Europe – in or out?

The hectic Brexit debate All over the country, in restaurants, pubs, offices and trains, the in or out question is openly, eagerly and often anxiously discussed. There has been endless speculation about how a European exit would influence house prices, interest rates, the banking sector, security, immigration, the NHS, scientific research, the arts and even […]
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When does a tourist become a traveller?

To be a tourist is almost as bad as to be a terrorist, some smart people say. Tourists are eating, swallowing, consuming zombies who visit attractions and leave a place without understanding a thing about it. A traveller, on the other hand, will drink in the local culture like a connoisseur. Recently, I was a […]
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The Treaty of Waitangi gets Afrikaans translation!

A major event of great importance for South Africans and Afrikaans especially has occurred the previous weekend in New Zealand. New Zealand’s ground document, the Treaty of Waitangi, or the Tiriti o Waitangi, is now officially available in Afrikaans. In fact, it is now available in 30 more languages than the two (and English) that […]
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A HEAVY matter – what one should take along and what should be left behind

When travelling or migrating, one of the most difficult questions is what one should take along and what should be left behind. Sometimes emotions prevail and what you decide on, will be of little use when you eventually arrive at your destination. Windows and beds, for example, are not the same standard size all over […]
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Worldwide’s one-of-a-kind World Guide

Mrs Ball’s Chutney, Ouma rusks, All Gold tomato sauce, Rooibos, Niknaks, biltong and droëwors. These products are as proudly South African as Sarie Marais or a barn dance on a Saturday evening. World Wide’s World Guide is the place where you can shop around in your own area for truly South African products. Betsy’s South […]
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Starting your life in France

If you are one of the lucky ones moving to France, then this post is for you. The four-year anniversary of our move here will be coming up in November. I can’t believe how quickly time has gone by and how much I have learned (and am still learning). Living in a smaller town has […]
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Worldwide’s unique World guide

Where you can do real South African shopping in your area. Biltong, Ouma rusks, chutney, support with finance, immigration, South African lawyers, restaurants and many more can be found on Worldwide’s World guide of South African businesses. Africola A compact, simple restaurant with a Western and African soundtrack for African-inspired vegetables, grilled and smoked meats, […]
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September-To-Remember: InterNations Gold Coast Catch Up

Starts in 1 day Wed 20 Sep 18:30 – 21:00 Shuck Restaurant 20 Tedder Avenue, Main Beach Gold Coast Not only has Shuck recently been awarded as ‘Best Seafood Restaurant on the Gold Coast’ (can you imagine the delicious complimentary canapes waiting for us?!) – It has also been our most popular venue so far […]
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ROOI ROK SOKKIE – Hertfordshire

EVENT DETAILS & LOCATION Event Date 09-Sep-2017 19:00 Location Gosling Sports Park September Boemelaar Sokkie. There will be a prize for the best Boemelaar couple of the night, so dress to impress. It will be held at the same place, same time, with the same amount of fun and dancing. There will be no boerwors […]
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Rugby:- South Africa committed to SANZAAR

Cape Town – South African Rugby Union chief executive Jurie Roux has re-stated his country’s commitment to staying in SANZAAR. While the Cheetahs and Southern Kings are set to play their first games in the PRO14 competition at the weekend, it is not a sign that South Africa is looking exclusively to a future in […]
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