Oct. 20, 2022
Esther speaks about her time teaching criminal law in Tübingen, her Freiburg era, and her decision to move back to the US - and how voicing her desires and staying flexible has led to a series of moments where everything ali…
March 24, 2022
Do you want to have kids or not? How has your geography impacted this? We asked these questions to the listener community, and their answers range from YES to NO to MAYBE.
Feb. 24, 2022
Tanya moved from California to Germany when her son was 2. She had been single parenting until that point, and when she moved abroad, her then-husband was able to provide support. After she and he divorced, Tanya found herse…
Nov. 11, 2021
Casey and Nicole compare stories and experiences from their first trips back to the US since the arrival of the pandemic.
June 3, 2021
Psychologist Gabriela Encina talks about the unique effects life in Coronavirus Pandemic era has had on expats, like family separation, social isolation, and a harsh interruption to their integration process.
May 6, 2021
In honor of Mother's Day, the mother-daughter duo is here to share how their reverse expat experiences have bonded them, and what intergenerational immigration means for their family.
April 29, 2021
Anna works as an expat coach specializing in TCKs and CCKs. She gives us a crash course on what they are, followed by a deep discussion of how to best prepare for a move abroad as a family.
April 8, 2021
It's not easy being a mom. It's not easy living abroad. When you combine both things, things can get really, really tricky.
March 18, 2021
Martina was born in the US to German parents who had most recently been living in Switzerland. When she was a baby, they moved back to Switzerland, then they relocated to the US for Martina's high school and college years. N…
Feb. 18, 2021
Kate moved back to Germany in March of 2020, on one of the last flights from the USA to Germany before travel shut down due to Coronavirus. We hear what it was like saying goodbye to Chicago and how it's been readjusting to …
Feb. 11, 2021
Reina was the first female in her tight-knit family to move abroad. When she was adjusting to life in her new home in New Zealand, she faced serious withdrawal, going from constant family time to being a 26-hour flight away.
Sept. 17, 2020
To wrap up the season, we hear from a variety of former guests, listeners, and expat friends from around Freiburg about who their expat/immigrant/nomad role model is.
Aug. 13, 2020
Mari is from Indiana, USA and moved to Germany. Not only does she have her own story of how she started from the bottom; she also shares the story of her mother, who moved from Peru to the USA.
July 30, 2020
Meg is a love expat - she moved to Freiburg, Germany from South Carolina, USA to be with her German then-girlfriend, now-wife. From the southern US to southern Germany, she shares what it's been like for her being queer.
July 2, 2020
Katia, a longtime expat, got divorced from her Austrian husband in Switzerland. She shares what she learned through the challenging process.