Music

Goldfish Submerged Sundays

Goldfish

Goldfish need little introduction, the dynamic duo consisting of Dominic Peters and David Poole have been providing lovers of dance music, their take of über cool tunes since 2006 when they released their first album “Caught in the loop”. It all started in a bedroom in Cape Town both Dom and Dave were studying music, with studying came tight budgets and frivolous lifestyles but these two guys knew they had a good thing going with musical talents combining double bass, a saxophone and a couple of synths, they were set to groove. Their hugely successful album launch found them maintaining a gruelling international tour schedule that saw them play sold-out shows from Miami to Moscow, from Sydney Opera House to Sao Paulo,                  

New Years

PARTY; PARTIES; and “PARTYTJIES”: NEW YEAR IN CAPE TOWN #CapeNewYear

New Years Parties in Cape Town

A new year, A new beginning, A time to reflect. Oh wait, a time to Party. What are you doing for New Years? For most of us, there is this hasty search for that very “special” place to see in the New Year. We all want to know the ‘Where and the When’ of New Year’s parties in Cape Town. There is no doubt about the ‘When’ for this 2012/2013 new year’s, but where are all the parties and how do we find them? We aim to encourage as many party organizers in Cape Town and surrounds to LIST THEIR VENUES AND EVENTS. So, Please email us a flier and/or description of Parties happening in Cape Town on the 31'st December 2012. The info, and fliers submitted will be added to this post to make your choice of where to see in the new year,                  

Lifestyle

Café Caprice Annual Volley Ball Tournament this Weekend.

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    In true Café Caprice style, 24 Teams of Cape Town and Brazil's beautiful have been invited to play in the Annual Industry Volleyball Tournament on 3 March 2012 on Camps Bay Beach from 11h00 – 17h00, made possible by Havana Club Rum. A breathless day is forecast and will set the stage for one of the city's most fun and eye-candy filled events this year, with teams battling it out for the 2012 trophy, Sunglass Hut sponsored sunnies, Havaianas vouchers and Havana Club beach kits. Gorgeous sun protection girls also come standard on this day of fun in the sun, armed with sun spray to ensure that all players remain sunburn free, whilst spectators are spoilt to summer beats by Rich Hardiman of                  

About Cape Town

From Beaches to Bistros: iKapa Delivers!

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    Cape Town is one of the most unique cities in South Africa – in terms of its mixed population, mild weather and varied landscape. Because it’s on the very tip of the country (at the meeting place of the Indian and Atlantic oceans), it’s a microcosm of culture, energy and idiosyncrasy that lies in the cool shadow of Table Mountain. Cape Town provides some of Africa’s most exciting all inclusive holidays, partly because the oceans, mountains, fynbos and wine regions are within spitting distance of one another; meaning visitors can safari, swim, taste wine or hike in picturesque settings, and enjoy world-class accommodation and amenities. South Africa’s “Mother City”                  

Accommodation

Grand Room comes to Cape Town.

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    Adding to the successful trilogy of the celebrated Grand properties in South Africa, Grand Café, Camps Bay present their ‘Grand Room’ in preparation for Summer 2011, following on from the success of Grand Café & Rooms in Plettenberg Bay and Grand Café & Beach in Granger Bay, Cape Town. Grand Room, Cape Town accommodates two guests in true Grand style with 24 hour butler service, concierge, private access and designated parking. Grand Room offers the signature style King size bed that has become renowned and takes pride in having one of the largest ‘mini bars’ in the world! Grand room offers a sumptuous en suite bathroom with a double slipper copper bath and                  

Clubbing

CAMPS BAY PREP EVENT: ZULA BAR 21st August 2010.

Live @ Zula Bar

We keep our ear to the ground and make sure you know exactly what's hip and happening here in Cape Town. 17 on Loader has just got news of a great night of live music organised by parents from Camps Bay to raise money for the school... The POPS team at Camps Bay Prep has organized an uber-cool evening:CAMPS BAY PREP EVENT: ZULA BAR 21st August 2010. Zula Bar is a live music venue in Long Street, which the POPS team has the use of for the evening. It is hip enough for those of you who get out a lot and comfortable enough with many familiar faces for those who are not normally so out and about. The line up for the evening is BIG: live music & comedy, including the well known band The Rockerfella’s (played with                  

Health & Fitness

LIFE THROUGH MOVEMENT

Biokeneticist Carl Reader

There is a new Biokinetics Practice now available in Camps Bay called LIFE THROUGH MOVEMENT, and you heard it here! The team at 17 on Loader has the lowdown for the Cape Town crowd. It is run by a Biokineticist Carl Reader.  He believes our modern day lifestyles and work have placed tremendous stress on the body and has compromised our body’s natural way to move.  Life through movement offers education on how to move and use your body correctly which provides a natural way to improve posture, relief pain and enhance your sports performance. The new exercise system focuses on using the correct muscles in the right sequence which will allow the body to restore itself. All the exercises are functional and safe to do and can                  

Night Life

Tuesdays are Trouble

Tuesdays are trouble in Cape Town, and here's why... A pre-emptive intervention approach to mid-week stress is on the Mothercity's Tuesday To-Do List. Forget weekends in the culture of the Cape - Tuesdays are a full force party day. For those keen to kick it up to some commercial radio hits with students, lumo-lovers and bachelorette partiers, "Summer of 69" style, the Claremont strip is watering hole of choice.  Claremont favourites include Springboks, Tiger Tiger and  Tin Roof. Tiger Tuesday’s promise free drinks ‘til ten and top of the chart tracks to get you swaying. The plush interiors of this well-designed club allow ample bar space and a sunken, dense dance-floor. Be sure to arrive collared, smart-shoed and on time -                  

Out of Town

In Bartholomeu Dias’ footsteps …

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Two weeks ago, at last the day had come: Clear the decks for the next adventure in South Africa, the country in which I work and live as a volunteer in the Guest House 17 on Loader. How can I describe my trip? One could try it like this: I spent all day long in a bus only to visit a rocky steep slope that sticks in the water like probably millions others do, too. However, one could try it like this: I experienced a marvellous 8 hours with Swiss, Englishmen and Australians on a journey around the famous Cape peninsula at the southern point of Africa. Our tour guide company, African Eagle, organized a captivating tour. We started our trip in Cape Town in full sunshiny weather. The route led us along the Atlantic coast towards                  

Africa Travel

Auf den Spuren des Bartolomeu Dias …

Kapstadt, Suedafrika, Kap-Punkt, Kirstenbosch, Kap-Halbinsel, Rundreise

Am vergangenen Donnerstag war es soweit: Bühne frei für das nächste Abenteuer in Südafrika, dem Land in dem ich als Freiwilliger im Guest House 17 on Loader arbeite und lebe. Wie beschreibe ich meinen Ausflug? Man könnte es so versuchen: Ich verbrachte den ganzen Tag in einem Bus, nur um einen felsigen Steilhang zu besichtigen, der ins Wasser sticht wie wahrscheinlich Millionen andere auch. Man könnte es aber auch so versuchen: Ich erlebte wunderbare 8 Stunden mit Schweizern, Engländern und Australiern auf der Reise um die berühmte Kap-Halbinsel an der Südspitze Afrikas. Auf bestechende Weise organisiert vom Veranstaltungsanbieter African Eagle, machten wir uns bei strahlendem