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Our mission is to create fresh, immersive articles on local travel and things to do in Cape Town. We are based in Cape Town, South Africa and our content focuses around our city as well as travel destinations around the country.

What’s more, CapeTownInsider is always looking for smart, new content from writers like you.

We want to be a collection of ideas that inspire and represent a variety of views, and that includes yours. We welcome unsolicited articles and blog posts. If you are interested in writing for us, please fill out the form below.

Pitch us your idea!

We accept a range of topics for guest posts, as long as they are made to relate to Cape Town, South Africa travel and experiences.

Some of the topics that we accept are: technology, health, business, personal development, travel, digital marketing, tech, fashion, lifestyle, education, home improvement, finance, marketing, home décor, real estate, beauty, food, sports, parenting, web design, social media, ecommerce, legal, cars, entertainment, career, relationship, shopping, politics.

Should I write a headline?

That’d be great! We reserve the right to tweak it for SEO, style or just to make it more attention-grabbing. But if you want to suggest one, that makes our job easier.

Will you edit my post?

We’ll edit for content and clarity, doing our best to preserve your voice. You’ll be able to see our edits in before we go live.

Anything else I should keep in mind?

Posts should be written in blog style, with short paragraphs and lots of white space. Including a few sub-headings is much appreciated, and please use only one space between sentences!

Should I include a photo?

No need. We’ll add one.

What about my headshot?

Our system uses your email to grab your headshot from Gravatar, so make sure your photo is uploaded there.

What should I do after I submit my post?

When it runs, we hope you’ll be active in the comments, responding to readers’ questions or thoughts.

We look forward to your contribution!

Important Notes

  • Please submit pitches and completed articles for consideration using the form below.
  • Preference will be given to original reporting and analysis, but we will also consider commentary.
  • Submissions should range between 500 and 1000 words.
  • We recommend first pitching ideas to us before you write it!
  • We expect work as a Word document rather than a PDF. (We encourage the use of in-line hyperlinks for acknowledging sources.)
  • Please submit your article or pitch just once. Do not submit it multiple times!

Use The Form Below To Submit Your Guest Post

Or send an email to kath@capetowninsider.co.za and let us know your ideas.

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