Category: Overberg

The Elgin Railway Market and Secrets of the Vibrant Valley

by Danielle Terblanche on 22 November 2018

The Elgin Valley is one of the Western Cape’s best kept secrets and TravelGround recently had the privilege to explore the Elgin Railway Market and some of this gorgeous valley’s gems. This Overberg phenomenon is about an hour’s drive from Cape Town and the abundance of orchards, forests, vineyards and mountain views create the perfect … Continue reading “The Elgin Railway Market and Secrets of the Vibrant Valley”

The Ultimate Guide for Gin Tasting in the Western Cape

by Hennely Nel on 22 February 2018

At first it was the craft beer craze that hit the Western Cape, and now craft gin is making waves! Gin distilleries have been popping up all around the province in the last couple of years and it might just be the tonic you’ve been looking for. TravelGround rounded up 6 hip and happening gin … Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide for Gin Tasting in the Western Cape”

6 Exciting Stops Along Route 62

by Karli Durr on 25 January 2018

The United States of America might have the legendary Route 66 ─ a path of epic road trips stretching over more than 4 000 kilometres. But we can certainly crow about our renowned Route 62. Meandering across more than 850 kilometres, it forms the gateway from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. This route is arguably … Continue reading “6 Exciting Stops Along Route 62”

The Wandering Woman: 6 Spots for Women who Travel Solo

by Daleen Venter on 26 October 2017

“The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.” – Albert Einstein You’ve travelled with friends, family or the kids, but now you’re looking for something completely different. Have you ever considered travelling by yourself? Imagine heading to the destination of your choice, doing exactly what … Continue reading “The Wandering Woman: 6 Spots for Women who Travel Solo”

Tranquil Farm Stays in the Western Cape

by Danielle Terblanche on 5 October 2017

Farm living has always been an integral part of South African heritage and our countryside boasts some spectacular farms. City dwellers often flock to farms to indulge in the tranquillity of the open spaces or to enjoy the natural beauty of the environment and the history associated with some of the farmhouses. If you’re lucky … Continue reading “Tranquil Farm Stays in the Western Cape”

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”

Beat the Cold Front Blues: Cosy Log Homes in the Western Cape

by Ankia Wolf on 20 July 2017

If you haven’t planned a winter getaway and you’re sick and tired of your freezing cubicle at work, we might be able to help. Just imagine a crackling fireplace, cosy couches, a warm bed and panoramic views, and you’ll already feel the winter chill loosening its grip. Make this image your reality with this hand-picked … Continue reading “Beat the Cold Front Blues: Cosy Log Homes in the Western Cape”

The ultimate girls-only getaway guide to the Overberg

by Daleen Venter on 16 March 2017

There’s nothing quite like a group of girls travelling together. Whether it’s for a bachelorette trip, a catch-up with old school friends or a book-club gathering, a girls-only getaway is the perfect chance to kick off your heels and make some amazing memories. If you’re planning a weekend away from the hustle and bustle, the … Continue reading “The ultimate girls-only getaway guide to the Overberg”

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