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What's hip and happening around Cape Town and the Western Cape? Where are the coolest new hangouts, and what's the coolest experiences to add to your to do list? Find the answers to these and more questions on our latest blog posts. 

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12 May 2022
BUCKETLIST | Unique Stays in the Western Cape
With the increasing demand for experiential stays, we've compiled a bucket list of 10 unique and must-visit stays in the Western Cape. From glamping tents and barns, to geodomes...
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6 May 2022
LAST MINUTE GUIDE | Mother's Day in the Mother City
This is for the last-minute lovelies who want to treat their moms and maternal figures in the Mother City this weekend. 
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2 May 2022
Five awesome winter getaways in the Western Cape
Snuggle up, open a bottle of wine and enjoy these great spots for winter!
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24 Apr 2022
The Cradle of Human Culture
Discover the Cradle of Human Culture A journey through the Cradle of Human Culture traces the origins and development of human culture over the past 16...
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22 Dec 2021
explore the outdoors | Garden Route
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22 Dec 2021
The Western Cape: a world in one province
Get to know the regions of the Western Cape: discover a destination that will give you that faraway feeling without having to travel very far all.  Come find...
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1 Dec 2021
our gift to you | Advent(ure) Calendar
As we enter the festive season, what better way to be present than to enjoy and explore the incredible Western Cape. This year, our gift to you is 25 must-try experiences across...
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22 Nov 2021
Stay, Work, Play at The Milkwood Collection in Knysna
Situated at the bottom of the Knysna Heads, on the lagoon, you’ll find The Milkwood Collection, a series of versatile stays right on the...
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19 Jul 2021
A Cape Overberg Historical Amble
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14 Jun 2021
Matjiesfontein; the ghost town
It was a dark and spooky night, and the haunted hotel in the sparse desert welcomed a new quivering visitor. Join Raphaella as she dramatically recounts her damsel-in-...
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14 Jun 2021
Opening the Time-Capsule: Matjiesfontein
Join Raphaella as she takes you through her exploration of Matjiesfontein; unpacking a time-capsule of Queen Victoria's era in the Cape Karoo. 
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30 Mar 2021
Great Gardens of the Winelands
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29 Mar 2021
A Montagu Meander
Join Justin Fox on a meander through Montagu; seeing all the sites through his eyes while clocking-in your 10,000 steps!
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2 Mar 2021
A Stellenbosch Historical Amble
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1 Mar 2021
The Rise of Micro Weddings in the Cape Winelands
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18 Feb 2021
Explore the Cape Town Art World
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18 Feb 2021
Walking Tour: Muizenberg
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18 Feb 2021
Day Tour: Cape Town Lighthouses
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18 Feb 2021
Walking Tour: Mouille Point Promenade
Justin Fox explores Mouille Point, taking a leisurely walk along the promenade, taking in the shipwrecks along the coastal stretch and immersing himself in the local histor...
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18 Feb 2021
Route: Simon’s Town Historical Mile
On this route, Justin Fox shares his experience exploring the old naval town of Simon's Town, unearthing its history and marvelling at its architecture. ...
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22 Jan 2021
Explore the history of Cape Town
Cape Town is a city with a rich and diverse history. Discover some of the smaller, lesser-known museums, from the Marvol Gallery to the Heritage Museum.
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21 Jan 2021
The Shipwrecks of Cape Town
Explore the shipwrecks of the Cape, originally named the 'Cape of Storms' in the 1480s by the Portuguese explorer Bartolomeu Dias. 
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21 Jan 2021
Cape Town’s Lighthouses
Showcasing some of Cape Town's beautiful coastal towers!
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15 Dec 2020
Reimagine: The Garden Route
New regulations announced by the South African government means that beaches in the Garden Route have been closed to help combat the Covid-19 pandemic. But this incredible regio...