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Things to Keep You Busy This Winter at the Rockwell

We’re in the thick of winter and while the sun does peep out here and there, if we’re honest, the weather can definitely get us down if we aren’t careful. So how should we be keeping busy…and dry? Last month we put together a list of ten awesome activities to do during the cold winter…

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The Most Instagram-Worthy Spots Near the Rockwell

Whether you live here, have visited or have it on your bucket list of must-see places, we all know Cape Town is one of the most beautiful places to visit in the world. Let’s face it, the Mother City is simply an Instagrammer’s absolute dream when on pursuit of the perfect content. We’ve put together…

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10 Cape Town Events to Attend this Winter

Winter can be filled with lovely cold, crisp, sunny days but let’s face it, that is definitely not always the case! While you could easily let the cold (or rainy) days get you down (hello hermit status!), why not get off the couch and attend a few exciting events? We’ve put together a list of…

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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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