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New Immigration Update from The Minister of Home Affairs

According to the Minister of The Department of Home Affairs, the new SA Immigration Regulations is due to be published for Public Comment, on1 February 2014. After the public comments, an implementation date will be set. Some of the changes will be as follows : Immigration...
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Client Feedback & Testimonials

I wanted to personally thank you for the outstanding performance in the call with our client this morning.  What you were saying not only made perfect sense, it was also communicated with confidence and authority. You will have noticed that the mood of the call changed very quickly, and that...
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Take part in the biggest expat survey yet!

One of the best ways to discover which is the most expensive city in the world for expats to live in is for expats to take part in a survey about their expat experiences. However, the outcomes of whether the most expensive city is Tokyo, Oslo or Luanda will most likely depend on which survey you...
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Top Reasons FOR Relocating

Relocating to a different town or country can be a daunting experience and is something that many expats approach with trepidation. However, moving to live in a new location can be an amazing opportunity, filled with positive experiences and new adventures."Twenty years from now you will be more...
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Understanding Third Culture Kids (TCKs)

What is a TCK?A third culture kid is a person who has spent a significant part of his or her developmental years outside their parents’ culture. The term “Third Culture Kid” was first used by Sociologist Ruth Hill Useem, who coined the term after spending a year on two separate occasions...
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What is Culture Shock?

According to the Oxford Dictionary, culture shock is defined as:Noun: the feeling of disorientation experienced by someone when they are suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set of attitudes.Culture shock is a condition that often affects expats when they move overseas,...
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Apps for Expats

Recently we’ve done a bit of research into which Apps are best for Expats and came up with a great selection for all your travelling and relocating needs…The expat community is a creative, fluid, highly mobile one which means that the world of apps has been quickly accepted by expats globally....
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How do British expats living in South Africa feel about their new lives?

A recent poll of expats around the world conducted by Lloyds TSB International has revealed the places where where Britons feel happiest, wealthiest and most content.The bank has launched an interactive map revealing expats’ opinions about life overseas in 12 popular expat locations...
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Relocating your furry family members - Tips for Pet Relocation

Pet Relocation TipsFor people who own pets, these furry friends become part of the family. So, when a family is faced with an overseas assignment, preparations must be made for the challenge of bringing their pets to their new host country.International requirements vary from country to country, so...
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Top Tips for Expats Living in South Africa

 Further to our recent article sharing some Top Tips for Living in Africa here are a few extra tips specific to South Africa...Top Tips for Expats Living in South AfricaDrinking water in South Africa cities is safe and healthy to drink. There is no need to buy bottled water.The blood alcohol...
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