South Africa Information Guide

South Africa

South Africa - A land of contrasts, South Africa captures the imagination. Vibrant cultures give life here a unique rhythm. Discover lively Cape Town and magical Table Mountain, the scenic wonder of the coast, and the vast habitats where wildlife roam.

South Africa - An Expatriate Guide

Overview
Climate and Weather
Getting There
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Speaking the Language
Visas, Residency, Immigration & Documentation
Currency and Cost of Living
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Banking
Taxation
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Business Culture
Healthcare and Medical Treatment
Employment
Education and Schools
Utilities (Electricity, Gas, Water)
Communications (Telephone, Post, Internet, TV, Radio)
Driving and Public Transportation
Food and Drink
Leisure, Entertainment and Sports
Retiring and Pensions
Taking Your Pets
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Property in South Africa

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Property Locations
Property Prices
Finding Your South African Property
Purchasing South African Property
Property Purchase Tips
Renting Property in South Africa


South Africa - Latest Articles

The Rand, Rugby And Relative Exchange Rates
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Expat Focus Recommended Website Award - South Africa

Expat Focus Recommended Website
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A community website for expats living in South Africa, providing a discussion area and country information

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Expat Experiences of Life in South Africa (submit yours here)

Caroline Collie, Gordon's Bay

Gordon's Bay, SOuth Africa

My name is Caroline Collie, and I'm an American married to a South African I met in Scotland. We work for a charity called Samaritan's Feet and have one delightful little Scottish-African-American son, and another on the way this month! I first moved to Edinburgh, Scotland in 2005 to be a part of a team starting a church there. I studied and worked in Edinburgh for four years. While there I met my husband, who is South African, and about a year and a half into our marriage we decided to spend some time in SA...

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