Category: Adventure

Into the Wild: Tips to Surviving the Great Outdoors

by Gerriline Fouché on 14 February 2019

The great outdoors has always been humankind’s best friend and, simultaneously, its worst enemy. Starting out as quasi campers, we sat in dark caves around glowing fires, slowly discovering the miracles of Mother Nature that would keep us alive, whilst hiding from the weapons she has so often yielded against us. Over 200 000 years … Continue reading “Into the Wild: Tips to Surviving the Great Outdoors”

Have you been to the most Instagrammable places in SA?

by Chanté van Schalkwyk on 7 February 2019

We love capturing that perfect picture and sharing it on social media, but do you know where the most Instagrammable places in South Africa are? Recently Big 7 Travel investigated the top spots in SA where the most Instagrammed pictures have been taken. Let’s take a look at the top provinces in South Africa and … Continue reading “Have you been to the most Instagrammable places in SA?”

Dances with Wolves: Our Company’s Journey with a Pack of African Wild Dogs

by Adriëtte le Roux on 4 January 2019

When Bhele comes to, it’s his ears that prick upright first — two oversized black and tan antennas that mark the change in song filtering down from the marula trees overhead. Then his nose surveys his new surroundings. He sniffs the fresh pool of shade he is lying in, the humans who brought him here … Continue reading “Dances with Wolves: Our Company’s Journey with a Pack of African Wild Dogs”

Golden Hour Glory ─ 7 Locations, 7 Spectacular Horizons

by Hennely Nel on 6 December 2018

Bathed in the golden light of the sun disappearing behind the horizon, everything looks dazzling. But where do you find those extra special, pristine spots to enjoy a sunset in all its glory? We live in a country that offers so many of these natural treasures, it seems almost impossible to choose! Now summer is … Continue reading “Golden Hour Glory ─ 7 Locations, 7 Spectacular Horizons”

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”

The Elgin Railway Market and Secrets of the Vibrant Valley

by Danielle Terblanche on 22 November 2018

The Elgin Valley is one of the Western Cape’s best kept secrets and TravelGround recently had the privilege to explore the Elgin Railway Market and some of this gorgeous valley’s gems. This Overberg phenomenon is about an hour’s drive from Cape Town and the abundance of orchards, forests, vineyards and mountain views create the perfect … Continue reading “The Elgin Railway Market and Secrets of the Vibrant Valley”

The Cape Camino is Calling!

by Cea Swart on 15 November 2018

The Cape Camino takes you on a spiritual journey through the Mother City’s urban and natural landscapes and will challenge you physically and emotionally. Inspired by the Camino de Santiago, the well-known pilgrimage route meandering through Spain, the Cape Camino will leave you feeling similarly enriched and at peace as you experience diverse landscapes and … Continue reading “The Cape Camino is Calling!”

Vacationing on the Edge: 12 Exciting Stays

by Adriëtte le Roux on 9 November 2018

‘Whoah!’ is what you’ll be saying if you choose one of these elevated stays for your next getaway. So, come and take R&R right up to the edge with TravelGround ─ we too like to live dangerously! Bishops Cove Self-Catering Houses in Tsitsikamma, Eastern Cape Perched on the coastal cliffs at Tsitsikamma, Bishops Cove offers … Continue reading “Vacationing on the Edge: 12 Exciting Stays”

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