Author: Hennely Nel

Hennely is an avid reader, book collector, part-time wanderer and a music lover. She can spend hours on the internet looking for places to explore, artists to support and new ways to decorate her room. Her love of travel and new experiences can make her restless. She is convinced that Cape Town holds a secret healing power for one's soul.

Celebrate Summer on a Spectacular City Rooftop

by Hennely Nel on 3 October 2019

The season to be out and about is finally back! And if you become somewhat of a hermit during winter (like me), it’s surely time to start shaking off your cold feathers and see which hangout spots your favourite city has to offer. What better way to kick off summer than by sipping a delicious … Continue reading “Celebrate Summer on a Spectacular City Rooftop”

Away with the Ordinary: The Quirkiest Stays in SA

by Hennely Nel on 25 July 2019

Sometimes life can get pretty mundane if you’re going through the routined motions, and from time to time we’re all looking for something other than the usual beach holiday or bush getaway to put the spring back in our step. The good news is we live in a country filled with unique landscapes and even … Continue reading “Away with the Ordinary: The Quirkiest Stays in SA”

A Sweet Escape: 9 Remote Getaways in South Africa

by Hennely Nel on 2 May 2019

  “There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society where none intrudes, By the deep Sea, and music in its roar: I love not Man the less, but Nature more,  . . .” ─ Lord Byron Sometimes the routine of everyday life simply just … Continue reading “A Sweet Escape: 9 Remote Getaways in South Africa”

Chasing the New Season ─ 5 Marvellous Autumn Spots in South Africa

by Hennely Nel on 7 March 2019

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” ─ F. Scott Fitzgerald Crisp morning air, cool breezes, and shorter days ─ to the summer haters: Winter is finally coming. For those of you who, like me, aren’t so keen on the colder days ahead, don’t despair! Autumn also has some pretty … Continue reading “Chasing the New Season ─ 5 Marvellous Autumn Spots in South Africa”

TravelGround’s Guide to a Chocoholic’s Heaven

by Hennely Nel on 25 January 2019

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”  ― Charles M. Schulz Valentine’s Day is sneaking its cupid wings around the corner and all you see is white and red decorations, teddy bears and heart-shaped chocolates everywhere you look. Few things go together like chocolate and V’Day. What exactly … Continue reading “TravelGround’s Guide to a Chocoholic’s Heaven”

Golden Hour Glory ─ 7 Locations, 7 Spectacular Horizons

by Hennely Nel on 6 December 2018

Bathed in the golden light of the sun disappearing behind the horizon, everything looks dazzling. But where do you find those extra special, pristine spots to enjoy a sunset in all its glory? We live in a country that offers so many of these natural treasures, it seems almost impossible to choose! Now summer is … Continue reading “Golden Hour Glory ─ 7 Locations, 7 Spectacular Horizons”

The Captivating Neighbourhoods of Cape Town

by Hennely Nel on 1 November 2018

Cape Town is known for being South Africa’s scenic cultural hub, dominated by talented creatives. You don’t only have to hang around in the city centre to be entertained. The Mother City boasts more than a handful of cool, diverse neighbourhoods with a lot to offer that are spread all over the city. TravelGround has … Continue reading “The Captivating Neighbourhoods of Cape Town”

TravelGround’s Guide to Memorable Mexican Merriment in SA

by Hennely Nel on 6 September 2018

Hola, amigos! Spring has finally arrived after a long, cold winter and it’s time to get festive. Mexican cuisine is without a doubt flavoursome and delicious, and the culinary wizards of Mexico are, of course, the founders of the ever popular guacamole ─ we can’t thank them enough for that! With its tradition of spicy … Continue reading “TravelGround’s Guide to Memorable Mexican Merriment in SA”

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