The faces we met in Cape Town

The faces we met in Cape Town

The goal of our Faces of Cape Town tour is to give insight into how people in the city’s townships live. The shacks are the first thing you see when you hit the highway from the airport to Cape Town, and we want to show that there is hope and...

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Under-the-radar wine heavens for quenching your thirst

Under-the-radar wine heavens for quenching your thirst

Everyone knows the Napas and the Barossas of the world — places whose names are synonymous with one thing and one thing only: really, really good wine. The malbecs of Argentina, the ports of Portugal, the shirazes of Australia — it’s easy to think you’ve tasted the world when you’ve...

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Cape Town’s other wine route: Constantia

Cape Town’s other wine route: Constantia

If you know South African wines, you’ve probably heard of Stellenbosch or even Franschhoek — these tend to be the valleys most commonly associated with wines from the Cape. But there are also plenty of other routes worth exploring, such as the lush Constantia Valley, located just 15 minutes from...

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What’s on: Summer sporting events in Cape Town

What’s on: Summer sporting events in Cape Town

Cape Town has been named the Cape of Storms and the Cape of Good Hope, we can now add anew title to the Cape area: the Cape of Great Events. Summertime is when Capetonians come out to play, whether it’s on the beautiful white beaches, at prestigious wine estates, or...

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Things to do in: Johannesburg

Things to do in: Johannesburg

Johannesburg has long broken the shackles of its past and is now one of the trendiest cities in the world; no visit to South Africa would be complete without spending some time discovering this fascinating city. Joburg (or Jozi, Joeys, or JHB) has truly become a foodie mecca with hundreds...

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Photo of the Week: Locals in Johannesburg

Photo of the Week: Locals in Johannesburg

Our pick for Photo of the Week this week is one that makes us smile! This shot of some grinning faces in Johannesburg is a perfect example of why we love locals in their cities. The little guy at the front connecting with the camera is an especially fun element...

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