Author: Willemien Engelbrecht

Getaways in Gorgeous Gardens

by Willemien Engelbrecht on 17 January 2019

The move back to the countryside and towards a more sustainable way of living has become more and more trendy, and recently this started spilling over into the travel industry. Whether you’re on board with this trend, love gardening, food or all of the above, you’ll be glad to hear we have quite a few … Continue reading “Getaways in Gorgeous Gardens”

Beautiful Blyde River Canyon: 5 Activities on Our List

by Willemien Engelbrecht on 11 October 2018

The Blyde River Canyon is the world’s third largest canyon and largest green canyon. The canyon boasts a spectacular variety of wildlife and plants, so it’s easy to see why visitors travel far and wide to see this natural wonder. Perfect photo opportunities await around every corner and you’ll never be bored with all the … Continue reading “Beautiful Blyde River Canyon: 5 Activities on Our List”

SANParks 101: A Basic Guide to South Africa’s National Parks

by Willemien Engelbrecht on 1 September 2018

Did you know that there are 19 National Parks in South Africa? Could you name them? Well, TravelGround is here to help! Scroll down and see where you can experience the wild side of life in South Africa. 1. Addo Elephant National Park Addo Elephant National Park is a top spot for seeing African elephants in the … Continue reading “SANParks 101: A Basic Guide to South Africa’s National Parks”

Go wild in 2017 and tick these Big 5 stays off your list!

by Willemien Engelbrecht on 30 December 2016

2016 has come and gone … so now it’s time to get wild in 2017! We’ve gathered a couple of places that share the names of our beautiful Big 5. You won’t necessarily encounter these amazing animals there, but you can channel their spirit during a stay at these namesake destinations. Get clicking and tick them all … Continue reading “Go wild in 2017 and tick these Big 5 stays off your list!”

Affordable glamping getaways across SA!

by Willemien Engelbrecht on 10 November 2016

Glamping is an exciting new trend that combines the luxuries of staying in a hotel while being close to Mother Nature without having to pitch a tent yourself. If this sounds like your type of getaway, look no further. TravelGround’s glamping stays offer the absolute best of both worlds ─ comfort and affordability! AfriCamps Forest … Continue reading “Affordable glamping getaways across SA!”

Wildflowers on the west coast of SA

by Willemien Engelbrecht on 7 July 2016

Come early August, the western coast of South Africa transforms from the normally dry and arid landscape to a vibrant and colourful facade that bursts into a multitude of colours. This natural wonder of the world lasts until October and attracts photographers, artists, botanists and sightseers across the globe every year. The first flowers pop … Continue reading “Wildflowers on the west coast of SA”

7 Mother’s Day Ideas

by Willemien Engelbrecht on 28 April 2016

Want to spoil the most special woman in your life? Your mom deserves a treat and Mother’s Day is the perfect excuse to indulge her! We’ve put together 7 ideas that your mom is sure to love … Put on your Sunday shoes and treat mom to a high tea she deserves. Most moms would … Continue reading “7 Mother’s Day Ideas”

Love Actually Under the Stars at Anthonij Rupert Wines

by Willemien Engelbrecht on 17 December 2015

You’ve probably heard of The Galileo Open Air Cinema! On 19 December 2015 they’re bringing you a magically romantic night with Love Actually playing under the stars at Anthonij Rupert Wines. Who can forget Hugh Grant’s questionable dance moves where he plays the role of a British Prime Minister, or brokenhearted Colin Firth, the frustrated writer, who … Continue reading “Love Actually Under the Stars at Anthonij Rupert Wines”

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