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#1/19
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Destination: Cape Town
Whether you're an adrenaline junkie or a full-on foodie, Cape Town's got you covered... read more »
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Cape Town boasts its own Big Five to rival those of the South African bush. Baboons, dassies, penguins, seals and even Great White sharks can be seen in and around the city boundaries... read more »
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South Africa has been in the spotlight recently for the 2010 World Cup - but it also deserves celebrating for its fantastic spa retreats. Here are my tried-and-tested personal top three ... read more »
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4.4
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Destination: Cape Town
Where African Jackass Penguins play among Southern Right Whales. Where the Atlantic meets the Indian Oceans. Where fine foods accompany fine wines. Where old meets new. Where else but Cape Town?... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Shopping
Far from being a sleepy city in the south of Africa, Cape Town is most certainly a ‘watch this space’ place. In fact, we’re on a mission to become the World Design Capital in 2014... read more »
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The Tsitsikamma Park, or "place of many waters", offered us the perfect opportunity to explore the beauties of South Africa's Garden Route, with a two day hike around this marine heritage coastline... read more »
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Don’t let the fact that you’re short on time put you off driving South Africa's Garden Route. Admire the views, enjoy fresh food and local wine, then sleep it all off in pretty hideaways... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
To avoid shopping mistakes in Cape Town, follow my advice and find well designed and unique African souvenirs... read more »
#9/19
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Destination: Cape Town
Cape Town isn't just a beautiful city - it also has a great foodie scene, with strong European influences. From breakfast to sundowners and beyond, these are my favourite places to eat and drink... read more »
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Tired of tourist-trap eateries when travelling? 'Eat like a local' guides point you towards fab, friendly, foodie local hangouts. First up: Cape Town, gastronomic capital of South Africa…... read more »
#11/19
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Travelling by train within South Africa can be a great,safe and relaxing way to see the magnificent scenery. But don't expect everything to be plain sailing.... read more »
#12/19
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Nightlife
Whether you like things laidback or love a late night party at a jampacked club, Cape Town will entertain you ... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
Cape Town’s foodie scene has grown at a remarkable rate over the past few years. You can see it in the quality of the eateries that have popped up and in the plethora of food stores and markets... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Nightlife
There are hundreds of venues to choose from in Cape Town - smart, casual and downright horizontal they’re so laid back, but here are a few of my favourites, each with a distinctive character and crowd... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Shopping
Local crafts and handmade wares can be found in all corners of Cape Town. Here's where to buy the best and where you'll get good value... read more »
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If you like the idea of being able to access Cape Town’s sights, bars and restaurants, but don’t want to stay in a city, then Camps Bay, just 10 minutes from the centre, makes a relaxing alternative... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Adventure, Winter Sun
South Africa offers plenty of guided options to see its spectacular animals, but sometimes the unexpected wildlife encounters can be just as thrilling... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town, Camps Bay
Trip type: Cultural, Winter Sun
Cape Town’s boast that it enjoys the most dramatic setting of any city in the world might just be true. This verdant oasis, sandwiched between mountains and sea, is, quite simply, stunning... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Food and Drink
From Table Mountain to the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Town has a range of mouth-watering food that will keep you returning year after year... read more »
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