I’m not here to look at these oysters, as the term “safari” might suggest. I’m here to collect as many as I damn well can.
Mary Holland is a freelance lifestyle and travel writer based in New York. Originally from South Africa, she previously worked at Condé Nast in Cape Town as the online editor for GQ. She has written for a number of publications including Monocle, Wallpaper, Architectural Digest, AFAR, Travel + Leisure, Surface, the Independent, Vogue, Condé Nast Traveler, and the New York Post.
It sounds peculiar: a whole nation celebrating its heritage by cooking meat over an open flame. But for South Africans, making food over a fire is something that connects us all.