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Ideas For Things To Do For Valentine's Day in Cape Town

From a tinder party in Long Street to a spoken word gathering in a bookstore, we’ve rounded up the unique things to do this Valentine’s Day

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How to Apply for a South African Retirement Visa

Everything you need to know about applications for retired temporary and permanent residency in South Africa

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Celebrate South Africa’s spiritual leader, Desmond Tutu, the man who coined the term ‘Rainbow Nation’

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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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A trendy township that’s well worth a visit… or two

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Nelson Mandela Videos: Madiba’s greatest film moments

We’ve collected the 20 best Mandela moments caught on tape

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How to Survive the Flu Apocalypse in Cape Town

If you’ve succumbed to the shakes and aches, here are ten ways to survive…

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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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Cape Towns MyCiTi Stations Are Canvasses

The Mother City has transformed its public bus stops with incredible artworks

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Representation, Rhymes and Cape Town’s Fiercest Femcees

Palesa Maloisane speaks to three of Cape Town’s rising stars to talk about representation in hip-hop and breaking into South Africa’s music industry.

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Sweetie Pie, you’re Mint to be…

Beyers’ most recent addition to the much-loved chocolate coated marshmallow family

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Kalk Bay’s Stop-and-Go Traffic System To Be Suspended

Is this finally the end to the coastal town’s terrible roadworks? 

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... Passion Gaps?

The toothy truth behind the Cape Flats smile

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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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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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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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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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A brief look at the history of Kaaps and the origins of Afrikaans

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"Each of us is as intimately attached to the soil of this beautiful country" – Nelson Mandela

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...Toyi-toyi?

You can take everything away from South Africa, but you can’t stop us from dancing

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The Kaapse Klopse

A look into the colourful, cultural Cape Town Minstrel Carnival

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...Gumboot Dancing?

Stomp, spin and step got you confused?

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...South African Languages?

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

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...Devil's Peak?

A myth of mountainous proportions

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...Nelson Mandela?

Nelson “Madiba” Mandela, living legend , great toyi-toyer, icon of a nation, all while wearing a funky shirt

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...Sangomas?

South African traditional healers under the moral microscope

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...Ubuntu?

The word "Ubuntu’’ gets thrown around a lot, but what does it actually mean?

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Wondering about the World Cup Waltz? We investigate the 2010 soccer dance

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Ever wondered about the instrumental madness that has swept South Africa?

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…Kwaito?

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...Shosholoza?

Introducing South Africa's inspirational soccer anthem to the world

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...Cape Town Mother City?

Ever wondered why Cape Town is referred to as the Mother City?

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Why South Africans have beer bellies

Local and lekker – Taste the difference in South African beer

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Finally, there’s a place in Cape Town where you can get exceptional home, camping, tactical and survival gifts for men and women – and it’s open till 7pm. Head for Just Like Papa on Harrington Street

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The head-banging, guitar twanging rockin’ good times are back

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

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Get the staff bonding with this exhilarating live group escape game in Cape Town

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Book a few sessions with High Five’s gurus and you’ll be a pro in no time

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What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. What happens in Cape Town gets told to your mom, dad, tannie, ouma, second cousin and neighbour down the street

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Treat your little ones to a fun and trendy top quality animal or INYE onesie

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Unleash your inner freak in one of these playful and trendy locally designed one-piece suits

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Enjoy an old-Cape high tea at La Motte wine estate

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

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Give this fun-filled drinking game a go every Thursday night in Observatory

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Get a three-for-two deal on any authentic Turkish appetizers every Thursday!

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Enjoy the outdoors with this Aquila Game Reserve special offer

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

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Let’s everybody hit the deck – Goodhope FM DJ Ashton Abels brings the Motown tunes and you sprawl out enjoying the view from the Corona Sunset Deck or the cosy indoor couches as the sun dips over Sea Point

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The home of the Cobra offers thrill seekers one last ride. Ratanga Junction will be permanently closing on 1 May 2018

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Finally, there’s a place in Cape Town where you can get exceptional home, camping, tactical and survival gifts for men and women – and it’s open till 7pm. Head for Just Like Papa on Harrington Street

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The much-loved festival is back in Cape Town and you’re invited to celebrate Kaapse culture and heritage through a series of colourful concerts, comedy shows and more

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Head down to Beerhouse on Long Street to celebrate one of South Africa’s favourite public holidays – Freedom Day

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Want that extra-special experience to round off the week? These are the city’s most affordable helicopter flights – plus, get an exclusive 10% off your booking right here

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Every day “on your way” at Roast & Co. – enjoy 2-for-1 drink specials and discover the coolest mugs

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Learn about Cape Town’s past while savouring local cuisine with these informative walking tours

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Ride the wave of surf and yoga camps with African Soul Surfer!

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Start your weekend with a little inner-city or wineland movie screening

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They will rock you

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Relax this Friday with a Jack Black beer and some scrumptious food

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Discover a match made in the divine tasting room of this Franschhoek estate

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Pop over to the charming Casablanca-themed restaurant for a hearty meal that won’t break the bank

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Learn to surf with the kiffest surf school in Cape Town!

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#AfterDark with DJ Rene: start the weekend with a steak dinner, stylish cocktails and suave tunes by The Frenchman

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Ring in the weekend with live music, craft beer, hearty fare and happy shopping in Hout Bay

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