Author: Karli Durr

Go game viewing along the Garden Route

by Karli Durr on 5 March 2020

What do you get when you combine fynbos-covered mountain slopes, fairy-tale forests and lukewarm lagoons with our country’s mighty Big Five? A game-viewing experience along the Garden Route, of course! Although the Kruger is arguably the ultimate wildlife destination, it’s often a stretch too far for those living in the coastal parts of South Africa, … Continue reading “Go game viewing along the Garden Route”

All Roads Lead to the Karoo: An Alternative Route to Sutherland

by Karli Durr on 19 December 2019

Living in a city that never seems to sleep, we tend to take the route of least resistance to our destinations, ignoring everything in our wake. But due to unforeseen circumstances on a sultry Friday morning near De Doorns, Schalk and I had to amend our perfectly-planned trip to avoid the N1 ─ something that’s … Continue reading “All Roads Lead to the Karoo: An Alternative Route to Sutherland”

Meet SA’s Majestic Marine Big Five

by Karli Durr on 10 October 2019

We’re all familiar with the mighty Big Five roaming our game reserves and national parks, but did you know South Africa also boasts the Marine Big Five? In the light of #NationalMarineWeek, TravelGround is proud to introduce these special sea creatures! Bottlenose Dolphin These aquatic mammals are arguably the most popular among humans and with … Continue reading “Meet SA’s Majestic Marine Big Five”

Recharge your Batteries at these 10 Resorts

by Karli Durr on 4 July 2019

The mid-year blues are wreaking havoc on your soul and you’re in dire need of a break, but the December holidays are still light years away and you’re running low on leave days. Don’t despair, TravelGround has the cure! We’ve rounded up a list of ten resorts in South Africa and Namibia, perfect for a … Continue reading “Recharge your Batteries at these 10 Resorts”

Beach Bum Bliss: Discover SA’s Blue Flag Beaches

by Karli Durr on 29 November 2018

Sandy toes, salty air and tasty ice cream ─ it’s summertime and the masses are migrating to the South African shore. But do you know why Blue Flags are planted at some of the beaches we all frequent? The Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa yearly awards Blue Flag status to beaches according to … Continue reading “Beach Bum Bliss: Discover SA’s Blue Flag Beaches”

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”

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