Post image for The Big Tree & Forest Walk in Wilderness

My kids and I are often off on mystical adventures with fairies, dragon birds, and giant grasshopper people. Fairy tales, nature, and creative play are a big part of our life, so we couldn’t pass up an outing to the Big Tree during our holiday in Wilderness. The Woodville Big Tree is a giant old […]

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Berhouse and Cottages in the Drakensberg (C) TravelGround

South Africa is known for having a world within its borders, encompassing seafood, safaris, adventure, leisure, marine experiences, foodie tours, luxury railways, and much, much more. So it’s hardly surprising that visiting South Africa makes it onto many a bucket list, with the 15 spots below, being the most noteworthy: 1. Garden Route With a […]

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Bierfest at Montecasino

Don your dirndls and lederhosens, plait your pigtails, and line your stomachs because South Africa’s biggest Bierfest is back for the much anticipated 2014 season! With plenty of South African beers (brewed especially for the occasion), delicious Bavarian food, authentic music, and good natured entertainment, event goers will feel as though they have been dropped […]

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Post image for Marine Walk Misadventures at De Hoop Nature Reserve

“When was the last time you were this cold?” I asked my husband as the open Land Cruiser bounced along the endless dirt road, trying in vain to outrun the rain storm. “When I climbed Kilimanjaro,” he replied. What an adventure that was! I briefly considered an alternative setting of a family movie in a […]

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La Kruger Lifestyle Lodge (C) TravelGround

The 4-star La Kruger Lifestyle Lodge is situated in Marloth Park, a wildlife sanctuary bordering the renowned Kruger National Park. With subtropical weather, exceptional facilities, and an opportunity to spot an array of animals, guests are promised a truly rewarding stay at La Kruger Lifestyle Lodge at any time of the year. Guests can choose […]

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Destiny Lodge luxuries (C) TravelGround

Who doesn’t love the idea of a weekend spent indulging in pampering and lavish treatments, as every muscle and stress-filled thought is soothed away by scented oils and supple hands? If a weekend spa stay is what you’re after then check out these 7 top spots around South Africa! 1. Celtic Manor and Spa – […]

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Post image for The Lumineers are coming to South Africa

American folk-rock stars The Lumineers will make their South African debut this December! In the true spirit of folksy summer bliss, they’ll perform at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in Cape Town on 4 December 2014 and at Emmarentia Dam in Johannesburg for a daytime concert on 6 December 2014. With music described as classic and genuine, […]

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