What lies at the heart of South Africa’s economic woes, you guessed it – Corrupt state owned enterprises !!

The prevailing economic crisis sweeping through South Africa is a direct result of economic mismanagement largely shaped by the looting of state owned enterprises. Many are in deep trouble. Sheer incompetence and corruption has pushed entities like South African Airways and the South African Broadcasting Corporation closer to financial collapse. Serious questions are being asked […]
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Htel Serviced Apartments – One of our top picks in Amsterdam.

Htel Serviced Apartments Amsterdam offers fully furnished apartments in Buitenveldert, 1,7 km from Zuidas business district and World Trade Center. Guests benefit from free WiFi, a gym and laundry facilities. The property consists of 50 spacious apartments ranging in size from 60 to 150 square metres. The apartments are domestic and attractively decorated and all […]
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Hotel Fredrikstad – Good value for couples! – Norway

Hotel Fredrikstad enjoys a central location, only a 3-minute walk from Fredrikstad Train Station. All rooms include a private bathroom with shower and free Wi-Fi. Fredrikstad’s Riverside Promenade is 100 m away. All rooms at Fredrikstad Hotel include a flat-screen satellite TV and a work desk. Some rooms have a private seating area. Breakfast is […]
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Shebeen Bar & Braai Edinburgh – Scotland

A uniquely-styled, South African bar and Edinburgh steak restaurant opened in the heart of the capital on 1st April 2013, quickly proving itself to be another fantastic addition to the dining experience Edinburgh. Located just off Lothian Road this traditionally-styled intimate restaurant offers authentic South African food, all exclusively sourced from local farms. Shebeen is […]
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Ideal Accommodation Old Town – Stay in the Heart of Bucharest.

Deluxe Apartment Old Town Bucharest offers accommodation in the heart of Bucharest, within walking distance from National Museum of Art and the Romanian Athenaeum. With a view of the city, the accommodation features parquet flooring and wooden furniture. Free WiFi access and a flat-screen TV with cable channels are included. The bathroom comes with a […]
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Spouse UK Visa holder? Tips to ensure a smooth visa extension

When one receives the initial spouse visa, the relief is often very big, and thoughts of the extension seem far away.It is, however, a good idea to keep in mind that the extension application and Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) application, are in the near future. It is thus best to be prepared from day […]
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The United States isn’t as far away as some South Africans might think

The US is no new frontier for South Africans looking to move abroad, but never before has it been more attractive and accessible. The United States is home to almost 100 000 South Africans, with expats settling the land of the free as of the mid 20th century. Most of those leaving Mzanzi for the […]
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Whistler Peak Lodge – Stay in the Heart of Whistler – Canada

Offering a hot tub and fitness centre, Whistler Peak Lodge is 4 minutes’ walk from Blackcomb Excalibur Gondola. Kitchen or kitchenette facilities feature in all rooms. Free WiFi is included. A flat-screen cable TV and a sofa seating area are provided in each suite at Peak Lodge Whistler. A dining table is offered. Free toiletries […]
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Vallais Villa – One of our top picks in Imerovigli – Greece

Vallais Villa is situated in Imerovigli, providing charming studios with private balconies offering panoramic sea and caldera views. The complex consists of traditionally furnished apartments. From your private balcony you can enjoy the sun set over the caldera and the small islands of the Aegean Sea. Each of Vallais Villa’s studios has its own fully […]
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Haapsalu Kutsehariduskeskuse hostel – One of our top picks in Haapsalu – Estonia

Haapsalu Kutsehariduskeskuse hostel is located 3 km from the city centre and offers simple rooms with free wired internet access. Guests can use a gym free of charge, as well as cook in the common kitchen. Kutsehariduskeskuse hostel offers a 24-hour front desk service. There is a sauna available at surcharge, as well as a […]
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