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What's hip and happening around Cape Town and the Western Cape? Where are the coolest new hangouts, and what's the coolest experiences to add to your to do list? Find the answers to these and more questions on our latest blog posts. 

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Sport and adventure

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19 Jul 2021
Cape Overberg: Hidden Hiking Trails
The Overberg region provides multiple peaks to climb, swathes of pristine fynbos, coastal vegetation and ocean views which are bound to uplift the soul of any weary hiker.
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10 Jun 2021
Great hikes of the Cape West Coast
The West Coast is one of the most diverse regions in the country, with each terrain connected through trails. Here are some of the top hikes to try.
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3 Jun 2021
Surf the Garden Route!
Heading up the Garden Route? Pack a surfboard, SUP or body board - experience the waves of the Western Cape!
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3 Jun 2021
Hikes in the Garden Route
Reach new heights and gain a renewed perspective on the Garden Route by exploring the region through trails and hikes.
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1 Mar 2021
Outrageously cool water sports to try in Cape Town

Food and wine

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26 Jul 2021
Leave the city behind at AfriCamps, Robertson
Based on the foothills of the beautiful Pat Busch Mountain Reserve, just outside of Robertson, AfriCamps Robertson is the ideal getaway for nature lovers who aren’t looking to ‘...
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19 Jul 2021
Hemel-en-Aarde Wine Route
‘Hemel-en-Aarde’ means ‘Heaven and Earth’ in Afrikaans. Lying just inland from Hermanus in the Overberg, is a beautiful, sinuous valley famed for its Pinot Noir an...
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14 Jun 2021
Wine Estates of the Garden Route
The Garden Route is not traditionally associated with great wines, but that’s all changing fast. Read about a number of top-class estates producing wonderful wines here.
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9 Jun 2021
Discover Wellington’s Wine Route
Read about the top 10 Wine Farms in Wellington! The region supplies the majority of South Africa’s vine cuttings, and although better known for its role in the pr...
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5 May 2021
11 Sweet Spots in Cape Town
The sweet tooth's treasure map; a top collection of local bakeries, gelaterias, chocolatiers, and crêperies scattered across the Mother City.

Arts and culture

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30 Mar 2021
Great Gardens of the Winelands
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29 Mar 2021
A Montagu Meander
Join Justin Fox on a meander through Montagu; seeing all the sites through his eyes while clocking-in your 10,000 steps!
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2 Mar 2021
A Stellenbosch Historical Amble
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1 Mar 2021
The Rise of Micro Weddings in the Cape Winelands
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18 Feb 2021
Explore the Cape Town Art World

Nature and wildlife

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19 Jul 2021
Cape Overberg: Hidden Hiking Trails
The Overberg region provides multiple peaks to climb, swathes of pristine fynbos, coastal vegetation and ocean views which are bound to uplift the soul of any weary hiker.
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11 Jun 2021
Cheetah Tracking on Foot: Roam Private Game Reserve
Elise takes us through her experience of cheetah tracking at Roam Private Game Reserve in the Cape Karoo. 
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10 Jun 2021
Great hikes of the Cape West Coast
The West Coast is one of the most diverse regions in the country, with each terrain connected through trails. Here are some of the top hikes to try.
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3 Jun 2021
Beaches of the Garden Route
The Garden Route has 17 Blue Flag beaches, more than any other region in South Africa. Discover this beautiful coast of the Western Cape. 
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3 Jun 2021
Exploring the Deep South: Cape Overberg
Justin Fox shares his journey along the Overberg and Garden Route coast, exploring a magical world of fishing hamlets, shipwrecks and hidden estuaries, ...