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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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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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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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Back in business! South African Airbnb hosts earned over R2 billion in 2021

Since 2010, Airbnb Hosts have earned $150 billion globally, with Hosts in South Africa earning almost R12 billion in the same time frame.  This is great news as tourism appears to slowly be going back to normal, a fact that has been highlighted by the number of revenue Hosts in South Africa have earned. According to data shared by Airbnb, … Read more →
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The UK’s epic art fair for emerging artists is coming to Cape Town!

We love to see artists given their breaks in the art world, and that’s why the exciting news of StART’s art fair in Cape Town is a thrill for both art lovers and local artists alike. UK-based StART Art Global is the catalyst that showcases emerging artists’ works, connecting them with collectors and global audiences. Founded in 2014, StART has… Read more →
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Fynkos picnics at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden will make your weekend

A picnic is never a bad idea, and one enjoyed amongst the enchanting views of Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is a sure way to add a dash of wholesomeness to your weekend, or week. Delicious treats for your tummy, eyes and soul? Sounds like your plans are set, unless you aren’t a fan of lovely things of course. Also read:… Read more →
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