Piekenierskloof Mountain Lodge by Elana Esterhuyse

There’s not a lot you can teach me about life in the platteland. I grew up in a little town called Klawer in the Namakwaland, our house was in a cul de sac, called Tuin Street. This was long before the Wimpy popped up next to the highway that skirted our town and before the […]

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Ghosts around South Africa

You may think Europe, America, and Australasia have more than their fair share of ghost stories and strange places, South Africa still has a few of her own mysteries to intrigue locals and visitors alike: The Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town The Castle of Good Hope is one of the oldest colonial buildings in […]

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Sandboarding Cape Town (Facebook) 2

South Africa has plenty of fantastic cities to explore, with all sorts of exciting activities and attractions on offer. Whether you’re after cultural, wildlife, recreational, food & wine, or sightseeing tours, you will find all you need and more in the sprawling plains of Mzansi. Read on to find out about the top 25 tours […]

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Berg River Resort

We all know South Africans love their braais, be it at home, at a friend, or somewhere along the spectacular Cape Peninsula. Here are the best public braai spots in Cape Town, where you can enjoy some boerie with a view: 1. Krismis Camp, Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve Enjoy a leisurely braai nestled within fynbos, […]

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Main image of Brenton on Rocks (C) TravelGround

At some point in our lives we all dream of escaping to the coast, and while a cosy seaside accommodation can be just what the doctor ordered, sometimes a little more luxury is required! If you’d like to experience opulent seaside living, then check out the following places: 1. Belvidere Manor, Knysna The gorgeous views […]

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Post image for South African Wildlife Photographers that bring the bush to Twitter

I am a complete wannabe when it comes to wildlife photography, but I prefer to blame my dinky point-and-click camera rather than my lack of skill. These guys, however, have got it completely right! If you want streams of epic wildlife photos popping up in your twitter feed, follow these talented South African wildlife photographers. […]

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Lavender Hill Country Estate (TG)

If there is one day that every little girl dreams of, it’s her wedding day. And after years and years of fantasising, planning, and expectations, there is no reason why this special day should be anything less than exceptional. Scroll down to view our photo essay of the top TravelGround wedding destinations. After all, “a […]

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