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Cape Town summer attracts Northern residents

Fancy sharing the neighbourhood with famous celebrities like David Beckham and Leonardo di Caprio? Photo courtesy Hannah Swithinbank

                      Cape Town summer weather: why so many Northern hemisphere residents come for six months

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Stellenbosch – First SA Town to offer Free Wi-Fi

Stellenbosch Ou Hoofgebou University Building

Stellenbosch will become the first town in South Africa to have the entire town under free Wi-Fi. After successfully providing free Wi-Fi to residents and students in the Stellenbosch city centre, the municipality has started rolling out its “internet connectivity …

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South Africa’s Wine Redemption

South Africa's Wine Redemption

22 January 2012 by Tomás Clancy Dr Eilis Cryan is on a one-woman mission to bring bespoke South African wine to Ireland   On February 2, 1659, Dutchman and physician Jan van Riebeeck noted in his diary that he had made …

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Cape Town’s Big 5 (and more)

Big 5

  Everyone that comes on holiday to South Africa wants to see the Big 5. Cape Town doesn’t have elephants, lion, leopard, rhino or buffalo on its immediate doorstep but it certainly has its own Big 5 and many more …

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