Your Cape Town trip in Photos

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Explore the world’s most photogenic city with these iconic images Cape Town has to be one of the magical places on earth whether you are a visitor or it is your home. Here in 50 iconic images are must-see and …

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Tom Cannavan reviews Several Cape Restaurants

Cape's exceptionally vibrant restaurant scene -Tom Cannavan

  Tom Cannavan reviews a wide range of restaurants both in Cape Town and the wider Cape region. This beautiful country is at the top of the ‘must see’ league of world destinations. Foodie tourists will find much to please, with …

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Durban’s two favourite markets

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posted on August 17, 2012 by Bridget McNulty –  Travelstart Blog I’m not sure quite when it happened, but Durban seems to have become the crafty capital of South Africa. Nowhere is this more evident than in their weekend markets: the by-now-famous …

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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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Mining on Wild Coast – a Potential for Disaster

Happy Cattle on a Wild Coast Beach

Having spent a very special few days walking along the very beautiful Wild Coast in South Africa, it is very distressing to read that the mining company, Transworld, has made a renewed application for mining rights. There are indeed significant …

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Travelling rough and slow – Road Trip Cape Town to Namibia

Actor Tyrone Keogh

Via Scoop.it – Exclusive 5 star accommodation, Cape Town Waterfront LONG ROUTE: My all time favourite holiday was a road-trip from Cape Town up the west coast all the way to Swakopmund in Namibia – Tyrone Keogh Interview Hunky Cape …

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Weekend Guide: Cape Town – Centurion Magazine

Cape Town Aerial View

Via Scoop.it – Exclusive 5 star accommodation, Cape Town Waterfront CapeTown highlights, a weekend visit is possible! Reading this makes we want to go back  right now… Boasting of no medieval or cloud-brushing feats of architectural wonder, Cape Town was …

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Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve – Eco-Tourism

Fynbos in Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve

  Fynbos in Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve Cape Nature has just launched its flagship self-catering eco-accommodation at the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. Called Oudebosch, it has already received international aclaim with an international Holcim Award for sustainable construction. Natural materials were used in …

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Hermanus, Auberge Burgundy & Whales

Whale in Hermanus

  Hermanus is a beautiful seaside town just two leisurely hours drive from your Cape Town luxury apartment along the N2. Apart from its own magically beauty in it’s extensive walking paths along the cliffs in both directions, it is blessed …

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Snow on Table Mountain

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Snow today on Table Mountain. Can you imagine. Not something that ones associates with Cape Town and certainly caused a frisson of excitement among residents and visitors alike. Many brave souls actually made it to the top.   Earlier, there …

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Agatha Christie Body Boards at Muizenberg – Yes, Really!

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The endless Muizenberg beach is famed for it’s body-boarding. Go there any day of the week and the locals are piling out of their jeeps and their vans, getting into their wet-suits and onto the water. There is room for …

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Cape Town’s Big 5 (and more)

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  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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First White Lion Cubs Born in the Wild at Sanbona

White Lion Cubs born at Sanbona

Last October, the first white lion cubs were born in the wild at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. The Sanbona white lion project started in 2003 with object of having wild free-ranging white lions on the 54,000ha reserve. As is often the …

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Rondevlei Nature Reserve

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We had the wonderful surprise this morning. Having read about Rondevlei Nature Reserve in a new book, we decided to drive out and explore. It was only a 25 minute drive from our Cape Town luxury apartment which made it …

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Wild Coast Meander

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It may not be in the style of Cape Town 5 Star accommodation but Wave Crest is a good place to start your walk on the Wild Coast. After a 75 minute flight from Cape Town to East London and …

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