Category: KwaZulu-Natal

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”

7 Subtropical Stays

by Herman Botha on 15 March 2018

It’s only human to dream about an island getaway. What can be more blissful than lazing the hours away under a coconut tree and sipping a piña colada as you gaze across the azure ocean that stretches endlessly to the horizon? Unfortunately a holiday in the Maldives, Seychelles, and Palau is just a wee bit … Continue reading “7 Subtropical Stays”

In the Spotlight: 11 South African Lighthouses

by Cea Swart on 15 February 2018

Imagine a dark sky, wet sails, stormy waters and not a single light to guide you to shore … This is exactly the circumstances sailors faced when first exploring the vast oceans surrounding South Africa starting in the 1400s. To avoid shipwrecks and to ensure that sailors could safely reach their destinations, lighthouses were built along … Continue reading “In the Spotlight: 11 South African Lighthouses”

Stay at these Fairy Tale Forests

by Adriëtte le Roux on 7 September 2017

Once upon a time in a deep, dark forest not so very far away, TravelGround had some lovely tree-filled stays, and so Red Riding Hood and the woodcutter had a romantic weekend in a granny cottage, Goldilocks was served a delicious meal before retiring to her luxurious bed, and Snow White ended up having a … Continue reading “Stay at these Fairy Tale Forests”

5 Enchanting Stone Cottages for Romantic Souls

by Jana Barnard on 31 August 2017

If you’re planning a couples retreat before winter ends, a stone cottage with a cosy fireplace and snowy weather raging outside may just rekindle your fairy tale aspirations. TravelGround discovered a few cabins near whispering streams and towering mountains where you and your loved one can play Hansel and Gretel for a weekend. At Wyndford … Continue reading “5 Enchanting Stone Cottages for Romantic Souls”

South Africa: 15 Outstanding Facts

by Karli Durr on 18 August 2017

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! … Continue reading “South Africa: 15 Outstanding Facts”

20 Breathtaking Views in South Africa

by Danielle Terblanche on 10 August 2017

Travellers come from far and wide to take in some of South Africa’s most amazing views. We are very spoiled with spectacular natural wonders in our country and they make for great photo opportunities. TravelGround gathered 20 of the most breathtaking views in South Africa with accommodation nearby ─ just grab your camera equipment, fill … Continue reading “20 Breathtaking Views in South Africa”

10 Tranquil Tented Camps in South Africa

by Daleen Venter on 22 June 2017

Are you looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life? Are you keen to get a little closer to Mother Nature? Consider heading to a tented camp for some peace and quiet. Imagine gazing upon the Milky Way while sipping on a nightcap before retreating to your tented suite and drifting off to … Continue reading “10 Tranquil Tented Camps in South Africa”