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Beware the 419 Scams

Beware the 419 Scams

As a South African or citizen of the world, you have undoubtedly come across a few online scams. Maybe you have even been victim to one. Moving to another country doesn’t exempt you from scams and con-artists lists. In fact, you may face even more risks! Today, we’re...
Koeksisters – Traditional South African style

Koeksisters – Traditional South African style

If you’re looking to amaze your guests with a delicacy dipped in South African heritage, then traditional South African koeksisters are your wow factor! But, before we entice you to make these delectable crispy pastry plaits, let’s quickly take a look at the origins!...
The POPI Act: What does it mean for you?

The POPI Act: What does it mean for you?

There’s been a lot of song and dance about it in the past couple weeks, as we were all flooded with generic notifications on our WhatsApp groups when the Protection of Personal Information Act (aka POPI Act) came into effect on 1 July 2021. So, what is all the fuss...
South African home remedies – Boereraad

South African home remedies – Boereraad

We’ve all been there. And by there, we mean scratching through the medicine cabinet in the middle of the night because you have an unexplained rash, a killer sore throat, or a headache that’s crippling you. And when you don’t find what you’re after, there’s only one...
The South African braaipie reimagined

The South African braaipie reimagined

Can you smell that? It’s a braai on the go! Or perhaps if you’re overseas, it’s a case of wishful thinking. One of the things many expats miss about home when they relocate is the typical South African braai. But just because you’re no longer in SA, it doesn’t mean...