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What's New on our Cape Town Blog?

Click on any of the last blog 15 entries listed here and find out more about life in Cape Town. Enjoy!

Sep 23, 2017

Interview Jennifer Schlueter | Digital Nomad in Cape Town

Here our new interview with Jennifer Schlueter, a world traveller, blogger and digital nomad.

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Sep 22, 2017

South Africa Traffic Laws | AARTO Traffic Bill 2017 | Points Demerit System

South Africa traffic laws will be changed introducing a points demerit system similar to the ones in UK or Australia

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Sep 22, 2017

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art: MOCAA in Cape Town

The Cape Town Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art MOCAA will officially open to visitors on 22 September 2017 - Enjoy free entrance over Heritage Weekend

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Sep 20, 2017

South Africa Immigration | White Paper 2017 | Immigration Regulations News

The South Africa Immigration Regulations will change in the coming years. Read the newest White Paper proposals.

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Sep 12, 2017

Cape Town Events in September 2017 | Expat CapeTown Event Calendar

Your Expat Guide to the best Cape Town Events in September 2017 with the September events for the Mother City and surrounding winelands. With costs and useful links to the events organizers.

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Sep 12, 2017

Cape Town Kids Activities | Spring School Holidays 2017 | Cape Town with Kids

Expat Guide to Cape Town Kids Activities and October Spring Holidays events. Here you will find the best Kids Holiday Camps and Workshops for the upcoming October School Holidays in Cape Town

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Sep 12, 2017

Cape Town Fringe Festival 2017 | Buskers Festival | ExpatCapeTown | Events

Come and join the many activities at the Cape Town Fringe Festival from 21 September to 8 October 2017

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Aug 02, 2017

Cape Town Events in August 2017 | Your Expat Guide to the Cape Town Events

Your Expat Guide to the Best Cape Town Events in August 2017 with information and links to the event organizers.

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Aug 01, 2017

Cape Town Wildflowers | Spring Flowers and Wildflower Festivals 2017

Our Cape Town Wildflowers guide 2017 shows you where to admire great wildflower displays and tells you about the most popular wildflower festivals of the Western Cape.

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Jul 20, 2017

Italian Living in Cape Town | Expat Interview with Francesca

Read our Expat Interview with Francesca, an Italian living in Cape Town here.

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Jul 19, 2017

Expat Interview CapeTown | Fernando from Brazil | Expats in Cape Town

In our expat interview with Fernando from Brazil you will find out what makes Cape Town so attractive to expats

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Jun 19, 2017

Living in Cape Town with Kids | Why Cape Town for Families?

Know what you should consider when moving to or living in Cape Town with kids. What makes Cape Town living so special for families? Read more here.

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Jun 07, 2017

Cape Town in Winter | Temperatures | Weather | Snow | Best Things to Do

All you need to know about visiting or living in Cape Town in Winter: Temperatures, how to keep warm, great activities and where to find snow

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Jun 01, 2017

Cape Town Events in June | Expat Cape Town Events Calendar 2017 | Do & See

There are great Cape Town Events in June 2017 for everyone. What to do? What to see? Have a look which events are on in Cape Town this June.

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May 30, 2017

Tipping Guide South Africa | Etiquette in South Africa | Expat Cape Town

In our ExpatCapeTown Tipping Guide find out how much to leave as a TIP in South Africa.

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