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Expat On Fire
Early Retirement
early retirement, personal finance, lifestyle, expat, living abroad, ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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Two years ago to the day, I started working at my dream company . Just a week before that and after 2-3 years of debating whether or not I should give up my dream of living in London, I landed in Ireland. When I arrived in London back in 2009 I was only 24 years … Continue reading "Here’s to two amazing here in Ireland!" ...
Posted: Jun 06 2018 @ 11:19 AM
May 2nd 2017. For those following this blog you know thay I cheated death a while back. Well yesterday marked the first year annviersary of the second worst day of my life. I won’t go into details to explain what happened, if you want to you can read this post that explains what happened : how … Continue reading "A year ago, I almost died." ...
Posted: May 03 2018 @ 4:48 PM
As mentioned in a recent article, I have a very successful youtube channel that now has over a million view. It all started in 2009 when my mom died. I found myself at my godparents’ with nothing else to do but binge watch my favorite shows and…. a lot of fan-made videos. The show I … Continue reading "How I turned a coping mechanism​ into a successful youtube/fiction channel!" ...
Posted: Dec 04 2017 @ 9:07 PM
A few days ago, I shared my feeling about the sudden change in my mood and general state on the choose FI group and someone was kind enough to share this video with me want to be happy' be grateful . It is a video of David Steindl-Rast, a monk and interfaith scholar. The point he is … Continue reading "Want to be happy' Try being grateful first." ...
Posted: Nov 27 2017 @ 3:18 AM
It all started in the summer of 2009. I was working technical support in Greece for a bit IT firm and they had us use Macs. I had entertained the idea to buy one back when I live in London, even went to one of those free session to learn how to use it but … Continue reading "Why I have succumbed​ and decided to upgrade my laptop. And why ...
Posted: Nov 09 2017 @ 3:52 AM
Disclaimer, I was not paid to write this. I am just a happy user! If you are a traveler like me you probably enjoy sharing your memories with your loved ones. The problem is, not everyone has social media. Also, I found that parents or grandparents often prefer receiving postcards they can pin on their … Continue reading "The App that convinced me to send postcards again!" ...
Posted: Nov 05 2017 @ 11:40 PM
As you may know if you follow me on twitter  I am currently on vacation in the beautiful city of Vancouver(my plane leaves in a few hours) and just like I do at home, I have been writing down every cent I have spent so far. Here’s the detail : (everything is in Canadian $). … Continue reading "My vacation spending" ...
Posted: Nov 02 2017 @ 4:33 AM
I can not believe it has been a month since I started this blog and published my first article! What I find even less believable is that hundreds of people have visited this blog and read my articles…. I never mentioned this before but I used to be a pretty popular fan fiction writer back … Continue reading "1st month anniversary!" ...
Posted: Oct 31 2017 @ 12:14 AM
What does it mean to be an expat' One of the things that comes up the most when talking about FI is traveling. I have read countless stories of people who have either taken a year off to travel the world or live in one particular country or people who save up their vacation days so … Continue reading "What does it mean to be an expat'" ...
Posted: Oct 17 2017 @ 12:18 AM
After spending so much time in this community, reading people’s stories, I realized that Financial Independence meant different things to different people. According to Wikipedia FI is “is the state of having sufficient personal wealth to live, without having to work actively for basic necessities”. But does FI mean for the people in FI community? Let’s … Continue reading "What is Financial Independence?" ...
Posted: Oct 10 2017 @ 11:12 AM


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