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48 Hours in Cape Town – What to see and where to go in Cape Town
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48 Hours in Cape Town – What to see and where to go in Cape Town

Only 48 hours in Cape Town - What to see and where to go in Cape Town - we give you the low-down. With the rand at an all time low, now is the time to visit! A plan to enjoy the Mother City could pursue any of the following: from sipping wine and browsing f...
The 12 best food & drink ‘hoods in Cape Town
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The 12 best food & drink ‘hoods in Cape Town

Cape Town is a Foodie's idea of heaven - food, and wine, in the Mother City is as diverse as the people who live here. Labelled a 'gourmet nirvana' by Lonely Planet, Cape Town bursts at the seams with trendy markets, food trucks, original restaurants and co...
Escape The City: 9 Of Cape Towns Green Spaces And Parks
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Escape The City: 9 Of Cape Towns Green Spaces And Parks

Cape Town has no shortage of green spaces and parks. Next time you're in the Mother City trade a shopping spree for a walk in one of these ... 9 Of Cape Towns Green Spaces And Parks Company's Garden Without doubt Cape Town's best known, and loved, green spa...
Biodiversity Showcase Garden Photographs
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Biodiversity Showcase Garden Photographs

We have been fortunate to receive some fantastic photographs of the Biodiversity Showcase Garden, which you'll find in the vibey suburb of Green Point. But before we get to the photographs lets find out a little bit more about these gardens. The gardens are...
A Taste of Mexico from El Burro in Green Point
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A Taste of Mexico from El Burro in Green Point

It was a friends birthday and the plan was to meet up at the mexican place, El Burro on Somerset Road in Green Point. I'd heard many good things about this place and so was excited to try it out. Walking in there was an instant buzz of activity and happy hum o...
Green Point Park and Biodiversity Garden – Photographs
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Green Point Park and Biodiversity Garden – Photographs

The Green Point Park and Biodiversity Garden is a wonderful, public area open seven days a week with free entry for all.  There are two entrances to the park; one off the fan walk (I followed the signs from the stadium) or otherwise opposite the Mouille Point ...
Tickle Yourself Pink with the Burgers at Beefcakes Diner
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Tickle Yourself Pink with the Burgers at Beefcakes Diner

“I’ve just had the best burger I’ve ever tasted,” these were the words my friend Lara greeted me with when she got home on Saturday night. “Really, where?” was my enthusiastic response. “Oh, it’s a place called Beefcakes. It’s this retro 1950’s diner in ...
Biodiversity Garden – a wonderful visit in the shadow of the stadium
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Biodiversity Garden – a wonderful visit in the shadow of the stadium

Remember the slight furore about the Common in Green Point, Cape Town round about the end of 2006, when plans for the new stadium became common knowledge? Locals of the neighbourhood jumped up and down at the mention of the word 'stadium', siting terms like 'w...
Mano’s in Green Point – a review
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Mano’s in Green Point – a review

I went to Mano’s in Green Point for dinner with friends on Wednesday night and I feel like I’ve been let in on Cape Towns best kept secret!  What a fantastic little haunt this is and judging by the packed interior a lot of other folk think so to! Located at...
Be a Good Sport in Cape Town
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Be a Good Sport in Cape Town

The World Cup has provided the opportunity to try out various bars, pubs and clubs in Cape Town that have broadcast sports coverage. South Africa is such a sport-loving country that you’ll be able to follow your favourite sporting events at any time of the yea...
I Love Green Point because…
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I Love Green Point because…

Hi, our names are Aissa and Ughetta Parenti from Bluegum Hill Guesthouse in Green Point. GREEN POINT IS BEST KNOWN FOR ... lately, for The World Cup Soccer Stadium. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT Signal Hill overlooking Green Point, the City of Cape Town and ...
Rugby Festival at Green Point Stadium (photos)
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Rugby Festival at Green Point Stadium (photos)

A few photographs of the Green Point Stadium (now officially called the Cape Town Stadium) taken on Saturday 6th February at the Rugby Festival. The Stormers won 47-13 after leading 18-13 at halftime ... Photographs with thanks and © Iain Gibbin. U...
The Cape Quarter – step into a veritable treasure trove of purveyance
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The Cape Quarter – step into a veritable treasure trove of purveyance

The up and coming Greenpoint has most decidedly up and come with the recent opening of the Cape Quarter extension.  Already a trendy social hub - situated as it is in the upwardly mobile De Waterkant area – the small-scale lifestyle centre received a serious u...
Green Point Stadium in all her lit up glory
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Green Point Stadium in all her lit up glory

Isn't she beautiful? The new Green Point Stadium was lit up for the first time last week Thursday (22nd October 2009) and Capetonians are proud! The FIFA World Cup™ is the biggest sporting event in the world and all eyes will be on the Green Point Stadium and ...
Pigalle Restaurant – Dinner and Dance in Cape Town
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Pigalle Restaurant – Dinner and Dance in Cape Town

What do you get when you put together a group of old friends, an approaching birthday, delicious food and copious amounts of wine? The answer - a reunion and smashing birthday bash. I have a group of very special friends who are spread far and wide across c...