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Recognising South Africa

Recognising South Africa

When you think of some of your favourite movies and series, you probably never even stop to think that some of them might have been filmed and produced in the South Africa, do you? Well, the reality is that several international films have been created on our very own...
South African Christmas Lamb Roast

South African Christmas Lamb Roast

When you think of a truly traditional South African Christmas feast, what comes to mind? Roast leg of lamb, roast potatoes, cinnamon and sugar butternut chunks, caramelized onion gravy, and the obligatory (yet still very tasty) mound of peas, right? Yep, Christmas...
South African chocolates expats love

South African chocolates expats love

South Africans are people of creature comforts. We like our home-grown products and that’s why “local is lekker” is something we all proudly repeat. Unfortunately, many of us don’t realize just how dependent we have become on our local treats and comforts until we no...
St Patrick’s day in Ireland: What to do

St Patrick’s day in Ireland: What to do

If you have ventured off to Ireland to live, work, and play, you can expect to be confronted by one or two St Patrick’s Days along the way. As a South African living in Ireland, you should probably know that St Patrick’s Day 2020 is set to be a good one – are you...
South African card games expats love to play

South African card games expats love to play

As a South African, card games have undoubtedly been a big part of your life. When moving abroad, there’s the perfect opportunity to share your special love of card games with your new social circles. What could be better than bringing a little taste of home into your...