Category: Holiday

Stargazing in Sutherland: visit the white dwarves and the red giants

by Herman Botha on 19 August 2021

Is your only glimpse of the Milky Way that time your toddler hurled his vanilla shake from Milky Lane all the way to the other side of the food court? Maybe you think Sutherland is a snowy town too far, far away for a getaway. Or maybe you just haven’t had the chance to experience […]

Escape the city for less

by Nanje Lourens on 24 June 2021

How is it already June? On the one hand it feels like the first part of the year has flown by, and on the other hand it’s been a rough couple of months and we’re all in need of a breather. The summer weather made space for autumn leaves, and now the colder months of […]

A Guide to South Africa’s Winter Destinations

by Ankia Wolf on 28 April 2021

For a country in the sunny Southern Hemisphere, South Africa sure has an abundance of idyllic winter destinations to suit every traveller. We’ve rounded up some of South Africans’ favourite destinations during the winter season. It’s time to start planning your ideal winter holiday! Escape the cold – beach and spa stays When it comes […]

A Sweet Escape: 9 Remote Getaways in South Africa

by Hennely Nel on 17 March 2021

There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,There is a rapture on the lonely shore,There is society where none intrudes,By the deep Sea, and music in its roar:I love not Man the less, but Nature more,  . . . Lord Byron We can thank our lucky stars that we live in a country with incredible, […]

Escape the City of Gold: 12 Gauteng gems

by Nanje Lourens on 20 August 2020

Finally, some freedom! After almost five months of being cooped up in our houses, not allowed to see friends and family, the president announced that the provincial borders are now open and we’re free to explore our own country again.  But before you head to the Kruger National Park, Garden Route or uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, consider […]

10 Stays Close to Kruger National Park Gates

by Lisa Croeser on 6 August 2020

The Kruger National Park is South Africa’s flagship Big Five game reserve, covering two million hectares of the Lowveld region. Anyone who’s visited this natural treasure knows all too well that this is where you go to recharge your batteries, absorb nature and unwind for a while. That is exactly why TravelGround compiled a list […]

Remote Hideaways on the West Coast

by Nanje Lourens on 9 July 2020

Who doesn’t want a beach house you can escape to when you need a little bit of a breather? Especially during this time, I wish my home was far from everything and everyone with the waves crashing on the beach just a few meters from my front door ─ somewhere I can walk long distances […]

11 Places to Soothe Your Soul

by Danielle Terblanche on 2 July 2020

My bags are practically packed and I am ready to hit the road to my first getaway after this lockdown. If you are anything like me, you want to escape the city and see some new sights for a change! Nothing sounds better than spending time in nature and enjoying a braai with family or […]

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