Category: Food

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, 161 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 these culinary wizards are, of course, also the founders of the ever popular guacamole ─ we can’t thank them enough for that! With its tradition of spicy tacos, … 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”

Vrede en Lust: A Winter Wonderland Weekend

by Chanté van Schalkwyk on 26 July 2018

The grey, winter weather doesn’t only contribute to our gloomy moods, but also shortens our list of things to do. But don’t fret, TravelGround always has a solution! We had the great privilege of spending a weekend at the splendid Vrede en Lust Estate, situated in the Cape Winelands between Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch. From the get-go … Continue reading “Vrede en Lust: A Winter Wonderland Weekend”

10 Undiscovered Secrets of the Southern Cape Peninsula

by Ankia Wolf on 12 July 2018

When you think of the Mother City, you think of Blouberg Beach, Table Mountain, and probably Cape Point. If you think about the Southern Peninsula, you might think of Boulders Beach, Chapman’s Peak and Noordhoek Beach, but do you ever think about what lies between these touristy hot spots? Actually, this region boasts a plethora … Continue reading “10 Undiscovered Secrets of the Southern Cape Peninsula”

20 Joburg Activities For Less Than R100

by Nanje Lourens on 5 April 2018

Whether you’re making the big bucks or constantly scraping your cents together at the end of the month, these days we can all do with some entertainment that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. We know the struggle is real, so TravelGround scoured the Joburg area and jotted down some fun activities you can … Continue reading “20 Joburg Activities For Less Than R100”

6 Exciting Stops Along Route 62

by Karli Durr on 25 January 2018

The United States of America might have the legendary Route 66 ─ a path of epic road trips stretching over more than 4 000 kilometres. But we can certainly crow about our renowned Route 62. Meandering across more than 850 kilometres, it forms the gateway from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. This route is arguably … Continue reading “6 Exciting Stops Along Route 62”