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Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts

November every year marks the start of the Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts, which take place every Sunday between November and April. The events are a summer staple in Cape Town, and make for some of the best evenings you can possibly have in the mother city. International acts take to the stage along with local bands. If you’re in Cape Town on a Sunday between November and April, gather your picnic baskets, friends, and family, and enjoy the best music South Africa has to offer in the shade of Table Mountain.

The venue
Kirstenbosch was the first botanical garden in the world to be devoted to a country’s indigenous flora. The beds are filled with the glorious fynbos plants found nowhere else in the world. No matter what time of year you go, something is in flower, but the summer months are truly special. There are meandering pathways, forests, flowerbeds, and sprawling lawns to enjoy. The concert stage is at the base of a natural amphitheatre, and concert-goers sit on the rolling ..

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Where to Watch Comedy in Cape Town

Comedy thrives in a city as vibrant and culturally diverse as Cape Town. It’s also a humorous window into the culture of a place, and Cape Town has no shortage of comedic commentary. Visit a comedy club, show, or festival anywhere in Cape Town and whatever your taste in comedy, you will find plenty to laugh at. Here are some of our best places to see comedy in Cape Town, in no particular order.

The Cape Town Comedy Club, V&A Waterfront
The Cape Town Comedy Club at the Pumphouse, V&A Waterfront, is at the forefront of top class entertainment with its line up of great comedians, both local and international. The club has a variety of special offers, including half-price Sundays, Happy Hour, and Mid-week Madness. Their own speciality beer on tap is a perfect accompaniment to the comedy, and the menu has great pizzas and grills to enjoy. You will recognise some well-known comedians’ names on the food items, as you place your order for a Murphy or an Izzard.

Website: capetowncomedy.com

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Two day itinerary in Cape Town

Cape Town isn’t a huge city, as big cities go, but there’s more to see and do than you could fit into two years, never mind two days. It’s a delicate balance. You want to leave feeling like you’ve managed to get under the skin of the city, but you don’t want to be in a rush for the full time you’re here. Two days in Cape Town requires planning, structure, and local insight. Thankfully, we’ve got all that down for you. Take a look at our two-day Cape Town whirlwind adventure, and rest assured that you’ll get the most out of this gorgeous city in just 48 hours.

Day 1: Start in the city
Cape Town’s City Bowl is its lifeblood. This is where the action is, from museums and art galleries to bars and restaurants. Cape Town is also quite unique in that there are spectacular beaches, forests, and mountains surrounding the inner city itself, so you’re never too far from somewhere amazing. Start at the V&A Waterfront, which is basically a neighbourhood in its own right. You can grab some breakf..

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Radisson Blu Hotel 2 day Deal

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence in collaboration with Meerendal Wine Estate have designed a Unique Experience for the food and wine lover

Day 1
Accommodation in the stylish Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Cape Town
3 course dinner served with special chosen Meerendal Wine
Breakfast feast before departure to Meerendal Wine Estate

Day 2
Transfer to Meerendal wine Estate in a luxury Land Rover
Full day unique experience at the prestigious Meerendal Wine Estate
Accommodation in the Luxury Meerendal Wine Estate Hotel including breakfast
Transfer to the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Cape Town in a luxury Land Rover

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Whisky Live 2018, Cape Town: all you need to know

The prestigious Cape Town Whisky Live Celebration takes place from 12 – 14 April 2018. It promises to be another grand affair, showcasing a wide range of luxury whiskies, both local and international. You’ll find everything from the popular classics to unique and rare whiskies. There’s something for everyone.

The Venue
The event takes place at The Lookout, at the V&A Waterfront. It’s a large indoor venue where the whisky brands will be setting up tasting booths, and you’ll be able to mingle, chat, taste fine whisky, and learn from the experts at the stalls. There’s also a spectacular deck where you can take a seat and watch the sun go down over the Atlantic.

The Whisky
The star of this show is definitely the whisky. There will be over 30 brands at the celebration, and you can sample of many of them as you like. Tickets include 16 tasting coupons, but you can top up if need be. It’s a great idea to download the app Whizzky, which allows you to get information on whiskies, save your fa..

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Chefs Feast – Traditional Cape Malay

Chef’s Feast
Starters
Please select ONE of the following:
Savoury Malay Platter
Daltjies, Samoosas, Minted Meatballs, Jalapeno Rissoles served with Chilli Blatjang, Coriander and Mint Yogurt, and Tomato and Onion Sambal.
OR
Chicken & Corn Soup
Tender Chicken Cubes and Vegetable with Corn Kernels and Garlic & Herb Croutons
OR
Pumpkin Corn & Chill Fitters
Light and Fluffy Batter Deep Fried until Golden Brown served with Peppadew Cream Cheese
Mains
Please select FOUR of the following:
Cape Malay Seafood Curry
Penang Curry
Butter Chicken Curry
Lamb and Pumpkin Bredie
Bobotie
Vegetable Curry
Dahl Curry
Desserts
Please Select ONE of the following:
Traditional Malva Pudding accompanied by Vanilla Bean Custard and a Mixed Berry Compote
“Melk Tert” with Cinnamon and Crumbling Sweet Pastry Casing
Malay “Koeksister” Soaked in Orange Syrup with Crunchy Coconut
R275.00 per person

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Twelve Apostles Mountain Range

The Twelve Apostles Mountain Range forms the back of Table Mountain, where you’ll find one of the most scenic stretches of coast in the world. It runs roughly from Kloof Nek (the saddle between Table Mountain and Lion’s Head) to Hout Bay. Victoria Road runs along the entire length of the series of mountains, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean on the one side, and the magnificent crags, ridges, ravines, and gorges of the Twelve Apostles on the other.

What’s in a name?
You’d think you’d be able to count 12 peaks, given the name of the series of mountains. You’d be wrong. There are 18 peaks, although it really depends how you count. The theory is that if you count the buttresses only (that’s the part that protrudes, which might be made up a few peaks), there are 12. Not that it matters—you’ll soon be distracted enough by the scenery to forget all about pedantry.

Each peak, however, has its own name: from north to south, they are Kloof, Fountain, Porcupine, Jubilee, Barrier, Valken, Kasteel,..