We sometimes find ourselves in a conversation with our English friends (we’re Afrikaans South Africans) and many times we have to explain the usage of some local words like “lekker”, “ja-nee” or “braai”.
For those not in the know, South Africa has 11 official languages, of which Afrikaans is one of them.
Here’s a fun little explanation of all the “lekker”Afrikaans words we often use to express ourselves!
Have a look and comment below if you have heard any of these words before.
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This is one for the EDM lovers out there…
We traveled up to Seoul to attend UMF Korea 2015. We attended both days on 12 & 13 June. What a spectacular event, bursting with energy and amazing performances by some top class DJs – Skrillex, Hardwell, David Guetta, Knife Party and DVBBS.
Friends and family often ask what we eat at school, so I decided on a little project. I took daily pictures of my lunch, and I did that for a month… Remember: in the old days, rice was the main meal of the day, and today it still is – it’s eaten with 98% of the meals here (spoiler: you’ll see it in every pic here). All meals are also always accompanied by the ubiquitous kimchi (fermented Korean side dish).
I must admit that many meals don’t look that tasty through these pics, but believe you me, they [usually ;)] are! Even the seaweed soup later on grows on you (health, health, health)… 🙂
We’ve been out and about, just doing whatever around here in SoKo. Life’s good, no complaints on this side!
We had a short break, and decided to take the car for a road trip up the east coast of South Korea. We camped as we went, and what better way to immerse yourself in the area. Continue reading
Many people have it in their heads that ‘money = happiness’. Is that the correct/only answer? Why should money be the main ‘thing’ that determines your happiness?