South Africa

A Guide To Expat Visas For South Africa

The Republic of South Africa, with its bustling cities, beautiful beaches and friendly people, can be a good destination for expats. However, before you arrive, make sure your right to stay is officially approved.

South African Immigration Laws

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A Guide To International Schools In Cape Town

In spite of being located at almost the absolute tip of the African continent, Cape Town is anything but an isolated place. On the contrary, it is reg   more ...

Phil Maloney, Pretoria

Who are you?

I’m Phil. I’ve been many things.   more ...

South Africa - Recommended Social Media Accounts

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we   more ...

Interview With Hannah Pirnie, Founder, Translating Me

What prompted you to set up Translating Me?

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I love the quote from Steve Jobs -

“You can’t conne   more ...

An Expat Guide To Wines In South Africa

If you’re a wine lover, you’ve undoubtedly tried wines from different regions around the world. If you haven’t tried a bottle of wine from South   more ...

Share your experience

Phil Maloney, Pretoria

Who are you?

I’m Phil. I’ve been many things.   more ...

Amy Thom, Cape Town

Who are you?

My name is Amy Thom. I’m a freelance writer, nonprofit research consultant and gypsy traveller extraordinaire. I’m origin   more ...

Sine Thieme, Johannesburg

My name is Sine Thieme and I am what they call a trailing spouse. Or sometimes dragged-by-her-feet spouse. I’ve had to pack up our household and fou   more ...

Jane, Johannesburg

My name is Jane. I'm an English-born expat currently living in Johannesburg, but as with most things in my life, it is a little more complicated than   more ...

Caroline Collie, Gordon's Bay

What a deep question right off the bat! My name is Caroline Collie, and I'm an American married to a South African I met in Scotland. We work for a ch   more ...