Live like a local

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So, you’ve heard that Cape Town’s Table Mountain, beaches and wine farms are the things bucket lists are made of. While the locals won’t refute those facts, we’ll also tell you there’s more to this glorious city than what the guidebooks reveal… Because, while many tourists are traipsing through those tourists traps, it’s the locals who… Read more »

Shop like a local

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Can we let you in on a secret? We are pretty obsessed with our mountain, winelands and beaches. But, as important, we’re also captivated by the magnificent shopping that our city offers… The area stretching between Bree Street and Long Street, in particular, is to Capetonians what Carnaby Street is to Londoners and Rue de Charonne is to… Read more »

WHAT YOU COULD BE DOING NOW…

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Feeling trapped on either side of the northern hemisphere’s late sunrises and depressingly early sunsets? Perhaps you’re doing a ritual you read about on the Internet that includes a weird song and dance, in the hope that it will bring the warmer weather earlier this year… Luckily, there’s a balmy light waiting for you… long before the end… Read more »

Where the locals and their kids hang out

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While Cape Town might be the perfect playground for grown-ups, parents will be glad to know that there’s plenty to do with your kids too. Here’s our roundup of where the locals and their kiddies hang out. Art Jamming Have a little Picasso, Pollock or Michelangelo in the making? Or perhaps your child just loves to… Read more »

Where the locals enjoy a tipple or two

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If there’s one thing that Capetonians will proudly boast about to any visitor, it’s that there’s no shortage of watering holes here; and there is one for every occasion. So, if you’re thirsty for fine wines, cool cocktails or other delicious drinks (and snacks), then check out our list of Cape Town’s best bars, lounges, taprooms… Read more »

Where the locals enjoy good food

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Cape Town is the It foodie destination in the world – did you know that we won first place in Conde Naste’s Traveller’s Best Food Cities In The world’s list for 2016? So, move on over San Sebastián, Tokyo, Melbourne and New Orleans… Yet, with so many great dining options, where are you likely to find locals enjoy their best… Read more »