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10 City Apartments in Cape Town You Won’t Want to Leave
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10 City Apartments in Cape Town You Won’t Want to Leave

Get to experience Cape Town with the keys to one of these apartments with a view. Set right in the heart of Cape Town’s city bowl, these loft-style pads lavishly follow the trend towards apartment living. Their inspirational interiors, open floor plans, cla...
The Secret Of Cape Towns True History
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The Secret Of Cape Towns True History

Lucy Campbell's myth-busting, grassroots, warts-and-all account of the little recognised pre-1652 founding of Cape Town, and the trauma of slavery, is a meaningful educational experience that few visitors can afford to overlook. 'Cape Town', says Lucy, her gr...
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Cape Towns Lions Head
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Cape Towns Lions Head

Over 200 000 people climb Lion's Head every year in Cape Town. I've even heard postulate that the figure is closer to around 3 million. The picture-perfect mountaintop perches 2 000 feet (670 metres doesn't sound nearly as dramatic) above the city's coastli...
30 Things You Need To Do Before You Can Call Yourself A Capetonian
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30 Things You Need To Do Before You Can Call Yourself A Capetonian

Before you call yourself a Capetonian, there are 30 things you need to do in order to earn this title... 1. Climb Table Mountain You've actually hiked the mountain, not done it by cable-car (anyone can do that!). Favourite hikes include: Skeleton Gorge to...
12 great insider tips for travelling Cape Town
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12 great insider tips for travelling Cape Town

Cape Town is a wonderful city. I love living in it, people love visiting it, and it's set to see more than its usual share of visitors. Here is a list of insider tips for travelling Cape Town, to beat the queues, spend less, and make your trip here more mem...
Tantalize Your Taste Buds At The Taproom
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Tantalize Your Taste Buds At The Taproom

Not only does Devils Peak Brewery create some of the best craft beer in sunny Cape Town, but it now also offers an incredibly trendy bar to sit and drink these luscious beers. The Taproom is stylish and chic, its decor is intriguing, very quirky and inviting. ...
Cape Towns Fringe
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Cape Towns Fringe

Pretty is not how you would describe The Fringe. But walk its streets and everywhere there are signs that this slowly emerging design hub of the city is starting to take on a life of its own – coffee and book shops, artists' studios, eccentric bakeries and the...
Observatory – Studying Stars Up On The Hill In Cape Town
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Observatory – Studying Stars Up On The Hill In Cape Town

I find myself in the grounds of SAAO, Observatory – Cape Town's bohemian suburb, where you're most likely to live if you're a lecturer at the university, an artist, work on one of the city's many glossy magazines, or are involved in astronomy. The streets a...
Top Places For Families to Walk on Sundays in Cape Town
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Top Places For Families to Walk on Sundays in Cape Town

There is something about Sunday afternoons and the need to get out of doors with little ones. Gone are the days of lie-ins and reading novels on the couch. And this fact will be made all the more palpable the more you try and relive them, so getting out is a g...
I Love Highlands Estate Because …
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I Love Highlands Estate Because …

Hi, I’m Kerstin Fritz from House Fritz in Highlands Estate. Highlands Estate IS BEST KNOWN FOR being a Green Belt; the suburb lies on the lower slopes of Table Mountain, between Vredehoek and Oranjezicht. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT the foot of Table Mount...
City Bowl Market on Hope – one-stop market for all your food needs
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City Bowl Market on Hope – one-stop market for all your food needs

Is it just me, or has the Neighbourgoods Market at the Old Biscuit Mill in Cape Town become ridiculously busy, over priced and just plain unpleasant if you happen to arrive at any time past 9am, and who doesn't? I'm the last one to knock the Neighbourgoods....
I Love Gardens Because …
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I Love Gardens Because …

Hi, I’m Adri from Tintagel Guesthouse in Gardens, Cape Town City Bowl. Gardens IS BEST KNOWN FOR its cultural diverse history reflected in the architecture, museums, galleries and lifestyle of the locals. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT the famous Rose Corner ...
Designer Maker Easter Market Photographs
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Designer Maker Easter Market Photographs

After the roaring success of their Christmas Market, Freeworld Coatings and the the Evangelical Lutheran Church jointly held the Designer Maker Easter Market on Saturday, 16 April 2011 in the Cape Town City Bowl.  The market took place in the courtyard between...
Reubens at One&Only in Cape Town
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Reubens at One&Only in Cape Town

We had friends from the Lowveld stay with us for the weekend and they very kindly took us to Reuben’s at the One&Only for dinner on Friday night.  I’ve eaten at Reuben’s in Franschhoek and the Cape Town operation (which opened on October 1st) is just as go...
Café Jo Brown – a Long Street experience not to be missed
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Café Jo Brown – a Long Street experience not to be missed

Café Jo Brown might lie just off the top end of Long Street in Buiten Street, in Cape Town's thriving City Bowl, but in truth its flavour, personality and fresh faced candor means it deserves to take its place on Long Street, in amongst the stream of other din...