The sun has come out and so too have the citizens of this perpetually charming place with its world-class restaurants and harbor swimming holes.
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’s less than ideal to see a lack of tourists in a place that needs them most, but there’s no denying that having an entire national park to yourself has its benefits.
Kenya reopened its borders a few months ago. Here’s what it’s like to visit right now.
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.
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.