Category: Cape Town

Your Entertainment Guide to the Cape Town City Centre

by Jana Barnard on 18 October 2018

Looking for the perfect base camp to explore the Cape Town City Bowl on foot? TravelGround recently attended the launch of Hollow on the Square when it reopened after renovations. This gave us the opportunity to have a peek at not only the hotel’s offering, but also its immediate surrounds. As it turns out, Hollow … Continue reading “Your Entertainment Guide to the Cape Town City Centre”

TravelGround’s Guide to Memorable Mexican Merriment in SA

by Hennely Nel on 6 September 2018

Hola, amigos! Spring has finally arrived after a long, cold winter and it’s time to get festive. Mexican cuisine is without a doubt flavoursome, and delicious, and these culinary wizards are, of course, also the founders of the ever popular guacamole ─ we can’t thank them enough for that! With its tradition of spicy tacos, … Continue reading “TravelGround’s Guide to Memorable Mexican Merriment in SA”

Where The Wild Flowers Are: 5 Hiking Trails on the West Coast

by Jeanne Carstens on 23 August 2018

Once a year keen and intrepid nature lovers flock to the Northern Cape and Namibia to view the beauty of the flower blanket that covers the Namaqualand. As beautiful as the Namaqua region is, it can be a bit too far for a quick weekend getaway. Luckily, Namaqualand isn’t the only place to view this … Continue reading “Where The Wild Flowers Are: 5 Hiking Trails on the West Coast”

SA’s Top Craft Rums That Will Warm You Up This Winter

by Hennely Nel on 19 July 2018

In the past decade or so, booze trends have been making the rounds ─ from the craft beer hype to the carefully crafted gin craze. Now experts are claiming rum will be the next trend that will stir up South Africa, and with good reason! Lately, craft distilleries have been adding some high-quality rum to … Continue reading “SA’s Top Craft Rums That Will Warm You Up This Winter”

10 Undiscovered Secrets of the Southern Cape Peninsula

by Ankia Wolf on 12 July 2018

When you think of the Mother City, you think of Blouberg Beach, Table Mountain, and probably Cape Point. If you think about the Southern Peninsula, you might think of Boulders Beach, Chapman’s Peak and Noordhoek Beach, but do you ever think about what lies between these touristy hot spots? Actually, this region boasts a plethora … Continue reading “10 Undiscovered Secrets of the Southern Cape Peninsula”

Quiz: Find your Dream Honeymoon Destination!

by Karli Durr on 5 July 2018

You’ve found the perfect partner, you’ve been planning that dream day down to a tee, and all that’s left is booking the first getaway as newlyweds ─ your honeymoon! But which destination will be best suited for you? TravelGround compiled a quiz to help you figure out where in South Africa you should go for … Continue reading “Quiz: Find your Dream Honeymoon Destination!”

South Africa’s Goldest Oldest Places

by Cea Swart on 31 May 2018

The goldest and oldest of things in South Africa stand the test of time and, to date, tell us about our country’s rich history. From the oldest city and building to the oldest pub and theatre ─ South Africa definitely has a few secrets and stories to be discovered by you. That’s why TravelGround delved … Continue reading “South Africa’s Goldest Oldest Places”

Bellingham Homestead: A Gem in Franschhoek

by Danielle Terblanche on 29 March 2018

The smell of crushed grapes fills the air as I drive up to Bellingham Homestead across the Anthonij Rupert Wine Estate in Franschhoek, and I know that I am in wine country! I’m surrounded by lush vineyards and the towering Groot Drakenstein Mountains create the perfect backdrop for what I’m about to witness at the … Continue reading “Bellingham Homestead: A Gem in Franschhoek”