Category: Holiday

Wildehondekloof: A Wonderful Weekend in the Karoo

by Danielle Terblanche on 13 February 2020

Every once in a while you experience something that makes you appreciate your heritage and fall even deeper in love with our beloved South Africa. Our weekend at Wildehondekloof in early November last year happened to be filled with such moments! You might remember that the Springboks triumphantly won the Rugby World Cup in November … Continue reading “Wildehondekloof: A Wonderful Weekend in the Karoo”

Our Stay at the Orange River Rafting Lodge

by Danielle Terblanche on 23 January 2020

A couple of years ago I spent one of the best weeks of my life on the mighty Orange River. I vividly remember the hot summer days paddling on the river, the delicious and well-deserved lunches on our midday stops, the not-so-easy second half of rafting after lunch and evenings beneath the stars! It was … Continue reading “Our Stay at the Orange River Rafting Lodge”

Pastimes in Paternoster: Tips for an Unforgettable Visit to the Crown Jewel of the West Coast

by Gerriline Fouché on 16 January 2020

There are many gems scattered along the West Coast of South Africa, but few have managed to shine as bright for so many years as the glimmering Paternoster. This quaint fishing village is located 145 kilometres from Cape Town and offers a holiday haven fit for thrill and serenity seekers alike. Paternoster is widely known … Continue reading “Pastimes in Paternoster: Tips for an Unforgettable Visit to the Crown Jewel of the West Coast”

All Roads Lead to the Karoo: An Alternative Route to Sutherland

by Karli Durr on 19 December 2019

Living in a city that never seems to sleep, we tend to take the route of least resistance to our destinations, ignoring everything in our wake. But due to unforeseen circumstances on a sultry Friday morning near De Doorns, Schalk and I had to amend our perfectly-planned trip to avoid the N1 ─ something that’s … Continue reading “All Roads Lead to the Karoo: An Alternative Route to Sutherland”

Tweede Nuwe Jaar: Cape Town’s Oldest Tradition

by Jeanne Carstens on 12 December 2019

There are a few things that make Cape Town a rather unique destination to visit. From the many eateries and gin bars in Bree Street, the jazz culture, hearing the adhan at sunrise and sunset, to the ever punctual Noon Gun ─ the city is a colourful tapestry of rich history and cosmopolitan flair. But … Continue reading “Tweede Nuwe Jaar: Cape Town’s Oldest Tradition”

’Tis the Season to be Peaceful: Where to Avoid the Crowds this Christmas

by Hennely Nel on 5 December 2019

I can’t help but gasp internally each time I look at the calendar and realise that it’s December. It feels like just the other day when my family and I were running around trying to arrange last-minute Christmas meals and presents. If this time of year leaves you feeling slightly panicked thinking of crowded coastlines, … Continue reading “’Tis the Season to be Peaceful: Where to Avoid the Crowds this Christmas”

10 Quirky Container Homes

by Nanje Lourens on 7 November 2019

Turning old shipping containers into luxurious living spaces is all the rage at the moment, and it’s easy to understand why. There are several advantages to using them for accommodation purposes: They are quite affordable, employ more eco-friendly building methods, are quicker to build, and, since you can connect or combine them in different ways, … Continue reading “10 Quirky Container Homes”

10 Stunning Seaside Stays in SA

by Mandi Zastron on 17 October 2019

What better way to celebrate the arrival of summer than with a stay on the coastline? It’s time to head out and explore our country’s beautiful beaches. TravelGround rounded up the most stunning seaside stays along South Africa’s coast and we’ve even added two places in Namibia. So, grab your sunscreen and flip flops and … Continue reading “10 Stunning Seaside Stays in SA”

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