Life in Strasbourg, France with Gaenor

Have you ever wondered what life would be like in another country? Meet expat, Gaenor du Plessis from KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, currently living in Strasbourg, France. In this #ExpatAdventure series interview, she gives us insights into living in France, some major adjustments to living in an apartment as well as getting around the city... Continue Reading →

Life in the UAE with Masnoena

Have you ever wondered what life would be like in another country? Meet expat, Masnoena Allie from Cape Town, South Africa, currently living in Dubai. In this #ExpatAdventure series interview, she talks about her experience in moving to a new country, what life is like as a foreigner, and her Ramadan experience in Dubai. SO,... Continue Reading →

Life in the UK with Kavisha

Have you ever wondered what life would be like in another country? Meet expat, Kavisha Pillay from South Africa, currently living in London. Here, she talks about her experience in moving to a new country with her husband, what life is like as a foreigner, and so much more! Kavisha is a product manager that... Continue Reading →

Life in Egypt with Wasfeeya

Have you ever wondered what life would be like in another country? Meet our next expat in the #ExpatAdventure series, Wasfeeya from Cape Town, South Africa, currently living in Egypt. She is a qualified online Qur’an teacher and hifdh mentor. She is passionate about psychology, marriage, and everything Qur’an-related and blogs regularly about it. Here... Continue Reading →

Life in Saudi Arabia with Rushana

Have you ever wondered what life would be like in another country? Meet expat, Rushana from Cape Town, South Africa, currently living in Riyadh, better known as @expat_that_ on Instagram. She has traveled to several countries, and takes everyone along with her on her amazing adventures. In this interview, Rushana talks about her experience in moving to... Continue Reading →

Life in Switzerland with Mawaddah

Have you ever wondered what life would be like in another country? Meet Mawaddah Isaacs from Cape Town - South Africa, currently living in Switzerland. In this interview, she talks about her experience in moving to a new country, what life is like as a new mother in a foreign country, and so much more!... Continue Reading →

Pardon my French…

Growing up in Cape Town, South Africa, we were taught English as our first language and Afrikaans as our second language in school. This was my norm and that of my children, so when we decided to move to France, everyone said the french language would be difficult for the children to grasp. We saw... Continue Reading →

Life in Germany with Redawn

Have you ever wondered what life would be like in another country? Meet expat, Redawn Heuberger from South Africa, currently living in Germany. Here, she talks about her experience of moving to a new country, what life is like as a foreigner, and so much more! She is a mother of 3 children and Founder... Continue Reading →

Top 35 Living in France Blogs & Websites in 2020

On Tuesday, 16th June, I received an email from Feedspot informing me that Our French Adventure blog was selected by their panelist for the Top 35 Living In France Blogs on Feedspot! Whoohooooo!!  We ranked #31 which is an amazing achievement for a blog that only started two years ago to keep our family and friends back home updated... Continue Reading →

Ramadan Kareem

Algamdulillah, the best month of the entire year is approaching - the blessed month of Ramadan. The month of the Quran, the month to increase our Duas (prayers), the month to give back to the poor and needy, the month to get closer to our Creator, the month for spiritual cleansing and the month for... Continue Reading →

Five facts, for fun…

Algamdulillah, there are five days left before 2018 is finally over. This year has really been a life altering one, a year of taking huge risks, a year of getting out of our comfort zones, a year of making life changing decisions, a year of breaking the norm and doing something out of the ordinary... Continue Reading →

Being homesick, hurts!

It has been seventy-six days since we last saw our friends and family in Cape Town. I honestly thought that with time, it would get easier, it would get better. Whoever said time heals all was telling one big fat lie, seriously! It does not get better! They were talking nonsense! Yes, over time you... Continue Reading →

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