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Never miss a Cape Town moment: Our top 10 stories of the week

The weather’s cold, but the stories and adventures are always hot. As always, we’re keeping you in the loop and making sure you don’t miss a Cape Town moment. Here are our Top 10 stories of the week: 10. Well-known Piketberg farmer robbed and killed on the West Coast Well-known Piketberg farmer robbed and killed in West Coast 9. 3… Read more →
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Discover the hiking gems of Cape Town by choosing the trail less followed

Let’s face it, many of us are guilty of overindulging during the winter season and morphing into hibernating hermits at home. But being healthy and active during the cold winter months is not impossible – Cape Town’s scenic hiking trails actually make it a treat to get out of the house and into the winter sun. Discover the hidden gems… Read more →
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It’s a long road to Farro restaurant, but one worth travelling

Not many people would drive an hour or more for lunch. But for those who do, Farro is the reward at the end of the road. Farro at Gabriëlskloof is the new home of chef Alex Windebank and his wife and business partner, Eloise. She takes care of the front of house – and a more welcoming person is hard… Read more →
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WIN: 2 nights at the Karoo Art Hotel and expert-led cooking masterclasses

Enjoying a game of rugby and a lekker meal are synonymous. So, the Karoo Art Hotel in Barrydale is ramping things up with a rugby and venison weekend extravaganza. The Karoo Art Hotel should be on every traveller’s bucket list. This recently refurbished 1885 Karoo heirloom is an art-lovers delight. In addition to being a sensational place to stay, it… Read more →
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Add a zest to life with Boschendal’s Citrus Festival

Winter in the winelands is a time of crisp air, golden hues, and the zesty joy of fresh citrus. At Boschendal Farm, the cold winter months herald a farm-wide celebration of its famed citrus fruits with a series of special events for the entire family. “Winter is a time when our orchards deliver their juicy citrus fruits, and this year… Read more →
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Here’s the full World Sevens Series schedule, with a pitstop in Cape Town

The popular leg of the World Sevens Series returns to the Mother City this year, when the best men’s and women’s teams will compete at Cape Town Stadium for the first time since 2019. The 2022-23 World Sevens Series schedule was announced on Tuesday, with 11 men’s tournaments – four of which will be standalone events. All seven women’s events… Read more →
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WATCH: Can you handle the heat at The Hood Kitchen?

The Hood Kitchen in Mitchells Plain is home to one of Cape Town’s biggest, hottest burgers. Introducing the ‘Sterkbek’ challenge: ghost chilis, jalapeño and in-house spicy sauce are just a few of the killer toppings on this mighty beast. Cape {town} Etc’s very own Jay-Tee took one for the team. Watch the burn. Do you think you could finish this… Read more →
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How to adventure in Cape Town if you’re a part of Gen Z

As more and more members of Gen Z journey to the Mother City either to live or simply live it up in what’s arguably one of TikTok’s favourite cities, they’ll likely be met with the same challenges everyone fresh off a flight to Cape Town experiences in that spoilt way – there are simply too many adventure options. If only… Read more →
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5 places to get a massage in and around Cape Town for under R250

Nothing beats a bit of self-care and the Mother City is packed with experts ready to massage your worries away — or at the very least, that niggly knot in your back. We know that a day at the spa isn’t always in line with your budget, so we’ve done some digging to find the best deals for you to… Read more →
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Festival alert: Corona Sunsets Festival returns to Clifton

The year was 2019. Cape Town boomed with festivals, the idea of a global pandemic was merely a whisper in the wind of wild imaginings, and music was the extension cord that connected all of us – in one place where we could succumb to its magic. One of the most anticipated festivals of the year was undoubtedly the Corona… Read more →
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