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5 Alternative Cinema Experiences in South Africa

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This is definitely one for all the movie lovers out there, to explore new ways of experiencing “going to the cinema” in a new light. With the festive season and school holidays finally here we have been exploring new twists on old favourites, in this case, going to the cinema with your family. We have compiled a list of 5 alternative cinema experiences for South Africans for this festive season that will reignite your love for movies.


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Top 7 Swimming Spots in the Western Cape

Children Swimming - Top 7 Swimming Spots in the Western Cape

With the heat of summer brewing and School Holidays looming, this is the perfect time to check out the Best Swimming Spots around the Western Cape. Not a fan of ocean swimming? Don’t worry! We have compiled a list of a variety of places to cool off. We have focused on fun swimming spots that don’t involve swimming freely in the ocean, but rather dams, rivers, tidal and rock pools around the Western Cape.

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Top 5 Christmas Markets in the Cape


While food markets are currently all the rage in the Cape, it’s that time of year where we start to hum Christmas carols, dream of mince pies and plan how we are going to spend our Christmas holidays. If shopping malls aren’t your favourite place (we don’t love them either!), then buying your loved ones’ pressies at Christmas markets is the way to go. Here are our favourite 5 Christmas Markets in the Cape.


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Top 10 Wedding Venues in Cape Town & Surrounds

Top 10 Wedding Venues Cape Town

Capetonians are spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting the perfect wedding venue and many brides may feel overwhelmed when starting the search for their dream day. There are so many different types of venues – wine estates, beaches, farms, gardens, banquet halls and churches – and it’s difficult to know what you want, especially when you are planning so far in advance like most brides! We are sharing a few of our favourite venues with you in the hope that it makes your planning just a little easier.


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20 Things to do in Cape Town for Locals

25 Things to do in Cape Town for Locals - Silvermine Reservoir

Tired of going to the same beaches, parks and entertainment centres and exercising at your local gym? Bored of the usual touristy outings? We’ve come up with 20 great things to do in Cape Town just for you!


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Dog Friendly Walks in Cape Town

Dog Friendly Walks Cape Town

As the season slowly shifts to Spring and the days last a little bit longer, dreams of beach walks and sunny strolls through the park become possible. While the main purpose of walking your dog is to ensure they get out and about to sniff, socialise and do their business while getting plenty of exercise, it’s also important that us humans enjoy the walk too! Cape Town has so much to offer in the way of spectacular walking spots and many of these welcome your doggies (as long as they are well behaved). Here are our Top 10 Doggy Friendly Spots in Cape Town:


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Top 10 Unique Hotels in the World

Poisiden Underwater Resort - Unique Hotels

Tired of visiting the same hotels with the same boring rooms and uninteresting views? We looked for a selection of unique hotels around the world and decided to share our top ten with you.


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Romantic Weekend in Franschhoek

Franschhoek Town - Romantic Weekend in Franschhoek

Although just 80kms outside of Cape Town, a weekend in Franschhoek feels just like being in Tuscany, Italy. With farmhouses, olive trees, rolling vineyards and incredible food & wine (although we like to think that South African wine is much, much better), the scenic town of Franschhoek is the epitome of romance.

Here is our itinerary suggestion for a romantic weekend in Franschhoek:


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How to Spend a Weekend in Kalk Bay

Kalk Bay Harbour - Kalk Bay

Nestled along the coast of False Bay, in the shadow of Boyes Drive, lies the small fishing village of Kalk Bay. This historic harbour village has become the centre of art, bric-a-brac shops and excellent restaurants.


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Top Ten Winter Activities in Johannesburg


Summer is at its end, which means that short sleeved shirts and board shorts will soon be replaced by layers of clothing, beanies and scarves. However, the approach of Winter doesn’t mean that one has to hibernate in front of the television.

To keep you and your kids busy and active, we have come up with ten of the best winter activities in Johannesburg.


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