In the final episode of Howzit China, Gareth Cliff and Phumi Mashigo chat to two South Africans who have a lot to share about the relations between South Africa and China, and the opportunities that exist in each country for the other. Grant Horsfield is a South African who has made a huge success for himself in China through naked Group – a premium lifestyle brand in Asia. Luyanda Sithole is the Chief Partnership Officer at the African World Heritage Fund… she speaks about the work the fund does in preserving World Heritage Sites in South Africa and Africa as a whole, and the role China has played.

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Gareth Cliff and Phumi Mashigo chat to Boithabiso Mokoena, Tshepiso Malele, and Asi Lily about their experiences while living in China. They all met through Thrive Beijing, an initiative that hosts events for expats living there. They tell us how to survive with minimum Mandarin, how to get around using taxis or bicycles, the food that you must try, and the food that would remind one of South African cuisine.

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Gareth Cliff and Phumi Mashigo kickstart the first episode of Howzit China by getting an in-depth perspective from people who have extensively traveled in China. Botlhale Seageng is an economist who went there to study Mandarin, and did his Masters at Renmin University in Beijing. Botlhale shares his personal experiences on how life was for the 3 years he lived there – from experimenting with the different types of food, to visiting communities who were not accustomed to seeing black people. The next guest is Jen Su, who has been involved in the media industry for over 20 years, and has worked in different parts of China… from Hong Kong, to Taipei, to Shanghai. Jen gives us a personal view of her experiences – the must-see places, the night life, and why China should definitely be on your travel list!

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Every picture tells a story, as the saying goes… but when every dish tells a story, an eating experience doesn’t get any better. On a recent trip to Mallorca, Chantal Lascaris chats to world-acclaimed 2 star Michelin chef Fernando Arellano, after enjoying an unforgettable meal at his restaurant Zaranda.

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Gareth Cliff is all prepped and ready to experience an adventure with Cruises International on board Crystal Cruises’ luxurious Serenity. Seymour Brugger, the company’s Sales & Marketing Manager, pops in to give him a taste of some of the wonders, sights and delights that await him on his European holiday.

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The idea of emigrating comes with many questions. Thankfully, EB-5 expert Dan Wycklendt from FirstPathway Partners has some of your burning questions covered in this interview with Gareth Cliff. FirstPathway Partners helps foreign investors become United States Citizens through the Department of Homeland Security Immigrant Investor (EB-5) program. Dan eloquently discusses your options for emigration to the United States through investment here.

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05.07.19 Pt 1 – With Gareth away in London, the team talks about luxury travel and the perks of business class. Turns out Leigh-Anne is seriously fancy in the outside world, which makes Siya very jealous. There are some listener e-mails before “5 Things You Need to Know”. Plus, Ben on the sport, and a bit of positivity for your Friday.

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12.06.19 Pt 2 – The Sunday Times Generation Next awards are back, and Cortney Hoyland showcases the latest from the Youth Marketing Conference, Interactive Showcase and Awards platform. Gord updates us from epic adventures of following Metallica around Europe, sensational celebrity impersonations, then Vince Willburn Jnr – nephew of Miles Davis – comes into studio to talk about the man’s life and achievements.

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Leon Versfeld from VERSFELD & HUGO, LLC immigration law firm informs Gareth on the different ways you could make the move to the USA, what you’d need, what the pitfalls are and how you should begin your journey. From the EB-5 Investment, to work visas to whether or not your age is a factor, and scams to look out for, together they answer all the questions about becoming part of the world’s biggest economy.

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Are young people having more or less sex nowadays? The answer is less and there are a multitude of reasons behind this which the team discuss. Neo Ramafoko then addresses the issue of depression and anxiety in South Africa, and what her ‘Safe Space’ Facebook group is doing to help those in need. Leon Versfeld returns with more information around making a future for yourself in the United States. Gareth gives an update on his gunt, then it all comes to an end with the UnNews.

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