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The South African language- Humour

HOW TO TELL IF YOU’RE SOUTH AFRICAN …. You call a bathing suit a “swimming costume” or a “cozzie”. You call a traffic light a “robot”. You call a sandwich a ‘sarmie’ You call an elevator a “lift” – but asking for a ‘lift’ doesn’t mean you want an elevator – you actually want a…

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Long Street

It’s not difficult to explain Long Street. It is what it is. A long street. What is attractive about this long street is that it has a huge variety of shops and interests. It is located in the heart of the City stretching from the upper side of town, going all the way down town.…

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Robben Island

An Island off the coast from Bloubergstrand with deep history about Cape Town and South Africa. Today it is a live museum and visited by 100’s of tourists on a daily basis. The site was declared a World Heritage site in 1999 which makes Robben Island a have-to-see. At first a prison was built, then…

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Markets galore

Creativity is what Cape Town thrives on and what better way then to experience all the local talents the Cape has to offer through Food markets,  Creative hand-made markets, second hand markets, you name it.Here are a list of a few of the best markets in the Cape Town surrounds. Bay Harbour Market Now this…

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The Big Blue

Cape Town has the sea coming in from both sides of the big city. That makes life so much more convenient, because no matter what type of beach and waves you are looking for, we have it. On the South Atlantic Ocean side (cold water) you get Blouberg Strand. The beach is famous for its…

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4 Seasons in 1 Day

Cape Town weather has mood swings as she  can be very fragile.Do not let the early morning breeze deceive you. You can only rely that much on weather channels and websites as the weather changes within minutes however it wants to.  Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to…

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The Iconic Table Mountain

Table Mountain, the ultimate logo for Cape Town. A city that is built around this huge ‘table’ nature has blessed us with. It provides the most beautiful scenic views this city has to offer and that’s why engineers made a way up there, for those who are not able to hike up for about 3…

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Quality of life

Cape Town is all about luxury living. Nature and the atmosphere it creates is what makes this city so attractive, which, I think, puts people into that relaxing mode. All you want to do is to go explore the unknown (to you) the Cape has to offer, but that means you need time right? And…

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The History awaits!

The Rhodes Memorial is located just above the oldest universities in South Africa- The University of Cape Town. It is an iconic attraction for tourists as the place gives so much history. Just behind the monument you will find the Rhodes Memorial Restaurant and tea garden where they serve amazing cuisine (I just love their…

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Planning life around traffic

Time is precious and what a sad way to waste it in traffic jams. Cape Town are full of them! Location is vital when it comes to living in the Mother City. Need to be in the City Centre everyday? Then the Northern Suburbs and the Cape Peninsula is not the area for you. Accommodation…

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