Birkenhead House We arrived at Birkenhead House in Hermanus on a stormy day, with dark clouds looming and threatening rain making our first look at this property quite breathtaking. It is located on a jagged cliff overlooking the ocean making it a
When I first heard that the hashtag on instagram for the Grootbos Nature Reserve in the Gansbaai area was #GrootBosMagic I was very intrigued. What makes a place magical and not just special or interesting? What ingredients does a 5 star luxury lodge on a nature reserve need to make it stand out from the rest? As Michael and I drove up to the Forest lodge through endless pink and white fynbos on a crisp Tuesday afternoon we had a feeling we would find out very soon.
Lets set the scene before I start with my tale of how I came to eat chicharrones for the first time. Way back in 2007 before the days of instagram, twitter, snapchat and influencers I lived in San Jose, Costa