• wine tasting The expat entrepreneur – The Tasting Class Lindsay Trivers is a sommelier who has worked in the wine industries of Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina, The United Kingdom, Spain and the UAE. She holds wine accreditations with The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), The Court of Master Sommeliers and Auckland University of Technology. Lindsay founded The Tasting Class in 2014. It…
  • Tips for working from home It doesn’t matter if you have a remote job, are studying or are a digital nomad working from home can be great on so many levels but you can quickly develop bad habits if you don’t stay focused. Trying to manage work around your bad habits can turn it into a real slog. To make…
  • Expat finances and where to start Expats are often more open to talking about their finances and financial situation than most but they are still not great at it. A lot of people are really lost when it comes to their finances and what they should be doing with their money. They are not sure where or even how to seek…
  • Freelancing it – Digital Consultant Tiffany’s desire to freelance actually stemmed from becoming an expat. It all began with a short stint in the Turks and Caicos Islands where she was volunteering at a museum as an archivist. While she was there, she met lots of expats and she thought “I want to do that!” The expat dream was born…
  • 10 do’s for being self-employed in Spain The employment situation in Spain ranks among the worst in the EU. As well as high unemployment, wages are notoriously low while hours can be extremely long. And your contract may only be temporary. An obvious solution is to go the self-employed route. Not only will you be your own boss doing what you want…
  • Serial expatin’ digital nomad May 1971…When I was twelve years old, myself and my three older brothers were called to the table for a “family meeting.” The announcement that followed was one of incredulity and disbelief—in just a couple months we would be moving to Rome, Italy for an undetermined amount of time, traveling to London and Paris first,…
  • The expat entrepreneur – Sabine Werner Jewelry ‘The expat entrepreneur’ is a Yay For Today Q&A series with expats who have set up their own businesses Sabine Werner is originally from Munich, Germany. She left Germany in 2008 for her husband’s work. Since then she and her family have spent six years in Australia and the last five years in the South…
  • The expat entrepreneur – Lush Platters ‘The expat entrepreneur’ is a Yay For Today Q&A series with expats who have set up their own businesses Wynona is mum to two lovely girls, wife to an English guy and the owner of the thriving catering company Lush Platters. Her family immigrated from Vietnam to Australia in the late 70s and she grew…