Expats Around the World Series – From South Africa to the UAE

Reading Time: 7 minutes   What is your name? Yumna Rawoot   What country were you born in? South Africa   What job did you have in your home country? University/ College lecturer in Public Relations, Media Studies and Communication Science   How long have you been living in your new country for? Three amazing years Alhamdulillah!   Did […]

Day Trips from Cape Town – Explore local: Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens (with kids)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Location:   This beautiful Botanical Gardens is located in Betty’s Bay which is about 93km from central Cape Town   What to Expect:    Expect to see a beautiful garden that is pram friendly and immaculately maintained with a small stream. Serenity and bliss are two words that come to mind when describing our experience […]

Expats Around the World Series – From Cape Town to Italy

Reading Time: 4 minutes What is your name? Mishkah Van der Schyff   What country were you born in? Cape Town South Africa   What job did you have in your home country?    After I graduated from UCT in 2014 it was quite difficult finding a job in SA so I moved to Doha where I became a flight […]

Expats Around the World Series – From Cape Town to 4 Other Countries

Reading Time: 8 minutes   1. What is your name? Rukeyah Adams 2. What country were you born in? Cape Town, South Africa 3. What job did you have in your home country? Process Improvement Manager 4. How long have you been living in your new country? I left South Africa in March 2011 for Copenhagen, Denmark where I […]

Day Trips from Cape Town (with kids): Penguins by the Ocean (Not Boulders Beach)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Breathtaking views of the ocean and the majestical mountains is what you will be enjoying if you choose to venture out and explore the spectacular Clarence Drive. The coastal route from Cape Town takes you through the small seaside towns of Betty’s Bay and Kleinmond to Hermanus, Stanford, Gansbaai and Cape Agulhas. This route then […]

Expats Around the World Series – From South Africa to Australia

Reading Time: 6 minutes   In our 7th article in this series we explore the journey of Nabeela Mayet from South Africa to Australia. What is your name?   Nabeela Mayet What country were you born in?               South Africa What job did you have in your home country?                Attorney / Law lecturer How long have […]

Expats Around the World Series – From Jakarta, Indonesia to Cape Town, South Africa

Reading Time: 3 minutes     Apologies for publishing this weeks article a day late. Many of you following this series have messaged me to say how you look forward to the weekly article in the morning/evening depending in which time zone you live in. Inshallah from next week it will be back on time.   This weeks article […]

All you need to know about whale watching in Hermanus

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Hermanus is a seaside town located just a 90 minute drive east of Cape Town, in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The town of Hermanus, once a tiny fishing village is now a bustling seaside town. This town is well known as the whale-watching destination and has been recognized by the WWF […]

Expats Around the World Series – From Johannesburg to Seattle, Washington.

Reading Time: 6 minutes This is the 5th article in our ongoing Expat Series. In today’s article we take a look at Sabeeha’s journey from Johannesburg to Seattle.   What is your name?   Sabeeha Mosam   What country were you born in?   Born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa   What job did you have in your […]

ViralGO: Portable Disinfectant Maker (Sodium Hydrochlorite Generator)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Over a week ago we were sent this product to try out and review. I wanted to be sure about this product and how it works before I sat down to write this review.    About this product:     Pictured above is the ViralGO portable disinfectant maker. It comes with a small spoon and […]