Category: Entertainment

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”

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”

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”

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”

Beautiful Blyde River Canyon: 5 Activities on Our List

by Willemien Engelbrecht on 11 October 2018

The Blyde River Canyon is the world’s third largest canyon and largest green canyon. The canyon boasts a spectacular variety of wildlife and plants, so it’s easy to see why visitors travel far and wide to see this natural wonder. Perfect photo opportunities await around every corner and you’ll never be bored with all the … Continue reading “Beautiful Blyde River Canyon: 5 Activities on Our List”

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”

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