Nine ways to embrace the Cape Malay culture

South Africa, and Cape Town in particular, is a place where different cultures coexist like nowhere else in the world. Among the many cultures and communities forming the “Rainbow Nation” is the Cape Malay community, of which members are sometimes also called Cape Muslims.

The Cape Malays are essentially residents of Cape Town and its suburbs. The term “Cape Malay” comes from the fact that the Dutch settlers sent thousands of labourers, slaves and political e...

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Discover the Cape Winelands during the harvest season!

How wine was brought into South Africa?

Wine’s roots in South Africa can be traced to the 17th century, when Jan van Riebeeck arrived at the Cape in 1652 and recommended to the Dutch East India Company that the Cape would serve as a useful victalling station for the ships on their passage to the East. Thus, in 1655 a shipment of grape vine cuttings (mainly from France) arrived in Table Bay and soon after the first vineyards were planted. In 1659, the first wine was made by J...

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Top 10 things to do in Cape Town

Top 10 things to do in Cape Town

European summer is ending and you know what that means, it’s not long before the warm chiling weather is around the corner in Cape Town! If you’re still searching for a destination for your holiday season get-away, look no further: Cape Town is the city you definitely need to visit! Floating on two oceans and secured by mountain chains, there is no wonder the setting has everything to feed your wanderlust and give you some warmth &ndash...

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5 Reasons Why South Africa should be your next destination

 

5 Reasons Why South Africa should be your next destination

 

Take a look at our lovely beaches!

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You’re not about to see similar beaches anywhere else in th...

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Our guide Line For water usage

Dear African Eaglers,

As of last months, Cape Town has implemented level 5 water restrictions as a result of not enough water being saved. We, African Eagle would like to warn you for this upcoming water crisis when you come and visit our beautiful country. In order to help the community and prevent the consequences, that you can see on the site provided by Read More