Dec. 2, 2021
Hey so uhhh... Are German people funny? We tackle the age-old question with Chelsea, a US American in Hamburg and a fellow lover of comedy.
May 27, 2021
Just about every expat in Germany can tell you a story of a time an interaction with a person of authority made them cry. We discuss experiences like this and what we can do to improve those interactions.
April 30, 2020
Nicole and Casey share their highs and lows of language learning. They share their frustrations, freak-outs, failures, and even the occasional success.
Nov. 14, 2019
Katie, an American, is married to an Austrian. Their relationship has been colored by what language they communicate in and where they live - in the US, in Austria, and now as digital nomads.
Sept. 19, 2019
Shaun moved to Germany from South Africa years ago with his wife. Their oldest son has a special need, and Shaun shares with us how they've navigated the situation as foreigners and second-language German speakers.
Aug. 29, 2019
The German phrase "Menschen mit Migrationshintergrund," or "people with a background of migration" is bulky and challenging for German learners. Is this a pattern in German integration practices? We discuss!
July 11, 2019
We've called up a good friend to answer listener questions and quandaries in Ask the Expat. We give our best go at answering questions sent to us from expats all over.
June 20, 2019
Jessica moved to Germany to be with her German girlfriend. Two years into life in Erfurt, the relationship ended, but Jessica stayed. Even when she later moved away to England, her heart stayed in Germany.
Feb. 21, 2019
Chad and Jared signed up for the same college study abroad program in Vienna, Austria. Although they knew each other from around campus back in Michigan, it wasn't until they were tossed together into an unfamiliar place tha…
Jan. 24, 2019
A German as a Foreign Language teacher shares some German-learning resources, tips, & venting, including many free learning methods that are available to everyone.
Sept. 13, 2018
Anne Thompsen Lord, a mother of four, and her oldest son, Thompsen, sit down with The Expat Cast to share their experience with their family's year abroad.
July 8, 2018
Ashley moved to Germany without teaching experience. She was able to start her career as an English as a Foreign Language teacher and work her way up the freelance teacher ladder.
July 8, 2018
American expat Jenny came to Germany on a language course, or Sprachkurs, visa. She stayed a full calendar year and took German courses. How did she get the visa? What was that experience like?