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Boeretroos Koffie: What’s Not To Love?

Boeretroos Koffie: What’s Not To Love?

Afrikaans is such a beautifully descriptive language. What does the word “boeretroos” mean? “Boere” means “farmers” and “troos” translates to “comfort”. “Farmers’ comfort” is the perfect classification for coffee, made the Afrikaans way. But what exactly is boeretroos...
The bizarre reason brides stand on the left at weddings

The bizarre reason brides stand on the left at weddings

Wedding traditions around the world differ according to local customs and history. Some are followed religiously, while others are regarded as quite outdated. However, if you are planning on getting married in the new country you have emigrated to, it’s a good idea to...
How high is the cost of living in the UK?

How high is the cost of living in the UK?

One of the first things you have to do before you move abroad is consider the cost of living in the country you are moving to. While your proposed salary might look great on paper, you need to consider how far it goes in terms of covering your monthly expenses in...
Word Power: How well do you know your insects?

Word Power: How well do you know your insects?

Love them or hate them, insects are vitally important to the continued health of our ecosystem. South Africa is home to a wide diversity of insects. If you think you know everything about South African insects, take this proudly South African quiz and see how well you...
What is an address in South Africa?

What is an address in South Africa?

If you have relatives in South Africa and want to send them a letter or a parcel, it is important you know their address. All addresses in South Africa contain a postcode, which is one of the most important parts of the address according to the South African National...