Posts by TarynM

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Hotel Gym Workouts

You may be taking a much-needed vacation, or simply on a work trip, but the fact is the same: fitness does not take vacations! That being said, it can be ultra-tough to get enough exercise when on-the-go in a new city. Lucky for you, the Rockwell All Suite Hotel & Apartments has a spectacular (if…

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Instagram Worthy spots near the Rockwell

The Most Instagram-Worthy Spots Near the Rockwell

Whether you live here, have visited or have it on your bucket list of must-see places, we all know Cape Town is one of the most beautiful places to visit in the world. Let’s face it, the Mother City is simply an Instagrammer’s absolute dream when on pursuit of the perfect content. We’ve put together…

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10 Cape Town Events to Attend this Winter

Winter can be filled with lovely cold, crisp, sunny days but let’s face it, that is definitely not always the case! While you could easily let the cold (or rainy) days get you down (hello hermit status!), why not get off the couch and attend a few exciting events? We’ve put together a list of…

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Kiddies activities near the Rockwell

Family Friendly Fun Near the Rockwell Hotel

Over the years, we have found that one of the most popular reasons our guests like to stay at the Rockwell is that for a similar price, they get to stay in a spacious apartment suite rather than simply a hotel room. Not only is this great for couples who like to stay in and…

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Fun things to do in Cape Town

30 Fun Things to do During Cape Town Winters

Sometimes after a long Summer of extreme temperatures the locals welcome a bit of winter weather. What we have found, though, is that Capetonians often become homebodies and head into hibernation mode when the weather turns cool. The only problem? Cape Town has such a large variety of fun and exciting things to do during…

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how to survive load shedding

12 Ways to Stay Busy During Load shedding

Recently, Cape Town has been hit with another sudden influx of load shedding. Surprise! While this may seem like a sick joke from the folks who manage our power, this is our unfortunate reality. BUT, we choose to look on the bright side (ha!) and acknowledge the fact that although a bit inconvenient at times,…

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Booking an apartment over Air BnB

ApartHotel: Why Choose this over an Airbnb

We’ve all heard of them, the business that started by a few young men moving from New York City to San Francisco who purchased a few air mattresses and set up a website offering travellers a place to sleep with breakfast the next morning. While this innovative concept has turned into a popular website and…

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How to become a travel Blogger - Rockwell

10 Steps to Becoming a Travel Blogger

The appeal to work in the digital space, or better yet, to find jobs that can be done remotely has become increasingly popular, especially over the last year or so. With the business and craziness of everyday life in the modern world, we’re noticing that people crave flexibility and a balanced lifestyle now more than…

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Cape Town: The City of Business Opportunities

The fact is simple: if you live in South Africa and have ambitions to start a business, Cape Town is the place to be!   The World Bank recently announced that when compared with all major metros in Southern Africa, Cape Town was ranked the number one for ease of doing business. Thus, if the…

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Your Guide to Cape Town’s Best Festivals & Blue Flag Beaches

According to the World Travel Awards, the Mother City is the best host city in all of continental Africa. To those of us who live here, this does not come as a surprise! On 6 October, a stunning star-studded gala held in Durban unveiled that Cape Town was to be named Africa’s leading destination for…

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