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Moving to a new country also means leaving another country behind. What if the situation you're leaving behind is messy, full of problems and stress? Is your choice to move abroad a healthy way to improve your surroundings for a better future, or is…

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Did you know that American football is played in Germany? I didn't, and I was totally floored when I learned that there is a full-out semi-professional German Footbal League. I was absolutely delighted to find all this out, so I reached out to Nic…

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Filing taxes can be such a headache, and as a US-American living abroad, it's double the headache, because you probably have to file taxes in both the US and the country you're living in. I'm very, very grateful to have found MyExpatTaxes, a compan…

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Jan. 4, 2021

Expat Loneliness

Like imposter syndrome, loneliness is something everyone experiences, not just expats. But when you're living abroad, these things can hit you extra hard. Expat and life coach Gabriela Encina came on the podcast to share insights and ideas for navi…

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Have you ever had the deep feeling and/or fear of being a fraud? I used to struggle with it sometimes, but since moving to Germany, imposter syndrome seems to be a part of my daily life. I feel it when speaking German. I feel it when buying grocerie…

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What better way to celebrate Halloween abroad than by discussing true murder cases that happened in the town where you live? Inspired by the famous & well-loved true crime podcast, My Favorite Murder, me and my friend Megan picked out two suspen…

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It's hard enough to be a responsible adult in your home country. When you move abroad, the weight of common adult tasks like filing taxes is compounded. But fear not - Wundertax is here to help lift that burden! I gave their German taxes tool a go.…

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To celebrate 50 episodes, 10,000 downloads, and 1 year of podcasting, my good friend and fellow expat Stacey and I answered listener questions and quandaries in a brand new format called Ask the Expat. We tackled the following questions with a mixtu…

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For many, one of the toughest things about living abroad is being far away from friends and family. It can feel like you're missing out on all the important moments, big and small - and sometimes, that's true. But sometimes, it's possible to move h…

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Jan. 3, 2021

Learning German

Happy 2021! Ringing in the new year in the midst of a pandemic makes it hard to set lots of goals for the year ahead. There are so many unknowns about the upcoming months. One thing you CAN do, even during a lockdown, even from home, even for free…

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