South Africans abroad

South Africans abroad

We talk to South Africans who have left South Africa for greener pastures.Investigating the good and the bad and most importantly the reasons why they left.We ask the questions like; How they got their Visa and was it worth it, always adding some lekker stories in-between.


August 3, 2022 40 min

This week we go to a Mediterranean island with a  population of just over 500 000 people, the island of Malta. We chat to Ryan Scerri who talks about how different life is on an island with minimal space and extreme temperatures.

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We chat to Nick Short in Canada this week and learn that he runs a multi million dollar charity helping children in Africa. Nick we salute you. 

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June 21, 2022 22 min

We talk to Martin in New York, although he has lived in over 7 countries growing up. He tells us his favorite places to live as well as his battle with the Visa process.

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June 14, 2022 32 min

This week we talk to Laren Van Der Westhuizen all the way in Austria. He talks about the crime free world and has an interesting story on how he ended up in Austria of all places, and almost without his luggage.

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May 18, 2022 15 min

This week we go to San Fransisco to speak with Mano who has been here a long time to get his take on living in the Bay Area and why he made the move.

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May 3, 2022 46 min

Our episode this week explores the Hollywood world of acting and how different the scene is over in the USA. We share celebrity stories and discus how coming over to America is such a humbling experience 

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April 27, 2022 35 min

This week we chat to Chris Wright, owner of The Wright Law Firm in LA. Chris talks us through the visa options, and answers some frequently asked questions.

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April 20, 2022 24 min

This week we travel to Queensland Australia to chat with Kent Roberts, someone who left  a dream job in South Africa to pursue greener pastures. We find out what he is doing now and most importantly was it the right decision. 

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April 13, 2022 19 min

We talk to Lyla Illing a singer songwriter from Johannesburg, now residing in New York. Lyla talks about the what her music represents and how she overcame difficulties in her life.
Chatting to Lyla was very inspirational and her story is certainly a different one, Enjoy !

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March 30, 2022 20 min

We talk to Steve about the flooring game and explore the O1 visa, not sure it's all it's cracked up to be.

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March 21, 2022 30 min

This week we talk to Josette Eales an aspiring actor, producer and writer living in Hollywood. Is the green card lottery real? this episode reveals the truth behind the myth.

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March 16, 2022 29 min

This week we talk to Nick Boraine an actor from South Africa who lives in Los Angeles.

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