Category: Children

11 Activities in Durban Under R200

by Chanté van Schalkwyk on 20 December 2018

Durban boasts a subtropical climate, warm waters and long stretches of beach, but let me tell you ─ Durban has so much more to offer! TravelGround found 11 activities you can enjoy while exploring this coastal city. 1. Durban Botanic Gardens The Durban Botanic Gardens is open every day of the year and is a … Continue reading “11 Activities in Durban Under R200”

How to Avoid Family Feuds this Festive Season

by Nanje Lourens on 13 December 2018

‘Can someone pass the salt? This roast is a bit bland.’ Sound familiar? The festive season isn’t always all Christmas carols and golden tinsel ─ a whole lot of family in a confined space makes for irritated family members and snarky comments that could have easily been avoided. So, TravelGround decided to round up some … Continue reading “How to Avoid Family Feuds this Festive Season”

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”

A Beginners Guide to parkrun South Africa

by Cea Swart on 20 September 2018

It’s 08:00 on a Saturday and while you’re still hiding under the covers, 164 locations fill with runners, walkers, dogs and children, all with one thing in common: starting their day with a five-kilometre parkrun. parkrunday, previously known as ‘Saturday’, has become the ultimate event to join! parkrun organises free running events around the world … Continue reading “A Beginners Guide to parkrun South Africa”

Farm Getaways around Gauteng

by Nanje Lourens on 13 September 2018

Whether you’re parents with children looking to spend some quality time together as a family, a couple in need of a tranquil escape from the city, or a group of friends wanting to get away for the weekend, a farm getaway is just what you need! Just imagine waking up to nothing but the sound … Continue reading “Farm Getaways around Gauteng”

Breedekloof – The Wine Route Less Travelled

by Jana Barnard on 2 August 2018

You’ve probably heard of the Breede River Valley, a wine region that stretches from Ceres all the way to Bonnievale in the Western Cape. The Breedekloof, however, is a smaller region within the wider valley and is nestled between a collection of mountain ranges around Worcester, Rawsonville and Goudini. Not marketed as extensively as the Stellenbosch … Continue reading “Breedekloof – The Wine Route Less Travelled”

Four Tantalising Tourist Towns on the N7

by Gerriline Fouché on 28 June 2018

When you think about Cape Town and Namibia, two things come to mind. On the one hand you think of a metropolis filled with Cape Dutch homesteads, the smell of Cape Malay curry in the air, dancers with painted faces around each corner and lush green vineyards. On the other hand you think of long … Continue reading “Four Tantalising Tourist Towns on the N7”

Fantastic Stays in the Free State to Cure Your Winter Blues

by Hennely Nel on 21 June 2018

For many of us, the Free State is merely the province we drive through to get from Gauteng to the Western Cape, and vice versa. However, this landlocked province boasts huge plains of open farmland, wide skies, majestic mountain ranges and quaint villages ─ making it well worth a visit during a peaceful winter getaway. … Continue reading “Fantastic Stays in the Free State to Cure Your Winter Blues”

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