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10 FREE things to do (when it rains) in Cape Town
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10 FREE things to do (when it rains) in Cape Town

There is plenty to do in the Mother city when it rains. And there is plenty to do in Cape Town for free. We set out to marry the two and come up with a list that will have you reaching for the wellies and charging out into the wet weather for your share of bad...
8 Independent Book Stores in Cape Town – Perfect for Wet Weather
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8 Independent Book Stores in Cape Town – Perfect for Wet Weather

Will the emergence of e-readers like Kindle mean the end of books? I hope not. There is nothing quite like the indulgence of holding, smelling, leafing through a book. And collecting them. Sure, the Kindle is light, can store umpteen books, is easy to carry bl...
Sightseeing In Cape Town – the Hop-on, Hop-off Experience
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Sightseeing In Cape Town – the Hop-on, Hop-off Experience

We're standing just outside the Two Oceans Aquarium on a Monday that is also a public holiday. It's early, and the weather is typically autumnal in it's insistence on confusing our thermostats with devastatingly blue skies accompanied by winds that could easil...
CocoáFair – the Biscuit Mill acquires a taste for chocolate
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CocoáFair – the Biscuit Mill acquires a taste for chocolate

There is a little more to CocoáFair than simply chocolate. For many of us just the promise of locally made, artisan, organic chocolate is enough of an invitation to have us reaching for a taste...and believe me, having sampled, it is a mouth-watering experienc...
Things to Do in Cape Town by a Capetonian
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Things to Do in Cape Town by a Capetonian

As a born and bred Capetonian and since it is almost time for holidays I thought I would suggest my own list of activities that I think everyone would enjoy while they’re in Cape Town. So if you plan to be in Cape Town during the holidays (or at any other time...
Western Cape Adventure – Adrenalin Junkie Activities in Western Cape
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Western Cape Adventure – Adrenalin Junkie Activities in Western Cape

Cape Town and the Western Cape make it to the top of most lists when visiting South Africa, and the province is one of the most beautiful in which to seek adrenaline related thrills.Table Mountain, the lap of Cape Town, and the city's most famous landmark,...
Things to Do with Kids in Cape Town
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Things to Do with Kids in Cape Town

I’m sure lots of Moms are wondering what to do with the Kids during the school holidays? Well, Cape Town and surrounds actually offers more than its fair share of things to do, even during the winter season. For starters, seeing as most of us are having to wat...