loading...

Newsletters

Sign up for our monthly newsletter and browse old issues.

The Ultimate day-long braai session

Ask any South African and they would agree; Braaiing needn’t just be about ‘wors’ and some chops. You can really get experimental when it comes to cooking on the braai and delicious braai recipes can take you from breakfast in the morning all the way through to a...

How did they get there? Ten runners, ten countries over ten days

If you are proudly South African, you will want to know about another incredible South African who took on 10 countries – by foot – in just ten days. Wandisile Nongodlwana and nine other runners from around the world ran as one team, covering a marathon distance every...

Who else wants to enjoy Hockey

The Fédération Internationale de Hockey sur Gazon, otherwise known as the FIH Pro hockey league is due to be playing their Grand final in the Netherlands between June 27 and June 30 at the Wagener Stadium in Amsterdam. In this article we will explore the history of...

Living abroad – what about my South African family trust?

Ever wondered what will happen to your South African family trust money if you are a South African resident abroad and a beneficiary of South African trust? Well, you are not alone. Once South Africans have settled abroad, they start making plans to access their South...

Answered: Your more burning questions about ICC Cricket World Cup

This year’s ICC Cricket World Cup is the 12th edition of the Cricket World Cup and will be hosted by England and Wales, with the first match scheduled to be played at The Kennington Oval, London on 30 May and the final at Lords on the 15th of July. The tournament will...

At Last. The secret to buttermilk scones is revealed

There is nothing more delicious than sitting down to a delicious buttermilk scone and a hot cup of Rooibos Tea. Scones have a long and proud history and the addition of buttermilk to the traditional scone recipe adds an extra touch of flavour. In this article we...

Who else wants to know the mystery behind Quinton de Kock?

Quinton de Kock’s incredible glove work and fearless striking have earned him many accolades and comparisons early on his career to great players like Adam Gilchrist and Mark Boucher.  He has also been labelled the hottest ODI (One Day International ) player by...

Famous South African: Jan van der Westhuizen

Jan van der Westhuizen, author and chef, is one of South Africa’s well-known celebrities gaining fame as South Africa’s first Michelin-star chef. For four consecutive years his eatery JAN in Nice France has won a prestigious Michelin star, with the most recent one...

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....

Let us call you for a FREE consultation

We’ll answer all your questions. Your personal consultation is completely free and without obligation.

Contact Us

  • Email: info@finglobal.com
  • Tel: +27 28 312 2764
  • Fax: 088 028 312 2467
  • Physical Address:
    Hermanus: 7 Marine Square, College Road, Hermanus, 7200, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Johannesburg (by appointment only): 1 Park Lane, Wierda Valley, Sandton 2196, South Africa

FinGlobal Newsletter Subscription

Subscribe to the FinGlobal newsletter to receive all the latest news and information regarding our services and South African Expats.