Category: Adventure

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”

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”

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!”

Discover Namibia and its different terrains

by Lisa Slippers on 15 August 2019

Namibia is known for its vast open plains and dunes creeping up on the ocean. This is usually the mental image one conjures up for Namibia. However, this country is versatile and much more than a sandstorm and rugged landscape. As a born-and-bred Namibian, I’m here to showcase Namibia and all its terrains from south … Continue reading “Discover Namibia and its different terrains”

Clarens when it sizzles: 6 reasons to visit the jewel of the Eastern Free State

by Gerriline Fouché on 18 July 2019

Vast mountain views, gorgeous natural surroundings and old-world charm awaits any traveller seeking solace in Clarens. Situated in the heart of the Eastern Free State Highlands, this nature lover’s haven and artistic hub is certainly one of South Africa’s top tourist destinations. That’s why TravelGround is hitting you with the top spots in Clarens, giving … Continue reading “Clarens when it sizzles: 6 reasons to visit the jewel of the Eastern Free State”

Wild Clover: Blessing the Reins down in Africa

by Jeanne Carstens on 20 June 2019

It was a typical winter’s day in Stellenbosch. Everything was covered in mist, which meant that I was that person driving extremely slowly in order not to miss the Wild Clover turn off. ‘Should I wear my Woolworths boots?’, I kept pondering the previous evening. ‘Preferably a narrow shoe’, I was told. I’ve been on … Continue reading “Wild Clover: Blessing the Reins down in Africa”

5 Fun 4×4 Trails and Spectacular Stays across South Africa

by TravelGround on 22 May 2019

As seen in Melomag. Is winter creeping up on you? Check out these five fun 4×4 trails and cosy stays to trump the chills and bring a few thrills. So, start your engines and let the adrenaline kick you into gear! Biedouw Valley 4×4 Route Clanwilliam, Western Cape You’ll find this valley hidden amongst the … Continue reading “5 Fun 4×4 Trails and Spectacular Stays across South Africa”

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