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Yearly Archives: 2020

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How to buy designer handbags and watches while still saving lots of money….

This post may contain some affiliate links. Please read my full disclosure policy. As expats, we work very hard, often harder than we would in our own country! Our hours are long and we seem to be reachable 24 hours of the day. Yes, we are lucky because our salaries may be higher than those at [...]

By |2020-07-16T13:28:33+00:00June 28th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

5 reasons why you should declutter every year!

In case you didn't already guess, I am currently in the middle of my own declutter! This is because I move apartments in Dubai every year to get the best rental deal I can find. I tend to do a 10 month all-inclusive (furnished all bills included) deal from September to June and then I usually [...]

By |2020-06-28T07:21:47+00:00June 28th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

4 things you must consider before teaching abroad with a partner and/or family

Expat families seem to love raising their families abroad. With such sun, safety, and a family-friendly social scene, why wouldn't they? However, if you plan to move abroad with your family, you definitely have a few things to consider, research, and plan for, before the big move. If you plan to move to the [...]

By |2020-07-08T04:03:50+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Slashing your spending in the time of Corona

When I was first told that schools here were suddenly closing down because of this virus, I remember immediately feeling a bit panicked about the possibility of losing my job and income without warning. Instantly, I froze my spending and started to come up with ways to spend a lot [...]

By |2020-05-26T06:05:00+00:00May 26th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Changing Your Money Mindset in the Time of Corona

Changing Your Money Mindset in the Time of Corona Do you ever come to the day before payday and wonder where the heck last month’s salary has disappeared to? If this sounds like you, I know you will be happy to listen to my new video which is all about [...]

By |2020-06-30T07:31:45+00:00May 20th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Coping with Salary Cuts in the Time of Corona

Coping with Salary Cuts in the Time of Corona Over the last few weeks, I have received emails and Facebook messages from members, who are sadly facing significant cuts to their salaries, as well as losing flight and role allowances. This pandemic has caused huge upset and uncertainty in the world. Because many [...]

By |2020-05-20T02:23:34+00:00May 17th, 2020|Blog|1 Comment

6 things I am grateful for during the COVID19 pandemic

As I write this article in May 2020, I realise that this pandemic has caused huge upset and uncertainty in the world. I know that I am in a very fortunate situation because I still have my job, while many expats around the world have faced job losses and salary cuts. I do not wish to downplay the damage and disaster [...]

By |2020-05-17T17:08:59+00:00May 16th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

10 Ways to Find Your Ideal Teaching Job in Asia

One of my most popular downloaded resources EVER (1,000+ times!) has been the 8 Ways to Find an Ideal Teaching Job Abroad, which I created a few years ago. Today I decided to improve it, by creating a checklist dedicated to finding teaching jobs specifically in Asia. Here is a taste of the "10 [...]

By |2020-05-14T17:46:36+00:00May 14th, 2020|Blog|2 Comments

10 Ways to Find Your Ideal Teaching Job in the Middle East

One of my most popular downloaded resources EVER (1,000+ times!) has been the 8 Ways to Find an Ideal Teaching Job Abroad, which I created a few years ago. Today I decided to improve it, by creating a checklist dedicated to finding teaching jobs in the Middle East/ the Gulf. In addition, I have [...]

By |2020-05-16T17:14:16+00:00May 14th, 2020|Blog|2 Comments