Fly to to Santorini: a Cycladic island in the Aegean Sea, off the coast of Greece

Santorini is a Cycladic island in the Cycladic island, off the coast of Greece. A volcanic eruption in the 16th century BC left the island destructed, with cliffs along the caldera sinking beneath the sea. The main towns of Oia and Fira are popular tourist destinations with their picturesque, white-washed houses overlooking the sea and […]
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Another 20 things about British culture that South Africans can’t get their heads around

Last August, Katy Scott wrote her amazing ’37 British things I’ll never understand as a South African’. Being the fair and considerate people we are, we’ve captured a Brit and made him explain a few things… As an Englishman living in South Africa, I get a lot of questions: “How far are you from London?”, […]
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Destiny Student – Brae House (Campus Accommodation)

Destiny Student – Brae House (Campus Accommodation) is a glass-covered student campus accommodation lying in the shadow of Arthur’s Seat. Sitting at the foot of the Royal Mile, the National Parliament and Holyrood Palace are less than 5 minutes’ walk away. A short stroll up the Royal Mile brings guests in the heart of the […]
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South African ‘Braai’…as Explained by a Foreigner

Previously, I mentioned several unique things South Africans do that I got to observe in the time spent living in this country (away from my homeland, The Netherlands). Recently, I saw some people walking barefoot in the local supermarket. This phenomenon comes along quite often, and my initial reaction was to offer assistance. “Did someone […]
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Here’s how the taxman will come after South African expats

If you have a good job overseas‚ living in a country where the tax rate is 25%‚ but your salary falls into South Africa’s 45% tax bracket‚ the taxman now wants to come after you to collect the difference of 20%. Jerry Botha‚ a managing partner at Tax Consulting‚ said the draft tax law amendments […]
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SAFFA EVENT: SA BAND GAGE TOURING UK

DATE: 23 July 2017 @ 18:00 24 July 2017 @ 21:00 VENUE: The Old Star, Queen Street-The Old Star, Uttoxeter, England, ST14 8HJ Uttoxe, UK South African Band Touring the UK in summer of 2017.  Visit the club to enjoy live music and entertainment and have a good time with fellow South African Expats.  
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SAFFA EVENT: FAMILY BRING AND BRAAI – WIMBLEDON, UK

DATE: 22 July 2017 TIME: 13:00 – 22:00 VENUE: Wimbledon Common Park SW19 7HX, London, England CATAGORY: Bring & Braai Hi All Thought this will be a good time to have a lekka kuier. Please bring your family along for bring and braai. For those who would just like to pop around and say HI… […]
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Seven things South African expats need to get used to after moving to the States

Seven things expats need to get used to after moving to the States- You’d better get used to these as soon as possible. 1. People will love your accent Several times a day, you’ll hear people say, “Oh, my. I love how you speak.” 2. People will love your accent and then try and guess […]
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South African Racer to compete at the Must See Racing Sprint Car Series in America

Vaal Triangle resident, Jacques Roos, will represent South Africa at the Must See Racing Sprint Car Series in America this Saturday. Roos, who is well-known among racing enthusiasts in the Vaal, will make his debut at the Midvale Speedway in Ohio. Roos was offered the opportunity by the McCune family, who have in recent years […]
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Fly to Dalaman: taste the robust flavours of Turkey and delve into ancient worlds

Dalaman will take you on a whirlwind journey from 3000 BC, introducing you to ancient Persian and Ottoman empires, before inviting you for an irresistible nightcap of rakı and börek. Dalaman is situated on the south-western coast of Turkey and is home to a population of about 27,000. Surrounding attractions include Sultaniye Thermal Spa and […]
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