Monthly Archives: October 2019


Get 5% off your first Send My Bag order!

This post may contain some affiliate links. Please read my full disclosure policy. If you go on any expat forums and Facebook groups,  you will see that so many expats recommend Send My Bag as the best option to send their precious cargo home! You can use Send My Bag to send your luggage worldwide [...]

By |2020-07-28T08:26:41+00:00October 30th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

4 challenges I’ve faced as a single female expat teacher

The expat teaching life has been so good to me and has allowed to do and achieve things way beyond what I could have ever imagined as a secondary school teacher working and barely surviving in the UK. I’ll always be grateful to expat life for meeting many of my best lifelong friends from [...]

By |2019-10-23T08:29:41+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

One vital action you should take before you move abroad…

What happens when you move abroad? When you move to a new country to teach, you will most likely have to take a medical test to show you are healthy in order to secure your residence visa. In the UAE, expats take a blood test to check for HIV/Aids, Hepatitis B and C, leprosy, [...]

By |2019-10-21T11:45:59+00:00October 14th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

What should a good international teaching package include?

First of all, you must know what to expect in a good teaching contract and package before saying YES… DO NOT accept a job until you’ve seen the contract- that’s perfectly normal here and you can’t say yes to a 2-year commitment without knowing all the nitty gritty details. When you get offered the job [...]

By |2019-10-11T04:14:58+00:00October 11th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The 4 Steps to Apply Directly to Schools Abroad… Successfully!

1) Find teaching job vacancies, using my cheatsheet of 8 websites that advertise jobs at good schools abroad! 2) Research the schools, their location, ethos, student demographic, curriculum, and reputation, using these 7 ways.Decide if it fits with your personal, professional, and financial goals. 3)  Transform your CV and cover letter to suit each of your applications to [...]

By |2020-08-18T15:34:53+00:00October 11th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

What is the best way of transferring money from my HOME bank to my EXPAT bank?

I am usually asked the best way to transfer money from an EXPAT bank to a HOME bank and I answer this question in an article I wrote last year- check it out here. That is because when we are earning abroad and saving as much as we can, we tend to send it [...]

By |2020-05-15T13:10:06+00:00October 5th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments
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