Season 71, Episode 2

A Newly Married Couple Discover Life in North-Eastern South Africa Means Cohabiting with Wild Game

When Jacquie volunteered in South Sudan, she unexpectedly found love after meeting Johann, a paramedic from South Africa. Six months later, they tied the knot and planned to build a life together in her native Canada. But shortly into their marriage, the couple's future was derailed. His paramedic qualifications were not recognized and he was unable to work in his profession. Instead, Johann landed a job in Mozambique and the newlyweds soon found themselves relocating to the other side of the world. And for convenience, they chose to settle in his home country, across the border in Hoedspruit, South Africa. Located in the African bush, the town's a gateway to Kruger National Park, one of Africa's largest and most famous game reserves. And a recent boom in eco-tourism's made the town a hot spot for tourists, but a competitive place to buy real estate. So when Jacquie and Johann started their house hunt, they discovered their 100,000 dollar budget wouldn't go far, and they were divided on a place that met both their demands. She wanted a location close to town, but he preferred a home in the thick of the African bush. Find out how they compromise when House Hunters International goes on safari to Hoedspruit, South Africa.
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