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Cape Town Nu World Festival 2015

Bringing a universe of music to the people, the Cape Town Nu World Festival will be taking place on over Nelson Mandela Day weekend on Friday 17 July and Saturday 18 July 2015, and we are sure it will be nothing short of spectacular. The theme for this year is 'Wild & Wise'. Three stages, a series of TED-style talks, plus a line-up that includes artists from all corners of the globe are just some of the highlights that you can expect. Cape Town Nu World Festival 2015 Headlines acts will feature the likes of Xhosa superstar Simphiwe Dana, rapper Riky Rick, Austrian beatmaker Dunkelbunt, Spoek vs Spoko and Congolese singer and musician Kanda Bongo Man, [more]

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What to Do in Cape Town… During the Week

Wondering what to do in Cape Town in the middle of the week? We have you covered. What to Do in Cape Town During the Week On the weekends, it is not too hard to find some sort of activity to enjoy in and around the city. Most people (local and otherwise) are free to enjoy some time out during the day and after dark, and the city offers a variety of weekend ideas. In the middle of the week however, it is business as usual for those who are not on holiday. Whether you have found yourself with a few days off, or you are on holiday in Cape Town and in need [more]

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10 Inspiring Cape Town Winter Weekend Ideas

As the first snow starts to fall and the temperatures continue to drop, staying inspired on any given Cape Town winter weekend can be a challenge even to those who adore the cooler months of the year. It is not that there isn't such a huge range of things to see and do, 'cos there most certainly is a truckload of inspiring ideas out there (trust me on this one). Perhaps it is more a case of the cooler weather making it a bit easier to not think out of the box. Or, get out of that warm bed. Cape Town Winter Weekend Winter brings with it a different side to South Africa's Mother [more]

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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]

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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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