New year’s adventure in Mombasa

13 Jan 2018, Posted by Verity Norman in Places, Travel Diary

Happy 2018! There’s nothing that helps you feel more like you “belong” in a place than hosting guests! We had such a fun couple of weeks over the holidays with a visit from my mum who came all the way from Cape Town to see…

Banana Farmhouse, Nairobi, Kenya #PlacesYouNeedToVisit

14 Sep 2017, Posted by Verity Norman in Places

When I’m feeling super stressed out from work or life or whatever, I put my mind back to our one night at Banana Farmhouse in Banana Hill, outside Nairobi. The night of our Nips’ second birthday. The night after a 4-flight trip from Cape Town…

Domboshava, Harare #PlacesYouNeedToVisit

13 Sep 2017, Posted by Verity Norman in Places

This is perhaps my most favourite spot in the whole world. About 30kms outside Harare, Zimbabwe, an enormous granite rock (“dombo” in Shona means rock) seems to grow out of the ground.

Madiba Restaurant, Brooklyn #PlacesYouNeedToVisit

10 Sep 2017, Posted by Verity Norman in Places

Whenever anyone asks me where they should go to eat in New York City, I tell them to skip NYC and get on over to Madiba in Brooklyn! I. Really. Love. Madiba!!! Whenever I’ve had longer period of living in the United States, I find…