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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

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 |2018-09-14T08:16:51+00:00October 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 |2018-09-13T13:25:11+00:00October 7th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How to maximise your chances of getting your ideal teaching job abroad…

How to maximise your chances of getting your ideal teaching job abroad... My name is Sorcha and I’m the founder of Empowering Expat Teachers. I have been teaching in the Middle East (Qatar and Dubai) for the last 5 years. The decision to move abroad and teach has completely changed my life. It has allowed [...]

By |2019-02-16T12:52:23+00:00April 20th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

How to enjoy a 5-day holiday abroad for LESS than £500 (including FLIGHTS and HOTEL)!

Before you learn something new below, please read my disclaimer here now about the advice and tips I share on this blog.  How to enjoy a 5-day holiday abroad for LESS than £500 (including FLIGHTS and HOTEL)! Yes, you read that correctly- I enjoyed my last 5-day holiday abroad (including FLIGHTS and HOTEL) for £489! To convert to euros [...]

By |2018-10-26T10:21:13+00:00April 14th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

Why expat teachers SHOULD NOT invest their money with a financial broker or product…

Last week, I read one of Andrew Hallam's wonderful articles called, "Why This Financial Advisor Gives Out Free Trips To The Maldives." It talks about a very familiar trick used by financial brokers on unsuspecting expats in the Middle East... "Last month, a financial advisor sent Matthew Backus an unusual email. She offered him a free [...]

By |2018-08-17T13:39:19+00:00April 8th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The EET ultimate guide to visiting Istanbul!

The EET ultimate guide to visiting Istanbul! Istanbul has been on my bucket list for ages and when I finally had enough Turkish Airlines air miles to fly return from Dubai to Istanbul, I jumped at the chance to spend my Spring half-term there! My mam was very worried when I told her [...]

By |2018-10-26T10:06:00+00:00April 8th, 2017|Blog|4 Comments

Can you REALLY save as an expat teacher nowadays?

Can you really save here as an expat teacher nowadays? To be honest, it does feel like teaching salaries and packages at some schools abroad have gone down in recent years, as more and more teachers make the move to teach abroad. This can result in the supply outweighing the demand, which schools often use [...]

By |2018-05-18T04:37:46+00:00April 8th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

Should you get a credit card while teaching in the Middle East?

Should you get a credit card while teaching in the Middle East? Yes, you should definitely get a credit card while teaching in the Middle East because the banks here have some of the best credit cards deals in the world! It is a way to earn extra cash or perks for nothing, so what [...]

By |2018-03-14T02:28:07+00:00April 7th, 2017|Blog|3 Comments

Why you should choose your bank very carefully as an expat teacher

Why you should carefully choose your bank as an expat teacher When expat teachers first move to a new country, they have to set up a bank account in which to get paid each month. Depending on your school, you may get lots of assistance as you choose (e.g. banks coming to your school to present to you, [...]

By |2018-01-14T02:45:47+00:00April 7th, 2017|Blog|4 Comments
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