Author: Karli Durr

Karli comes from the heart of the Swartland and she has a deep love for Afrikaans, sport and rock music. She enjoys spending time with friends and family and won’t miss the opportunity to see a good movie.

Addo Elephant National Park: Awesome Accommodation and Activities

by Karli Durr on 16 August 2018

Gentle giants gleefully playing at a waterhole, a herd of zebra grazing by, and spectacular sunsets over the Zuurberg Mountains ─ yes, it’s the Addo Elephant National Park! This world-renowned park is only a 30-minute drive from Port Elizabeth, making it an ideal spot for tired city souls, a family holiday and a romantic getaway. … Continue reading “Addo Elephant National Park: Awesome Accommodation and Activities”

Quiz: Find your Dream Honeymoon Destination!

by Karli Durr on 5 July 2018

You’ve found the perfect partner, you’ve been planning that dream day down to a tee, and all that’s left is booking the first getaway as newlyweds ─ your honeymoon! But which destination will be best suited for you? TravelGround compiled a quiz to help you figure out where in South Africa you should go for … Continue reading “Quiz: Find your Dream Honeymoon Destination!”

A Golfer’s Guide to the Garden Route

by Karli Durr on 10 May 2018

Besides beautiful beaches, lagoons, forests and adrenaline-filled adventures, the Garden Route also offers something for the more active among us ─ golf! With world-class golf courses such as Fancourt and Pezula, it’s no wonder this area attracts avid golfers from all across the globe. So, if you’re planning your next golfing getaway, include a few … Continue reading “A Golfer’s Guide to the Garden Route”

6 Exciting Stops Along Route 62

by Karli Durr on 25 January 2018

The United States of America might have the legendary Route 66 ─ a path of epic road trips stretching over more than 4 000 kilometres. But we can certainly crow about our renowned Route 62. Meandering across more than 850 kilometres, it forms the gateway from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. This route is arguably … Continue reading “6 Exciting Stops Along Route 62”

Cullinan: The Gem of Gauteng

by Karli Durr on 23 November 2017

Once upon a time, a diamond was found along a farm fence about 30 kilometres from Pretoria. This discovery led to the rise of the Premier Mine and Cullinan ─ a sleepy town named after the diamond magnate, Sir Thomas Cullinan. The world’s largest diamond, the Cullinan Diamond, was mined in 1905 and presented to … Continue reading “Cullinan: The Gem of Gauteng”

South Africa: 15 Outstanding Facts

by Karli Durr on 18 August 2017

Sometimes we forget that some of our planet’s most unique phenomena are right here on bottom soil! TravelGround rounded up 15 outstanding facts about our beloved country that will blow your mind and remind you of the wonders within reach. And with us you can even spend a few nights close to these amazing spots! … Continue reading “South Africa: 15 Outstanding Facts”

Why You Should Spend Your Money On Travel

by Karli Durr on 28 June 2017

Have you been eyeing that beautiful leather bag for a while now? Wouldn’t the latest smart watch look rad on your wrist? Yes, we all have those vices that will make us feel great for a few days, but totally break the bank! And in a year’s time it will probably be out of style … Continue reading “Why You Should Spend Your Money On Travel”

5 Wonderful reasons to visit the Wild Coast

by Karli Durr on 13 April 2017

Untamed, unspoilt and unbelievably beautiful ─ these are only a few words to describe the endless splendour of South Africa’s Wild Coast! This remote coastline stretches from East London all the way to the southern border of KwaZulu-Natal. The scenery is breathtaking and filled with steep, green hills, deserted beaches with unruly waves and windswept cliffs. … Continue reading “5 Wonderful reasons to visit the Wild Coast”