SAFFAS IS NOU HULLE BESKUIT KWYT

Een van die ou vreugdetjies, wat darem ‘n Suid-Afrikaner se lewe ophelder as Londen vir dae lank grou en grys en mistig is en die reën sif en sif en sif…is om vinnig in te draf by een van die “South African Shops.” Daar kry jy darem nog ‘n Chocolate Log, ‘n botteltjie Marmite, ‘n […]
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Fly to Munich, the capital of Bavaria and largest state in Germany

Munich is the capital of Bavaria, the largest state in Germany. With around 1.4 Million residents within its city limits, Munich is rich in Bavarian heritage and traditions. The city is well-known for its famous Oktoberfest, historic architecture and the variety of craft beers available. Attractions include Marienplatz, the New Town Hall and the Hofbräuhaus. […]
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South African Potjie in Texas:Discover all about this event right here

If you have been in Texas for a while, you may be aware of the Texas Potjie Festival. This is an annual South African cook-off that takes place in a campground over Labor Day Weekend. Now there is a new event for South Africans over Labor Day weekend! We recently spoke to one of the […]
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How have Trump’s immigrant rulings effect matters for South Africans wanting to move to the US?

No one can deny that the new Trump administration has caused chaos and uncertainty in the immigration arena in the USA. Amidst multiple litigation filings, the rumours are flying with ‘doomsday’ predictions. Here’s some clarity from a qualified source about where South Africans stand with regards to emigrating to the US: If you are a […]
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11 words you should swap out for American English words in the States

A concise list of the South African words you should swap out for American English words in order to be understood in the States. The trickiest part about moving to America is adjusting to the American verbiage. Do not think that because they speak English, it is the same English that you speak. Although, American […]
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New UK Immigration changes to be implemented

There are a number of UK Immigration changes that will be implemented in April 2017. It is important that UK visa applicants take note of the various changes, in order to prepare themselves for these changes, and where possible to apply beforehand, in order to avoid the more strict requirements. One of the important changes […]
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New venue in London gives South Africans a taste of home

For many South Africans living in London, that perfect taste of home can be somewhat elusive. Outside of a few get-togethers around friends’ houses, it is hard to find those authentic flavours. This is where bbar in Victoria comes to the rescue. The chic little South African restaurant and cocktail bar is part of the […]
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South Africans that have made it big abroad in the USA

Many countries around the world are benefiting from brilliant South Africans who have gone in search of better opportunities or a safer, more stable place to live. Thousands of highly-skilled South Africans, including doctors and engineers, have emigrated to English-speaking countries over the last two decades. Research consultancy Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies estimated there […]
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100,000 Whites flee anti-white South Africa as over ten times more Africans arrive from Africa, DESPITE “xenophobia”

An estimated total of 95,158 whites have left South Africa since 2011, according to a new Statistics SA report released on Thursday. According to the 2015 mid-year population estimates, in the same period 1,067,937 Africans and 40,929 Asians migrated to South Africa. The figures took into account total departures and total arrivals over the period. […]
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Jislaaik, check these lekker Afrikaans words foreigners should know…

Thanks to SAFFA’s (South Africans abroad), there are a lot of Pommies, Greeks, Aussies and various other nationalities who know what “jislaaik” and a ‘braai‘ or “boerewors” and “biltong” is …but when they visit our shores they don’t know the more important words…like babelaas, bakkie and tekkies! And so they travel around South Africa in a dwaal,  unaware […]
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