Category: Luxury for Less

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 … Continue reading “Your Entertainment Guide to the Cape Town City Centre”

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. … Continue reading “Fantastic Stays in the Free State to Cure Your Winter Blues”

5 Wonders of Namibia

by Hennely Nel on 26 April 2018

Namibia is undoubtedly any traveller and photographer’s dream. This spectacular country boasts a topographical variety of the wilderness in the north, the miraculous dunes of the Namib Desert in the south, the flat Kalahari lands in the east and the breathtaking Fish River Canyon in the south.   TravelGround made a list of a few … Continue reading “5 Wonders of Namibia”

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”

10 Pet-friendly stays along the Sunshine Coast

by Annerie Lemmer on 21 September 2017

If you and your pooch need a break, TravelGround has the solution ─ a pet-friendly holiday along the Sunshine Coast! This region is regarded to be the sunniest spot in South Africa and the unspoilt beaches will keep the whole family busy for hours. The area also includes many nature reserves, rich wildlife and loads … Continue reading “10 Pet-friendly stays along the Sunshine Coast”

The Why and Where of Private Game Reserve Getaways

by Nanje Lourens on 8 June 2017

It’s June, which means winter is officially upon us. I don’t know whether it’s the chilly weather or the drive to work in the dark, but this time of year I tend to long for the holidays of my childhood where we would wake up extra early to be the first ones out of the … Continue reading “The Why and Where of Private Game Reserve Getaways”

Of Hobbits and Horses: Having a look at Hogsback

by Mika Stanvliet on 30 March 2017

Hogsback. The very word conjures images of unkempt, dark green foliage, cascading water and snowy peaks looming in the distance. It’s a place where fairies are in abundance and every second home looks like it could house Bilbo Baggins. The Eastern Cape has no shortage of quirky little towns with great character, but Hogsback is … Continue reading “Of Hobbits and Horses: Having a look at Hogsback”

Travel cheap with these vibey backpackers

by Adriëtte le Roux on 9 March 2017

So you’re a funloving, vibrant nomad who’s been dreaming about a drive along our beautiful coast, staying a night here, spending a night there, meeting new people and sightseeing during the day. But, man oh man, the finances are just not adding up. You simply can’t see your budget stretching far enough to cover R400 … Continue reading “Travel cheap with these vibey backpackers”