Finding Home Abroad Episodes

July 30, 2020

Being Queer in Germany with Meg

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.

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May 28, 2020

To Move or Not To Move: The Expat During a Pandemic Question with Emily

Emily has a family split between the US and Germany. They're based in the States now, but have considered a move to Germany - but can they or do they want to during a pandemic?

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May 14, 2020

When Expat Life Doesn't Work Out with Brandi

Brandi decided to move on from her life in California. She sold most of her things and moved to Germany. Nine months later, Brandi was back in the States. Life in Germany had become a struggle beyond what was acceptable.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

May 07, 2020

Cross-Cultural Creative Clarity with Ariane

Because the experience of living in a new country is so far outside the norm, expats have to use their creativity to forge a life that works for them. Ariane discusses how we can own that creativity to live courageously.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

April 23, 2020

Creating Home with Julia

Julia maps out various strategies to make us feel at home, no matter where we are in the world.

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April 16, 2020

Community from a Distance with Aspen from AspenAbroad

As expats in Germany, we have plenty of practice at maintaining relationships and creating a sense of community from afar, and we share our favorite tricks to feeling connected despite the distance.

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January 30, 2020

Whatcha Up To?

To celebrate the season wrapping up, guests from the last 3 seasons give us an update on where they are now, how things have changed since they last were on the podcast, and more.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

January 09, 2020

American Pride with Zoe

After her second year abroad in France, Zoe decided to move back to the US permanently. She comes on the show to explain how confronting opinions about American culture around the globe made her more proud to be an American.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

January 02, 2020

American Shame with Gabe

Season 3, Episode 21. There are an estimated 9 million Americans living abroad. If you asked each one of them how they feel about being American, you'd probably get 9 million unique answers. While we can't ask every single person how they feel, we can - ...

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

December 26, 2019

Christmas in Germany v. Christmas in America with Christin

A German living in the USA and a US-American living in Germany swap stories about how the holidays are in both countries.

Finding Home Abroad

December 05, 2019

Austria v. Germany with Stefanie

Austria and Germany have a sensitive relationship. Picture a sibling rivalry, but with countries and cultures that have coexisted in varying states of war and peace for centuries.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

November 21, 2019

Expat Loneliness with Gabriela

Gabriela talks us through some of the tips that have helped her and her clients as they navigate expat loneliness and strive to feel more connected in their new home country.

Family Relations Finding Home Abroad Mental Health

November 14, 2019

Intercultural Relationships with Katie

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.

Language Learning Finding Home Abroad Family Relations

October 10, 2019

Living Abroad in Your 20s with Olivia

Olivia is 26. She is half-Irish, half-Austrian and has lived in Australia and Sweden. Suffice it to say, she's had her fair share of opportunities to ask these tough questions!

Family Relations Finding Home Abroad

October 03, 2019

The Expat Cast Live at the Carl Schurz Haus with James

In honor of International Podcast Day, we hosted an event at the Carl Schurz Haus, the German-American center in Freiburg. We chatted with James about why and how his family of four moved to Freiburg, and what it's like starting a small business in Germany.

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