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Amazing Spring Hikes & Walks to Enjoy in Cape Town

While any time of year is fantastic for hiking in Cape Town, there is something about spring hikes that take the experience to a whole new level. Here in the scenic Western Cape, we are blessed with an abundance of nature reserves, forests, wooded areas, gardens, mountain paths and other wonderful places to hike. With spring in full swing, I thought it would be a good idea to share some ideas on where to indulge in some fresh air, beautiful scenery and pretty spring views... Cape Town Spring Hikes Ready to get started? Let's get right on to our list of spring hiking and nature walk ideas to see where you can [more]

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Where to Watch Rugby World Cup 2015 Games in Cape Town

It's Rugby World Cup 2015 fever, and if you are not following the exciting start to this year's fun and games, you are missing out hugely! After Japan shocking the world by beating the Springboks (seriously, who could have seen that coming?!), the action is certainly starting to heat up. We thought now would be a good time to share some tips on where to watch Rugby World Cup games in Cape Town, to give you a list of bars and restaurants who will be screening games. Where to Watch Rugby World Cup 2015 in Cape Town With spots in the southern suburbs as well as the City Centre, you are sure [more]

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Bird Watching in Cape Town – Where to Go & What to See

Fruit Bird FeederBird watching in Cape Town was not something that I paid a great deal of notice to, until, a few months ago, we started putting fruit feeders out in our garden. Originally, we had tried a glass bottle feeder, but after finding it full of dead bees one morning, I realised that something safer, bee-friendly and better was needed. With the help of some bamboo skewers and garden wire, I rigged up a very simple (but incredibly effective) feeder on which apple or orange could be hung from the tree. At first, adorable little Cape White Eyes began to come to see what was up for breakfast. Soon, they were [more]

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Pharrell Williams Cape Town 2015 Concert

South Africa will soon be getting happy, as the build-up to the Pharrell Williams Cape Town 2015 concert starts to grow. Taking place on Monday 21 September 2015, this concert will take place at Grand West Casino. And, for fans of this legendary singer, performer, producer and business mogul, it is sure to be all that and a bag of chips! To celebrate, we suggest dropping whatever you are doing right this second and watching this amazing Happy Cape Town video that combines one of the artist's greatest hits with our beloved city. Pharrell Lanscilo Williams has become  a big name over the past decade or so, rising from a teen prodigy to a music [more]

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A New Museum in Cape Town

A new Cape Town museum is set to open soon, and will be housed in the beautiful old Standard Bank building on Adderley Street in the City Centre. Fondly known as the 'Queen of Adderley Street', this building has a long history dating back to the 1800s. This September (which, on a related note, is Heritage Month in South Africa), the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the Department of Transport and Public Works announced that a brand new heritage museum will be opened, which will offer innovative displays, exhibits and ways for locals and tourists to celebrate the unique diversity of cultures within the Mother City. New Museum in Cape Town[more]

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