By Paul Campbell on Jun 23, 2019 in Adventure Travel, Africa, Attractions, Food and Drink, Going Out, Leisure Travel, Regions, South Africa, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany Cape Town is the most visited part of South Africa, and there is a well established set of outstanding attractions that are always high on the list of every visitor. But the city still has plenty to offer once you’ve taken the cable car up Table Mountain, seen the harbour and waterfront area, visited the penguins at Boulders Beach, and explored the Cape Point Nature Reserve. These may well be the best known of the attractions, however for many visitors it will be some of the less known activities that will really leave then with the long-lasting memories once they return home. Motorcycle sidecar tour around Cape Point or the winelands There is nothing quite like being driven around Cape Town in the sidecar of a vintage CJ750 motorbike with Cape Sidecar Adventures. This unique way … [Read more...] about Top 5 lesser-known activities around Cape Town
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By Jessica Kwong | [email protected] | Orange County RegisterPUBLISHED: June 14, 2019 at 3:28 pm | UPDATED: June 14, 2019 at 3:28 pm A New Year’s resolution I intended to keep was traveling to a new continent. Africa seemed daunting, but I gathered that South Africa — Cape Town in particular — was unlike the rest of the continent. As the plane descended on South Africa’s oldest city, my eyes gravitated toward a massive, distinctly flat-topped mountain in the distance. It was Table Mountain welcoming me to the Mother City. SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsA letter filed with the California Employment Development Department indicates Z Gallerieâ€™s warehouse, offices and outlet at 1855 West 139th St. in Gardena will be downsized and 196 jobs cut. (Google Street View screengrab) Hundreds of other LAUSD teachers collect picket signs and other materials outside UTLA’s office as they prepare for a possible strike, in Los Angeles on … [Read more...] about Travel: The many sides of Cape Town, South Africa
United Airlines has its eyes set on Cape Town, South Africa. The airline applied with the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to launch new service between Newark Liberty International Airport and Cape Town International Airport with plans to operate nonstop three-times weekly flights to Cape Town starting in December 2019. The airline company says the nonstop service between New York/Newark and Cape Town will decrease the current travel time from New York to Cape Town by over four hours and provide customers from over 80 U.S. cities a one-stop access to Cape Town. If approved, United's service between New York/Newark and Cape Town will be operated with Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, which will have 48 seats in United Polaris business class, 88 seats in United Economy Plus and 116 seats in United Economy. Proposed Flight Schedule, Beginning December 15, 2019 From To Depart Arrive Aircraft New York/Newark Cape Town 8:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. +1 … [Read more...] about United Airlines to Launch New Non-Stop Route to Cape Town
PUBLISHED: 15:50 01 March 2019 | UPDATED: 16:29 01 March 2019 An Aldi own brand packet was found in a KP Hula Hoops multi-pack. Photo: Kristy Loades Kristy Loades A mum has claimed consumers are “paying over the odds” after she found an Aldi crisp packet in a Hula Hoops multi-pack she bought from Waitrose. An Aldi own brand packet was found in a KP Hula Hoops multi-pack. Photo: Kristy LoadesKristy Loades, 44, from Fleggburgh, was bewildered to find an empty packet for Aldi’s own brand Snackrite ‘hoops’ in the pack of KP Hula Hoops she purchased in an online shop from Waitrose in North Walsham.The mum of three raised concerns that the packet proved shoppers were paying more than necessary for branded versions of the same product.Mrs Loades said: “I just opened a multi-pack of KP Hula Hoops which I bought from Waitrose and inside was an empty bag of the Aldi hoops own brand inside. “This shows that consumers are paying over the odds for KP … [Read more...] about Does an Aldi own brand packet found in a Hula Hoops multi-pack prove the crisps are the same?
Updated 8:47 am CST, Monday, January 28, 2019 This image provided by Justin Engel shows a fire in Cape Town, South Africa, Sunday Jan. 27, 2019. Cape Town officials say they have controlled a fire that blazed overnight around the city's iconic Lion's Head hill, injuring one man. The Cape Town area remains on high alert because of hot, dry conditions and windy weather. (Justin Engel via AP) less This image provided by Justin Engel shows a fire in Cape Town, South Africa, Sunday Jan. 27, 2019. Cape Town officials say they have controlled a fire that blazed overnight around the city's iconic Lion's Head ... more Photo: Justin Engel, AP Photo: Justin Engel, AP Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 This image provided by Justin Engel shows a fire in Cape Town, South Africa, … [Read more...] about Firefighters control blaze on Cape Town’s iconic Lion’s Head