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[13] EET Podcast 13: When Empowering Expat Teachers met the Nova Coach!

I absolutely loved recording this podcast because I finally got a chance to meet the Nova Coach! As well as running a very successful expat life coaching service, Ailish is also an expat teacher in Abu Dhabi. Today, she explains to us why is it vital for expats to be mindful, why it is [...]

By |2019-02-20T14:24:51+00:00February 20th, 2019|Blog, Podcasts|0 Comments

[12] EET Podcast 12: When Empowering Expat Teachers met the Happiest Teacher!

In this episode, I speak to Zach Holz of the Happiest Teacher! It was an absolute pleasure to finally meet Zach, an expat teacher in Dubai and financial guru! Similar to Empowering Expat Teachers, Zach's mission is to show expat teachers how to save lots and make provisions for their financial future, so listen [...]

By |2019-02-18T02:35:26+00:00February 16th, 2019|Blog, Podcasts|0 Comments

[11] EET Podcast 11:How to Avoid that “Dubai Stone” with Anthony from Activ8 Lifestyle & Fitness Dubai!

In this podcast, I speak to (my) personal trainer Anthony Lee from Activ8 Lifestyle & Fitness in Dubai. It is his first ever podcast interview and I think he has done a great job! So Anthony, how can we avoid that dreaded "Dubai (or Doha) stone"??? https://soundcloud.com/sorcha-ni-ghiolla-chaoil/how-to-avoid-that-dubai-stone-with-anthony-from-activ8-lifestyle-fitness-dubai As expat teachers in the Gulf/ Middle [...]

By |2019-02-08T01:24:57+00:00January 30th, 2019|Blog, Podcasts|0 Comments

6 Ways to Save Money While Travelling!

“Travelling or saving? What should be my priority?” Many expat teachers have asked me this and I don’t think it has to be one or the other. While teaching abroad, we are making enough money to save each month AND take regular trips to explore the globe! I would say that your saving should [...]

By |2019-02-21T03:26:29+00:00January 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

6 Things You Must Know When Applying to Schools in the UAE

Before you start reading, "6 Things You Must Know When Applying to Schools in the UAE," I'd love to introduce myself to you! My name is Sorcha Coyle and this is my 7th year teaching in the Gulf region (Qatar and Dubai). I run the Empowering Expat Teachers community and my mission is to [...]

By |2019-02-16T14:08:33+00:00September 23rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The best value phone deal I’ve found in the UAE!

The best value phone deal I've found in the UAE! Before you learn something new below, please read my disclaimer here now about the advice and tips I share on this blog.  As expat teachers, one of our monthly bills is our mobile phone, which can often be very expensive, especially if [...]

By |2018-09-08T12:16:07+00:00September 7th, 2018|Blog|1 Comment

That time I went to Iran on my own…

I have always wanted to visit Iran, but when I shared my goal with others, the image on the right is the kind of reaction that most gave me... People were horrified, shocked, almost disgusted as to why I would want to go "there." To somewhere "so dangerous" and "anti-West" and "full of terrorists." Someone [...]

By |2018-09-08T07:16:53+00:00September 6th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Leaving your job next year? Here is your To-Do List!

This post may contain some affiliate links. Please read my full disclosure policy. Planning to leave your teaching job next year and either move to another expat destination or return home? Make your exit from expat teaching as smooth and as stress-free as possible with great tips from me and Eileen Adamson from Your Money [...]

By |2018-09-16T16:13:37+00:00August 18th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

4 reasons why we, expat teachers, need to boost our savings ASAP!

Because I am an expat teacher The expat life has so many wonderful aspects- the high salary, the job security, the sun, and the standard of living. However, it has one downside- it is unpredictable. We might plan to teach here forever with its tax-free salary and perks, but life here can change in [...]

By |2019-02-16T11:32:55+00:00May 18th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments
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