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.

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 these culinary wizards are, of course, also the founders of the ever popular guacamole ─ we can’t thank them enough for that! With its tradition of spicy tacos, … Continue reading “TravelGround’s Guide to Memorable Mexican Merriment in SA”

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”

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”

5 Wonders of Namibia

by Hennely Nel on 26 April 2018

Namibia is undoubtedly any traveller and photographer’s dream. This spectacular country boasts a topographical variety of the wilderness in the north, the miraculous dunes of the Namib Desert in the south, the flat Kalahari lands in the east and the breathtaking Fish River Canyon in the south.   TravelGround made a list of a few … Continue reading “5 Wonders of Namibia”

The Ultimate Guide for Gin Tasting in the Western Cape

by Hennely Nel on 22 February 2018

At first it was the craft beer craze that hit the Western Cape, and now craft gin is making waves! Gin distilleries have been popping up all around the province in the last couple of years and it might just be the tonic you’ve been looking for. TravelGround rounded up 6 hip and happening gin … Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide for Gin Tasting in the Western Cape”