Ontdek Nederland – ‘n vinnige oorsig in die geografie, demografie, ekonomie en regering

Ten spyte van sy klein grootte, is Nederland verrassend prominent in wêreldsake. Den Haag sit die Internasionale Hof van Justisie vir die Verenigde Nasies en die Royal Dutch Shell-maatskappy is een van die grootste verskaffers van olie ter wêreld. Die Engelse taal is vol Nederlandse woorde, en in die Olimpiese Spele is die Nederlanders ongeëwenaard in hul vaardigheid op spoedskaats.

Dink jy daaraan om hierheen te emigreer? Hier is ‘n vinnige oorsig in die geografie, demografie, ekonomie en regering wat jy dalk moet weet voordat jy jou sakke pak.
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Suid-Afrikaanse gesin kry trekpas uit Nieu-Seeland

’n Suid-Afrikaanse gesin wat sedert 2008 in Nieu-Seeland woon, moes ten spyte van ’n petisie wat duisende mense onderteken het, die land verlaat omdat hul seun ’n chroniese niertoestand het.

Netwerk24 het vroeër berig die Nieu-Seelandse owerhede weier die Von Metzinger-gesin burgerskap omdat hul 15-jarige seun, Ethan, met fase-vier-urine-terugvloeiing gediagnoseer is.
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Which five American states have the most similar weather to South Africa?

If you’re planning on moving to the US, you might want to consider the weather before deciding where to go. If you want to move to the States and are not bound to any particular city or state, read what the experts at The Law Offices of Grant Kaplan have to say about which states’ […]
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SA family may be kicked  out of New Zealand

A South African family who has lived in New Zealand for nine years may soon be kicked out of this country. Steven and Joan von Metzinger and their children, Travis (18) and Ethan (15), emigrated to New Zealand almost a decade ago and currently live in Dunedin. However, after a nine-year battle with the local […]
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Travelogue: What to expect when moving from South Africa to London

When you make a life-changing decision to move to a different country (for whatever reason) there is a lot to take into consideration. In October 2016, I moved from sunny South Africa to the wonderful winter that only the United Kingdom can be well known for! I joined my wonderful boyfriend (FYI – he is […]
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Company capital gains tax increase in the UK

As part of the Budget measures, the Chancellor announced that the indexation allowance for companies that make capital gains is to be scrapped. The indexation allowance currently allows companies or organisations to include the effects of inflation and claim tax relief when calculating any chargeable gains that they make. The monthly indexation allowance will continue […]
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UK Immigration Changes of 2017 that made everyone happy

This past year brought many UK immigration changes. Some of the immigration changes brought good news, whilst others, unfortunately, made some applications even more complicated. But, let’s focus on the good news for the past year! Immigration Changes – New UK Family Migration Rules A Supreme Court ruling in the case of MM et Ors, […]
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Expats getting Married in the UK

To many people, the idea of getting married in the UK seems to be very a romantic notion. However, before you hop on a plane, you will first have to apply for the Marriage Visitor Visa. It is not possible to get married in the UK while on a standard visitor visa. So, if you […]
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Moving abroad: The five most expat-friendly cities in the US

Although expats settle all over the States, there are some urban centres that are just a little more expat-friendly than others. The reasons for this differ, but most commonly, these cities are places that are multi-cultural and offer a variety of work opportunities. We spoke to immigration specialist Grant Kaplan to find out which cities […]
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Sharp rise in people jumping SA ship

South African computer programmer Dennis Bartlett says his decision to emigrate was a “no-brainer”. “In my field there are no jobs in South Africa …. The UK on the other hand had 11 possible positions, and I’ve been able to get British citizenship. It was a no-brainer,” he said. His sought-after skill is programming in […]
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