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The new rules for travel and transport under lockdown level 3

The curfew for public transport has been lifted, and air travel is now allowed under certain conditions

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Win a two-night stay for two at Ocean View House, worth R9970

Something to look forward: a dream staycation with sea views and breakfast

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Things to do to take your mind off lockdown

12 ways to stay connected, mentally strong and entertained

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Win A Table For 4 At Sotano Mouille Point’s Bubbles & Brunch

You’ll be treated to a three-course set menu, canapés and a bottle of MUMM

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Guide To Tipping In South Africa

Car guards, petrol attendants, safari rangers and trackers, and other service industry workers

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6 Rad Reasons to Hire a Car With AroundAboutCars

From special rates to discount accommodation, this team will help you get more out of Cape Town

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Places To Watch Soccer In Your Hood

From chilled pub vibes to intense stadium experiences

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Outstanding And Out of Town: Markets Worth Travelling For

Moonlight markets in the Karoo, sell-out cinnamon rolls in McGregor and a steampunk-style market in Elgin

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Wet Weekend Puts A Spring In Cape Town’s Step

Dams supplying the City of Cape Town are over 80% full

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WIN: A Waterfront Hotel Stay For Two, With Tour, Drinks, Dinner

Terms and conditions to win with AC Hotel by Marriott

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Spring Flowers: Edible Flowers and Where You Can Taste Them

Where to go for foraging, fynbos tastings and apothecary workshops

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Why You Should Be A Tourist In Your Own Town

These city walking tours (three in total) are free, frequent, central and quick

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Travel Tips

Who Doesn’t Love a Road Trip?

New in town or a true local, you’ll discover something you didn’t know about Cape Town on a Kiff Kombi tour

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Garden Route

Agetaways Add Their Personal Touch To Your Holiday Tour

On the popular 14-day Garden Route tour, tourists get to take their time exploring the Cape

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7 SA Success Stories of Entrepreneurs (Incl 3 from Cape Town)

Mobile payment company Yoco is changing the game for small businesses

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Travel Tips

12 Fisheries and Fresh Fish Spots that Locals Love

From fresh fish to crayfish, prawns to fish and chips and mussels

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Garden Route

Ever Backpacked in a Homely Mansion on the Vibrant Side of Town?

This backpackers brings like-minded people together with the comforts of home in Cape Town’s buzzing Observatory suburb

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This is What She's Hoping for When You Say, Let’s Go Camping

Cosy in winter, romantic and the freedom for the kids to roam

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Enjoy First-Class Harbour Views At This Boutique 4-Star Hotel in Simon's Town

Wind down against the backdrop of breathtaking sea views at aha Simon’s Town Quayside Hotel

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Garden Route

Knysna Splendour: Balcony Views & 4-Star Luxury At This Revamped Hotel On The Garden Route

Explore Knysna’s serene lagoons and enchanted forests from the easy-going luxury of aha The Rex Hotel

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Cheap And Cheerful: Awesome Budget Getaways Near Cape Town

Tick them off your list and explore the Western Cape with our pick of budget getaways and affordable escapes that cost less than R550pp per night

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A Warm Welcome to the Thrill-seekers Playground

Adventure day tours uncovered in Cape Town and Surrounds

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When It Rains Stay Indoors … But Not At Home

You can be an astronaut, take the family to the arcade and kids to a playpark 

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Travel Tips

Driver’s Licence Renewal in Cape Town

A step-by-step guide to renewing or replacing your South African driving permit

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Blog

Musicals And Comedy To Dance And Drama: 12 Must-Visit Theatres In Cape Town

A round-up of theatres in the Mother City worth paying a visit

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Garden Route

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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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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Cape Town: Four Seasons in One Day

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

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Garden Route

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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Travel Tips

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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MLT Car Hire and Tours in Cape Town

A vehicle rental industry frontrunner offering bespoke shuttle and chauffeur services and airport transfers

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6 Ways The Water Crisis Has Inspired Innovation in Cape Town

You’ll find these water-saving ideas from ordinary Capetonians – at universities and schools, in their homes and neighbourhoods – interesting

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Weather

Cape Town's Next Storm Loading (+ videos from last night)

Dams overflowing! Rooftops flying! From the funny to the serious, about last night... (and what's that on the horizon?)

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Which Heater is Best for Keeping Your Family Warm on A Budget this Winter?

We sized up various heating devices to determine which will keep you the most cosy for the least cash

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100 Best Videos of Cape Town & Western Cape

Celebrating amateur, aspiring, and professional videographers and their videos – shot from a phone, drone, DSLR or 360 camera.

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Travel Tips

Things you must do on your summer holiday in Cape Town

Spend the summer sipping sundowners on the beach front in Cape Town

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MyCiTi Bus Service Extends Operating Hours For The Festive Season

Transport for Cape Town will extend the operating hours of the MyCiTi bus service during peak season

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MyCiTi Service Goes Green with Electric-Powered Buses

Battery-powered electric buses means lower carbon emissions and more job opportunities

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Competition Terms & Conditions

All terms and conditions are set to make this a fantastic competition for Cape Town

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Using a Cell Phone while Overseas in South Africa

Everything you need to know about calling internationally, chatting locally, buying a prepaid SIM card and cruising the Web

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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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Win Every Week with the Christmas Countdown

We’re celebrating 25 days of Christmas with festive must-dos and crazy giveaways

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A Traveller’s Guide to Money and Currency in South Africa

Everything you need to know about foreign exchange, using credit, debit and travel money cards and spending cash in SA

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Restaurants at wine estates in Durbanville

Fine dining restaurants to intimate country kitchens

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Travel Tips

Getting Bang for your Buck when Travelling to Cape Town

How much value is your Cape Town tour operator really offering?

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Now now. A Weather Forecast for Cape Town

 It might rain. And then again, it might not. From tonights forecast to the coming weekend.

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Top Reasons To Love The Weather In Cape Town

Not sure why you love Cape Town? Here's a few reasons why we do.

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What to expect from the Weather in Cape Town

You may encounter four seasons in one day in Cape Town and Surrounds

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10 top things to do in Cape Town

A selection of the best things to do in Cape Town and the surrounds

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CapeTownMagazine.com Needs YOU!

Intern at one of Cape Town's most exciting online magazines

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250 euro, een camera & een iPhone

I like your bum sister! 

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Like buying rotisserie chickens, wine, and child-free bathroom breaks

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She’ll be singing all the top songs from the ’80s along with a few originals

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From free delivery on La Chataigne wines to 25% off CBC beers

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She’ll be singing all the top songs from the ’80s along with a few originals

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