Life Talks Episodes

August 15, 2019

Moving Abroad or Running Away? with Aspen from AspenAbroad

We take a stroll down memory lane to look at the traumas and challenges that inspired Aspen to leave the US, followed by a discussion of how she's feeling now.

Family Relations Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

July 11, 2019

Ask the Expat with Stacey

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.

Career Abroad Expat Resources Finding Home Abroad Language Learning Life Talks Visa Talk

July 04, 2019

How to Show Up with Sundae

Often, living abroad means missing out on big moments back home. When you ARE able to show up for a big moment, it is a grand gesture that feels extra special.

Family Relations Life Talks

June 27, 2019

Celebrate Every Little Win with Gyo

Although she's always struggled with anxiety, Gyo has found ways to continue challenging herself as she adjusts to the new culture.

Mental Health Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

June 20, 2019

Putting the Ex in Expat: Break-Ups Abroad with Jessica

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.

Finding Home Abroad Language Learning Life Talks

May 23, 2019

Macaroon Moments with Ara

Although her weekdays are filled with working from home in her small town in Bavaria, Ara's weekends are filled with travel, adventure, and macaroon moments.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

April 25, 2019

The First Few Months with Samar

This week's guest is fresh out of a challenging phase in expat life, and she sits down to chat about what it felt like, what pressures got to her, and what helped her keep going.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks Mental Health

April 18, 2019

Choosing to Move Back with Aurora

Expats don't always stay expats forever. We sit down with Aurora, a Mexican-American living in Germany, to hear what made her decide to move back to the States.

Family Relations Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

March 21, 2019

Being Bi-Cultural with Gordon

Gordon is half-German, half-American and grew up moving back and forth between both countries. He shares with us how his bi-cultural identity as well has his frequent moving shaped him as a person.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

March 14, 2019

The Beauty of Community with Berly

As Berly's story beautifully exemplifies, community can become circular in nature, and it sometimes takes a single person's example to start a wonderful cycle of giving and receiving help and support.

Career Abroad Giving Back Life Talks

March 07, 2019

Affording Iceland with Alex

American expat Alex Illes tells us how she ended up living in Iceland, how she managed to move her cats with her, and what it's taken to make life there work.

Expat Resources Life Talks

February 21, 2019

Study Abroad BFFs with Chad and Jared from Untranslatable Podcast

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 that they became close friends.

Language Learning Life Talks

February 14, 2019

Long-Distance Relationships with Meg

Two old friends from Pennsylvania, USA ended up both dating German men long-distance. They dish over how they survived long distance, why they stuck it out, and what benefits they found long distance had to offer.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

February 07, 2019

Book Worms International with Steph

The discussion explores Steph and Nicole's journey as readers and as expats, and we try to figure out how and why our reading habits have changed over time, location, and financial status.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

January 31, 2019

Extroverted Entrepreneurial American Expat with Joe

Joe, a fellow American in Germany, shares how his extroverted, outgoing friendliness has impacted his long-term happiness in Germany.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks