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Category: Gauteng

You’ve got to steak it to make it: Celebrating 25 years of The Butcher Shop & Grill

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, […]

Farm Getaways around Gauteng

Whether you’re parents with children looking to spend some quality time together as a family, a couple in need of a tranquil escape from the city, or a group of friends wanting to get away for the weekend, a farm getaway is just what you need! Just imagine waking up to nothing but the sound […]

TravelGround’s Guide to Memorable Mexican Merriment in SA

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 […]

SA’s Top Craft Rums That Will Warm You Up This Winter

In the past decade or so, booze trends have been making the rounds ─ from the craft beer hype to the carefully crafted gin craze. Now experts are claiming rum will be the next trend that will stir up South Africa, and with good reason! Lately, craft distilleries have been adding some high-quality rum to […]

20 Joburg Activities For Less Than R100

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 […]

Cullinan: The Gem of Gauteng

Once upon a time, a diamond was found along a farm fence about 30 kilometres from Pretoria. This discovery led to the rise of the Premier Mine and Cullinan ─ a sleepy town named after the diamond magnate, Sir Thomas Cullinan. The world’s largest diamond, the Cullinan Diamond, was mined in 1905 and presented to […]

Things that go bump in the night: 10 Ghostly Tales and Tours of South Africa

As much a national treasure as the haunts they frequent, South Africa’s ghosts are a tourist attraction in their own right — that’s to say if you have the guts to seek them out! Here are some of our country’s best spooky stories and the tours that keep these ghostly tales in remembrance. So settle […]

South Africa: 15 Outstanding Facts

Sometimes we forget that some of our planet’s most unique phenomena are right here on bottom soil! TravelGround rounded up 15 outstanding facts about our beloved country that will blow your mind and remind you of the wonders within reach. And with us you can even spend a few nights close to these amazing spots! […]

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