Cape Town

 
Head Concierge
Head Concierge
The term “concierge” comes from the French saying “comte des cierges” which translates to “keeper of the candles”. The comte des...
​Exploring the False Bay coastline
​Exploring the False Bay coastline
Running from Muizenberg to Cape Point, False Bay is one of the largest bays along the South African coastline. The water this side of the Cape is...
11-day Cape Town, winelands and family safari
11-day Cape Town, winelands and family safari
This 11-day journey takes you to the iconic city of Cape Town, the rolling vineyards of the Franschhoek Valley and premier wildlife destination,...
Top 10 things to do in Cape Town in just 24 hours
Top 10 things to do in Cape Town in just 24 hours
Looking back at my first trip to Cape Town, I realise how much of a fail it was - always wishing I did things differently and knowing someone...
Paragliding in Cape Town
Paragliding in Cape Town
‘I must get a few questions out of the way before I commit to something of this nature,” I hesitantly mutter to Kelly Knight from Cape Town...
Getting to know the Bo-Kaap
Getting to know the Bo-Kaap
The Slamse Buurt, Schotcheskloof, the Malay Quarter … the colourful Cape Malay district set at the foot of Signal Hill has had many names...
Whose responsibility is it anyway?
Whose responsibility is it anyway?
About half of Gauteng residents do not know which spheres of government are responsible for which services.
Story of an African feminist
Story of an African feminist
With a long fascination for both the Karoo and storytelling, I have surprised myself by belatedly realising how little I knew of one of the...
Faith is a feminist issue for women in the Catholic church
Faith is a feminist issue for women in the Catholic church
A woman lies prostrate in front of the altar while three officiants in cassocks, stoles and vestments lead the service.
Tshwane residents join nationwide protest action
Tshwane residents join nationwide protest action
On Thursday, protesters took to the streets in various parts of the City of Tshwane as part of protest action against rampant corruption and a lack...
Caring for culture in tangible ways
Caring for culture in tangible ways
At a recent walkabout of A Black Aesthetic: A view of South African artists from 1970-1990, curator and gallery manager, Dr Same Mdluli...
Many memories make history
Many memories make history
My father’s mother — my “Amma”— turned 80 last year. To celebrate, my family decided to take her to Cape Town for the first time...

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