Author: Danielle Terblanche

Daniëlle is a Cape Town girl who likes laughing, drinking coffee and taking pictures of pretty things. Anything in nature is an adventure for her, especially the beach and mountains. She enjoys exploring new places and sharing it with people. Travelling is food to her soul and she will spend her last cents on it. Danielle feels life is too short to drink bad coffee and red wine and that is why she's constantly searching for places where she can drink good coffee and red wine. She loves Afrikaans and can spend her days reading a book.

15 Forest Stays For You

by Danielle Terblanche on 9 December 2021

There is something magical about spending time in a forest and we can’t think of a better place to escape the crowds and reconnect with nature for a couple of days. Shut down completely in the quiet between the towering trees, breathe in fresh air and enjoy adventurous activities in some of the most beautiful […]

Wood-fired hot tubs in the Western Cape

by Danielle Terblanche on 22 July 2021

What is better than soaking in a self-prepared wood-fired hot tub with your mates and admiring the breathtaking environment around you? Wood-fired hot tubs are one of the most popular amenities nowadays and we can see why! TravelGround has rounded up twenty gorgeous stays in the Western Cape where you can escape the city and […]

5 Hikes in the Drakensberg Mountains

by Danielle Terblanche on 13 January 2021

Being cooped up at home can only go on for so long and many South Africans are looking for safe ways to spend some time in the great outdoors. Hiking is just one such a pastime and we cannot think of a better place than the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains to get going. This mountain range […]

Quaint Karoo Cottages

by Danielle Terblanche on 8 December 2020

Wide open spaces, the smell of dry shrubs lingering in the air, the dusty gravel roads and pink and orange coloured sunsets and sunrises … If you need an escape from it all you cannot go wrong with the Karoo. This region has always had a special place in my heart and at the end […]

Climb into these tree houses

by Danielle Terblanche on 29 October 2020

Do you still dream of the days when you were able to climb a tree and hide out between the branches for hours? Tree houses have always had a certain charm to them and luckily adults can also enjoy this unique hideout. South Africa is home to some spectacular tree houses, from luxurious treetop lodges […]

11 Places to Soothe Your Soul

by Danielle Terblanche on 2 July 2020

My bags are practically packed and I am ready to hit the road to my first getaway after this lockdown. If you are anything like me, you want to escape the city and see some new sights for a change! Nothing sounds better than spending time in nature and enjoying a braai with family or […]

30 unusual facts about South Africa

by Danielle Terblanche on 15 April 2020

While we’re not allowed to travel outside of the comfort of our homes at the moment, we can marvel at these unusual facts about our beautiful country. South Africa has made history in a number of fields and is home to some pretty spectacular natural wonders that can be explored once the national lockdown is […]

20 Breathtaking Views in South Africa

by Danielle Terblanche on 30 March 2020

Travellers come from far and wide to take in some of South Africa’s most amazing views. We are very spoiled with spectacular natural wonders in our country and they make for great photo opportunities. TravelGround gathered 20 of the most breathtaking views in South Africa with accommodation nearby. So, once we have the go-ahead to […]

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