Category: Johannesburg

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

by Hennely Nel on 19 July 2018

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 … Continue reading “SA’s Top Craft Rums That Will Warm You Up This Winter”

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”

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

by Adriëtte le Roux on 19 October 2017

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 … Continue reading “Things that go bump in the night: 10 Ghostly Tales and Tours of South Africa”

Be a Jetsetter at these Joburg Airport Stays

by Jana Barnard on 26 May 2017

O.R. Tambo International Airport has earned itself the title of Africa’s Busiest Airport and has even been called The Gateway to Africa. This is not surprising if you consider it to be many an international traveller`s first (or only) encounter with Africa. Whether you are fulfilling business obligations in Sandton, have a layover en route … Continue reading “Be a Jetsetter at these Joburg Airport Stays”

6 Stylish Apartments for Your Next Bleisure Trip

by Daleen Venter on 18 May 2017

Bleisure — the trend of adding blissful leisure activities to your business trip — is the new buzzword taking the travel industry by storm. Dozens of savvy corporate travellers are extending their business trips to do some sightseeing after clinching a business deal and to experience the culture of their business destination. Offering slick city … Continue reading “6 Stylish Apartments for Your Next Bleisure Trip”

5 Water-Saving Travel Tips!

by Mika Stanvliet on 2 February 2017

It should come as absolutely no surprise that South Africa is lacking some water (gigantic understatement). Our dam levels are well below 40% across the board, and dropping fast. Water restrictions have been put in place in all the major metropolitan areas and everyone everywhere is whispering about the neighbour hosing down his Audi every … Continue reading “5 Water-Saving Travel Tips!”

10 ways to keep the kids happy on a roadtrip

by Mika Stanvliet on 17 November 2016

Everyone looks forward to the December school holidays. Kids can’t wait to be done with school and parents swop the desk for the beach or a game park. However, there is one thing parents don’t miss about the holiday ─ the tedious trek with the worst back-seat drivers in the world ─ small humans strapped … Continue reading “10 ways to keep the kids happy on a roadtrip”

A Street View of Joburg

by Elbe van Heerden on 26 October 2016

Experience Johannesburg from a different point of view by taking an inner city walking tour with Past Experiences to get a new and unique glimpse into the heart and soul of this weird and wonderful city. With Past Experiences you can choose to take a public art tour or find out where Johannesburg got its … Continue reading “A Street View of Joburg”