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Not a single whale, but who cares

Bianca Coleman heads off along one of the most beautiful scenic drives in the Western Cape and ends up at a guesthouse in Pringle Bay.

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Where silence is deafening

Explore the Karoo on foot and slowly savour each new vista, writes Karen Watkins.

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Small hotel, but rooms are big

Staff at your beck and call, grand meals and extra-length king size bed impress at Constantia's Alphen Boutique Hotel.

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Acquiring a taste for the best
July 24 2014 at 14:03

Adrian Rorvik dined with the greats at a superb wine estate in the Cape.

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Makeover for Camps Bay apartments
July 23 2014 at 12:13

Established by Tony Stern in 1997, the Blue Views Collection consists of 19 individual self-catering villas and apartments.

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Drinking in inspiring scenery
July 23 2014 at 13:40

I visit the Cape often and a drive around the Peninsula is one of my favourites, writes tennis legend Abe Segal.

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The many faces of Cape Town
July 22 2014 at 08:04

The Humans of Cape Town Facebook is based on the wildly popular Humans of New York photography blog started in 2010.

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Orphans, pensioners to visit Robben Island for free
July 18 2014 at 12:10

The Robben Island Museum has given away 500 tickets to orphans and others who would not otherwise be able to visit the island.

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Trove of memorabilia
July 18 2014 at 08:17

To some Matjiesfontein is a treasure trove of buildings and memorabilia. Karen Watkins is inclined to agree.

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Pictures: Trove of memorabilia
July 18 2014 at 08:15

The Forgotten Route is a two-day whistle-stop tour of some of the characters and buildings that helped shape the Cape's rich history.

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Turning grim functionality into art
July 17 2014 at 14:41

How does one transform disused colonial grain silos into an ultramodern tribute to African creativity?

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Bastille Day bash in Franschhoek
July 16 2014 at 12:02

This weekend marks the 21st annual Bastille Day festival in Franschhoek.

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Cape hotel gets trendy revamp
July 15 2014 at 14:48

Renovation of the Cape Milner Hotel is under way, reinventing this boutique hotel to offer discerning guests a more luxurious and modern experience.

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