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Family Friendly Fun Near the Rockwell Hotel

Over the years, we have found that one of the most popular reasons our guests like to stay at the Rockwell is that for a similar price, they get to stay in a spacious apartment suite rather than simply a hotel room. Not only is this great for couples who like to stay in and…

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30 Fun Things to do During Cape Town Winters

Sometimes after a long Summer of extreme temperatures the locals welcome a bit of winter weather. What we have found, though, is that Capetonians often become homebodies and head into hibernation mode when the weather turns cool. The only problem? Cape Town has such a large variety of fun and exciting things to do during…

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12 Ways to Stay Busy During Load shedding

Recently, Cape Town has been hit with another sudden influx of load shedding. Surprise! While this may seem like a sick joke from the folks who manage our power, this is our unfortunate reality. BUT, we choose to look on the bright side (ha!) and acknowledge the fact that although a bit inconvenient at times,…

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ApartHotel: Why Choose this over an Airbnb

We’ve all heard of them, the business that started by a few young men moving from New York City to San Francisco who purchased a few air mattresses and set up a website offering travellers a place to sleep with breakfast the next morning. While this innovative concept has turned into a popular website and…

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Cape Town Sporting Events to go to This Year

We may not all be prestigious, world-class athletes or spend all of our spare time at the gym, but that doesn’t mean we don’t all love a little exercise action, especially when they take place at a wine farm! We’ve put together a list of some exciting, fun, family-friendly (for the most part!) sporting events…

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10 Steps to Becoming a Travel Blogger

The appeal to work in the digital space, or better yet, to find jobs that can be done remotely has become increasingly popular, especially over the last year or so. With the business and craziness of everyday life in the modern world, we’re noticing that people crave flexibility and a balanced lifestyle now more than…

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Why Cape Town is the Best City in the World

As Capetonians, we could not agree more when we hear others speak so highly of our beloved Mother City! With stunning white sandy beaches on one side of the mountain and luxurious rolling hills filled with delicious wine grapes on the other, there is never a dull moment in Cape Town. This year, for the…

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Cape Town: The City of Business Opportunities

The fact is simple: if you live in South Africa and have ambitions to start a business, Cape Town is the place to be!   The World Bank recently announced that when compared with all major metros in Southern Africa, Cape Town was ranked the number one for ease of doing business. Thus, if the…

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