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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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A recent fatal shark attack off Fish Hoek Beach shows how sharks are posing an increasing danger on the False Bay side of Cape Town. Don't let that put you off, it really is a great place to hang out... read more »
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If it's summer in Cape Town, then think "picnics". You don't even need to pack your own hamper. Here's where to go to set down your rug... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Short Break
There are two waterfronts in Cape Town, and one is definitely more exciting than the other... read more »
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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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Destination: Cape Town
There's so much more to Cape Town than the city and the waterfront. Travel south around Table Mountain, where a green and pleasant land of nature reserves, forests and vineyards awaits you... 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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A self-drive holiday for my husband's 60th, took us from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth and combined adventure with luxury accommodation. The only problem...I needed a week longer everywhere we stayed!... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Winter Sun
Two world class gardens under the eastern flanks of Table Mountain; one barely ten years old, and one a century. Don't miss them... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
If you are planning a short trip to Cape Town, pray for sunshine and pack your credit card. Expect scenery, good food, shopping and culture, and read my guide to find out what you must see and do... 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 »
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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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Setting off on a round trip from Cape Town to the Garden Route, we explored the heartland of South Africa along Cape Route 62, with its vast mountain ranges and pretty historic farming communities... 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 »
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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 »
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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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