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National Arbor Week is celebrated annually from 1 – 7 September in South Africa, and occurs six days longer than the rest of the world’s single Arbor Day. It was started in 1983, and having been successfully held around the country for numerous years, communities petitioned the government in 1999 to turn the annual day […]

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Post image for 30 Photos that will make you want to #discoverOverberg

TravelGround is proud to be regular co-hosts of #discoverOverberg, a monthly Twitter chat that highlights the tourism opportunities of the Overberg region in South Africa. Yesterday we talked Photography, and #discoverOverberg was soon trending with tips and pictures streaming in from photographers, bloggers, travel fundis, tourism operators, accommodations, local residents, and basically anyone who was […]

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Blue Sky Backpackers (C) TravelGround

We understand that travel can be expensive. But tight budgets don’t have to be the reason you’re stuck at home all year long. Here are some affordable backpackers where you can enjoy a holiday without making a huge dent in your wallet. Now you can spend more time and money on what really matters: quality […]

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Hermanus is one of the gems of the Whale Coast, and is characterized by lush rolling hills, a wine route of its own, salty ocean air, and eclectic and artsy shops. If you’re weekending at this coastal town, then read on to discover some of our favourite spots in this little piece of heaven on […]

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Post image for Conquer the Num-Num Trail with Five Assegais

Activity-based destinations are the way of the future, but the ultimate holiday spot is still one that offers you both adventure and a space where you can slow down and catch up with yourself. Only 3 hours from Johannesburg, Five Assegais Country Estate in Mpumalanga is the perfect place to spend hours on the stoep […]

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The world is a beautiful place full of abundant creativity and exceptional design displayed throughout the hospitality industry, so there’s no reason to stay at your average hotel. Make the most of your holiday by staying at one of these unique hotels around the world before you die!   1. The Manta Resort, Zanzibar Spend […]

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Main pic of Schulphoek

After a 90 minute drive from Cape Town, we reached the beautiful, winding Whale Coast. The anticipation of arriving at the 5-star Schulphoek Seafront Guesthouse mounted with every crashing wave and gull call from above. Picturing an elegant lounge and steaming coffee awaiting us, we weren’t disappointed upon arrival. Petro, the chic manageress, greeted us […]

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