Welcome to Johannesburg!
Moving to a new country is a little scary at the best of times, but with Johannesburg's reputation it can be terrifying.
Ensure you make the most of your time here.
our email series covers:
Top 5 Joburg Schools
3 Cars to avoid buying (due to high crime rate)
Everything you need to know about South African Health Care
Where to eat and drink
Visa Process explained
PLUS our JOburg EventS calendar - to ensure you don't miss the next band in town, or international sporting fixture
The aim behind our Welcome to Joburg email series is to give you all the information you need to help you settle here. It is our hope that you will uncover the true beauty and warmth that South Africa and its people have to offer.
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We have pulled together a list of Johannesburg's best coffee shops for you to discover and try out.
Like any country in the world, South Africa has a complex history.
Being a parent in Joburg can be a bit of a crazy experience, from coming up with ideas to keep your children entertained and negotiating early morning school traffic, to having to navigate the world new world that opens up when integrating into a new school environment.
#TranslatingJoburg is a unique series of fun networking events specifically for expats and those new in town. Each event brings together expats, newcomers and a few Joburg natives who want to learn more about the city and share its hidden gems. Each month we pick a new theme and invite a guest speaker to come inspire, entertain and inform us about the place we currently call home.
Joburg winters aren’t that cold in comparison to some places in the northern hemisphere, but it can get chilly, and you’ll feel the cold in homes and workspaces without proper insulation.
What do you do with your kids during the school holidays here in Joburg? There is so much to do, its just a question of how to find out about it. Here's what we will be getting up too.
Johannesburg has a wide varieties of neighbourhoods and schools, and where you choose to live can have a substantial influence on where you choose to send your children to school, or vice versa. Here is an overview of the main schools (both International and local) in the area's expats tend to live. If you have a specific question please schedule your free 30 minute call with us so we can help give you all the information you need.
Johannesburg can be a confusing place to figure out, even for people who’ve lived here for a while! Here are our suggestions of things to do here.