Tag Archives: Cape Town

Internationally acclaimed Tin Bucket Drum for Kalk Bay Theatre

Cape Town audiences finally have the chance to see Neil Coppen’s internationally acclaimed Tin Bucket Drum when it is performed at Kalk Bay Theatre from 14 August to 8 September. This is the first time local theatergoers can see the production … Continue reading

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Destination Scarborough

Just under an hour’s drive from Cape Town CBD is the seaside village of Scarborough.  Local Capetonians consider the drive “all the way over the mountain”  a road trip – and set about planning stops at points of interest, filling … Continue reading

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Township Coffee at Masi Cafe

Meet Clement – a man with a love of coffee, a passion and a dream. Clement always dreamed of opening his own business but fear of what, how, funding and where were always a challenge. He is now the proud … Continue reading

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Destination Hout Bay

The Republic of Hout Bay as it is affectionately known,  is the jumping-off point to take a boat trip to see the seals lounging on rocks in the ocean and has become known for its Seal Island, its beach and … Continue reading

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My Kingdom for a Cabin: Mid-Year Getaways

Did you Stay-at-home this Easter holiday?  Not organised enough, couldn’t get a last minute booking for accommodation?  Don’t stay home in the next school vacation.  The Western Cape has mid-year School Holidays between 22 June – 15 July 2013 and … Continue reading

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The best Coffee spots on the Cape Peninsula

The Best Coffee Spots on the Cape Peninsula: Is coffee a cult or a culture?  Depends who you ask!  There are some distinct coffee snobs who will discuss the details of the freshly roasted whole coffee beans and the virtues … Continue reading

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Valentine's Date Night: 14 February 2013

So Valentine’s Day is the biggest night of the year for taking someone on a date.  It’s the biggest night of the year to wine and dine your loved one. It may be a little cheesy and a little commercial … Continue reading

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Smitswinkel Bay, Cape Peninsula

What’s in a name?  A cyclist popped into our office and asked us how Smitswinkel Bay got its’ name? The translation of Smitswinkel  means Smith’s shop (as in blacksmith) and it seems as though the beautiful little bay was named … Continue reading

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New Stoep on the Strip!

There’s a new business on the Glencairn Strip! The Stoep & Swing opened its’ doors where the Glen Pub had its old home, in the building that was once the Glencairn Hotel, more recently the Southern Right Hotel and currently … Continue reading

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What’s on This Easter: 2012

Easter Weekend in South Africa is from the 6th – 9th April 2012. Last minute accommodation for Easter in Cape Town is still available. Boulders Beach Lodge: Simon’s Town – 3 nights R1250 per person De Noordhoek Hotel: Noordhoek – … Continue reading

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