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Held at the – frankly stunning – Cape Town Stadium, the event brings together sixteen men’s and sixteen women’s sevens rugby teams from around the world. Use our beginners’ guide to sevens rugby to make sure that you’re up-to-speed when the party rolls in to town. What is the World Rugby Sevens Series? Despite only…

The Volvo Ocean Race is one of the world’s premier yacht events, held every three years. The 2017-18 version features seven teams in a nine-month round-the-world marathon. With previous editions covering nearly 70 000km, this is a truly gruelling undertaking. Starting in Alicante, in Spain, the race first stopped in Lisbon, before the yachts turned South…

Last year, Cape Town’s Colour Run attracted nearly 13 000 enthusiastic participants. Despite drought-related concerns over this year’s event, it’s looking set to be even bigger than last year. If you’re having trouble deciding whether to join in, maybe we can help. What is the Colour Run? Founded in 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona, the Colour Run…

It’s Saturday afternoon, the streets are quiet but the smell of sizzling meat lingers. If you’re visiting Cape Town and wondering what happened to everyone, just drop by your nearest bar and you’ll find South Africans glued to the TV screen. Saturdays have long been reserved for rugby matches and supporters know all too well…

Whale watching has taken over many fishing communities in Cape Town. It’s one of the biggest tourist attractions on the outskirts of Cape Town. For locals and tourists alike, witnessing these majestic creatures swim by is truly a magnificent sight. Here are a few spots to visit during whale season. Cape Agulhus Cape Agulhus is…

In the 24th September, South Africans gather to pay homage to the diverse cultures that have come together and culminated into the rainbow nation we so enjoy today. Now if all National Heritage Day means to you is a public holiday then keep reading. In KwaZulu-Natal, the 24th of September was known as Shaka Day,…

So you’ve been training for months and finally worked up the courage to enter the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon. As time nears for the gruelling race, you suddenly realise that you might have bitten off more than you can chew. Don’t panic. Get outside your head and let us show you what to expect during…

  I think you will agree: Cape Town has truly beautiful sea views. Cape Town also has a wealth of quality restaurants to choose from.   But what if you could be eating at a restaurant that offers quality dining AND impressive views? That would turn a simple lunch or dinner into a memorable experience….

Christmas for South Africans usually entails a warm summer’s day frolicking in the sun or splashing about in pools. The entire family comes round for a braai or roast accompanied by fresh summer salads and cool drinks. Rarely do we get to experience a cold, snowy Christmas like Europeans, where locals are wrapped snuggly in…

Looking for exciting new ways to spend your weekends? Just outside of Cape Town, lies a seaside suburb that is home to the oldest building in South Africa, a special corner for avid surfers and a variety of beach spots, restaurants and hiking trails. You can rent a reliable car and drive up to Muizenberg…