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De Waal Park, Cape Town

De Waal Park, Cape Town

There is always something to do in Cape Town. No matter what your tastes and interests are, whether it is cultural, sporting, outdoors or night life, you can never have the excuse that there is nothing to do. The problem is that most entertainment activities cost money to do.

That is not the case with Cape Town’s free Summer Concerts series, which was introduced in 2011 by Concerts in the Park, a non-profit company that organises and promotes free musical events in Community facilities.

The concerts are held annually from March through to April in the popular and beautiful De Waal Park. No matter how popular they get, and they are popular, they have always been and will always be free.Continue Reading …

TOP 10 YOGA RETREATS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Yoga Retreat in South Africa

Yoga Retreat in South Africa

Want to enjoy a stress-free vacation and some uninterrupted R&R? A yoga retreat gives your mind, body and soul the break it deserves. To help you channel your inner Yogi, First Car Rental has listed our top 10 Yoga retreats in South Africa.

  1. Little Samadhi Karoo Retreat, Western Cape

The Little Samadhi Karoo Retreat is a beautiful B&B overlooking the village of Barrydale in the Little Karroo. The retreat offers regular yoga classes, meditation, massages and even personalized Kundalini Yoga sessions for individuals or groups. Along with enriching your spirit, Little Samadhi strengthens your body with healthy, wholesome and, whenever possible, organic vegetarian meals.

  1. Hearth and Soul Eco Farm, Western Cape

Hearth and Soul Eco Farm in Stanford is a peaceful place set among the trees and mountains that provides a comforting retreat for meditation, reflection, healing and transformation. The farm offers a selection of retreats, often over weekends, with independent trainers in a number of disciplines, yoga being one of the popular choices. The farm also offers daily classes in Korean immune-system strengthening exercises, which are open to residents on request.

  1. Bodhi Kaya, Western Cape

Set in 217 hectares of the famed fynbos of the Overberg region, Bodhi Kaya gives weary travellers a spiritual home. The warm and welcoming centre has modern and comfortable accommodation steeped in old-world charm. Visitors can choose from a number of stimulating and spiritually-enriching retreats scheduled throughout the year that include fusion yoga, guided meditation and personal development workshops.Continue Reading …

Shopping Kicks Off at the Tokai Forest Market!

Tokai Forest

Tokai Forest

The Tokai Forest Market offers the perfect place for shoppers to look forward to a peaceful, fun and magical experience every Saturday.

Held in the southern suburbs near Constantia, this market has a little bit of something for visitors of all ages. It also provides an opportunity for some family quality time and adventure. There is a great deal of fun to be had for each member of the family, from activities for the kids to shopping for the teens as well as culinary highlights for the foodies.

The Tokai Forest Market began in 2007 under the name of the Porter Produce Estate Market, offering locals an outdoor market set in the picturesque forest of Tokai. With its new name comes an extended range of activities, ensuring a market that is fresher, more interesting and packed with activities for children, adults and even teenagers to enjoy.Continue Reading …

Cape Town Art Fair, Thu 26 Feb to Sun 1 March 2015

Cape Town Art Fair

Cape Town Art Fair

The third edition of Cape Town Art Fair will feature work presented by prominent Italian, Pan African, South African and a variety of other top international galleries. Apart from the sensational works on display, visitors may also look forward to a series of talks held by the likes of renowned curator and Director of Performa, RoseLee Goldberg, and artist, critic and writer, Sue Williams.

Matthew Blackman, the current Director of the Association for Visual Arts and editor of ArtThrob, is curating the Cape Town Art Fair talks programme. Some of the topics include: ComicArtAfrica: comics and the rise of comic art in South Africa and Africa; photography and film; and networking, transformation and opportunities for young people in Africa brought to you by Art South Africa.

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South Africa’s very own Viva Vodka is here for summer!

Viva Vodka here for summer

Viva Vodka here for summer

Produced from the tropical sugarcane fields of Kwa-Zulu Natal, on the East Coast of South Africa, Viva Vodka owes it perfectly smooth taste to its uncompromising quality. Five-times distilled, making it smoother, crisper and cleaner, Viva Vodka is a spirit bravely beautiful in every way.

The 750ml clear bottle is embossed with a striking silhouette of the map of Africa, placed in the centre of a red star emblem. Along with its bold packaging, Viva Vodka has a 43% ABV making it smooth enough to drink on its own – or lending itself to a myriad mixers and cocktails.Continue Reading …

Cape Town 10s Back Bigger and Better in 2015

takealot.com Cape Town 10s, the world’s biggest Tens rugby tournament

takealot.com Cape Town 10s, the world’s biggest Tens rugby tournament

The World’s Biggest Tens Rugby Tournament Kicks Off in less than a Month
The takealot.com Cape Town 10s Back Bigger and Better in 2015

The takealot.com Cape Town 10s, the world’s biggest Tens rugby tournament, will take place on the 6th and 7th February 2015 at Hamilton’s Rugby Club in Green Point, and is set to be the biggest social rugby and netball event of the year!

Spectators can look forward to 2 days packed with sport and entertainment, highlights include:

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