Category: Food

Say Yes To Inner-City Weddings!

by Jeanne Carstens on 31 January 2019

Have you ever wondered why we get married in a white dress? Contrary to popular belief, it’s not to symbolise purity (well, not entirely), but rather the fact that Queen Victoria was quite the fashion icon. A white dress was a sign of opulence and wealth in Western cultures. Before 1840, brides would wear different … Continue reading “Say Yes To Inner-City Weddings!”

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”

Getaways in Gorgeous Gardens

by Willemien Engelbrecht on 17 January 2019

The move back to the countryside and towards a more sustainable way of living has become more and more trendy, and recently this started spilling over into the travel industry. Whether you’re on board with this trend, love gardening, food or all of the above, you’ll be glad to hear we have quite a few … Continue reading “Getaways in Gorgeous Gardens”

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”

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