Julia and Samora - Instructors

Your Expat Guides

We're Julia and Samora

Together, we moved to Ireland over three years ago. It was on very short notice and in less than a week, we had to figure out everything to get our new lives started.

We figured out our own path eventually after many, many hours spent on research. We had amassed so much knowledge and information, it would be a pity not to share it. We created this concise course with supplemental materials to help others move to, live and thrive in Ireland.

What will you learn in our Becoming an Expat Course

  • 1

    Starting a Career in Ireland

    Improve your CV, find a job and prepare the right questions for job interviews. Know how to negotiate a good job offer.

  • 2

    Find a Good Place to Live

    Get to know the different types of accommodation and rentals. Learn where to find listings for what you’re looking for. Know what to watch out for at viewings and know which documents to bring. Discover popular places for expats to live in Dublin.

  • 3

    Manage Your Finances

    Calculate how much moving to Ireland is going to cost and plan actions for reaching that savings goal. Know what kind of salary can afford you the lifestyle you want. Be aware of the cost of living and financial challenges you may face.

  • 4

    Hit the Ground Running

    Know which documents are needed and how to register for important services, such as a PPSN number, Revenue and other services like utilities. Know what to do in the first few weeks and get to know the Irish dialect.

  • 5

    Prepare for Challenges & Overcome Them

    Understand challenges you may face in your transition to living in Ireland and prepare strategies to overcome them.

  • 6

    Settle in & Thrive in the Long-term

    Settled into your new home and meet new people. Adjust to your new expat life as trailing spouse. Keep on enjoying your life in Ireland, even after the honeymoon phase has ended.

Included Resources

All these resources and tools are included in the course to help you turn what you’ve learned into an action plan tailored to your goals.


Calculate how much it’s going to cost you to move to Ireland and what living costs to expect.

Cheat Sheets

Cheat Sheets, such as for Irish slang, so you can access the most important information quickly.

Link Libraries

A curated list of links for finding jobs and accommodation as well as many other important websites you may need.


Create action plans for overcoming challenges and setting goals with guided exercises.


Templates for responding to housing listings, questions to prepare for job interviews and much more.

Become an Expat in Ireland

Our mission is to make moving to Ireland less scary. We’ve collected lessons learnt from our own experiences and those of other expats we've talked to and put them into actionable steps. This is a guide, not just for your initial move to Ireland, but for thriving in your expat life for the long-term.


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