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Bastille Festival: Live the French life for R200

Every July, Franschhoek plays host to the famous Bastille Festival. In a tribute to the town’s French heritage, thousands flock from all areas of the Western Cape to attend the two day event, which includes culinary and viticultural delights. Now in its 22nd year, the festival has amassed quite an impressive following and has been…

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Marianne Wine Estate Tour And Helicopter Ride

At the foot of the majestic Simonsberg Mountain lies a South African gem. Marianne Wine Estate may be French-owned, but the winemaking is a collaboration between South African winemaker Francois Haasbroek and the Bordeux team (they are not based in Bordeux but are referred to as such because of the principal blend of wine they…

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Kalk Bay: The Mother City’s Not-So-Hidden Gem

Finding something to do in Cape Town is a pretty easy task. With so many interesting places located all over the city, you’ll never run out of things to do. However, if there’s one place that every tourist and local should go to at least once in their lives, it’s the little town of Kalk…

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4 things to do in the Cape Winelands (other than drink)

The Cape Winelands is, without a doubt, one of the world’s most beautiful regions. Famed for its rolling green vineyards, laden with bountiful vines and framed by the iconic mountain ranges of the Western Cape, it’s long been known as the perfect place to sample some of the finest wines around. However, there is so…

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