June 24, 2021
This season finale, we're marking the occasion by diving into a touchy topic: I collected your stories of times German people of authority have made you cry.
June 17, 2021
Steph moved from Bavaria, Germany to the UK to California, USA, and now Texas, USA, picking up plenty of life lessons along the way. One thing she learned from a cheesy embroidered pillow has proven to be true. The grass is greenest where you water it.
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 27, 2021
Just about every expat in Germany can tell you a story of a time an interaction with a person of authority made them cry. We discuss experiences like this and what we can do to improve those interactions.
May 13, 2021
Jana talks us through some of the most culture-clashy aspects of the job hunt: resume writing, interviewing, and contract negotiations. She gives concrete tips on how to navigate the process and how to prepare for unexpectedly challenging moments.
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 22, 2021
Last year, Katherine found herself questioning whether she should stay in Denmark longer or move away, and if so, where. She listened to her inner voice, and it led her back to her passport country of Estonia.
April 15, 2021
In the Travel Germany series, different places across Germany are featured in interviews with expats who relocated there. Today, we learn about two Berlin neighborhoods: Friedenau and Karlshorst!
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.
April 1, 2021
The Germany Experience is here to take over The Expat Cast for one episode. Shaun uses his prize to ask Nicole about her experience as a podcast host and her time as a Bufdi in the Bundesfreiwilligendienst.
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. Now, Martina's living in Germany for the first time.
March 11, 2021
Once you move to Germany, you have 3 years to convert your license to a German license, or you have to start over from square one. Stacey from California explains what she had to do to turn her California license to a German one.
March 4, 2021
She's lived in Kenya, Uganda, Botswana, the UK, South Africa, Thailand, Zanzibar, Austria, and now, Germany. She consults on travel to Kenya, sews and sells African fabrics, has a blog, and more. Yet still, she struggles to identify as an entrepreneur.