In this episode, we talk to the lovely Rachel, an Irish expat teacher currently living and working in Abu Dhabi, UAE! Rachel has been teaching abroad for a few years now and she is well used to the Middle East!

Rachel has given us so many insider tips about living and teaching in Abu Dhabi, in terms of:

  • finding accommodation
  • what to check in your contract
  • how to find jobs there
  • how to meet new people
  • what is generally expected in a good teaching package in Abu Dhabi
  • and tonnes more!

Rachel is an expert on all things Abu Dhabi, so you definitely need to visit her blog and follow all her gorgeous snaps on Instagram at missrachel_ie



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