The best adventures are the ones you haven’t planned; The ones where exploring is your only option. Neither George nor I had ever been to Finland, nor had we had much experience of driving on the right (*wrong) side of the road. But there we found ourselves, in Helsinki airport with no plans other than driving north…very north.
When Joel Singer, owner of Origin went to Seattle he saw great things happening in the coffee industry. It was booming and the demand for high quality, independent cafés grew day by day. Yet back in Cape Town, there was nothing of the sort. Fast forward to 2006 and Origin was born: creating a “space about people”. Origin quickly became known for it’s incredible tasting coffee, with it’s own roastery situated right above the café.