDxSeaPoint and, most of all, a man who’s passionate about conserving the health and wealth of our oceans

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Wine & Dine

The Test Kitchen by Luke Dale-Roberts

Fine dining  for the younger generation comes to Cape Town's Woodstock

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Wildlife & Nature

The Scenic Routes For Memorable Road Trips in The Western Cape

From stunning seaside views to miles and miles of Game of Thrones-esque mountainous landscape, the Western Cape is always picture perfect on a road trip.  

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What's the deal with...?

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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Masala dosa
Best of CT

Top places to eat lunch on Long Street in Cape Town

Spending time on Cape Town's favourite street

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Best of CT

Spend a Day in: Kalk Bay

Discover one of Cape Town’s treasure troves

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Best of CT

Top markets in the Cape Winelands

A selection of the best markets in the Cape Winelands

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Cape Town quiz nights
Best of CT

Quiz Nights in Cape Town

Geek is the new chic: where to find a Cape Town pub quiz Last Update: 26 June 2017

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News

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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Surfing
Holiday

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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Wildlife & Nature

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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The Chocolate Festival
Best of CT

Classical Music, Huge Beer Gardens, Wild Flowers and Lots Of Chocolate

Plus one last winter celebration and tons of events for Women’s Day (and month)

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Out!

Special September Events: Milkshakes, Koesisters and Coffee Chocolate Pinotage

Plus sistas celebrating sistas and an open air dance festival

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Desmond Tutu
What's the deal with...?

A Celebration of SA's Spiritual Leader Desmond Tutu

We celebrate the man who coined the term ‘Rainbow Nation’

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City News

City awarded Blue Drop Certificate for drinking water quality

Cape Town's tap water is of the best quality

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10 top hiking routes in Cape Town
Best of CT

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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Out!

Wave Your Freak Flag in Observatory

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

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Gin Cocktails
Features

Gin Cocktail Recipes

Your guide to easy DIY drinks to suit all occasions – even your lazy days.

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Wine & Dine

Spirited away

Jorgensen’s distillery, home of handcrafted spirits and green fairies

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10 Questions

10 Questions For: Das Kapital

Dubbed as one of the biggest DJs in South Africa, this Cape Town-born artist, producer and remixer is known for the brilliance behind his DJ sets, his incredible technical skills and his ability to read the crowd. Das Kapital has seen the stage both locally and internationally playing and headlining for various festivals and night clubs.

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Pack a picnic to enjoy with family and watch awe-inspiring fire tricks and ...

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Get the party juices flowing with DJ Ready D and a host of local DJs performing ...

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Top local blues, folk and rock musicians take to the stage at a festival in ...

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There’s a range of games, from strategic to free play

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Learn how to make the most of one ingredient at this incredible cooking (and ...

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Learn the tricks of authentic South African cooking with professional chefs at ...

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Fly first class with Alcazar and Cape Town Helicopters this festive season

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Check out the anti-serious wine pairing in the Western Cape with Polkadraai & Popcorn

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2 two nights accommodations, a half-day cooking course with lunch or dinner, and a recipe ...

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Expert DJ lessons and a guaranteed first SoundCloud mix for your budding EDM superstar

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Plus sand building, kite making and water wars on Saturdays

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From R200 vouchers and free upgrades, drive away with more value adds

Xmas Gift Fair11-Days Of Christmas Gifts at a Fab ...

Bring the kids for a show and games and get some good eats too

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The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

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Artist MJ Lourens pairs his modern landscapes with Pierneef’s, plus there’s cheese ...

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16 teambuilding activities and why they work

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And drink in the view of Table Mountain across the bay

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From R18 coffee to half-price burgers

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Idyllic Swellendam farm accommodation with a special game drive and picnic amongst the ...

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With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

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

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Get a discount on drinks and tapas before local musicians step up to entertain you

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Just use the promo code when booking a 4X4 and camping equipment

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Vegan options, halaal-friendly, casual but beautifully decorated: Sundoo South Indian ...

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Live Thursdays: Come in your slops to this chic Camps Bay spot for great food and live ...

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Fill up your plate and tuck into a tasty lunch spread every Wednesday and Thursday: From ...

WSDC Shark Jumping 4White Shark Diving Company’s Shark ...

See a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle with shark experts in Gansbaai

asamisLove Sushi? Asami's Has The Best ...

Get two sushi plates, pay for one, plus women also get 50% off on all cocktails on ...

galileo_kirstGet Comfy at Kirstenbosch Movie Nights ...

Great films, fabulous scenery, delicious food and cosy seats – look forward to a night ...

Coco Safar Dinner NEW 2Indulge In Dinner and Dessert At Coco ...

And now they have added couture alcoholic cocktails to the menu at this all-day cafe

Waterworld Strand Waterpark Cape TownFree Putt-Putt Special at Waterworld ...

False Bay’s finest family fun zone is offering a complimentary game of mini golf with ...

Masala dosaCook Traditional Indian Food on Long ...

Learn a few tips and tricks to make authentic Indian dishes

tjing_momjii_3Next-Level Dining At Tjing Tjing Momiji

Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan

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Movies and Dinner – the perfect couple…

scout_smart_ideas_nerf_battleA Children’s Activity That They Will ...

There’s a range of games, from strategic to free play

Polkadraai_and_popcorn_popcorn_and_wine1Polkadraai & Popcorn Wine Pairing Back ...

Check out the anti-serious wine pairing in the Western Cape with Polkadraai & Popcorn

golden_tree_lighting_ceremonySiya Kolisi And Boity Light Up The ...

Actress and rapper Boity is flying in especially for the occasion

Black CoffeeBlack Coffee Live On An Artificial Beach

The iconic house muso is bringing friends to make NYE happen early at Shimmy Beach

capegate-summer-splashWater Slides, Surf Simulators and ...

Plus sand building, kite making and water wars on Saturdays

aroundaboutnew3Season Specials And More With ...

From R200 vouchers and free upgrades, drive away with more value adds

Xmas Gift Fair11-Days Of Christmas Gifts at a Fab ...

Bring the kids for a show and games and get some good eats too

William_Kentridge_2A Monumental Exhibition At The Norval ...

The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

Marianne Wine EstateStay at Marianne Wine Estate for 20% ...

There are plenty of accommodation options at this winery that sits between Stellenbosch ...

Land_RewovenSee This Fascinating Interpretation of ...

Artist MJ Lourens pairs his modern landscapes with Pierneef’s, plus there’s cheese ...

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Three days of gin pairings, massages and pool (or fireside bar) parties on a private ...

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It’s a 6-sleeper with panoramic views of the Breedkloof valley.

Kinky BootsSmash-Hit Kinky Boots Extended To 2020 ...

With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

kiff_kombis_wine_beer_2019Buckle Up For A Beer Safari

Sample the best that Cape Town’s booming craft beer industry has to offer (and let ...

onomo_tacoTacos and Sangria at a Friday Fiesta ...

Tuck in while you soak in the atmosphere of the city centre

ghost_walksWalk With Ghosts In A Haunted Village ...

Discover the mysterious Lavender Lady, an unsinkable coffin, butchering barbers, exhumed ...

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Enjoy a true South African sundowner at this picturesque venue just outside of ...

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You, a couple friends, sitting at the Corona surfboard tables with your feet in the ...

La Paris_Bistro3Farm-Fresh Fare and Live Music Fridays ...

What an awesome vibe: Top Franschhoek chefs’ lunch favourite is now open till late (one ...

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Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark ...

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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

asamisOverload On Asami’s Sushi And Noodles

Get sushi and noodle specials three days a week

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Get your dose of classics, dramas, action movies and more at these outdoor summertime ...

Coco Safar Dinner NEW 2Indulge In Dinner and Dessert At Coco ...

And now they have added couture alcoholic cocktails to the menu at this all-day cafe

Masala dosaCook Traditional Indian Food on Long ...

Learn a few tips and tricks to make authentic Indian dishes

tjing_momjii_3Next-Level Dining At Tjing Tjing Momiji

Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan

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Movies and Dinner – the perfect couple…

NEW THIS WEEK:

New Year’s Eve 2019/2020: From The Party Of The Year To Ibiza-Style Bashes

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