Category: Accommodation

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”

Take Time to Explore Tulbagh’s Wine Route

by Danielle Terblanche on 26 September 2019

City dwellers are flocking to South Africa’s beautiful countryside villages for a weekend of relaxation or exploring more and more these days and we can understand why! There is something about the quiet roads, the local coffee shop, breathtaking scenery, tranquillity and the friendly locals that lure us to these gems time and time again. … Continue reading “Take Time to Explore Tulbagh’s Wine Route”

Numbi Valley ─ Life could be a Dream

by Adriëtte le Roux on 19 September 2019

As I steer my tiny car along the gravel road to Numbi Valley, there is a sense that the outside world is falling away and by the time we park next to the cottage, the spell of this secluded permaculture farm is complete. At Numbi, like in a child’s play world, flower-ladened baths are taken … Continue reading “Numbi Valley ─ Life could be a Dream”

Celebrate National Braai Day at South Africa’s Top Public Braai Spots

by Gerriline Fouché on 12 September 2019

If there’s one thing all South Africans love even more than our Ouma rusks and Hilux bakkies, it’s a good old-fashioned braai. Sizzling coals, the smell of searing meat and the sun on our skin ─ give South Africans these things, and we’re in shisanyama Shangri-La. We’re so fond of this pastime, we’ve even given … Continue reading “Celebrate National Braai Day at South Africa’s Top Public Braai Spots”

Saving rhinos one note at a time

by Johmine Croeser on 5 September 2019

One of my favourite pastimes is attending a live show. There’s nothing like the rush, hype and adrenaline you feel every time a belting note reaches your ears. Even though every live show is filled with highlights, the absolute best part is that moment right before the headlining band hits the stage. Everyone’s been standing … Continue reading “Saving rhinos one note at a time”

TravelGround’s Top 10 Eco-Friendly Travel Tips

by Mandi Zastron on 29 August 2019

How much do you love our planet? What are you doing to ensure that Earth remains a beautiful home for future generations? Over the past few years, thousands of industries have reduced the production of single-use plastics to decrease their carbon footprint. Most people have also incorporated reusable shopping bags, EcoBricks and recycling into their … Continue reading “TravelGround’s Top 10 Eco-Friendly Travel Tips”

It’s Always December In Durban!

by Jeanne Carstens on 22 August 2019

If you’re not into camping, the icy Atlantic Ocean, or general outdoor activities during the winter, then finding something to do for the whole family when it’s chilly outside can leave you in a bit of a pickle. Luckily, South Africa is blessed with both the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, which makes Durban an absolute … Continue reading “It’s Always December In Durban!”

Oudtshoorn: An Oasis in the semi-desert Karoo

by Nanje Lourens on 8 August 2019

Everytime I thought about Oudtshoorn, I immediately connected it with the Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (KKNK), and while this festival is still a great reason to visit the Grootvoëlparadys, there are so many reasons for you to travel here any other time of the year as well. With temperatures reaching a high of 36°C during … Continue reading “Oudtshoorn: An Oasis in the semi-desert Karoo”

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