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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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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