6 ways I’ve saved £6400/ €7100/ $7900 of my rent allowance this year

First of all, this article has been inspired by Zach Holz, the Happiest Teacher, in an article he wrote last month called “House Hacking for All.” I highly recommend you read it here as it shows how Zach has saved a fortune of his rent allowance this year, but in a different way to [...]

By |2020-05-15T11:34:10+00:00October 5th, 2019|Blog|3 Comments

What is the best way of transferring money from my HOME bank to my EXPAT bank?

I am usually asked the best way to transfer money from an EXPAT bank to a HOME bank and I answer this question in an article I wrote last year- check it out here. That is because when we are earning abroad and saving as much as we can, we tend to send it [...]

By |2020-05-15T13:10:06+00:00October 5th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The “How to Travel While Still Saving Significantly!” Mini-masterclass

Even though we all hope to save thousands of dollars/ pounds/ euros each term as expat teachers, most of us still want to be able to travel and experience new countries and cultures every half-term or so! Well guess what? We can do both! In this masterclass, you'll learn: how to save money when [...]

By |2019-09-10T17:44:49+00:00September 10th, 2019|Blog, Podcasts|0 Comments

How to help local students / students with English as a Second Language thrive!

Welcome! My name is Sorcha and I've been teaching Qatari and Emirati students for the last 8 years. As an expat teacher, I bet you have local students in your classes. Depending on your location in the Gulf, they may be Emirati, Saudi Arabian, Bahraini, Kuwaiti, or Omani. If you're based in Asia, your [...]

By |2019-09-29T16:17:04+00:00September 10th, 2019|Blog, Podcasts|0 Comments

Do you want to be a better organised expat? Here are my top 3 tips…

This post may contain some affiliate links. Please read my full disclosure policy. Regularly declutter your home.  As an expat who tends to move each year, I am sort of forced to declutter each time and once I get over the shock of the amount of extra stuff I've managed to accumulate over [...]

By |2019-06-09T20:37:34+00:00June 9th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Moment of Truth: Do you truly manage your time wisely?

This post may contain some affiliate links. Please read my full disclosure policy. As a full-time teacher, who also runs the Empowering Expat Teachers community, has a side business showing expat teachers how to get top teaching jobs abroad, recently published a book on "How to Be an Empowered Expat Teacher: Personally, Professionally, and [...]

By |2019-06-09T19:27:36+00:00June 8th, 2019|Blog|1 Comment

Download Chapter 1 of my book for free!

On Tuesday 12th February 2019, I eventually released my labour of love... My first book! It is called, "How to Be an Empowered Expat Teacher: Personally, Professionally, and Financially." Click here to find it on Amazon! Discover the journey of an “Empowered Expat Teacher.” In this step-by-step book, you’ll learn: ●How I went from [...]

By |2020-04-21T05:51:00+00:00March 21st, 2019|Blog|6 Comments

[14]: EET Podcast 14: When Empowering Expat Teachers met Alison from Sketchbound

As a child, I was constantly doodling and drawing, usually on the back of discarded envelopes or cardboard inserts my mam had given me! As a teenager, I was lucky enough to still have the chance to sketch and paint in my Art lessons. However, the older I became, other things took priority and [...]

By |2019-03-02T10:12:06+00:00March 2nd, 2019|Blog, Podcasts|0 Comments

[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 |2020-02-21T10:12:27+00:00February 20th, 2019|Blog, Podcasts|0 Comments