Author: Danielle Terblanche

Danielle 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.

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 … Continue reading “5 Hikes in the Drakensberg Mountains”

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 … Continue reading “Quaint Karoo Cottages”

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 … Continue reading “Climb into these tree houses”

12 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 … Continue reading “12 Places to Soothe Your Soul”

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 … Continue reading “30 unusual facts about South Africa”

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 … Continue reading “20 Breathtaking Views in South Africa”

Wildehondekloof: A Wonderful Weekend in the Karoo

by Danielle Terblanche on 13 February 2020

Every once in a while you experience something that makes you appreciate your heritage and fall even deeper in love with our beloved South Africa. Our weekend at Wildehondekloof in early November last year happened to be filled with such moments! You might remember that the Springboks triumphantly won the Rugby World Cup in November … Continue reading “Wildehondekloof: A Wonderful Weekend in the Karoo”

Take Time to Explore Tulbagh’s Wine Route

by Danielle Terblanche on 26 September 2019

City dwellers are flocking to South Africa’s beautiful countryside villages for a weekend of relaxation or exploring more and more these days and we can understand why! There is something about the quiet roads, the local coffee shop, breathtaking scenery, tranquillity and the friendly locals that lure us to these gems time and time again. … Continue reading “Take Time to Explore Tulbagh’s Wine Route”

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