Living in South Africa

By Derryn Campbell and Regina Gräff

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A Guidebook to Moving – Working – Enjoying Life

The LIVING IN SOUTH AFRICA guide book is a practical handbook containing a rich collection of facts and tips for moving to, working in and enjoying life in South Africa. This comprehensive handbook is useful to all interested in embracing life in this country. It will assist especially those in the process of relocating to and settling in this country and is a must-read expat guide for all planning to make South Africa their new home.

This book is the result of a joint venture between Derryn Campbell and Regina Gräff. Regina a German expatriate and the editor of ExpatCapeTown, a website with useful tips for expats moving to the Mother City. She has lived and worked in the USA, Australia, Singapore and various European countries before she settled with her family in Cape Town in 2005. The book includes rich collection of Regina’s personal experiences and insights as an expat living in South Africa.

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About the book:

This is the first guide book of its kind covering a wide range of topics on South Africa. Therefore, in this unique book, you will not only find lots of facts, but also plenty of helpful tips, links and resources useful for a smooth and manageable settling-in process.

The book contains 296 pages in colour-coded sections with plenty of graphics and photos for easy reference. You will consider this guide an indispensable tool when planning to make South Africa your new home.

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Foreword by Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, African Union Commission Chairperson:

‘Living in South Africa is the perfect welcome to our amazing country. This book is filled with vital information, practical tips and social insights. A must-read not only for expats, but for all who want to embrace living in South Africa.’

– Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, African Union Commission Chairperson

Have you ever considered living in South Africa?

The carefully researched information is complemented with personal experience and includes helpful hints and recommended resources.

  • Thinking of relocating?
  • Needing help coping with culture shock?
  • Need advice on housing and schooling?
  • Want to know about working and business?
  • Need to know about cultures and customs?
  • Looking for information on day-to-day-life?
  • Want to learn about the country and its provinces?

Branding Living in South Africa

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