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6 Golden rules of visiting Cape Town!

In order to help you plan your Cape Town adventure, and enjoy your time here to the fullest, we have put together a short list of important things to remember. (Still wondering if Cape Town is for you? Have a look at Why International Interns Choose Cape Town) Bridging Gaps 6 Golden Rules of visiting Cape Town! ⇒ Have a braai! …

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How much does “Thank You” cost in Cape Town?

Each country around the world has a different tipping culture and knowing who deserves a tip and how much to give, is an etiquette challenge that everyone faces when travelling to a foreign country.  In many countries tipping is mandatory and people in the service and tourism industries rely completely on their tips to pay their bills and support their …

When can I start my Cape Town adventure?

What date will my Bridging Gaps internship or volunteer placement begin in Cape Town? We do not have set start dates for any of our internship or volunteer placements here in Cape Town.  It is 100% up to you when you would like to arrive in South Africa, and subsequently when you would like to begin your placement.  We usually …

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Budgeting for your Cape Town adventure!

The Bootstrap is our placement only package starting at £995.  The Concierge is our comprehensive, full support package and the programme fee is £1495. All our programmes are completely flexible in start date and duration so it is up to you when you would like to begin your placement, and how long you would like to do it for. Accommodation …

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Is Cape Town really a dangerous place to visit?

Cape Town is a city of huge contradictions.  In recent years it has deservingly become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world because of it’s incredible natural beauty, electric culture and the amazing range of outdoor activities it is home to.  However, despite its increasing popularity as a dream destination for travelers, it still faces huge social …

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Bridging Gaps FAQ’s – All your questions answered!

All our programmes are customized so we base our search for the best suitable placement for you completely on your individual skills and interests as well as your personal and professional goals.  We also work with over 400 local organisations across a number of different fields so in order to give you examples of where you could be placed, it …

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The best budget accommodation options in Cape Town

In our opinion, the place you choose to call home for the time you are in Cape Town will be one of the most impacting aspects of your trip.   It is crucial that you to feel safe, at ease and happy in your accommodation, whilst being able to independently appreciate the easy paced lifestyle Cape Town offers. At Bridging Gaps …

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What are the best ways to travel in and around Cape Town?

The historical yet cosmopolitan city of Cape Town is rich in contrast and colour and really does have something for everyone.  It is surrounded by picaresque beaches, towering mountains and quaint wine estates, whilst also being home to countless unique restaurants, charming markets and compelling museums and galleries. With so much to see and do in this beautiful city, an …