SOUTH AFRICA - Expat Articles

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12 May at 10 AM

British Expat Living in South Africa - Interview with Lucille

Lucille has three nationalities and no home country, and as a result is slightly confused as to where exactly she is from. Born in England to Dutch and South African parents, Lucille has lived in five countries on three continents. She currently calls South Africa home (but not for long) and is raising two tri-national bilingual boys to be as...
21 May at 9 AM

German Expat Living in South Africa - Interview with Regina

Regina is a German expatriate and co-author of Living in South Africa, an expat guide book on moving to, working in and enjoying life in South Africa. She has lived and worked in the USA, Australia, Singapore and various European countries before settling with her family in Cape Town in 2005. A passionate teacher and blogger, she loves to...
12 Apr at 9 AM

Indian Expat Living in South Africa - Interview with Namrata

Namrata is an Indian expat living in Johannesburg. Not too long ago, she decided to quit her cushy job with an investment management firm in India to follow her husband to the rainbow nation – South Africa, and became a 'trailing spouse.' Namrata's expat blog is called Mia Musings (see listing here) Me on top of the Table Mountain, cape...
27 Aug at 9 AM

From Manhattan to Cape Town, Expat Interview with Sarah

Sarah Khan was an editor at Travel + Leisure magazine in New York City when, pretty much on a whim, she went to South Africa for a week on vacation in April 2012. In her four days in Cape Town, she fell in love with the city — she adored its cosmopolitan vibe, its diverse food, its fascinating history, and its warm people. One of those warm...
15 Jun at 10 AM

Meeting Other Expats in South Africa

No thank you very much, I don’t have the time of day for them. Bit harsh you think? Maybe not, maybe you feel the same you just don’t realise it yet. I’ll never say never, but joining an expat group is the last thing I want to do, you see I don’t really consider myself an expat in the sense of moving from country to country...
15 Dec at 9 AM

Expat Interview With Suzanne - England to South Africa

Suzanne, more commonly known as Chickenruby these days is married and lives in South Africa with her husband of 10 years and her two youngest children. She is however a mother of three and a mother to five. The other children are adults and remained in the Uk having already left home. Having spent a year settling her family into their new...
12 Oct at 9 AM

Expat Interview With Dianne Russell - Canadian Expat In South Africa

Dianne Russell is a Canadian who has lived and worked on three continents and finally found her home at the bottom of Africa. Her work with immigrants and visitors to Canada has spanned a period of almost 15 years, including ESL teacher and exam assessor, Canadian immigration officer and customs officer, immigrant services program...
11 Oct at 11 AM

Expat Interview With Sine Thieme - American Expat In South Africa

Sine Thieme, also known as Joburg Expat among her fellow expats and bloggers in Johannesburg, moved from Kansas to South Africa in 2010 (just in time for the Soccer World Cup) together with her husband and four children, where she's learned to look forward to "This is Africa" moments every day because they give her such great writing...
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