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Author: Heste Nortier

Let’s Play Holiday Monopoly: TravelGround Edition

Life may not always be a party, but let’s make it a game! Everyone vacations differently and that’s why every getaway can’t be the same. It’s time to pick up the dice and take a seat, because TravelGround is challenging you to a game of Holiday Monopoly! Since the rules of board games have always […]

Kwa Maritane: The jewel of the Pilanesberg National Park

South Africa is known for its vastly different landscapes and the Pilanesberg region in the North West is definitely one of the jewels in the Rainbow Nation’s crown! TravelGround exchanged Cape Town and the south-eastern wind for a wild weekend in the north, where winter was indeed not coming any time soon. At 55000 hectare, […]

A Night on a Knysna Houseboat and an Adventure up The Heads

Popeye, Jack Sparrow and Captain Kid did it, and if you dream of captaining your own boat, it’s time to book a getaway on one of the Knysna Houseboats and sail off into the sunset! We decided to test the waters ourselves and put our best steering skills to the test! The Featherbed Co. not […]

Character, Cuisine and a Cat called Krismis ─ a Weekend at Moolmanshof & Stables

As a Capetonian, I’ve had the pleasure of visiting many beautiful little towns in the Overberg region, but had not paid a proper visit to Swellendam yet. As luck would have it, the Swellendam Winterschool invited TravelGround to attend some of their courses and I jumped at this opportunity to spend a weekend in Swellendam. Being […]

A Wonderful Winter Weekend in Swellendam

As a frequent visitor to the Garden Route and a Cape Town resident, spending a night in Swellendam has never crossed my mind, especially since it’s only a mere two hour’s drive from the Mother City. By that time, I’m usually not thirsty, bored or tired yet. But this time was different. What started as […]

Six Fairytale Castles found on TravelGround

Who ever said only Rapunzel and Sleeping Beauty can have all the fairy-tale fun? Well, with TravelGround’s castle collection, you can have that fairy-tale experience you’ve always dreamed of! All guests can be the king (or queen) of their own castle for a few nights, be it in the Namibian desert, in the middle of […]