Category: Accommodation

6 Staggering Stays on the Panorama Route

by Gerriline Fouché on 27 February 2020

When one starts to list the natural wonders hidden all over South Africa’s peaks and valleys, it soon becomes clear that this country’s riches are often beyond what we could imagine. One such natural wonder is certainly the Panorama Route. Starting at the foot of the Long Tom Pass just outside Lydenburg, this route follows … Continue reading “6 Staggering Stays on the Panorama Route”

Wildehondekloof: A Wonderful Weekend in the Karoo

by Danielle Terblanche on 13 February 2020

Every once in a while you experience something that makes you appreciate your heritage and fall even deeper in love with our beloved South Africa. Our weekend at Wildehondekloof in early November last year happened to be filled with such moments! You might remember that the Springboks triumphantly won the Rugby World Cup in November … Continue reading “Wildehondekloof: A Wonderful Weekend in the Karoo”

Kwa Maritane: The jewel of the Pilanesberg National Park

by Heste Nortier on 30 January 2020

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, … Continue reading “Kwa Maritane: The jewel of the Pilanesberg National Park”

Our Stay at the Orange River Rafting Lodge

by Danielle Terblanche on 23 January 2020

A couple of years ago I spent one of the best weeks of my life on the mighty Orange River. I vividly remember the hot summer days paddling on the river, the delicious and well-deserved lunches on our midday stops, the not-so-easy second half of rafting after lunch and evenings beneath the stars! It was … Continue reading “Our Stay at the Orange River Rafting Lodge”

Pastimes in Paternoster: Tips for an Unforgettable Visit to the Crown Jewel of the West Coast

by Gerriline Fouché on 16 January 2020

There are many gems scattered along the West Coast of South Africa, but few have managed to shine as bright for so many years as the glimmering Paternoster. This quaint fishing village is located 145 kilometres from Cape Town and offers a holiday haven fit for thrill and serenity seekers alike. Paternoster is widely known … Continue reading “Pastimes in Paternoster: Tips for an Unforgettable Visit to the Crown Jewel of the West Coast”

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”

’Tis the Season to be Peaceful: Where to Avoid the Crowds this Christmas

by Hennely Nel on 5 December 2019

I can’t help but gasp internally each time I look at the calendar and realise that it’s December. It feels like just the other day when my family and I were running around trying to arrange last-minute Christmas meals and presents. If this time of year leaves you feeling slightly panicked thinking of crowded coastlines, … Continue reading “’Tis the Season to be Peaceful: Where to Avoid the Crowds this Christmas”

Campfires, Dad Jokes and Awkward Laughters ─ Dinokeng Nature Reserve in the Spotlight

by Altus Booysen on 28 November 2019

It’s almost time to light the fires, get out the guitars, sing Billy Joel campfire songs and listen to the crickets after a bad joke’s punchline, i.e. dad jokes. Being a Joburg local, I know people in Gauteng like to slow down, escape to the wild, and enjoy the company of loved ones in nature. … Continue reading “Campfires, Dad Jokes and Awkward Laughters ─ Dinokeng Nature Reserve in the Spotlight”

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