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Would you like to move to a vibrant and dynamic city? Johannesburg is then the ideal destination for your expatriation. The largest city in South Africa is also its economic and financial center. Foreign professionals can find job opportunities and work in a frenetic-paced and competitive environment.

Jo'burg is also popular with expat families who enjoy living here, with outdoors outings facilities.

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My Thoughts From The Deep End

last year

This blog tells the story of some big life changes. First, my husband and I just moved to South Africa for three years. We moved due to an exciting opportunity my husband had with his job. Second, I won't be working anymore. I'm actually not allowed to work so that will be different given that for the past twenty years I've been somewhat of a workaholic. I'm excited to share our adventures with you!

My Thoughts From the Deep End

2 years ago

I?m Kelly and I moved to Johannesburg, South Africa at the end of October 2013 with my life partner Yannick. I am American however before moving to South Africa I had been living and working in France (Paris and Nice) since the year 2000. Yannick (he?s French) had been traveling to Cape Town for his job since 2010 and consequently we had been able to take several holidays to South Africa and soon discovered this was a place we would like to call home someday. When I was offered a job for the company I had been consulting for back in Nice to move to Joburg (we had never even visited the city before) we jumped on the opportunity and haven?t looked back since. I started this blog to share our adventures as we discover our new city, country and continent. Our passions include travel (especially camping and 4x4ing), photography, the great outdoors for activities such as safari and hiking as well as partaking in devouring good food (I?m a vegetarian and Yannick is very much a carnivore) and wine. We are living our new life to the max here in South Africa and I hope you enjoy a peek into the place we now call home.

Peace, Love & Giraffes

2 years ago

My name is Nicole and I started Peace, Love & Giraffes in September 2013 to document my adventure in South Africa for my friends and family in America. They were interested in what life is like here, and I enjoy writing about it! I hope this blog gives you a taste of what it%u2019s like to live in the rainbow nation as an American and maybe encourages you to take a trip or relocate here!


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