Cape Town

Beating loneliness with the art of serendipitous urban design
13 October 2016

Serendipitous design. Sounds like a bit of a contradiction, doesn’t it? However, a recent Tedx Talk by instructional designer, Jamie Littlefield, shed some light on the way in which creative initiatives by ordinary urban citizens could indeed become catalysts for happy accidents, which in turn, may help forge fast friendships and long-lasting camaraderie between unlikely

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Get set for City Walk Saturday
11 October 2016

City Walk Saturday is back and set to take place on 13 October from 9am to 2pm! As the weather warms up there’ll be even more reasons to soak up the Cape Town sun. Enjoy the soothing sounds of a Marimba band as you stroll into a game of giant Jenga, be amazed by the

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4 big ideas ideas to beat Cape Town’s traffic congestion
6 October 2016

If you’ve ever found yourself stuck on the Nelson Mandela Boulevard overpass next to the CTICC, trying to get into the city on a Sunday afternoon (let alone at 8am on any other day of the working week), you are probably privy to the fact that Cape Town is battling a beast of a traffic

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New route explores Cape Town’s military heritage
23 September 2016

Over the past few years, Cape Town has experienced an astronomical rise in international appeal, establishing itself as a world-class urban destination at the top of many a bucket list. And it’s easy to see why – an abundance of natural beauty, a buzzing city centre, renowned restaurants, winning wines, fascinating history, diversity, huge economic

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A peek behind the scenes at Iziko’s Social History Centre
21 September 2016

If you’ve ever stepped into a museum and felt completely blown away by the diverse display, you’ll probably be equal parts delighted and devastated when we let you in on a little secret: this is just the very tip of the iceberg. Yup. Behind every good museum display lies a burgeoning archive of carefully catalogued

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The Street Store – celebrating 500th edition where it all began
20 September 2016

On Sunday, 25 September, the sidewalk outside the Salesian Institute in Green Point will be transformed once more into a bustling marketplace, as The Street Store returns to celebrate its 500th edition. Since the rent-free, premises-free, no-charge pop-up clothing store for the homeless was founded here in January 2014, the concept has sparked a wave

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12 treasures to look out for along the City Walk
14 September 2016

After a few months of hibernation, the City Walk will be coming to life once more on Saturday, 17 September. Returning to its roots as a storytelling route, the latest instalment of City Walk Saturdays will feature a host of pop-up events, stores and games. However, did you know that the City Walk route has

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Come share your story at City Walk Saturday this September
13 September 2016

On Saturday 17 September, City Walk will be returning to its roots as a storytelling route. The Company’s Garden will form the hub of activities with Nal’ibali hosting a special edition Story Bosso where they will have awesome prizes up for grabs for the winning storytellers. Indulge in some childlike fun and challenge a friend

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Run the Mother City this summer
8 September 2016

With summer creeping ever closer, Cape Town is slowly but surely starting to resurface from its annual winter slumber, inviting everyone to come out and play. Of course, this may mean different things to different people, but if you’re feeling inspired to get fit and tone up before beach season starts, why not revisit running?

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