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15 Most Instagrammed Attractions in Cape Town
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15 Most Instagrammed Attractions in Cape Town

#Cape Town doesn't need an introduction. It is one of the most popular city hashtags in South Africa, tagged in over 3 111 645 photos (#Johannesburg is tagged in only 560 590 photos). Comparatively #Cape Town is understandably not as popular as somewhere li...
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...
20 Best Secret Scenic Spots In Cape Town and The Western Cape
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20 Best Secret Scenic Spots In Cape Town and The Western Cape

Travel has become a photographic frenzy, if Instagram is anything to go by. #traveladdict #wanderlust #traveltheworld – it's all about sharing those photo opportunities, whilst we're still there. People everywhere want authentic experiences. Instagram, in p...
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...
7 things in Cape Town that you can (and can’t) do in Europe
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7 things in Cape Town that you can (and can’t) do in Europe

With Cape Town rated as the top destination for 2014 by the New York Times earlier this year - ahead of LA, the Vatican and the Seychelles - it is only natural that visitors want to know just what it is Cape Town has that other cities don't. And so we've pu...
The Best Places To Watch The Sunset In Cape Town
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The Best Places To Watch The Sunset In Cape Town

The time just before the sun sets is my favourite time of the day. The rush of the day is drawing to a close and there is a peace in the air as if the city and its inhabitants are breathing a sigh of relief and beginning to rest as the sun’s tired glow is the ...
A Morning Hike Up Lions Head
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A Morning Hike Up Lions Head

My alarm went off at 06h00, completely unusual for a Saturday morning. But this morning there would be no lie in, I was off to meet friends for a morning hike up Lions Head. We'd been worried about the weather because for the past few days Cape Town had been b...
8 great day trails (not that well known)
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8 great day trails (not that well known)

Holidays are perfect for getting out of doors and experiencing summer at its best. Depending on where you're headed, there are countless day trails that vary from a couple of kilometres, done in an hour or two, to more substantial 17 km hikes that take the bet...
Lions Head – Crouching Lion, Hidden Mountain
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Lions Head – Crouching Lion, Hidden Mountain

Table Mountain is by no means South Africa’s only mountainous draw card - with ranges like the Drakensberg, the Cederberg, the Magaliesberg and a whole list of other ’bergs to choose from, we’d probably have been able to keep Sir Hilary happy for quite some ti...