Dog Re-location from South Africa to the UK: Everything You Need to Know

So recently, Mia Musings has moved to the UK! Interesting times lie ahead I am sure, but the sunny South African shores are still being sorely missed. For those who know this blog and me, would know that Mia is my dog and if we left, she would have left too! Now  pet transport is not easy and nor is it cheap. So first things … Continue reading Dog Re-location from South Africa to the UK: Everything You Need to Know

The Time Has Come to Bid Adieu to Sunny South Africa

I knew this was not forever…I also knew that when it ends, it would be heart breaking. But that did not stop me from giving my all and getting back even more! After 3.5 wonderful years and with more memories than I can count, it’s finally time for K, Mia and me to finally say good bye to the amazing city of Joburg, its wonderful … Continue reading The Time Has Come to Bid Adieu to Sunny South Africa

How to get a Critical Skills Visa in South Africa

After having successfully managed to secure a work permit in South Africa, I thought I would share my experience with all you hopefuls out there.  It is possible so don’t give up just yet! But before you start, just be prepared – the process is LONG and FRUSTRATING. And be ready for disappointments too. Not all applications are successful – I was rejected the first time … Continue reading How to get a Critical Skills Visa in South Africa

Jeppestown Graffiti – City of Gold Festival

In the beginning of October, Joburg hosted the City of Gold Festival – a graffiti and urban arts festival that included international as well as local artists. I wrote about it briefly in my earlier post. The main aim of this festival is to make Johannesburg a graffiti destination and to dispel the negative notions associated with this art form. During the festival, I took a walking tour of Jeppestown … Continue reading Jeppestown Graffiti – City of Gold Festival