Category: Family

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”

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”

7 Reasons To Visit Namibia

by Chanté van Schalkwyk on 4 October 2018

We hardly ever need a reason to go on holiday but more often than not deciding where to go is the real question. Since Namibia has recently been added to our list, a whole lot of new destinations are available.  TravelGround went searching for seven reasons why you need to consider Namibia as your next … Continue reading “7 Reasons To Visit Namibia”

Sedgefield: The Slow Town with Big Charm

by Danielle Terblanche on 27 September 2018

The renowned Garden Route is packed with many fascinating towns and magical attractions, but one town that has always stood out to us is Sedgefield. Situated between George and Knysna on the N2, it’s a town you often pass through on your way to another destination. But it’s time for you to slow down and … Continue reading “Sedgefield: The Slow Town with Big Charm”

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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