Cape Town is a big international city with a huge significance in world’s history. Due to its location at an important trade route Cape Town is influenced by many other cultures around the world. Personally, we are no experts when it comes to Cape Town. So? How can we have here any recommendations?!
Easy: Our friend Annika from Midnightblueelephant.com used to live in the most southern city in Africa. She knows Cape Town inside out plus we enjoy her travel style! This is the perfect mix to bring you this unique secret guide.
Therefore, let us proudly introduce you the the newest 5 local tips for Cape Town. With these recommendations you can enjoy Cape Town in a local way. Together with Annika we show you great activities, where to enjoy the local art scene, and where you can get the best burger in town.
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Enjoy these recommendations and Cape Town,
The secret guide Cape Town covers:
- A place where you can drink while doing good.
- Want the best burger in Cape Town? We will take you there!
- The all-in-one stop for your weekend shopping.
- Cape Town’s monthly get together – a city crawl of a different kind.
- Where to find new friends to chase the waves with – great activity!
Also interesting: 5 outdoor and wildlife experiences in the area of Cape Town
5 Star Hostel in Cape Town
How about a swimming pool with the best view to table mountain, a great design, and an eco-friendly environment? Check out the 5 Star Hostel in Cape Town – The Backpack Hostel. Besides the obviously great amenities, and facilities, TheBackpack Hostel is an impressive budget accommodation. Their sustainable efforts, social charity projects, and last but not least their passion for their hostel inspires people around the world.
By the way, we also show you where you can book TheBackpack hostel for the lowest price.
Planning a road trip around Cape Town? Check out this article of an epic road trip from Cape Town to Joburg.
Hostel Packing List
It is time to see what you should pack in your backpack or suitcase. Make sure you always pick a quality hostel, it totally reduces the things you need to pack. Here is our ultimate hostel packing list. It features 23 items you should really throw in your backpack.The most important things to pack are:
- eye mask
- key chain flashlight
- the right backpack, the Nomatic (our review of Nomatic here) or Lowe Alpine Lightflite 45 Pack
- packing cubes
- generic padlock (fitting all locker types)
- quick-dry travel towel
- universal power adapter
- travel-sized toiletries