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Why you should plan a road trip in Australia
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5 Reasons You Should Plan A Road Trip In Australia

Life is a journey, especially when you’re an emigrant. We understand that it’s not so much about the final destination but the memories you create and the relationships you build along the way. In many ways, travelling is the same.…

5th August 2019
Cape To Cairo South African Shop In Perth
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Cape To Cairo – South African Shops In Perth

  You can’t talk about South African shops in Perth without mentioning Cape To Cairo. As the first South African expat store in Australia, it’s been groundbreaking for South Africans in Perth and across Australia, and paved the way for…

6th July 2019
50 Ways To Show Perth Off To Visitors - Proudly South African In Perth
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50 Ways To Show Perth Off To Visitors

One of the most exciting things to experience when you’ve moved to Perth is showing off our amazing new home to those who make the effort to visit us. Usually our time with family and friends who visit is limited…

10th June 2019
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Your Migration Story – Neels & Rachael

Everyone experiences migration differently. That’s why I’m starting a new series that features stories from you – my readers. This month, I’m sharing Neels’ migration journey, who met his Australian wife Rachael while working in Zambia. If you’d like to…

21st May 2019
Things To Remember When Going Through Tough Times
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10 Things To Remember When Going Through Tough Times

Emigration is hard. Flipping hard. It’s not something that anyone can really say they enjoy 100%. With all the excitement of a new country can also come the heartbreaking pain of leaving another behind. All the new, shiny things are…

14th May 2019
How To Set Up Your New Home In Australia On A Budget
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How To Set Up Your New Home In Australia On A Budget

When it comes to setting up your new home in Australia, you’re going to have to buy some stuff. If you’ve shipped everything under the sun, you’ll still have to wait for it to arrive and will be without some…

18th April 2019
Why You Need An Australian Will
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Why You Need An Australian Will

When you move to Australia, the last thing you might be thinking about is updating your will. It took us a few years before we even thought about it – because of course, we’re more preoccupied with finding jobs, making…

4th April 2019
How To Choose Where To Live In Australia - Proudly South African In Perth
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How To Choose Where To Live In Australia

How to choose where to live in Australia can feel like the first big decision you make after actually deciding to move to Australia. Given Australia is such a big country, doing a ‘look see decide’ trip (often called an…

1st March 2019
The Australian Equivalent of South African Shops - Proudly South African In Perth
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The Australian Equivalent of South African Shops

One of the hardest things to get used to when you arrive is how different the shops are. I always see people asking what’s the Australian equivalent of South African shops like Game, Dischem, and Edgars. So I thought it…

8th February 2019
The Cost Of Living In Dubbo New South Wales - Proudly South African In Perth
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The Cost Of Living In Dubbo New South Wales

Because of the huge demand from potential migrants to know exactly how much life in Australia will cost them, I’m continuing with this series of posts on the cost of living around Australia. This post focuses on the cost of…

1st February 2019
Living In Australia Expectation vs Reality - Proudly South African In Perth
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Living In Australia: Expectation vs Reality

You might dream of moving to Australia and living a life filled with sunshine, beach days, and barbeques, but what will it really be like? Let’s take a look at what you can really expect when you’re living in Australia.…

12th January 2019
Galaxy Drive In Perth - Proudly South African In Perth
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Galaxy Drive-In Perth

One of my favourite memories from my childhood in Durban was heading to the drive-in. We’d pack the snacks, or buy some treats from the shop at the drive-in, and settle in for a movie (or 2 if I was…

5th January 2019
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