2018 set to bring new (official) emigration record for South Africans leaving SA

Whilst the unofficial amount is undoubtedly far higher, a new official emigration record is being predicted for 2018. The experts say more South Africans are leaving than ever before. Why? Need they still ask? With so much going on in South Africa practically every day, South Africans are set to break their own emigration record […]
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South African Expats (SAFFAs) with Kids Take Six Months to Settle but it Makes Families Closer

Despite the benefits of raising a family abroad, parents and children alike take time to settle into their new life. However, the challenge can bring families closer together, according to new data. Almost half of expat parents say their children take longer than six months to feel at home in their new country, with 25% […]
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Weekend reflection: What you focus on gets bigger and bigger

We arrived in South Africa just more than a week ago and we still enjoy every moment! At the moment Krugersdorp is our base, but we have already been to Pretoria, Harties, Bloemfontein, Wesselsbron and Parys. Especially Bloemfontein was special to me (it helped that the Boks drew!). My godparents have lived in Bloemfontein all […]
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Fact flash: the Voortrekker Monument

This 43-meter high granite monument was inaugurated in 1949. It commemorates the pioneers, called the Voortrekkers, who moved into the interior of South Africa between 1834 and 1854 in search of freedom and self-government. It is the only Afrikaner monument declared to be a Grade 1 National Heritage Site after 1994. The site combines elements […]
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Clarens Retreat – One of our top picks in Clarens – South Africa !!!

Clarens Retreat offers elegantly furnished self-catering accommodation, just 5 minutes’ walk from town square in Clarens. Golden Gate Highlands National Park is 21 km from the property. The well-appointed units at Clarens Retreat are equipped with a fully equipped kitchen or kitchenette, and a private patio with BBQ facilities. Clarens Golf and Trout Estate is […]
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How to shop abroad and send stuff to South Africa with consolidated shipping from Postbox-Courier

Tired of South Africans often being left out of the bounty of gadgets and modern products available to overseas consumers, and South African Expats (SAFFAs) overseas finding it hard to find a decent reliable service to send gifts and stuff back home to friends and family? Well now, thanks to Postbox-Courier (PBC) who has stepped […]
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