Into the Wild: Tips to Survive the Great Outdoors

by Gerriline Fouché on 14 February 2019

The great outdoors has always been humankind’s best friend and, simultaneously, its worst enemy. Starting out as quasi campers, we sat in dark caves around glowing fires, slowly discovering the miracles of Mother Nature that would keep us alive, whilst hiding from the weapons she has so often yielded against us. Over 200 000 years … Continue reading “Into the Wild: Tips to Survive the Great Outdoors”

Have you been to the most Instagrammable places in SA?

by Chanté van Schalkwyk on 7 February 2019

We love capturing that perfect picture and sharing it on social media, but do you know where the most Instagrammable places in South Africa are? Recently Big 7 Travel investigated the top spots in SA where the most Instagrammed pictures have been taken. Let’s take a look at the top provinces in South Africa and … Continue reading “Have you been to the most Instagrammable places in SA?”

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 … Continue reading “Say Yes To Inner-City Weddings!”

TravelGround’s Guide to a Chocoholic’s Heaven

by Hennely Nel on 25 January 2019

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”  ― Charles M. Schulz Valentine’s Day is sneaking its cupid wings around the corner and all you see is white and red decorations, teddy bears and heart-shaped chocolates everywhere you look. Few things go together like chocolate and V’Day. What exactly … Continue reading “TravelGround’s Guide to a Chocoholic’s Heaven”

Getaways in Gorgeous Gardens

by Willemien Engelbrecht on 17 January 2019

The move back to the countryside and towards a more sustainable way of living has become more and more trendy, and recently this started spilling over into the travel industry. Whether you’re on board with this trend, love gardening, food or all of the above, you’ll be glad to hear we have quite a few … Continue reading “Getaways in Gorgeous Gardens”

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 … Continue reading “7 Quick Romantic Weekend Escapes Under R500”

Dances with Wolves: Our Company’s Journey with a Pack of African Wild Dogs

by Adriëtte le Roux on 4 January 2019

When Bhele comes to, it’s his ears that prick upright first — two oversized black and tan antennas that mark the change in song filtering down from the marula trees overhead. Then his nose surveys his new surroundings. He sniffs the fresh pool of shade he is lying in, the humans who brought him here … Continue reading “Dances with Wolves: Our Company’s Journey with a Pack of African Wild Dogs”

11 Activities in Durban Under R200

by Chanté van Schalkwyk on 20 December 2018

Durban boasts a subtropical climate, warm waters and long stretches of beach, but let me tell you ─ Durban has so much more to offer! TravelGround found 11 activities you can enjoy while exploring this coastal city. 1. Durban Botanic Gardens The Durban Botanic Gardens is open every day of the year and is a … Continue reading “11 Activities in Durban Under R200”

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