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California is basically the world capital of road trips. It's famous for being a car-focused culture, from long road trips up the coast to sitting in notorious LA traffic. When Stacey moved to Freiburg, Germany from LA, California, she was initiall…

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I'm so excited to have this week's episode sponsored by euhabitat! They're THE platform for furnished apartments in Germany. I've moved apartments four times in my 3.5 years in Germany. Every time, it's a headache. The apartment listing websites …

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Jan. 31, 2021

Travel Germany: Dessau

In the Travel Germany series, different places across Germany are featured in interviews with expats who relocated there. With their insider tips and suggestions about why they love their new home, you'll have plenty of ideas for when you visit Germ…

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When I moved to Germany, I kept seeing a book series with cool hipster graphics and titles like "How to Be German in 50 Easy Steps" everywhere - at the library I worked at, at friend's houses, even a bookstore in a tiny town in the middle of nowhe…

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If you're on Instagram or TikTok, you probably know of Hannah from TravelsbyTeslin. While Hannah was quarantining in her home country of Canada in December 2020, shortly before a lockdown was announced in Germany, she came on The Expat Cast. Hann…

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Jan. 4, 2021

You Are Where You Live

Born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio, Mark Baker's studies in journalism and Eastern European international relations took him to Vienna, Austria in the late 1980s. Little did he know that the Iron Curtain would fall just as he was settling in, chang…

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If you are a US citizen, even if you live abroad, you ARE eligible to vote. And you SHOULD vote. Historically, US Americans living abroad have horrible voter turn out: roughly 7%. US Americans living in Germany have a slightly better but still awfu…

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In the Travel Germany series, different places across Germany are featured in interviews with expats who relocated there. With their insider tips and suggestions about why they love their new home, you'll have plenty of ideas for when you visit Germ…

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In the Travel Germany series, different places across Germany are featured in interviews with expats who relocated there. With their insider tips and suggestions about why they love their new home, you'll have plenty of ideas for when you visit Germ…

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Jan. 4, 2021

Divorce as an Expat

Many people move abroad either for love or with their spouse. Unfortunately, for some, that love story will end in a breakup or even divorce. Divorce is never easy, but having to go through a divorce in a foreign country compounds the challenges. K…

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