Life Talks Episodes

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

Macaroon Moments with Ara

May 23, 2019

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 Mental Health

The First Few Months with Samar

April 25, 2019

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.

Family Relations Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

Choosing to Move Back with Aurora

April 18, 2019

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.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

Being Bi-Cultural with Gordon

March 21, 2019

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.

Career Abroad Giving Back Life Talks

The Beauty of Community with Berly

March 14, 2019

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.

Expat Resources Life Talks

Affording Iceland with Alex

March 7, 2019

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.

Language Learning Life Talks

Study Abroad BFFs with Chad and Jared from Untranslatable Podcast

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…

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

Long-Distance Relationships with Meg

Feb. 14, 2019

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

Book Worms International with Steph

Feb. 7, 2019

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

Extroverted Entrepreneurial American Expat with Joe

Jan. 31, 2019

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

Life Talks

The Broke Expat with Jenny

Dec. 13, 2018

Jenny and Nicole both moved abroad for love, on tight, tight budgets. They share the life hacks they've learned to make a good life for themselves in Germany without breaking the bank.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

Being an Asian Woman in Germany with April

Nov. 29, 2018

pril is from China, and she's lived in Canada, Austria, the United States, and now Germany. Through her time in North America, Europe, and Asia, April has been able to compare people's reactions to her across cultures.

Career Abroad Life Talks

Napster Broke the Music Industry - Now What? with Reggie, Continued

Sept. 27, 2018

In the second half of our interview with Reggie, we dig deeper into how his background in rap and hip hop influenced his expectations for Germany.

Career Abroad Life Talks

Napster Broke the Music Industry - Now What? with Reggie

Sept. 20, 2018

Reggie was enjoying an exciting career in the music industry when Napster came along. Quickly, the industry as he knew it fell apart. So Reggie moved abroad.

Family Relations Language Learning Life Talks

Family of Six Takes a Year Abroad with Anne and Thompsen

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.