Finding Home Abroad Episodes

April 11, 2019

Here & There, Then & Now with Nic

We use the topic of family as a launching point for a fun conversation about British Christmas, cultural judgement, and way more.

Family Relations Finding Home Abroad

March 28, 2019

Clinging to Your Culture with Jenny

A discussion of all the weird things we find ourselves interested in now that we live far from home, especially those things we previously wanted nothing to do with, like football, touristy clothing, and chain restaurants.

Finding Home Abroad

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

February 28, 2019

Relationships with Loved Ones Back Home with Summer

Managing relationships with loved ones back home can be one of the hardest parts of the expat life. So today, two expats with totally different experiences sit down to chat about how they’ve managed.

Family Relations Finding Home Abroad

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

December 20, 2018

From Army to Expat with Kris

Floridian Kris enrolled in the US Army in part because he was eager to travel, and he was happy to find himself stationed in Germany between missions. After his time in the military ended, Kris decided to call Germany his home forever.

Career Abroad Finding Home Abroad

November 29, 2018

Being an Asian Woman in Germany with April

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.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

November 22, 2018

Expat Partners with Katharina

When Katharina agreed to move from Munich to Chicago for her husband's job, she was excited to continue her thriving career in a new country. She was shocked and devastated to realize that getting a job wasn't that easy.

Career Abroad Finding Home Abroad

November 15, 2018

Germany, America, and German-American Centers with Friederike

We chat over-assimilation, American heroism, and "that whole hanging out concept." Plus, Friederike tells us what a German-American cultural center actually does, why these places exist, and where you can find them.

Finding Home Abroad Expat Resources

November 01, 2018

Culture Shock: USA v. Germany with Christin

Christin moved from Germany to Charleston, South Carolina. She and Nicole share which aspects of daily life give them culture shock, from ice cubes to air conditioning to banking to garbage to cars.

Finding Home Abroad Visa Talk

October 18, 2018

House Hunting and House Hunters with Shanon

Finding an apartment or house in Germany can feel impossible, and it can be incredibly confusing. No fear! Shanon and Nicole break it all down. You can get a full list of resources.

Expat Resources Finding Home Abroad

August 23, 2018

Assimilation v. Self with Jenny

Part of the adventure of moving abroad is assimilating into the culture. But how do you assimilate without giving up too much of your own self identity? How much of who you are is tied to where you're from or where you live now?

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks