The Motorcycle Diaries: A Klein Karoo-Garden Route Two-Wheeler Tour

by Gerriline Fouché on 8 August 2018

They say only a biker knows why a dog sticks his head out the car window. One could venture a guess that freedom might have something to do with it. Sometimes we just need to switch our minds off, fire up our two-wheelers and let the open road guide our souls for a few days. … Continue reading “The Motorcycle Diaries: A Klein Karoo-Garden Route Two-Wheeler Tour”

Breedekloof – The Wine Route Less Travelled

by Jana Barnard on 2 August 2018

You’ve probably heard of the Breede River Valley, a wine region that stretches from Ceres all the way to Bonnievale in the Western Cape. The Breedekloof, however, is a smaller region within the wider valley and is nestled between a collection of mountain ranges around Worcester, Rawsonville and Goudini. Not marketed as extensively as the Stellenbosch … Continue reading “Breedekloof – The Wine Route Less Travelled”

Vrede en Lust: A Winter Wonderland Weekend

by Chanté van Schalkwyk on 26 July 2018

The grey, winter weather doesn’t only contribute to our gloomy moods, but also shortens our list of things to do. But don’t fret, TravelGround always has a solution! We had the great privilege of spending a weekend at the splendid Vrede en Lust Estate, situated in the Cape Winelands between Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch. From the get-go … Continue reading “Vrede en Lust: A Winter Wonderland Weekend”

SA’s Top Craft Rums That Will Warm You Up This Winter

by Hennely Nel on 19 July 2018

In the past decade or so, booze trends have been making the rounds ─ from the craft beer hype to the carefully crafted gin craze. Now experts are claiming rum will be the next trend that will stir up South Africa, and with good reason! Lately, craft distilleries have been adding some high-quality rum to … Continue reading “SA’s Top Craft Rums That Will Warm You Up This Winter”

10 Undiscovered Secrets of the Southern Cape Peninsula

by Ankia Wolf on 12 July 2018

When you think of the Mother City, you think of Blouberg Beach, Table Mountain, and probably Cape Point. If you think about the Southern Peninsula, you might think of Boulders Beach, Chapman’s Peak and Noordhoek Beach, but do you ever think about what lies between these touristy hot spots? Actually, this region boasts a plethora … Continue reading “10 Undiscovered Secrets of the Southern Cape Peninsula”

Quiz: Find your Dream Honeymoon Destination!

by Karli Durr on 5 July 2018

You’ve found the perfect partner, you’ve been planning that dream day down to a tee, and all that’s left is booking the first getaway as newlyweds ─ your honeymoon! But which destination will be best suited for you? TravelGround compiled a quiz to help you figure out where in South Africa you should go for … Continue reading “Quiz: Find your Dream Honeymoon Destination!”

Four Tantalising Tourist Towns on the N7

by Gerriline Fouché on 28 June 2018

When you think about Cape Town and Namibia, two things come to mind. On the one hand you think of a metropolis filled with Cape Dutch homesteads, the smell of Cape Malay curry in the air, dancers with painted faces around each corner and lush green vineyards. On the other hand you think of long … Continue reading “Four Tantalising Tourist Towns on the N7”

Fantastic Stays in the Free State to Cure Your Winter Blues

by Hennely Nel on 21 June 2018

For many of us, the Free State is merely the province we drive through to get from Gauteng to the Western Cape, and vice versa. However, this landlocked province boasts huge plains of open farmland, wide skies, majestic mountain ranges and quaint villages ─ making it well worth a visit during a peaceful winter getaway. … Continue reading “Fantastic Stays in the Free State to Cure Your Winter Blues”