Pigeons and Doves of South Africa
South Africa is blessed with quite a collection of pigeon and dove species. Of the 15 species that call southern Africa home, I was able to see 12. Ranging in size from the massive African Olive-Pigeon to the tiny Emerald Spotted Wood-Dove, they are all beautiful and at least one species can be found in every habitat you could encounter ... Read More
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List of the world’s top-rated bars includes these 3 in South Africa
The world’s 50 best bars for 2020 were announced at a virtual awards ceremony on Thursday (5 November), with a number of South African bars named as part of the extended top 100 list.
The Daily Music Show: Experience South Africa’s diverse culture through music
A brand new concept to showcase South Africa’s cultural heritage has launched in Cape Town: The Daily Music Show brings South African music, poetry, dance, food, painting, crafts and …
How severe is the drought?
Is the Western Cape’s current drought an extreme, super-rare event, or is it something that could be expected to occur every now and then?
Western Cape declared a disaster area amid worst drought in 100 years - The Green Times
Premier Helen Zille has officially declared the Western Cape a disaster area in response to the current drought – the worst since 1904. “The disaster declaration will accelerate the Western Cape Disaster Management Centre’s project ‘Avoiding Day Zero’, the province’s strategy to ensure that taps do not run dry,” said Zille. The declaration will be …
Your Guide to Cape Town Slang | Language & Culture Western Cape
Get the lowdown on the native tongue of the Mother City with this beginners guide to Cape Town slang: insight into the colourful language of Capetonians and those living in the Western Cape.
Cape Town Green Map
The Cape Town Green Map was initiated as a project in the Host City Cape Town’s Green Goal 2010 Action Plan, the award winning environmental programme for the 2010 Soccer World Cup. It has since endured as a 2010 World Cup legacy project, providing an invaluable source of information for visitors and residents. Capetonians happen, arguably, to live in one of the most spectacular settings on the planet. The Mother City's unique environment is its greatest and most fragile asset. It lies…
11 Monday restaurant specials in Cape Town - Getaway Magazine
Mondays get a bad rap, but we've found the perfect lifehack for when you just can't face cooking: these Monday restaurant specials, all across Cape Town.
The Best Secret Beaches in the Cape – The Inside Guide
Cape Town is home to some of the best beaches in the world – but allow us to take you off the beaten track, as we reveal our favourite untrodden havens.
Free Ways to Celebrate Your Birthday
You won't believe who's giving free experiences on your birthday: From aquarium visits and sightseeing bus rides to discounts, meals and experiences. Plus: Unique exciting places to have your birthday party.