South African carp fishers represented New Zealand at world championships

Marius Koekemoer and Gareth Edwards, two South African carp fishers from Auckland, are currently in France, where they participated in the World Carp Classic Tournament. Although the tournament is 19 years old and 95 teams from across the world normally enter, it was the first time that a team represented New Zealand there. The two […]
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Five travel tips that no-one tells you about

If the travel bug bites, it never lets go again. Every young person should see the world. By travelling, you not only broaden your horizons, but also your outlook on life. My husband and I love to see new places and experience new things. For this reason, we try to visit a new part of […]
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Worldwide’s unique World guide

Where you can do real South African shopping in your area. Biltong, Ouma rusks, chutney, support with finance, immigration, South African lawyers, restaurants and many more can be found on Worldwide’s World guide of South African businesses. Africola A compact, simple restaurant with a Western and African soundtrack for African-inspired vegetables, grilled and smoked meats, […]
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Weekend reflection: What you focus on gets bigger and bigger

We arrived in South Africa just more than a week ago and we still enjoy every moment! At the moment Krugersdorp is our base, but we have already been to Pretoria, Harties, Bloemfontein, Wesselsbron and Parys. Especially Bloemfontein was special to me (it helped that the Boks drew!). My godparents have lived in Bloemfontein all […]
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Fact flash: the Voortrekker Monument

This 43-meter high granite monument was inaugurated in 1949. It commemorates the pioneers, called the Voortrekkers, who moved into the interior of South Africa between 1834 and 1854 in search of freedom and self-government. It is the only Afrikaner monument declared to be a Grade 1 National Heritage Site after 1994. The site combines elements […]
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WEEKEND REFLECTION: Only ten years to overnight success…

Last week we paid a visit to the Eastern Free State. Back in the 90’s, my father helped to build the Katse Dam, and we lived in Ficksburg during my university years. It was wonderful to Airbnb on Saxon Park, the beautiful farm of Friedl and Lindie von Maltitz, after more than 13 years. Friedl […]
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Out and about with Dirk Scheepers

Out and about is the column where we chat to people who live or have lived and worked abroad. This week we are talking to Dirk Scheepers, currently living in America. Where do you live and why exactly there? I live in New York and would really like to move further south, to Texas, for […]
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Shenzhen 2nd Social Event October 2017

Starts in 6 days Fri 27 Oct 19:30 – 23:00 Address:- Little Papa No.116, 6th Building. NH Ecool Taizi Road, Nanshan | 深圳蛇口太子路南海意库6栋116号 Shenzhen By popular Demand from Our Internations Family and also the Indian New Year was in Mid October, I would like to introduce a New Indian Restaurant to the Internations Family. It […]
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