Welcome to South Africa!

Moving to a new country is a little scary at the best of times, but with South Africa's reputation it can be terrifying. 

new to Joburg

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.

Put the kettle on, and put your feet up! Allow us to bring you up to speed with how things are done around here.

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If already in Joburg, or which suburbs are you looking to move too.
(If you are here on a fixed contract)
Would you be interesting in a local expert to help you with your admin and local advice?
Our team of Virtual Assistants can support you in anything from filling out paper work, to suggesting where to get the a gluten free meal. Making reservations/ suggesting local accountants/ child friendly restaurants, or where to buy a pint of milk at 9pm.

But just be warned, there is truth in the saying that the African soil gets under your skin ;)  


Don't forget to share all your discoveries and journey with us over on Instagram, using #translatingjoburg to be featured, and come say hi @translatingmeabroad