Cape Town
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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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Djembe Drumming in Cape Town
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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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Cape Town Maker Movement
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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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Kaaps Afrikaans San Khoi People
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… Kaaps?

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

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...Rainbow Nation?

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

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Toyi Toyi 2
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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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...Gumboot Dancing?

Stomp, spin and step got you confused?

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South African English
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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 Release
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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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Nelson Mandela Release
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...Ubuntu?

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

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100 Days
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...Diski Dancing?

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

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Jeroen vuvu
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...Vuvuzelas?

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

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…Kwaito?

Ever wondered what the deal is with the style of song dominating the local music scene?

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Vote for Table Mountain as one of the 'New 7 Wonders of Nature'

Table Mountain has been nominated as one of the 'New 7 Wonders of Nature' - so help it into the final 7 by voting for it!

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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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Craft Beer glasses
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Why South Africans have beer bellies

Local and lekker – Taste the difference in South African beer

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Devils Peak new tv series Deon Meyer 10 questions with Deon Meyer

Devil's Peak series launching this week! We sat down with the South ...

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Comedy on Kloof brings the city’s funniest

Cederkloof mountain cottage getawayA healing getaway for everyone and ...

Cederkloof Botanical Retreat: Cottages, camping, hiking, weddings, private ...

West Coast Airshow 2023 West Coast Airshow is great family fun

1 day Mega-Extravaganza with aerobatics + skydiving

The_Blue_Cafe_Cape_Town_outsideThe quaint café with a rich history

The Blue Café in Tamboerskloof is a beautiful reminder of community

Heritage Day 2023 Bo-Kaap Cape MalayThings to do this Heritage Day

Celebrate Heritage this weekend, from Cape Malay to DJ Kent

Rita's Cocktail BarNew restaurants and experiences to ...

New trendy spots and experiences, from fancy to most affordable

Liberty Books reading nookTop bookshops in Cape Town

From well-known institutions to hidden gems 

Makers Landing live jazz FridaysWinter experiences at the V&A ...

Live jazz, date ideas, themed markets in the Waterfront

Amina Boutique Hotel You can now book out this entire hotel ...

Infrared sauna, pool, special art, stunning rooms

Cederkloof Botanical outdoor jacuzziWe just found our next place for a ...

Cederkloof: Cottages with jacuzzi + house with pizza oven

Bombay BrasserieSumptuous Indian set menu for two

10 unique dishes (and MCC) at Bombay Brasserie

mischu breakfast specialWeekends are for mischu

Where else do you get brunch for under R100 in Sea Point?

Rose's Table pop up dining experienceIntimate fine dining in an art gallery

A long-table experience with food, music, wine and art

Cheverells FarmGo for a drive to this apple farm in ...

From fresh food to farm cottages and fine dining evenings

Woodstock Brewery burgersA brewery with food specials for every ...

Burgers, schnitzels + curry specials at Woodstock Brewery

Excentric Hair camera diagnosisHow healthy is your hair, really?

How to get a free diagnosis + R100 off your first visit

Cannibisters weed barCape Town’s very own cannabis club, ...

It's like your friend’s living room, just with 85 strains of weed

Taj Whiskey LoungeIntroducing the Whiskey Lounge

Tastings from around the world, guided by an ambassador

Char'd Grill meat appreciation platterMeat appreciation platter at a ...

3 cuts of meat, sizzling side dishes + epic mad-scientist experience

Char'd Grill tasting traysSpirit tastings and unique cuts at this ...

Bring out your inner mad scientist: experiment with unique spirits + meat cuts

Pear Tree cocktailsHolistic food + drink at this healthy ...

Sit under the trees and enjoy kombucha cocktails, vegan dishes + a sea view

Pear Tree HermanusUnconventional vegan dishes at this ...

From tofu tostadas and kombucha cocktails to MasterChef-level desserts

Milk on the Beach5 reasons to visit this beach-side ...

Never-ending summer of waffles, hotdogs, cocktails...

Waffle Shack by Milk on the BeachOur team’s top picks at the Waffle ...

Beach-side eatery is perfect for kids, adults and dogs alike

Sweet River Brewery ingredientsBook out this distillery for your next ...

Make your own at Distillers Union + get pizza

Scootours Kids Birthday PartyKids party Fridays at Scootours at ...

Kids and friends race on Monster Mountain Scooters

randy-warthog-barPlay beer pong every Friday

The only game that’s more fun if you’re losing (but if you win, there are prizes)

StrollaGet Irie On The Sunset Deck At Strolla ...

Weekend sunsets at Strolla mean live DJs and reggae (Rivertones)

Food Jams cooking partyLaid-back, lekker, and loud team ...

Food Jams is a party where cooking is only half the fun

Festival of YellowThe Festival of Yellow, celebrating the ...

10+ roadtrips to see canola fields. Plus getaway giveaway

Islands on the River 2023Islands on the River is spring’s ...

4-day journey of music and connection at this festival

Cheverells FarmAll the seasons of Cheverells Farm

Apple picking in summer and winter stay special

Klein Roosboom tasting caveTaste wine in a cave

Boutique winery with 6 six cosy tasting nooks. Plus platters, picnics + trails

West Coast Airshow 2023 West Coast Airshow is great family fun

1 day Mega-Extravaganza with aerobatics + skydiving

Cafe Extrablatt verandaAll you can eat breakfast buffet every ...

A bottomless buffet, free wifi and a vibey shisha lounge

Makers Landing live jazz FridaysWinter experiences at the V&A ...

Live jazz, date ideas, themed markets in the Waterfront

SotanoEnd Your Weekend On A High Note At ...

Share a meal with friends, listen to live reggae + watch the sunset over the sea

Cederkloof Botanical outdoor jacuzziWe just found our next place for a ...

Cederkloof: Cottages with jacuzzi + house with pizza oven

Bombay BrasserieSumptuous Indian set menu for two

10 unique dishes (and MCC) at Bombay Brasserie

mischu breakfast specialWeekends are for mischu

Where else do you get brunch for under R100 in Sea Point?

Rose's Table pop up dining experienceIntimate fine dining in an art gallery

A long-table experience with food, music, wine and art

Cheverells FarmGo for a drive to this apple farm in ...

From fresh food to farm cottages and fine dining evenings

Excentric Hair camera diagnosisHow healthy is your hair, really?

How to get a free diagnosis + R100 off your first visit

Cannibisters weed barCape Town’s very own cannabis club, ...

It's like your friend’s living room, just with 85 strains of weed

Woodstock Brewery beer tastingLocal craft beer tasting even ...

Nine craft beers, small-batch Thursdays + a guide for beginners

Taj Whiskey LoungeIntroducing the Whiskey Lounge

Tastings from around the world, guided by an ambassador

Char'd Grill meat appreciation platterMeat appreciation platter at a ...

3 cuts of meat, sizzling side dishes + epic mad-scientist experience

Mountain MarketAffordable healthy food at this city ...

Organic fruit and veg, smoothie bowls + small-scale clothes

Char'd Grill tasting traysSpirit tastings and unique cuts at this ...

Bring out your inner mad scientist: experiment with unique spirits + meat cuts

Pear Tree cocktailsHolistic food + drink at this healthy ...

Sit under the trees and enjoy kombucha cocktails, vegan dishes + a sea view

Pear Tree HermanusUnconventional vegan dishes at this ...

From tofu tostadas and kombucha cocktails to MasterChef-level desserts

Milk on the Beach5 reasons to visit this beach-side ...

Never-ending summer of waffles, hotdogs, cocktails...

Waffle Shack by Milk on the BeachOur team’s top picks at the Waffle ...

Beach-side eatery is perfect for kids, adults and dogs alike

Distiller's UnionMake your unique brand of gin

At Distiller’s Union you get to also pick the flavour, colour

Sweet River Brewery ingredientsBook out this distillery for your next ...

Make your own at Distillers Union + get pizza

StrollaGet Irie On The Sunset Deck At Strolla ...

Weekend sunsets at Strolla mean live DJs and reggae (Rivertones)

Islands on the River 2023Islands on the River is spring’s ...

4-day journey of music and connection at this festival

Cheverells FarmAll the seasons of Cheverells Farm

Apple picking in summer and winter stay special

Honeybee Heroes Be a beekeeper for a day at Honeybee ...

Adopt a hive, learn about bees, take a beekeeping course, buy honey

Klein Roosboom tasting caveTaste wine in a cave

Boutique winery with 6 six cosy tasting nooks. Plus platters, picnics + trails

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