12 Places to Soothe Your Soul

by Danielle Terblanche on 2 July 2020

My bags are practically packed and I am ready to hit the road to my first getaway after this lockdown. If you are anything like me, you want to escape the city and see some new sights for a change! Nothing sounds better than spending time in nature and enjoying a braai with family or … Continue reading “12 Places to Soothe Your Soul”

10 Charming Country Hotels

by Adriëtte le Roux on 25 June 2020

There is something disarming about a country hotel. Steeped in the history and character of the town or region they are situated in, these rich, often quirky refuges pack a cultural punch and are a trip in their own right. TravelGround has compiled a list of ten such charming countryside stays where you can dine … Continue reading “10 Charming Country Hotels”

7 Digital-Detox Stays for the Tired Tech Souls

by Chanté van Schalkwyk on 19 June 2020

It’s about time you take a break from all those screens! We’ve rounded up 7 digital-detox stays where you can unwind, disconnect, kick back, relax and just do whatever your heart desires on your much deserved getaway.

5 Hikes in the Drakensberg Mountains

by Danielle Terblanche on 11 June 2020

After being cooped up in our homes for the last few months, we are all in need of some quality time in the great outdoors! My feet are itching for a hike and I cannot think of a better place than the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains. This mountain range is famous for its hundreds of hiking … Continue reading “5 Hikes in the Drakensberg Mountains”

A River and its Stories: Kayaking on the Umtata

by Adriëtte le Roux on 4 June 2020

The morning mist starts to recede as we head to the car park to meet our lift. Just minutes earlier a proper bacon, eggs and toast breakfast, accompanied by strong coffee, was duly enjoyed in the Ocean View Hotel’s dining room. While stirring a dollop of sugar into the warm, aromatic whirlpool, I’d wondered whether … Continue reading “A River and its Stories: Kayaking on the Umtata”

KwaZulu-Natal Coast: 7 Secluded Beach Houses

by Nanje Lourens on 28 May 2020

Imagine waking up to waves crashing on the beach, rolling out of bed to get your hands on that first cup of coffee, and strolling out on the deck to be greeted by a magnificent sunrise and dolphins frolicking in the surf below ─ this is what holiday dreams are made of, isn’t it? Well, … Continue reading “KwaZulu-Natal Coast: 7 Secluded Beach Houses”

10 SANParks Finds to Feast Your Eyes on

by Adriëtte le Roux on 20 May 2020

While our country’s superb natural beauty waits for us to return and enjoy it with new eyes and grateful spirits, TravelGround has compiled a list of ten spectacular SANParks stays to add to your post-lockdown travel list. Feast your eyes on these beauties! SANParks Augrabies Rest Camp Augrabies, Northern Cape When the summer flood season … Continue reading “10 SANParks Finds to Feast Your Eyes on”

Quaint Karoo Cottages

by Danielle Terblanche on 13 May 2020

As I am stuck in my home office looking out onto a suburban street, I am dreaming of wide open spaces, the smell of dry Karoo shrubs lingering in the air, the dusty gravel roads and pink and orange coloured sunsets and sunrises in the beloved Karoo. This region has always had a special place … Continue reading “Quaint Karoo Cottages”

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