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When I’m finally arriving at the airport, moving abroad suddenly feels like skydiving. Or let’s say: the moment shortly before the skydive, when you’re up at 4.000 meters and you’re staring our of the airplane asking yourself if you really feel like doing it now. »Where are you going?«, Volkan asks me. He’s sitting next […]
Huge projects often leave you feeling a bit overwhelmed. You ask yourself: How should I do it? Well, moving to another country certainly is one of these huge projects leaving you helpless and procrastinating because you don’t know where to start. To calm down again, I need two things: a plan and a list. Research is everything […]
I told you about the stupid questions I get asked when my friends and acquaintances hear about my move to South Africa. Everybody’s got a clear opinion on moving abroad. Especially on moving to Africa. You know how people are… they just have to share this opinion with me and let me know that my decision has its […]
It’s a big decision to leave your country to live in a foreign place. How to decide such a ›big thing‹? I guess it was a mixture between gut feelings and pro-and-con-lists. Therefore I am no expert when it comes to moving abroad at all. I am just trying to figure the whole thing out […]
Now it’s official: I’m relocating to South Africa. One the one hand, it’s a big relief to tell everybody how my life’s going to change this year. On the other hand, making it official somehow makes it more real. While struggeling to get my visa, sell my stuff and find a new lessee for my […]
Every country has its special perks. Sometimes annoying, sometimes nice and always special. How do you know you’re in Cape Town? Public transport is never on time. People are neither A robot is a traffic light. Obvious, right? Braai and Rugby are serious things. Don’t make fun of it You will have three or more […]