Category: Photography

Beautiful Blyde River Canyon: 5 Activities on Our List

by Willemien Engelbrecht on 11 October 2018

The Blyde River Canyon is the world’s third largest canyon and largest green canyon. The canyon boasts a spectacular variety of wildlife and plants, so it’s easy to see why visitors travel far and wide to see this natural wonder. Perfect photo opportunities await around every corner and you’ll never be bored with all the … Continue reading “Beautiful Blyde River Canyon: 5 Activities on Our List”

7 Reasons To Visit Namibia

by Chanté van Schalkwyk on 4 October 2018

We hardly ever need a reason to go on holiday but more often than not deciding where to go is the real question. Since Namibia has recently been added to our list, a whole lot of new destinations are available.  TravelGround went searching for seven reasons why you need to consider Namibia as your next … Continue reading “7 Reasons To Visit Namibia”

A Beginners Guide to parkrun South Africa

by Cea Swart on 20 September 2018

It’s 08:00 on a Saturday and while you’re still hiding under the covers, 164 locations fill with runners, walkers, dogs and children, all with one thing in common: starting their day with a five-kilometre parkrun. parkrunday, previously known as ‘Saturday’, has become the ultimate event to join! parkrun organises free running events around the world … Continue reading “A Beginners Guide to parkrun South Africa”

Where The Wild Flowers Are: 5 Hiking Trails on the West Coast

by Jeanne Carstens on 23 August 2018

Once a year keen and intrepid nature lovers flock to the Northern Cape and Namibia to view the beauty of the flower blanket that covers the Namaqualand. As beautiful as the Namaqua region is, it can be a bit too far for a quick weekend getaway. Luckily, Namaqualand isn’t the only place to view this … Continue reading “Where The Wild Flowers Are: 5 Hiking Trails on the West Coast”

South Africa’s Goldest Oldest Places

by Cea Swart on 31 May 2018

The goldest and oldest of things in South Africa stand the test of time and, to date, tell us about our country’s rich history. From the oldest city and building to the oldest pub and theatre ─ South Africa definitely has a few secrets and stories to be discovered by you. That’s why TravelGround delved … Continue reading “South Africa’s Goldest Oldest Places”

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”

Go Soul Seeking in the Cederberg

by Jana Barnard on 8 March 2018

The Cederberg is only two and a half hours from Cape Town, but it is utterly unspoilt. Eons of sun, wind, and rain chiselled the landscape into the jagged mountains and eroded rocks we see today. The lifestyle of the isolated communities that call these mountains home mirrors the antiquity of the region ─ they … Continue reading “Go Soul Seeking in the Cederberg”

15 Instagrams that will inspire you to make 2018 a year of travel

by Frances Strooh on 29 December 2017

The year that was collectively deemed “a bad year” is finally behind us. And there’s no better way to shake that 2017-feeling than by getting excited for 2018 and all its possibilities. That’s why we decided to round up 15 incredible Instagrams taken all over South Africa that will inspire you to make 2018 a year of … Continue reading “15 Instagrams that will inspire you to make 2018 a year of travel”