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Film Festivals and Exploding Towers

Film Festivals and Exploding Towers August 17, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
One of the bigger South African film festivals, the Encounters 12th International Documentary Festival, is on until the 29 August.  There’s a great lineup of local and international films with special focus on “green” films, Reunion Island, and South African heritage.  Showings are...

Springtime and Large Visitors

August 11, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
So despite the recent snowstorm that hit the nearby mountains, spring is definitely on its way.  Other than one of the world’s most fantastic wildflower shows and the lengthening daylight hours, the presence of Southern Right whales is one of the most obvious signs that spring has reached Cape...

Showtime in Cape Town! Less than 2 Weeks to the World Cup

Showtime in Cape Town!  Less than 2 Weeks to the World Cup May 30, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
The stadium is ready, BRT is running, new highways are neat and tidy, airport construction has finished, and the street vendors are stocking up on flags and weird elastic rear view mirror flag thingies (the locals need to afford some legal non Fifa gear somehow).  So, regardless or whether you’re...

Between Games in Cape Town- Downtime During the World Cup

Between Games in Cape Town- Downtime During the World Cup May 3, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
You’ve booked your tickets, found a place to stay, and have airplane tickets in hand.   While you know where you’ll be on match day, what are your options between games?  Here are a few suggestions (within walking distance/a short drive from the stadium) for before, after, or between games...

Easter in Cape Town

Easter in Cape Town March 31, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Easter in Cape Town means a long weekend to celebrate the last of summer.  For those sticking around the city, there are plenty of activities to indulge in and, of course, the usual beaches to lounge on in between. For the fit (and aspiring), the Two Oceans Marathon (actually an ultra- marathon at 56km)...

Celebrating the Good Things in Life…. Harvest Time!

Celebrating the Good Things in Life…. Harvest Time! March 25, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do | Read More
A bit of chill in the air, rainy days, stunning sunsets, and shorter days… autumn is on its way to Cape Town.  With it comes the celebration of the essentials in life- good food, wine, live arts, and action. If you find yourself in Cape Town at the moment, your stomach and taste buds will thank...