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”

Top 8 Sunset Spots to Send Off 2017

by Jana Barnard on 27 December 2017

As the sun is setting on 2017, it’s time to take another look at your bucket list ─ did you get to explore any of your dream destinations? If not, don’t fear, you’ve got a brand new year ahead! But first we have to wish the past year farewell, and what better way to do … Continue reading “Top 8 Sunset Spots to Send Off 2017”

Traverse the Terrific Tankwa Karoo

by Herman Botha on 21 December 2017

“If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow and the squirrel’s heart beat, and we should die of that roar which lies on the other side of silence.” George Eliot may never have visited the Tankwa Karoo, but when confronted with the thundering silence of … Continue reading “Traverse the Terrific Tankwa Karoo”

The Blue Goose: An Epicurean Guide to Dining in Cape Town

by Danielle Terblanche on 14 December 2017

Travelling to a new town or city can be daunting, especially if you’re not sure where to dine or stay. You’re faced with many choices when arriving at your destination and usually rely on reviews on the internet for suggestions. But you don’t have to do that any longer! In this blog we’ll tell you … Continue reading “The Blue Goose: An Epicurean Guide to Dining in Cape Town”

West Coast Twist: A Weekend at !Khwa ttu

by Ankia Wolf on 7 December 2017

The West Coast may be famous for its long sandy beaches, wild flowers, white-washed cottages and seafood buffets, but just beyond the dunes and off the R27, lies a cultural gem waiting to be discovered. !Khwa ttu San Culture and Education Centre offers a one-of-a-kind experience and TravelGround recently had the opportunity to explore this … Continue reading “West Coast Twist: A Weekend at !Khwa ttu”

Vacationing on the Edge: 12 Exciting Stays

by Adriëtte le Roux on 30 November 2017

‘Whoah!’ is what you’ll be saying if you choose one of these elevated stays for your next getaway. So, come and take R&R right up to the edge with TravelGround ─ we too like to live dangerously! Bishops Cove Self-Catering Houses in Tsitsikamma, Eastern Cape Perched on the coastal cliffs at Tsitsikamma, Bishops Cove offers … Continue reading “Vacationing on the Edge: 12 Exciting Stays”

Cullinan: The Gem of Gauteng

by Karli Durr on 23 November 2017

Once upon a time, a diamond was found along a farm fence about 30 kilometres from Pretoria. This discovery led to the rise of the Premier Mine and Cullinan ─ a sleepy town named after the diamond magnate, Sir Thomas Cullinan. The world’s largest diamond, the Cullinan Diamond, was mined in 1905 and presented to … Continue reading “Cullinan: The Gem of Gauteng”

Fun Family-Friendly Stops along the Garden Route

by Ankia Wolf on 16 November 2017

The Garden Route is one of the most scenic road-trip routes that winds from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape, all the way to Storms River in the Eastern Cape. Sandwiched between the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Mountains, the Knysna Forest and the Indian Ocean, this route offers loads to do for both young and old. … Continue reading “Fun Family-Friendly Stops along the Garden Route”