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5 worth-it recipes for West Coast Mussels

As any South African who loves their seafood will tell you, West Coast Mussels are delicious! Mussels are quickly becoming one of South Africa’s biggest exports and Saldanha Bay on the West Coast is the epicentre of this industry.   Why mussels love the West...

Where to find the best long-distance South African hiking trails

South Africa is a country blessed with great natural beauty, so it’s not surprising that hiking is a popular outdoor activity amongst South African locals and even the international community, who regularly visit South Africa to enjoy its famous long-distance hiking...

Making the most of the Masters

If you’re a golf enthusiast you’ll know that the Masters Tournament is one of the four major championships in professional golf and this year it is taking place from 11 – 14 April at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, U.S. The Masters, as it is simply known,...

Health food trends 2019

The search for optimum nutrition appears to be never-ending and every year brings its own health food trends and top health news with it. Foods that were in last year, are suddenly out of favour. Carbohydrates were once the flavour of the month and are now no longer....

Creative ways by: Gabrielle Kruger

This month our focus is on Gabrielle Kruger, a South African artist who reimagines the South African landscape through a unique practice of painting acrylic paint onto a canvas and then “freeing” the paint from the canvas to create three-dimension natural scenes. She...

Famous South African Ron Rutland

Ron Rutland is off on his next adventure! To raise awareness of the Rugby World Cup (RWC) coming to Asia for the very first time, Ron has decided to embark on a new journey that will combine perseverance, endurance and mental grit as he embarks on his “Race to RWC” by...

Planning a Thai braai

Thai food and spices are popular across the world. Delicate and fragrant Thai spices can literally ‘spice’ up any meal and braais are no exception. Som Tam (a spicy papaya salad) is known for its spiciness, and is a famous example. But in fact, Thai food has five...

America – land of the free, and soon, you and your family

The USA is a huge place, and every state has its own unique charm; South Africans looking to immigrate to the US have a lot to choose from when it comes to settling down. As a country that’s structured on acquisition of wealth, it’s a great place to go if you’re...

Polo in the city

Polo, a game that is synonymous with England’s aristocracy, is alive and well in Australia with regular tournaments taking place throughout the year. Land Rover’s Polo in the City is an annual polo series that takes place in the cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide,...

Major world sporting events calendar

Most of us could describe a sport if asked. It might involve physical exertion of some kind – running, jumping, swimming – an element of competition, and a certain amount of blood, sweat and tears. Having this in mind, then it would be worth having a look at a list of...

Where to find Kook en Geniet

Kook en Geniet, also published in English as Cook and Enjoy It, is a famous South African recipe book written by Stoffelina (Ina) Johanna Adriana De Villiers who was born on the 24th of February 1919 and passed away on the 20th of December 2010. Today Kook en Geniet...

CJ Langenhoven we love

C.J. Langenhoven, South African author and writer of the words of Die Stem van Suid Africa is a much-loved South African icon. Born Cornelius Jacobus Langenhoven in August 1873, he published under the name CJ Langenhoven and was recognised as a South African poet who...

South Africans living abroad can vote in the 2019 elections

Good news! If you are living abroad, you won’t be left out in the cold when it comes to the South African elections this year. The International Electoral Commission (IEC) has confirmed that there is a special ‘overseas registration weekend 2019’ that is set for the...

When Does My Family Trust Terminate?

South African living abroad? Here’s what you need to know if you’re the beneficiary of a family trust. Family trusts are popular financial vehicles for parents to ensure their loved ones are cared for long after they’ve passed away. However, life has a way of changing...

Add a South African flavour to your expat Christmas

Christmas can be a challenging time for South African expats living abroad. If your family and friends are not with you and you haven’t yet had the chance to create your own network, it can be a lonely time as you hanker for that good old South African festive spirit....

Trevor Noah presents

Trevor Noah is arguably South Africa’s biggest celebrity and was named as one of “The 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media” by the Hollywood Reporter in both 2017 and 2018! Not only is he making waves and ruffling feathers on the USA’s Daily Show, his new comedy...

Fool-proof trifle tips for Christmas day

No Christmas is complete without a delicious trifle. Trifle is an English dessert usually made with fruit, a layer of sponge biscuits soaked in sherry, topped with custard, jelly and whipped cream. Some reports say that trifle cakes might be the origin of the modern...

Investing abroad? Expats, know your limits.

There’s a cap on the amount you’re allowed to move out of the country. Here’s what you need to know about your foreign investment allowance. What is the South African Foreign Investment Allowance? Exchange control regulations are the law that govern the flow of...

Classic South African Christmas recipes

Christmas is a wonderful time of year filled with festivity, fun, good cheer and of course wonderful food. It’s a time when you can release your inner child, unwrap surprise gifts and indulge in food that you normally wouldn’t during the rest of the year. Christmas in...

The World Rugby Series is truly one of Rugby Sevens

The 2018-19 World Rugby Seven Series also known as the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series is in its 20th year of rugby sevens tournaments for national men’s rugby sevens teams. World Rugby has been running the Sevens Series since 1999-2000 and this series, for the second...

How Iris Wilkinson can inspire your writing skills

Iris Guiver Wilkinson was a South African-born author who was recently commemorated by a Heritage Plaque in Wellington New Zealand. Iris was born in Cape Town, South Africa, on January 19, 1906, the second daughter of Edith Ellinor Butler, an Australian nurse who was...

How to make putu pap/krummelpap

Putu pap, or ‘pap’ is an old-time South African favourite dish and a welcome staple at almost every South African braai. It is also enjoyed as an alternative to rice or potatoes with many meals. Putu pap consists of a porridge made from maize (corn) meal and its name...

Halloween traditions from around the world

Halloween is one of the oldest traditions celebrated in many countries around the world. Usually celebrated on the 31st of October, it is a popular celebration enjoyed by young and old alike. Here are some of the ways expats around the world will be celebrating...

How Team Dimension Data is changing lives, one bicycle at a time.

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka is a World Tour South African cycling team that is sponsored by Dimension Data Holdings. The team rides for Qhubeka, a charity programme that is dedicated to supplying bicycles to people in need in Southern Africa. Team Dimension data...

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