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

Feb 07, 2017

Cape Town Events in February: Expat Cape Town Event Guide February in 2017

The best Cape Town Events in February 2017 at one glance, information and links included too.

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Jan 23, 2017

Why Cape Town is one of the Best Cities for Travel and Expat Living: Accolades

Discover why Cape Town attracts so many tourists and expatriates and why it is one of the best destinations for travel and expat living

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Jan 23, 2017

Cape Town School Calendar: Cape Town School Holidays 2017

The Expat Cape Town School Calendar 2017 with school holidays of public and private schools

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Jan 22, 2017

Cape Town Private Schools | Independent Schools in Cape Town 2016/2017

Expat Cape Town Private Schools listing with links and information about the best independent schools in South Africa.

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Jan 12, 2017

SAYes Mentoring | Volunteer and Mentorship Opportunities | Cape Town

SAYes offers volunteering opportunities in Cape Town. Become a SA Yes volunteer mentor, be inspired while giving a young person (aged between 14 and 25) a better start in life.

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Dec 30, 2016

Cape Town New Years Eve Celebrations 2016: Party into a Happy New Year 2017

The best places to celebrate Cape Town New Years Eve, read where the NYE is celebrated in style and with lots of fun.

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Dec 14, 2016

Utilities Moving List | Moving Tips | How to get connected | Water | Electricity

On our moving list you will find all the information you need for settling in Cape Town. Find detailed information where to register and apply for essential services when you move home

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Dec 07, 2016

French in Cape Town | French expats | Cape Town French Community Info

Get to know where the French in Cape Town meet, where to connect with fellow expats, where get the best french bread and more...

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Nov 30, 2016

Cape Winelands Events | Summer Festivals | What's on at the Cape Wine Estates

Visit the Cape Winelands! Fabulous events are hosted this summer at the Cape's wine estates ranging from family picnics and festive markets to concerts and movie nights under the stars. Read more.

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Nov 29, 2016

British Expat Interview | ExpatCapeTown | Living and Working in Cape Town

Our British Expat Interview with Mark will provide insights on moving to Cape Town with kids

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Nov 16, 2016

Cape Town Dining Guide | Eating out | Our 10 Favourite Restaurants

Our Cape Town Dining Guide will tell you about our 10 favorite Cape Town restaurants for dining out on a special occasion

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Nov 15, 2016

South African Slang Words | South Africa Language | South African English

Read about South African slang and learn what the typical South African English terms mean.

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Nov 14, 2016

Living in South Africa Book | South Africa Expat Guide Book | Now also as eBook

Our Living in South Africa Book is a great read and special gift whether for expats, visitors, guests or locals who simply want to know more about South Africa.

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Nov 14, 2016

Cape Town Kids Activities and Events | Summer School Holidays | 2016 | 2017

Expat Guide to Cape Town Kids Activities and Christmas - Summer Holidays events. Here you will find the best Kids Holiday Camps and Workshops for the December School Holidays in Cape Town

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Nov 07, 2016

Cape Town Museums | The best Museums in Cape Town you just have to visit!

We help to discover the best Cape Town museums and explore Cape Town history and culture

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