Category: Family

Into the Wild: Tips to Surviving the Great Outdoors

by Gerriline Fouché on 14 February 2019

The great outdoors has always been humankind’s best friend and, simultaneously, its worst enemy. Starting out as quasi campers, we sat in dark caves around glowing fires, slowly discovering the miracles of Mother Nature that would keep us alive, whilst hiding from the weapons she has so often yielded against us. Over 200 000 years … Continue reading “Into the Wild: Tips to Surviving the Great Outdoors”

TravelGround’s Guide to a Chocoholic’s Heaven

by Hennely Nel on 25 January 2019

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”  ― Charles M. Schulz Valentine’s Day is sneaking its cupid wings around the corner and all you see is white and red decorations, teddy bears and heart-shaped chocolates everywhere you look. Few things go together like chocolate and V’Day. What exactly … Continue reading “TravelGround’s Guide to a Chocoholic’s Heaven”

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”

5 Sizzling Spots for a Swell Time in Swakopmund

by Gerriline Fouché on 25 October 2018

Sunkissed desert days and starry seaside nights ─ that’s what lies in store when visiting Swakopmund’s seaside shore. Swakopmund is one of Namibia’s most popular coastal towns and a visit to this gorgeous Namib Desert jewel will have any traveller swooning. Swakopmund offers hundreds of tourist attractions and activities, each and every one proclaiming to … Continue reading “5 Sizzling Spots for a Swell Time in Swakopmund”

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