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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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7 Aug 2020
Meet the Beer Merchant
In celebration of International Beer Day, we speak to owner of the Beer Merchant, and one of the founders of the ever-popular Cape Town Festival of Beer, Martin Tucker.&nbs... Read more
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30 Aug 2019
New experiences in Cape Town and the Western Cape
From interactive cooking experiences to guided fynbos tours, here are some of the freshest experiences for you to enjoy in Cape Town and the Western Cape. Read more
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12 Apr 2019
Cradle of Human Culture
The Cradle of Humankind may lie up north, but it is the Western Cape where you will discover the Cradle of Human Culture. Read more
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26 Mar 2019
Cape Town International Jazz Festival Road Closures
The Cape Town International Jazz Festival is THE jazz event of the year and it’s happening this weekend! Take a look at all the road closure planned for the event below. Read more
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25 Mar 2019
Jazz in Cape Town
The Cape Town International Jazz Festival is THE jazz event of the year and the SOLD OUT signs go up quickly as jazz lovers scramble for tickets. But if you didn’t get a ticket, ne... Read more
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12 Mar 2019
Cape Town Carnival Road Closures
Take a look below for all roads affected by the Cape Town Carnival this weekend. Read more
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26 Feb 2019
March events in Cape Town and the Western Cape
Cape Town and the Western Cape is home to some of the best - and biggest - events in the country and no month is more jam-packed than March. From the world's largest timed-cycle ra... Read more
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11 Dec 2018
Christmas Markets in the Cape Winelands
‘Tis the season for festive markets, carols by candlelight, sparkling decorations and all the magic that a warm South African summer Christmas can bring. To make sure you and your... Read more
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26 Sep 2018
Travel apps for Cape Town and the Western Cape
Travelling to new destinations can be tricky, what with not knowing anything about the place you will be travelling to, and while you can research your holiday before leaving, i... Read more
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15 Aug 2018
Discover the tastes of the Western Cape
Home to some of the world’s most bountiful vineyards and boasting numerous award-winning restaurants, Cape Town and the Western Cape is a gastronomic wonderland, with a history int... Read more
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14 Aug 2018
Family-friendly wine farms in the Western Cape
Parents, we feel you. You're longing for a relaxing day out, sipping on crisp cultivars, surrounded by rolling vineyards and enjoying a delicious meal at a wine estate. Read more
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13 Aug 2018
Septembers events in the Western Cape
Spring is about to be sprung this September in Cape Town and there are loads of events to enjoy as the weather starts to warm up. From wildflower shows to whales cavorting in th... Read more
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7 Aug 2018
Faine Pearl Loubser
Conservationist, film-maker, free-diver and free spirit, Faine Pearl Loubser spends most of her time exploring the depths of the oceans around the Western Cape, discovering the nat... Read more
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7 Aug 2018
Discover wild flowers on the Weskus
Every year in August and September, the Cape West Coast (Weskus) is covered in a blanket of wild flowers, drawing thousands of visitors from across the country and beyond. Read more
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3 Aug 2018
Food and Wine Pairings in the Western Cape
What is better than sipping top South African wines in a beautiful setting? Pairing their flavours with delicious bites, of course. Read more
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27 Jul 2018
Get your coffee fix in the Western Cape
Coffee culture is a big deal in Cape Town and the Western Cape with every coffee nut having his or her favourite blend. Here are some of the top coffee spots on our list. Read more
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6 Jul 2018
August Events in the Western Cape
Plenty on the go in the Western Cape this August. Music, wine, chocolate and more! Read more
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25 Jun 2018
Family-friendly experiences in the Western Cape
The Western Cape is a perfect destination for families wanting to explore. From wide-open space and exotic animals to land and sea safaris, there is plenty to keep you and your lov... Read more
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15 Jun 2018
Five things to do on Youth Day
This weekend we celebrate the youth of South Africa. Here are five events to attend. Read more
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12 Jun 2018
Father's Day in the Western Cape
Father’s Day is almost upon us and if you haven’t managed to get your dad anything or are looking to add something extra special to his barrel of goodies this year, we got you c... Read more
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12 Jun 2018
A guide to beer in the Western Cape
There’s no doubt that craft beer is well-loved in Cape Town and the Western Cape with locals and visitors to the region queuing up to sample the latest brews. This explains the ... Read more
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12 Jun 2018
Gin Guide to the Western Cape
The Western Cape is well known for being wine country. But over the past few years, the region has quickly become a power player in the gin stakes, with a number of local distiller... Read more
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11 Jun 2018
July events in the Western Cape
From annual winter festivals to comedians and musical extravaganzas, there is plenty on in the Western Cape in July. Read more
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16 Jan 2018
Wine festivals in the Western Cape
Cape Town has just been named among Wine Enthusiasts Top Wine Getaways for 2018. In celebration of this achievement, we bring you some of the top wine festivals to attend in the... Read more