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Jan. 4, 2021

America on Fire

In the days after the murder of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department in 2020, the Carl Schurz Haus in Freiburg put together a panel discussion to address racism and police brutality in the United States. The event was hoste…

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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

Talking about Racism

After George Floyd was murdered by the police in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a modern civil rights movement emerged as Americans in all 50 states protested against systemic racism and police brutality. The movement has also taken root abroad, including …

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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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Being in a cross-cultural relationship comes with many strengths and many challenges, especially if one partner moved to a new country and learned a new language to make the relationship work. Katie Rössler moved from America to Germany with h…

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Coronavirus is a global pandemic that's got many of us trapped at home. It's tough. But - it can be an opportunity. Not only does being trapped at home mean that you're staying safe and you're helping save other people's lives by not spreading the …

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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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