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”

Addo Elephant National Park: Awesome Accommodation and Activities

by Karli Durr on 16 August 2018

Gentle giants gleefully playing at a waterhole, a herd of zebra grazing by, and spectacular sunsets over the Zuurberg Mountains ─ yes, it’s the Addo Elephant National Park! This world-renowned park is only a 30-minute drive from Port Elizabeth, making it an ideal spot for tired city souls, a family holiday and a romantic getaway. … Continue reading “Addo Elephant National Park: Awesome Accommodation and Activities”

The Motorcycle Diaries: A Klein Karoo-Garden Route Two-Wheeler Tour

by Gerriline Fouché on 8 August 2018

They say only a biker knows why a dog sticks his head out the car window. One could venture a guess that freedom might have something to do with it. Sometimes we just need to switch our minds off, fire up our two-wheelers and let the open road guide our souls for a few days. … Continue reading “The Motorcycle Diaries: A Klein Karoo-Garden Route Two-Wheeler Tour”

Breedekloof – The Wine Route Less Travelled

by Jana Barnard on 2 August 2018

You’ve probably heard of the Breede River Valley, a wine region that stretches from Ceres all the way to Bonnievale in the Western Cape. The Breedekloof, however, is a smaller region within the wider valley and is nestled between a collection of mountain ranges around Worcester, Rawsonville and Goudini. Not marketed as extensively as the Stellenbosch … Continue reading “Breedekloof – The Wine Route Less Travelled”

Vrede en Lust: A Winter Wonderland Weekend

by Chanté van Schalkwyk on 26 July 2018

The grey, winter weather doesn’t only contribute to our gloomy moods, but also shortens our list of things to do. But don’t fret, TravelGround always has a solution! We had the great privilege of spending a weekend at the splendid Vrede en Lust Estate, situated in the Cape Winelands between Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch. From the get-go … Continue reading “Vrede en Lust: A Winter Wonderland Weekend”

SA’s Top Craft Rums That Will Warm You Up This Winter

by Hennely Nel on 19 July 2018

In the past decade or so, booze trends have been making the rounds ─ from the craft beer hype to the carefully crafted gin craze. Now experts are claiming rum will be the next trend that will stir up South Africa, and with good reason! Lately, craft distilleries have been adding some high-quality rum to … Continue reading “SA’s Top Craft Rums That Will Warm You Up This Winter”

10 Undiscovered Secrets of the Southern Cape Peninsula

by Ankia Wolf on 12 July 2018

When you think of the Mother City, you think of Blouberg Beach, Table Mountain, and probably Cape Point. If you think about the Southern Peninsula, you might think of Boulders Beach, Chapman’s Peak and Noordhoek Beach, but do you ever think about what lies between these touristy hot spots? Actually, this region boasts a plethora … Continue reading “10 Undiscovered Secrets of the Southern Cape Peninsula”

Quiz: Find your Dream Honeymoon Destination!

by Karli Durr on 5 July 2018

You’ve found the perfect partner, you’ve been planning that dream day down to a tee, and all that’s left is booking the first getaway as newlyweds ─ your honeymoon! But which destination will be best suited for you? TravelGround compiled a quiz to help you figure out where in South Africa you should go for … Continue reading “Quiz: Find your Dream Honeymoon Destination!”