Expat Joys – The Sun

I’m not sure of the official tally, but from our experience the sun shines about 359 days a year in Johannesburg. It’s definitely one of my greatest joys as an expat here. Even – and especially – in winter, when I’m shivering through the nights, the sun can always be ...  Continue Reading

Expat Joys – The Head Massage

Moving is annoying. Moving overseas is even more annoying, and with all the stuff you have to get sorted out you easily feel  like you lose an entire year between getting ready to leave and then arriving and settling in.

And it’s often the little things that are most annoying, not the big ones, at least for me. Moving to a different continent? No problem. Finding a new hairdresser? You’ve GOT to be kidding me, after I had finally found one I liked!

These were my exact thoughts when I heard about our first ...  Continue Reading