Earth Day 2014

by Roseanna McBain on 22 April, 2014 · 0 comments

Earth Day 2014

For those not in the know, Earth Day 2014 has arrived! This annual event is celebrated on 22nd April when people around the world gather together and raise awareness of the effects of pollution on the earth and to encourage the implementation of sustainable programs in their cities. Earth Day Beginnings Earth Day started in […]

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Post image for TravelGrounders share their favourite childhood spots

In celebration of Family Day, we asked some of the TravelGround and LekkeSlaap team to share memories of their favourite childhood hangouts. It may just inspire a special family outing or two… Annelene, Establishment Support We went to a farm in the Namaqualand every year. My grandfather taught us random facts about nature as there […]

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Oblivion Wine Bar

When it’s cold and rainy outside, what could be more enjoyable than a trivia evening spent indoors with good friends, hot drinks, and tasty food? Here are the best places to enjoy pub quiz in Cape Town: MONDAY Oblivion, Kenilworth Oblivion Wine Bar in Kenilworth offers a classic pub quiz evening every Monday. Grab a […]

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9 things to do in KZN via Oysterbox hotel

Gauteng is known for its winter safari options, and Cape Town offers wonderful wine farms, which means KwaZulu-Natal is often neglected in the cooler months … but with 320 days of sunshine a year on average, KZN is actually a fantastic destination all year round! If you’re heading there this autumn, and wondering what on […]

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Post image for Provencal Luxury at Santé Hotel & Spa

The air is thick and warm, like honey, stirring the cicada’s shrill summer song that rises with the flickering waves of heat through the parched yellow grass. The distinct smell of wood that is only seconds away from catching alight lurks on the furnace breeze. It’s mid-summer in the Cape Winelands and the temperature is […]

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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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