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The Big Reveal: What’s it like to live and work in Kazakhstan?

Today we feature Lizzy, who is an Irish teacher currently residing in Almaty, Kazakhstan. I honestly didn't know much about Kazakhstan before chatting to Lizzy, but she definitely paints a persuasive picture of expat life there. What do you think? How long have you been teaching abroad? I moved to Almaty, Kazakhstan, on the 9th [...]

By | 2017-10-17T18:36:03+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Big Reveal: What’s it like to live and work in Switzerland?

Today, we have Hannah, who has moved to work in a school in Switzerland! Switzerland is famed for its stunning scenery, but is the cost of living really as high as it seems? Let's find out... How long have you been teaching abroad? Two years.   What made you decide to move overseas to work? [...]

By | 2017-10-16T02:09:08+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Big Reveal: What’s it like to live and work in Vietnam?

Today's interview is with Narsisa, who is based in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Vietnam sounds like a wonderful country to live and teach in, but sometimes pollution can be an issue in the cities... 1)How long have you been teaching abroad? I have been teaching abroad for 3 years.   2) What made you decide [...]

By | 2017-10-14T05:33:30+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Big Reveal: What’s it like to live and work in Indonesia?

Today, we talk to Tiara, a teacher who has worked and lived in Jakarta, Indonesia. From her interview, it sounds like it is a perfect location to explore Southeast Asia, so possibly a destination for all your travel lovers out there!   How long have you been teaching abroad? I just began my 6th year [...]

By | 2017-10-14T04:49:02+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The biggest lie about finding a terrific teaching job abroad…

There has been quite a few lies and misconceptions floating around about expat teaching, but the biggest lie I have ever seen was this year. On Quora, a potential expat teacher posted a question about how to find jobs at the best schools overseas. Some one replied, "All the top schools abroad use teaching agencies to recruit [...]

By | 2017-10-13T13:50:33+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

9 things I wish I’d known before moving abroad to teach

Having been an expat teacher for 6 years now, in both Doha and Dubai, there are so many things I've learned along the way, but knowing these 9 things would have made my life so much easier! 1. I wish I'd known how to research schools abroad, so I could have separated the good from the [...]

By | 2017-10-24T02:46:36+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Big Reveal: What’s it like to live and work in Bangkok, Thailand?

In today's interview, we speak to Jade, who is in her first year teaching in Bangkok. Not only does she give us the lowdown on living in Thailand, she also gives us some useful tips to get a job there! How long have you been teaching abroad? I have been teaching abroad for just over [...]

By | 2017-10-07T17:45:08+00:00 October 7th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Big Reveal: What’s it like to live and work in Shanghai?

Shanghai is quite a popular expat teaching destination and based on what Linva, a British expat teacher working in a secondary school there, has to say- it is very easy to see why! Spoiler alert: Expat teachers pay tax in Shanghai... How long have you been teaching abroad? This is my sixth teaching year abroad. I spent [...]

By | 2017-10-07T17:02:37+00:00 October 7th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Big Reveal: What’s it like to live and work in Saudi Arabia?

To those of us not from the Gulf region, Saudi Arabia seems to be quite a mysterious place, which means it isn't always at the top of expat teachers' bucket lists. Katy spent quite a few years teaching and living in Saudi Arabia, so what she has to say about life there, especially as a female, will [...]

By | 2017-10-07T17:04:00+00:00 October 7th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

[10] EET Podcast 10: What’s it like to live and work in Egypt?

In this episode, I talk to the wonderful Kathryn, a British expat teacher currently living and working in Cairo, Egypt! Kathryn recently moved there with her husband and cute dog! This is one of our longer podcasts because Kathryn has shared so much great insider information about finding an expat teaching job in Egypt and beyond! [...]

By | 2017-10-06T17:12:19+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Blog, Podcasts|0 Comments
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