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Future-Cape-Town

A Future Cape Town

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Is Cape Town city designed in a sustainable, ‘liveable’ way? Rashiq Fataar, MD of Future Cape Town thinks we could do better, and is working hard on the how. Read about his ideas on urban design.

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Romancing the Daisies

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It’s flower season at the West Coast Nature Reserve, near Langebaan. The reserve is bursting with colour and is a must-see for locals and any tourists alike.

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The best gym classes in Pretoria East

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If you live anywhere between Rigel and Lynnwood Road in Pretoria – you basically form part of a massive section of Pretoria called “Pretoria East”. Virgin Active is the largest gym group in South Africa and they have three gyms that form part of the Pretoria East triad – namely Parkview, Menlyn and

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Bay Harbour Market: Hout Bay

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The Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay is an eclectic mix of arts, crafts and delicious homemade food. It´s situated on the water´s edge in the old authentic part of the Hout Bay harbour and comprises of more than 100 stalls in an old fish factory.

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W Café – Woolworths Melrose Arch

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It’s not always easy to find eco coffee shops and restaurants that really live up to their green claims, but W Café in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg is a venue that does. Put it on your café-hopping list if you’re in search of eco-friendly and delicious meals. A quick glance at the menu is already enou

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Have you been to The Larder?

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I love stumbling upon cute, new coffee shops and The Larder is a great spot to hang out with girlfriends or to sit and catch up on emails and get some work done or flip through a couple of decor mags!

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Bean There is Here!

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Last week was the official launch of Bean There in Cape Town. I´ve been waiting months for this as I had heard rave reports about their Joburg store so was very excited to hear that Bean There was now here