Part-Time Study Endorsement for Business and Work Visas

According to an Immigration Directive, issued by the Department of Home Affairs in 2015, the holders of certain temporary residence visas may register and undertake in part-time studies in South Africa during the validity period of their visas. As of 01 May 2015, those holding a business visa, or general, critical skills, or intra-company transfer […]

Coronavirus Travel Rules Clarified For South African Travel

South Africa’s borders are not completely closed – yet Individuals who have been in high-risk countries will be denied entry Foreign nationals presently in South Africa will be allowed to extend their visas On 18 March 2020, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation issued a travel advisory with more information on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s […]

Film Production Companies In Cape Town

The picturesque city of Cape Town has become a popular destination to shoot commercials as well as playing home to several Hollywood movies and popular TV series. The town offers filmmakers a unique location with the Winelands, the beaches, the city, the informal settlements all providing backdrops to tell incredible stories. The favourable exchange rate […]

Top Pet-Friendly Accommodation in South Africa

When arranging a family holiday, you want to include as much of your family as possible so that nobody feels left out. For a lot of people, the family includes the pets that brighten up their lives and their home. However, not all places accommodate these furry friends that people have. On that note, here […]

Where to Volunteer to Work with Animals in South Africa

When looking into a volunteer or working visa, one might either want to spend their time contributing to the greater good of animals, or to South Africa’s community. At first, foreigners who come to South Africa might find themselves quickly drawn here, seeking to uplift poverty-stricken areas. However, for others looking into a volunteer visa, […]

Fun Gap Year Jobs in South Africa

When you think ‘South Africa’ as a foreigner looking to take a gap year, your mind will most likely drift straight to working on a safari, riding an elephant to work, or sleeping in some hut in the middle of nowhere teaching English. And guess what, all of those things probably are quite doable – […]

How to Connect with Expat Communities in Cape Town

Moving to another country can be a pretty daunting experience, even more so when you are moving to a place where the only ‘person’ you know is the ginger cat from down the road. Luckily for you, most South Africans are extremely hospitable and friendly. In fact, so much so that Cape Town is one […]

Tips for Foreigners Wanting to Backpack in Cape Town

Although Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, it has gathered some pretty negative rep in the news in the past. However, all is not doom and gloom here. In fact, it’s quite the opposite and can prove to be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. As […]