I've always wanted to experience living in a different country. Born and raised in NYC, United States of America, I've interacted with people from all over. And I just want to experience and explore. I'm looking to live in Johannesburg for 6-months to a year, just to test it out and eventually set up shop for good. If anyone can give me the in's and out, it will be greatly appreciated.
Moving to a new country can be a great way to expand your horizons and do some exploring. What kind of information are you looking for? Our guide to culture shock in South Africa might help you prepare for some of the more unique aspects of life in the country.
Have you already got a job lined up in South Africa? If not, our guide to working in Johannesburg also has some useful tips on how to secure a job in the city.
Expat Health Insurance
Cigna Global Health Insurance
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