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Zombie Movie to be Filmed in Cape Town?

It is not Halloween, but I could not help getting a bit excited when I heard that there may be a zombie movie filmed in Cape Town soon. Apparently, it is the 6th installment in a "well-known franchise", which may or may not be Resident Evil. Films Shot in Cape Town This is not the first end of the world movie to be shot here either. Dredd was filmed here not too long ago (the image above shows a scene in progress in the City Centre).  In 2007, scenes from Doomsday were filmed in Cape Town. "The landscape, the rock formations, I thought it was about as close to Scotland as you're likely to [more]

By Rox Bradnick | Blog | Comments

New Visa Regulations in South Africa [UPDATE]

Last year, we outlined some of the intended changes on visa regulations for travelers visiting South Africa with children (full post below). Today, we are bringing you an important update that will affect many visitors to Cape Town - particularly those who are traveling with children. 

South African Visa Regulations - UPDATE FOR TRAVELERS

After many months of attempts by various Cape Town City officials, tourism officials, travel agencies and other parties to oppose the strict new regulations that apply to visitors coming into South Africa with children, the Department of Tourism and the Department of Home Affairs have announced that they have no intention of changing the regulations. These regulations are expected to be put into place from 1 June 2015 - [more]

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Cape Town Weekend Events – Good Food & Wine Show

Looking for things to do in Cape Town this weekend? The annual Good Food & Wine Show is running right now, from 21 May - 24 May 2015. If you're something of a foodie, or you simply want to get out and do something that involves wining, dining and entertainment, be sure to check out this event.

Good Food & Wine Show Cape Town 2015

Cape Town is quite a foodie heaven and it's no secret that the city loves its food and wine. After all, it is home to not one but a handful of wine routes, along with many excellent restaurants. The famous Cape Winelands is one of [more]

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What to Do in Cape Town… When You’re Traveling Solo

Traveling solo can be both daunting and liberating, but the good news is that deciding what to do in Cape Town when you're visiting on your own is one thing you won't have to think too much about. South Africa's Mother City caters to all types of traveler - couples, seniors, students and singles. With its vibrant nightlife, variety of enriching activities and friendly people, exploring this city on your own offers the chance to make new friends, discover new things and learn more about the city and its cultures. What to do in Cape Town When Traveling Solo Whether you are visiting for business and need some ideas on how to keep [more]

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5 Great Self Drive Adventures in Cape Town

One of the best things about hiring a car in Cape Town (or anywhere else you are visiting, for that matter) is that it allows you to enjoy plenty of self drive adventure opportunities. While getting around this particular city is fairly easy, the convenience and flexibility of having your own car for the duration of your holiday or business trip makes it possible to head out wherever the wind may take you. And, with so many incredible tourist routes, interesting places and fascinating stops to visit within the city and its surrounds, you are sure to have plenty of choice when it comes to self drive in Cape Town, too. Self Drive Tour Cape <a href=[more]

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