Episodes

On Late Blooming & Inflection Points with Eleaneor

Feb. 2, 2023

Season 7, Episode 18. Eleanor is a late bloomer. She moved abroad on more or less a whim in the late 1990s, when she was in her late 20s.  Eleanor was working in tech at the time, and although her initial move abroad was rat…

First Impressions of Germany with Kendall Long

Jan. 26, 2023

Season 7, Episode 17. Kendall Long is now a resident of Germany! You may know her from her appearances on The Bachelor or Bachelor in Paradise. Now, this LA local is calling Stuttgart, Germany home, along with her fiance and…

Welcome to America, For Better or For Worse with Austyn

Jan. 19, 2023

Season 7, Episode 16. We're catching up with Austyn from Expat Hour. Austyn started her podcast while living in the Netherlands with her four kids and her husband. About two years ago, Austyn ended her podcast to focus on a …

Travel Germany: The Black Forest with Trash Jenny

Jan. 12, 2023

In the Travel Germany series, different places across Germany are featured in interviews with expats who relocated there. Today, we learn about the Black Forest!

Expat Repat Re-Expat with Lindsey

Jan. 5, 2023

Season 7, Episode 14. Lindsey absolutely loved her life in Zurich, Switzerland. But still, she moved back to her home country, USA. After years and years of living the best life she and her family could in the US - we're tal…

Viva la Deutschland, Baby! with Marlene

Dec. 29, 2022

Shortly after moving to Berlin, Marlene faced a series of serious challenges: housing insecurity, job insecurity, visa insecurity, health and mental issues, relationship difficulties, and financial problems.

I'm Moving! Collab Episode with The Germany Experience

Dec. 22, 2022

Shaun from The Germany Experience and Nicole from The Expat Cast are coming together for a special episode: a call to donate to their charity of choice this holiday season, and a big announcement from Nicole.

Making Friends Abroad with Hannah Teslin

Dec. 15, 2022

Season 7, Episode 11. Hannah Teslin moved to Germany years ago for a relationship. When it ended, she found herself in a situation where she had to rebuild her life in Germany, but this time, for herself. Her path to indepen…

The Only Belonging You Need Is In Yourself with Aditi

Dec. 8, 2022

Season 7, Episode 10. Aditi's career has taken her from her small hometown in India to various bigger Indian cities, and even abroad to Italy, Austria, the US, and Germany. Although the moves have provided many amazing oppor…

How To Build a Healthy Intercultural Relationship

Dec. 1, 2022

Season 7, Episode 9. This one's for the love expats! The people - mostly women - who moved abroad to close the distance on a long-distance relationship, or to keep their relationship unit together after a geographical change…

An American in Austria with Jo

Nov. 24, 2022

Season 7, Episode 8. Jo and her husband moved from the western US to Vienna, Austria about a year and a half ago. They've really made the most of their time in Europe by traveling several weekends per month, and Jo creates b…

Preparing to Move Away from Germany with Jaedyn

Nov. 17, 2022

Season 7, Episode 7. We caught Jaedyn in a weird time: between deciding to move and actually doing the moving. Jaedyn is from Canada and has been living in Stuttgart, Germany for 4.5 years. Just when she found peace with the…

Finding and Defining ”Home” with Keltie

Nov. 10, 2022

Season 7, Episode 6. Where do you call home? For many expats, the question isn't an easy one to answer. Many places? No place at all? Keltie Maguire is a Clarity Coach who moved from Canada to Germany several years ago. She …

Q&A with Your Host, Nicole

Nov. 3, 2022

Season 7, Episode 5. "You asked, I answer!" Listeners submitted questions on Instagram for Nicole to answer, which she does with the help of her best friend and previous guest, Zoe.  Questions include: What's one thing you k…

Pivoting to Tech and Digitalisation in Germany with Laurel

Oct. 27, 2022

Season 7, Episode 4. Laurel fell in love with Berlin on a solo trip and decided to make the big move. But it wasn't her first big move. Laurel is from Indiana but moved to LA for several years. She shares how the culture sho…

Family Relations Career Abroad

Voicing Your Desires & When Everything Align with Esther

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…

Career Abroad

Remote Work & Digital Nomadship with Chase

Oct. 13, 2022

Chase works fully remote, or "remote first." In fact, he's SUCH a remote work nerd that he has a podcast about it and works for a company that specializes in it. He talks to Nicole - a digital nomad skeptic - about his exper…

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

Identity Burps & Being Vulnerable to the Whims of Life with Ditte

Oct. 6, 2022

Ditte is an artist from Denmark. Though drawing is like breathing to her, a main passion was dancing tango. Then she moved to Berlin, a hub for tango, and... no longer felt like dancing tango. What's going on?? Easy answer: …

Mid-Break Life Update, July 4th Event

June 30, 2022

Nicole is popping by about halfway through a longer podcast break to update you on some news!   First, some life updates about travel, visits from home, and thoughts from abroad about the recent loss of the constitutional ri…

Life Talks Family Relations

Deciding to Have Kids or Not When Living Abroad

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.

Expat Resources

Ask the Expat with Idan from Unmatch Me Now

March 17, 2022

Nicole and fellow podcaster Idan from Israel answer listener questions and quandaries in Ask the Expat. We give our best go at answering questions sent to us from expats all over.

Career Abroad

Libraries & Librarians Abroad with Katherine

March 10, 2022

What's it like to be a foreigner working as a librarian in Germany? We've got two international librarians here to tell you!

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

Moving Abroad at Age 15 with Nyla

March 3, 2022

When she was 15, Nyla moved from the US to Germany. She had to learn the language from scratch and adjust to a new culture, all while those delightful teenage hormones are there messing with your emotions.

Family Relations

Life as a Single Mom in Germany with Tanya

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…