Author: Elbe van Heerden

David is a technology enthusiast who runs linux. He enjoys reading, learning, cars, travelling and is a die-hard supporter of the Stormers!

A Street View of Joburg

by Elbe van Heerden on 26 October 2016

Experience Johannesburg from a different point of view by taking an inner city walking tour with Past Experiences to get a new and unique glimpse into the heart and soul of this weird and wonderful city. With Past Experiences you can choose to take a public art tour or find out where Johannesburg got its […]

Celebrate spring with a Bushveld Braai

by Elbe van Heerden on 20 September 2016

South Africa is a country steeped in tradition and heritage, not least of which is the traditional braai. And where better to celebrate our heritage than in the bushveld? Nothing beats a lamb chop and boerie sizzling on an open fire and, of course, braaibroodjies and pap and sous on the side. TravelGround offers a […]

Ziplining in ZA

by Elbe van Heerden on 28 July 2016

Go on an adrenaline-filled adventure! Try something new and see the world from far above the treetops on one of the glorious ziplines our country has to offer. We have great venues where you can zipline in different parts of South Africa. One of these is at Piekenierskloof Mountain Lodge where was invited to […]

10 ways to spend your 67 minutes for Madiba

by Elbe van Heerden on 18 July 2016

On the 18th of July South Africans celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day, or 67 Minutes for Mandela as it is also known. Most of us have heard about Mandela Day after its inception in 2009 and many individuals and organisations try to spend at least 67 minutes making the world a better place on 18 […]

The Eastern Cape’s Sunshine Coast: the perfect winter getaway

by Elbe van Heerden on 26 May 2016

With winter on our doorstep throughout the largest part of South Africa, why not head to the Sunshine Coast for a sunny winter getaway? The Sunshine Coast is situated between Port Elizabeth and East London in the Eastern Cape and stretches from Alexandria to Fish River Mouth and further inland to include the small town […]

Discover new tourism routes the West Coast Way!

by Elbe van Heerden on 14 April 2016

The next time you’re heading to the West Coast, why not try a new route? West Coast Way has just launched two new tourism routes, the West Coast Way Scenic Route and the West Coast Berg Route. They added these to their existing portfolio, which includes their Foodie and Culture Routes. Each of these circular […]

Wild Clover Breweries: bigger and better, with the same delicious brews.

by Elbe van Heerden on 24 February 2016

A brand new beer tasting room opened its doors outside of Stellenbosch recently to add to the myriad of beautiful wineries, fantastic restaurants and beautiful accommodation options, giving us yet another reason to visit the wondrous Winelands. Wild Clover Brewery has been in operation since 2012, and recently  forged a new partnership with uniWines to […]

Dam Fine Jazz in the Overberg

by Elbe van Heerden on 22 December 2015

There are many reasons to head to Villiersdorp in the Overberg this summer, but this season is hotter than ever with Aphrodisiac Shack Smokehouse Deli’s summer jazz concert series and picnics – aptly titled #DamFineJazz,  with music by Jazz Between Friends, right on the banks of the Theewaterskloof Dam. Some Dam Fine Jazz:  The Aphrodisiac Shack […]

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