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South African Tax Refund: Claim tax back in South Africa

That is right, we said refund! It is not every day that you can access some extra cash, especially if you can claim it from the tax man. Assisting you with your journey towards your financial freedom, our passionate tax team can stand in the gap to represent you at...

Best Paptert Recipe

Who can resist a delicious paptert? Certainly not a born and bred South African, that’s for sure! In fact, if you take a paptert to a braai, put it on the table and turn around…by the time you turn back again, most of it will already be gone! And that’s the truth....

Ndlovu Youth Choir: They’ve Got Talent

It’s one of those feel good once-in-a-lifetime stories. The choir from rural Limpopo who sang their way into the Top 10 of America’s Got Talent Season 14, stealing the hearts of judges and audiences around the world. What was it about this tuneful ensemble that caught...

Get Your Mango Groove On

With a career that spans over three decades, there aren’t many South Africans that haven’t at some point in their lives grooved along to the music of the Afropop ensemble band, Mango Groove. Whether it was “Special Star” on the radio at a braai or “Dance Some More” at...

Mike Botha: Famous South African with Big Rocks

South Africa is famous for big, sparkling lumps of compressed coal. Ever since the first discovery in 1867 and the subsequent unearthing of the world’s largest (the Cullinan Diamond) in 1905, people have gone crazy for our diamonds, and Mike Botha is one such...

Instant Pot Bread Recipe

Nothing makes a person miss home than memories of good meals and delicious treats shared. Remember sinking your teeth into fresh, hot potbrood while sipping on a cup of coffee? Yup, that was probably before you packed up and moved abroad. Don’t worry though, just...

South African Shooters

Is it party time? Of course it is! Any time is a good time for shooters, friends, and some good music, right? If you’re planning a party, perhaps you want to incorporate some popular traditional South African shooters into the mix! Who can deny that flinging back a...

The Future Expat’s Guide To South African Exchange Control

South African exchange control regulations are there for a reason: to control the flow of money in and out of South Africa. These rules apply to every transaction that crosses our borders, no matter the value or who is involved. Our exchange control regulations are...

Boeresport: Staying Fit South African Style

Has the global lockdown got you couch-potato-ing your way through the days and weeks? Chances are that you have taken up permanent residence on your couch! If that’s the case, now is the perfect time to remember your roots and get actively involved in some high-energy...

Amanda Coetzer: Famous South African Tennis Player

With the world starved of sport and sporting events over the past few weeks and months, perhaps it’s time we gave a little time and attention to our sporting stars. Let’s give a throwback to a sporting pro that once wowed the country with her skill.  When it...

Bokkoms

To the South African snack enthusiast, they are known as “bokkoms”, but to the rest of South Africa they are known quite typically as the Southern or South African mullet. The Chelon Richardsonii, if you were to call it by its scientific name, is a small fish that’s...

The Best Springbok Captains Through History

Wherever you found yourself in the world on 2nd of November 2019, if you are a true South African, you probably beamed with pride as the Springboks brought glory to the country by winning the Rugby World Cup. The Springbok captains throughout the years have been known...

Melkkos

Long Sunday afternoons dragging on - with the kids riding their bikes and running around in the garden - followed by time around the kitchen table enjoying a big bowl of Melkkos as a family. This is a memory that most South Africans have in common. Some might say that...

Kitch Christie – The 1995 Springbok Coach

Who doesn’t like a little background history on South African rugby, right? If you’re the type to hog the remote and the couch when the game is on, you’re the type that will be interested in this… a look behind the scenes of SA rugby – and a closer look at the people...

How did Park Run in SA start – Bruce Fordyce

To anyone in the running community, Park Run and Bruce Fordyce need no real introduction. Bruce Fordyce is South Africa’s star ultra marathon and marathon athlete. He won the SA Comrades Marathon a record 9 times, and of course; started Park Run in the country. Yup,...

Copper Penny Carrot Salad Recipe

You probably do not give much thought to eating carrots until it comes to feasting on a sizable portion of grandma’s carrot side salad, right? That’s right; carrot salad is something that most South African’s have got a taste for. In fact, it is probably the only way...

Ryk Neethling Olympics Superstar in SA

In the lead up to the 2020 Olympic Games, it’s hard not to reminisce on the many wins that our country has seen through the Games in the past. South Africa has been mother to many sporting stars and the Olympics provide the perfect snapshot of the country’s sporting...

Oh, Hello! Lemon Meringue

There’s little more indulgent than lemon meringue. It’s a huge South African favourite! Whether it’s a lemon meringue cake, pie or tart you’re after - that sweet and sour sugar high is guaranteed to be an experience you’ll want to repeat….again and again...just one...

South African Rugby Players (International Clubs)

Many would think that winning the Rugby World Cup would be an amazing thing for South Africa – and it was – but in some ways, it’s been a bit of a curse; for South African rugby that is. As it turns out, 14 of the top country’s players aren’t refocusing their...

Famous South African: Ingrid Jonker

Have you ever given much thought to poets who are proudly South African? One name that comes to mind is Ingrid Jonker. Ingrid is a poet who, through her words and her ties to SA, reminds one just how important it is to stay true to their roots (or at least value...

Famous People From South Africa: Kimbal Musk

If his last name sounds familiar, it’s because, yes, he is related to Elon Musk. Although he’s the youngest brother, Kimbal Musk doesn’t stand in his older brother’s shadow, preferring to carve his own way in the world as much as possible, and since 2004 he’s made his...

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