Meet SA’s Majestic Marine Big Five
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 […]
Celebrate Summer on a Spectacular City Rooftop
The season to be out and about is finally back! And if you become somewhat of a hermit during winter (like me), it’s surely time to start shaking off your cold feathers and see which hangout spots your favourite city has to offer. What better way to kick off summer than by sipping a delicious […]
It’s Always December In Durban!
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 […]
Chasing the New Season ─ 5 Marvellous Autumn Spots in South Africa
“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” ─ F. Scott Fitzgerald Crisp morning air, cool breezes, and shorter days ─ to the summer haters: Winter is finally coming. For those of you who, like me, aren’t so keen on the colder days ahead, don’t despair! Autumn also has some pretty […]
11 Activities in Durban Under R200
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 […]
Golden Hour Glory ─ 7 Locations, 7 Spectacular Horizons
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 […]
Quiz: Find your Dream Honeymoon Destination!
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 […]
In the Spotlight: 11 South African Lighthouses
Imagine a dark sky, wet sails, stormy waters and not a single light to guide you to shore … This is exactly the circumstances sailors faced when first exploring the vast oceans surrounding South Africa starting in the 1400s. To avoid shipwrecks and to ensure that sailors could safely reach their destinations, lighthouses were built along […]