Category: Cape Town

Cape Town to Port Elizabeth: Backpacking the Baz Bus way

by Nanje Lourens on 28 March 2019

Longing for a road trip but not in the mood for counting kilometres, and worrying about petrol prices and falling asleep behind the wheel? Baz Bus will have you leaving all that planning, stress and trouble behind. Forget about a rigid itinerary, booking connecting bus rides and breaking the bank! This guide will help you … Continue reading “Cape Town to Port Elizabeth: Backpacking the Baz Bus way”

Afribode: 7 Inner-City Apartments in Cape Town

by Danielle Terblanche on 21 February 2019

Once you’ve had a taste of Cape Town, you’ll want to return time and time again — no wonder it’s one of the busiest tourist hubs in the world! It’s a bustling city surrounded by some of the most beautiful beaches and world-famous vineyards beneath the shadow of Table Mountain. Despite all of the natural … Continue reading “Afribode: 7 Inner-City Apartments in Cape Town”

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?”

Getaways in Gorgeous Gardens

by Willemien Engelbrecht on 17 January 2019

The move back to the countryside and towards a more sustainable way of living has become more and more trendy, and recently this started spilling over into the travel industry. Whether you’re on board with this trend, love gardening, food or all of the above, you’ll be glad to hear we have quite a few … Continue reading “Getaways in Gorgeous Gardens”

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!”

You’ve got to steak it to make it: Celebrating 25 years of The Butcher Shop & Grill

by Jeanne Carstens on 8 November 2018

Walking along the Sea Point Promenade you’ll see people enjoying ice cream, sipping a glass of wine to compliment the sunset, or a few Capetonians trying to revive rollerblading. Situated on the famous Platinum Mile in Mouille Point, The Butcher Shop & Grill not only offers a beautiful view of the ocean and picturesque lighthouse, … Continue reading “You’ve got to steak it to make it: Celebrating 25 years of The Butcher Shop & Grill”

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