Author: Cea Swart

Cea has two places she calls home: one in the flat, grey landscapes of Vanderbijlpark where she grew up; the other next to the green mountains of Stellenbosch where she has lived for the past 7 years. She loves to travel, drinking coffee while jotting down her thoughts and escaping with a nice book! Her great love, however, is music. She likes to spend time drinking a glass of red wine while listening to vinyls, but equally enjoys dancing in the crowd at music festivals!

A Beginners Guide to parkrun South Africa

by Cea Swart on 20 September 2018

It’s 08:00 on a Saturday and while you’re still hiding under the covers, 164 locations fill with runners, walkers, dogs and children, all with one thing in common: starting their day with a five-kilometre parkrun. parkrunday, previously known as ‘Saturday’, has become the ultimate event to join! parkrun organises free running events around the world … Continue reading “A Beginners Guide to parkrun South Africa”

South Africa’s Goldest Oldest Places

by Cea Swart on 31 May 2018

The goldest and oldest of things in South Africa stand the test of time and, to date, tell us about our country’s rich history. From the oldest city and building to the oldest pub and theatre ─ South Africa definitely has a few secrets and stories to be discovered by you. That’s why TravelGround delved … Continue reading “South Africa’s Goldest Oldest Places”

In the Spotlight: 11 South African Lighthouses

by Cea Swart on 15 February 2018

Imagine a dark sky, wet sails, stormy waters and not a single light to guide you to shore … This is exactly the circumstances sailors faced when first exploring the vast oceans surrounding South Africa starting in the 1400s. To avoid shipwrecks and to ensure that sailors could safely reach their destinations, lighthouses were built along … Continue reading “In the Spotlight: 11 South African Lighthouses”