Fly to Venice also known as the charismatic city of love

Venice is the captivating capital of northern Italy’s Veneto region. It is Europe’s largest urban car-free area that thrives on mystery and awe. Venice is the city of romance, filled with charming Venetian Gothic architecture, which encompass and enrich the Italian experience. Touristic attractions include the Grand Canal, Saint Mark’s Basilica and Piazza San Marco.Cheap […]
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South African Wine Tasting- London: Sample over 50 delicious wines from South Africa including Laborie Blanc de Blancs Brut

Join us for an evening of South African wine tasting at South Africa House in Trafalgar Square, London in association with Wines of South Africa. This will be a very special night and a truly unique chance to taste and purchase some exceptional wines, hand-picked by the Slurp Team and Sally Easton, Master of Wine. […]
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South Africans requests US investment visas

Demand for US investment visas by wealthy South Africans has more than doubled. Data released last week showed that South African demand for US EB-5 visas, which allow people to obtain a green card by investing $500 000 (R6.66 million) into a US business, has increased sharply since 2014. Doug van der Merwe of LCR […]
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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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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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10 Families a day being Denied Boarding on flights to South Africa from Heathrow!

Families falling foul of draconian new rules that demand a full birth certificate for each child. In the busiest week of the year for British holidaymakers heading for South Africa, an average of 10 families a day are being denied boarding when they turn up at Heathrow. They fall foul of draconian new rules that demand a […]
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Rand nears R13/$ and hits R20/£ despite claims it is stabilising…

The rand came within a few cents of the R13/$ level in the late afternoon on Tuesday as US housing data indicated a stronger US economy‚ further supporting the case for a rate hike in the world’s largest economy this year. The dollar gained against the euro in response to the data‚ which sent emerging […]
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4 Jumbo Jets less per day to SA! Visa laws cost tourism R1.6bn – biggest drop in 2 decades

South Africa has lost about R1.6-billion in direct spending from overseas tourists – the worst decline in more than two decades – according to a report by accounting company Grant Thornton. The company based its findings on tourist figures from the first three months of this year. The drop in tourism follows new legislation that […]
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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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