Category: Luxury for Less

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 […]

KwaZulu-Natal Coast: 7 Secluded Beach Houses

by Nanje Lourens on 28 May 2020

Imagine waking up to waves crashing on the beach, rolling out of bed to get your hands on that first cup of coffee, and strolling out on the deck to be greeted by a magnificent sunrise and dolphins frolicking in the surf below ─ this is what holiday dreams are made of, isn’t it? Well, […]

Cape Town to Gqeberha: Backpacking the Baz Bus way

by Nanje Lourens on 28 March 2019

Longing for a road trip but not in the mood for counting kilometres, and worrying about petrol prices and falling asleep behind the wheel? Baz Bus will have you leaving all that planning, stress and trouble behind. Forget about a rigid itinerary, booking connecting bus rides and breaking the bank! This guide will help you […]

Say Yes To Inner-City Weddings!

by Jeanne Carstens on 31 January 2019

Have you ever wondered why we get married in a white dress? Contrary to popular belief, it’s not to symbolise purity (well, not entirely), but rather the fact that Queen Victoria was quite the fashion icon. A white dress was a sign of opulence and wealth in Western cultures. Before 1840, brides would wear different […]

7 Quick Romantic Weekend Escapes Under R500

by Jana Barnard on 10 January 2019

We’re almost midway through January. At this stage of the game you’re likely tired of festive season family obligations and crowded beach resorts. The romantic month of February is just around the corner and provides the ideal opportunity to make time for that special someone. Yet, your finances might be so depleted that you can […]

Your Entertainment Guide to the Cape Town City Centre

by Jana Barnard on 18 October 2018

Looking for the perfect base camp to explore the Cape Town City Bowl on foot? TravelGround recently attended the launch of Hollow on the Square when it reopened after renovations. This gave us the opportunity to have a peek at not only the hotel’s offering, but also its immediate surrounds. As it turns out, Hollow […]

Fantastic Stays in the Free State to Cure Your Winter Blues

by Hennely Nel on 21 June 2018

For many of us, the Free State is merely the province we drive through to get from Gauteng to the Western Cape, and vice versa. However, this landlocked province boasts huge plains of open farmland, wide skies, majestic mountain ranges and quaint villages ─ making it well worth a visit during a peaceful winter getaway. […]

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 […]

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