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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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Top places to eat lunch on Long Street in Cape Town

Spending time on Cape Town's favourite street

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Spend a Day in: Kalk Bay

Discover one of Cape Town’s treasure troves

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Top markets in the Cape Winelands

A selection of the best markets in the Cape Winelands

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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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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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Pro Or Beginner, We Can Tell You Exactly Where To Catch The Best Waves

Plus, learn the worldwide etiquette, know the rules and a little safety advice from surfer Deon Bing

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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
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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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Special September Events: Milkshakes, Koesisters and Coffee Chocolate Pinotage

Plus sistas celebrating sistas and an open air dance festival

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A Celebration of SA's Spiritual Leader Desmond Tutu

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

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City awarded Blue Drop Certificate for drinking water quality

Cape Town's tap water is of the best quality

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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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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 Cocktail Recipes

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

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Spirited away

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

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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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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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The Start of Something New

Get ready to tap into a new year and a new you!

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Top Gyms in Cape Town

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

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Take A Look At The Thrilling New Skatepark in Woodstock

The new recreational space is a community-driven initiative aimed at motivating and integrating the youth through sport.  

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Bodytec: A new way of doing sports in Cape Town

Those who hate the gym will love Bodytec

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First Look: The Bronze Mandela Statue in the City Hall Balcony

Reconciliation, unity and healing were the topics of the day as the new Mandela statue was unveiled at the City Hall on 24 July 2018.

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A Visual Guide to the Magical and Vibrant Flower Season

Here are 13 blooming good images of the spring flowers in the Cape Region 

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Cape Town: Four Seasons in One Day

When is the best time of the year to visit Cape Town?

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Take a trip down Longmarket Street

Greenmarket Square, St George’s Mall and Eastern Food Bazaar are only a few of Longmarket Street’s offerings!

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Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs

A great place to raise your children, and an even better place for them to go partying in.

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A Taste Of Farm Life In A Self-Catering Farm Cottage At The Foot Of The Drakenstein Mountains

With beautiful fireplaces, a range of wine pairings and experiences, and elegant accommodation, every minute at Boschendal is the epitome of farm living

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Cool Cape Town Apps

A round-up of the most popular and helpful applications to help you make the most of the Mother City

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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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It's Getting Hot In Here: Heated Pools 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 

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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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10 Questions For: Mike Eloff

The hotshot Cape Town Iger (@TheLawry) responsible for the incredible #365Sunsets, #365Sunrises and #365PortraitsOfStrangers projects 

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Wildlife & Nature

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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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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Cool First Date Ideas After Matching Online

A selection of original things to do for potential couples

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Online Dating in South Africa

Are people who link up in cyberspace more likely to click?

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The Craft Beer Drinktionary

Marzen? Dunkel? Porter? League of Beers sommelier Rob Heyns defines lagers, ales and everything in between

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New Art Museum Opening in Steenberg: Visual Art and Nature Meet at The Norval Foundation

The Norval Foundation, a stylish new visual art museum boasting one of SA's largest private collections, is opening on the border of a precious Steenberg wetland system

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Top markets in Cape Town's southern suburbs

A selection of the best markets in Cape Town's southern suburbs

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30 Years Since Mandela's Release: An Event To Celebrate

A performance by Thandiswa Mazwai and a speech by Ramaphosa 

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NOW OPEN: Three Women, One Dream And Now They Have A Coffee Shop on Long Street

An accountant, a pharmacist and a writer have taken the leap and opened their coffee shop – celebrate with a R50 curry bowl

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Now Closed: But An Exciting New Place is Popping Up In The Old Dear Me Space Soon

Note that, sadly, veggie eatery Dear Me has closed its doors. But we know of something new coming here soon 

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Top bakeries in Cape Town

The creamiest cream cakes, the puffiest pastry and the most delicious, rustic sour-dough bread

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Temporarily Closed: Sea Point’s Iconic Top of The Ritz Revolving Restaurant

Temporarily closed: The Grand Parade-style masala gatsby and Cape gooseberry sorbet chilli are a delightful surprise. The smoke-infused chocolate treat will transport you back to barefoot days at Tokai forest. This is some of what you’ll experience on the seven-course menu at Top of The Ritz

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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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Cape Town's Human Rights Heroes

A tribute to champions

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The First Plastic-Free Grocery Store In Cape Town

Nude Foods in Cape Town offers a plastic-free shopping experience

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Sentir Tapas and Spirit Space Takes Centre Stage in Long Street

Sentir, a new Long Street speakeasy gives you loads of flavour with their signature tapas and exclusive imported drinks

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A High-End Nightclub For the City’s Posh Partygoers

  TAU has hidden rooms everywhere, each with its own bar, where you can sip MCC. Or grab the nook behind the DJ booth so you can enjoy the best in local and international electronic music in sophisticated style

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Things to do, moments of joy, tips to stay mentally strong, and get inspired

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DEVELOPING: Coronavirus COVID-19 in Cape Town. Updates + practical tips

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