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



Exciting news! I have released my book, “How to be an Empowered Expat Teacher: Personally, Professionally, and Financially.”

Discover the journey of an “Empowered Expat Teacher.” In this step-by-step book, you’ll learn:

  • How I went from being a teacher in the UK with barely any savings to being an expat teacher with 2 properties at the age of 32
  • How to find the best location, school, and teaching package for you and your personal situation
  • How to make the move as easy and stress-free as possible
  • How to make serious life-changing savings as an expat teacher
  • How to make provisions for your financial future
  • How to semi-retire by 35!