Category: Food

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”

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”

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”

TravelGround’s Guide to Memorable Mexican Merriment in SA

by Hennely Nel on 6 September 2018

Hola, amigos! Spring has finally arrived after a long, cold winter and it’s time to get festive. Mexican cuisine is without a doubt flavoursome and delicious, and the culinary wizards of Mexico are, of course, the founders of the ever popular guacamole ─ we can’t thank them enough for that! With its tradition of spicy … Continue reading “TravelGround’s Guide to Memorable Mexican Merriment in SA”

The Motorcycle Diaries: A Klein Karoo-Garden Route Two-Wheeler Tour

by Gerriline Fouché on 8 August 2018

They say only a biker knows why a dog sticks his head out the car window. One could venture a guess that freedom might have something to do with it. Sometimes we just need to switch our minds off, fire up our two-wheelers and let the open road guide our souls for a few days. … Continue reading “The Motorcycle Diaries: A Klein Karoo-Garden Route Two-Wheeler Tour”

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”

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