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Tips When Choosing a Holiday Apartment in Cape Town
It's wonderful to spend a week or so in Cape Town, especially when you have a great place to stay. The owner of Talia Apartment in Clifton offers some tips on choosing the right holiday apartment.

The Annual Cape Town Festival
The Cape Town Festival is an annual celebration of tolerance and diversity, taking place every spring in South Africa's "mother city." It was started in 1999 under the theme "One City, Many Cultures," ...

Safari Tours from Cape Town, South Africa
With 'modern life' continually encroaching upon nature, it's only natural (pun intended) to want to reconnect with the wilder side of the planet. What better way is there to do that than with a safari ...

Cape Town, South Africa, City of Beauty and History
I can just imagine the thoughts of Portuguese explorer Bartholemew Diaz, when he first discovered the Cape in 1488. Coming in from the sea to this glorious and mountainous landscape must have been t ...

Getting to Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town is one of the largest cities in South Africa. It is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world, and this is doubtless due to the fact that it offers opportunities for almost ev ...

Shopping in Cape Town, South Africa
Never thought of Cape Town as a shopping haven? Many would call it retail therapy but I would prefer the term retail harmony when shopping in Cape Town. A truly satisfying shopping experience is what ...

5 Attractions to visit in Cape Town, South Africa
The most beautiful and most visited city in South Africa and often said to be the most romantic as well, Cape Town is unlike any other city you'll see on your visit to South Africa. Journey in and aro ...

Wine Tours in Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town boasts of several wine regions where you can enjoy good wine in god-blessed scenery. Though you can't bring home the scenery, bringing a few bottles or cases will be your next best option to ...

A Guide to Table Top Mountain in Cape Town
One might find the name a little weird as I first did upon hearing of Table Mountain but no sooner than I saw what it looked like though, was the name more fitting. Made out of sandstone, this magnifi ...

Food & Wine Of Cape Town
Cape Town, a city with a diverse range of highlights, attractions, and activities, is the third most crowded city in South Africa. Cape Town is provincial capital of the Western Cape, as well as the l ...

Cape Town Vacation
The city of Cape Town is one of the largest cities of South Africa. The city lies at the foot of Table Mt., and on the shore of Table Bay.Located in the Western Cape Province, a port on the Atlantic O ...

Robben Island
Visit the island where Nelson Mandela (Madiba) was imprisoned for 27 years for his beliefs. Robben Island is known the world over as a place of banishment exile, isolation and imprisonment. For nearl ...

Table Mountain & Cable Car
Table Mountain Aerial Cableway started operating on the 4th October 1929. The Cableway has become as much of a landmark in Cape Town as Table Mountain itself, and has carried almost 15 million passeng ...

Cape of Good Hope
With Cape Point at its tip, this is perhaps the most popular section of Table Mountain National Park, and is one of the top tourist destinations in South Africa. Visitors can see a variey of wildlife ...

The World Meets at the Water's Edge in Cape Town
The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront (V&A) is the most visited tourist destination in the Southern Hemisphere, with some 22 million visits each year. Situated in the heart of Cape Town's working h ...

Cultural Diversity Of Cape Town's Townships And Malay Quarter
Cape Town is a place of consummate beauty, but behind the façade of Table Mountain is a complex culture. South Africans live in a multi-cultural, polyglot society, which can be culturally confu ...

Cape Town Waterfront - The Historical Significance
The Historic Clock Tower is situated near the site of the original Bertie's Landing Restaurant, the Victorian Gothic-style Clock Tower has always been an icon of the old docks and has become an import ...

Cape Town Blaauwberg - Spectacular Views Towards Table Mountain
The wide sweep of Table Bay north of the city will take the visitor through the residential suburb of Milnerton, past the Rietvlei wetlands and onto Table View and Bloubergstrand. The area is collecti ...

Cape Town Atlantic Coast Side
The Atlantic coast suburbs stretch from Green Point on the city's doorstep, through Sea Point, Bantry Bay, Clifton, Camps Bay and onwards through Llandudno and Hout Bay to Kommetjie and Scarborough. T ...

Cape Town False Bay - More Laid Back And Less Trendy
To the south of the city and southern suburbs lies the broad sweep of False Bay. So named because seafarers of old returning from the east would sometimes turn north after rounding the cape at Hangkli ...

Cape Town Must See - VOC Castle Built In 1666
The Castle of Good Hope is the oldest building in South Africa. Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company, better known as the VOC (Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie), this pentagon ...

Cape Town, South Africa - A Cosmopolitan Cultural Mix
Cape Town has a cosmopolitan cultural mix which has been influenced over the years mainly by the Dutch, French and British, with a significant influence also having come from Malaysia. With a fascinat ...

10 Attractions You Can't Miss When Visiting Cape Town, South Africa
1. Table MountainTable Mountain is arguably the most iconic image of Cape Town. Standing at the top should top everyone's list of "things to do before you die". Take the leisurely route in the slowly ...

Weddings In Cape Town
Congratulations! Can I see the ring? Have you set a date yet?Where are you going to get married?One of the first questions newly engaged couples get asked is about the location and venue of The Big Da ...

Top 10 Safety Tips For Cape Town Visitors
Don't let the bad press about South African crime put you off visiting the beautiful city of Cape Town! Follow these simple safety guidelines and look forward to a fun, incident-free vacation in one o ...

The Best In The South - Cape Town
A range of jagged mountains thrusting into the splendid desolation of the southern Atlantic, the Cape Peninsula is one of the world's most beautiful places.Pristine beaches, sheltered bays and seclude ...

Travel Info Tips for Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town city has several notable cultural attractions.The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, built on top of part of the docks of the Port of Cape Town, is now one of the city's most popular shopping ...

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