Cape Town at 4:45, the alarm, with the voice of Adele singing “Hello”, remembered me that I had to stand up. I was so excited that I had been already awake since almost half an hour and I had been laying on the bed thinking about the following three days but now, no more hesitations, […]

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How Can I Use English in My Life?

21 april

Think about a time when you were at your local pharmacy and a tourist needed help filling a prescription. The pharmacist and the tourist just could not seem to understand each other. English could save the day. English could help that tourist heal from an illness or feel more comfortable. Now think about a time when you […]

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7 great things to do in Cape Town this weekend


#Pickoftheweek: KKNK (8 – 15 April 2017) The Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees is returning to Oudtshoorn yet again in 2017 and we cannot wait to join the fun at this multi-platform arts festival. The organisers have made sure that they cater for everyone with the diversity of all of their events. You’ll be able to […]

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Parklife Music and Gourmet Street Food Festival

31 mart

Spend the public holiday dancing to the tunes of some of SA’s hottest musicians Make the most of the remaining sunny days in this spectacular city we call home and celebrate Family Day with your favourite local musicians and artists. The annual Parklife Music and Gourmet Street Food Festival is returning to the Green Point Cricket […]

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7 Surprising Benefits of Learning a Foreign Language


1. Bilingual People Are Less Stressed and Nicer Have you noticed a little spring in your step ever since language learning became a part of your life? No, that’s not just your new shoes. Does your smile shine a little brighter ever since you’ve started hitting the foreign language books? It turns out that being […]

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St Patrick’s Day in Cape Town!

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Paint the town green and celebrate this Irish holiday at one of these Mother City haunts. Every year on 17 March, Ireland celebrates Saint Patrick’s Day, a cultural and religious holiday that dates back to the 9th century and pays homage to the nation’s most prominent patron saint. While it does have spiritual roots, today, […]

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Best Burger Spots in and around Cape Town


BEST BURGER PLACES IN AND AROUND CAPE TOWN The Dog’s Bollocks Neatly tucked away in a garage on Roodehek Street, The Dog’s Bollocks is not only known as a no-frills hipster hotspot, but it is also responsible for doling out some of the most Instagram-worthy, hashtag-inspiring burgers in the Mother City. The massive sandwiches are […]

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7 great things to do in Cape Town this weekend

2 maart

Whether you’re getting sweaty at the Century City Sports Festival, or you’re catching up on some missed down-time at HQ, this weekend is all about the fun. #Pickoftheweek: Century City Sports Festival (2 – 5 March) From Thursday, 2 to Sunday, 5 March 2017, Central Park at Century City will be overtaken by athletes of […]

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