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’re taking a look at South Africa and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.SA-People – for South Africans in […]

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Interview With Hannah Pirnie, Founder, Translating Me

What prompted you to set up Translating Me? I have kind of fallen into it 😐 I love the quote from Steve Jobs – “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in the future.”That’s what has happened […]

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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 Africa as yet, then you should definitely put that region on your list. South Africa is one of the most dynamic regions in the world for the production of wine. […]

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How Safe Is South Africa? A Guide For New Expats

Many expats live safely in South Africa for many years, enjoying lucrative careers and making lots of friends, but expats always need to keep their wits about them. It’s probably worth looking at the advice from the UK’s Foreign Office, which explicitly says South Africa has a ‘very high’ level of crime. Most of this […]

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South Africa – Recommended Blogs

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’re taking a look at South Africa and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.Travelling MarLahttps://travelingmarla.com/ Whilst she calls herself “just another product of rural […]

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Five Reasons Why Expat Children Love Living In South Africa

Foreigners from different parts of the world have made South Africa their home over the years. Most expats enjoy living and working in the country, and many of them find that South Africa is an ideal place for family and raising children. Of course, certain problems continue to prevail, such as the unstable currency, unemployment, […]

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5 Things You Should Know Before Moving To South Africa

It isn’t entirely possible for a person to be “fully prepared” for the changes that come with moving to a new country, but that doesn’t mean that you should not try! South Africa is probably very different from your country of origin, so you should anticipate and accept the inevitable culture shock and the emotional […]

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10 Websites Expats Need To Visit Before Moving To South Africa

Expats with slightly higher levels of education or unique skill sets are able to find many lucrative job opportunities in South Africa. They are able to live a high quality life here in close proximity to the country’s abundant natural beauty. The stunning coastline, mountains, plains, wildlife and diversity of flora and fauna make South […]

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