Life Talks Career Abroad

My Move from Germany to Paraguay, an Audio Diary

March 23, 2023

Nicole is from the US and lived in Germany for five and a half years. Just a couple weeks ago, she moved from Germany to Paraguay. Over the course of seven months, Nicole recorded audio diaries about the move.

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A Ukranian Reflects on a Decade in the Netherlands with Kateryna

March 16, 2023

Kateryna grew up in Kiev, Ukraine and moved to the Netherlands a decade ago to study. She discusses how experiencing her 20s abroad affected her, plus what it's like to be abroad as an expat versus to be abroad while feeling…

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Foreign Correspondent Turned Berliner with Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

March 9, 2023

You might recognize her from NPR, or National Public Radio, broadcasts across the US. Soraya grew up in the US, Iran, and Germany as the child of German and Iranian immigrants. Now she lives in Berlin.

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Getting Your Bachelor’s Degree Abroad with Lindsay

March 2, 2023

Lindsay tells how she decided to go to the Netherlands for her Bachelor's degree, how it compares to a US college, and how she's navigated relationships back home - all while learning to be an independent adult in a country …

Finding Home Abroad

The Question of Joy, in Germany and Elsewhere with Priya

Feb. 23, 2023

Is there joy in life in Germany? We discuss with today's guest, Priya, who grew up in India, lived for several years in Uganda, and now lives in Stuttgart, Germany.

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”I won’t be surprised if...” with Kieran

Feb. 16, 2023

Kieran spent most of her 20s living in various parts of Europe, learning what she likes and doesn't like in life, in a place, in a career, and in herself. A crucial piece of advice changed her life.

Finding Home Abroad

The Venn Diagram of Ecuador, USA, & Germany with Oscar

Feb. 9, 2023

Oscar grew up in Ecuador and moved to the USA in his early adulthood. Now, he's preparing to move to Germany. He tells us what these three countries have in common, including a surprising opinion about which countries have t…

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On Late Blooming & Inflection Points with Eleanor

Feb. 2, 2023

Eleanor moved abroad on more or less a whim in the late 1990s, when she was in her late 20s. Now, she is approaching her inflection point, or the year when she'll have lived longer in Germany than in her home country.

Life Talks

First Impressions of Germany with Kendall Long

Jan. 26, 2023

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 their dog.

Life Talks

Welcome to America, For Better or For Worse with Austyn

Jan. 19, 2023

We're catching up with Austyn from Expat Hour. Austyn lived in the Netherlands with her four kids and her husband. Recently, the family repatriated. They moved back to the US.

Travel Germany

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!

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Expat Repat Re-Expat with Lindsey

Jan. 5, 2023

Lindsey hosted the Expat Repat podcast, where she talked to other repatriates, or repats, about their lives since relocating to their home country. Then one day, she became an expat gone repat gone re-expat.

Mental Health

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.

Giving Back Life Talks

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.

Expat Resources Finding Home Abroad

Making Friends Abroad with Hannah Teslin

Dec. 15, 2022

Hannah Teslin shares how to make friends abroad. Plus, we explore how friendships abroad grow and change over time and what it's like to go through a friend-breakup abroad.

Career Abroad Life Talks

The Only Belonging You Need Is In Yourself with Aditi

Dec. 8, 2022

Aditi's failures along the way have been her greatest moments of bravery, so she shares the importance of accepting failure and ultimately accepting yourself.

Family Relations

How To Build a Healthy Intercultural Relationship

Dec. 1, 2022

Zuza moved from her home country of the Czech Republic to go to Sweden. Sweden led to Uganda, which led to Italy, which led to Zambia, which led to Mongolia, and along the way, she's had her own experience with intercultural…

An American in Austria with Jo

Nov. 24, 2022

Jo - an American in Austria - and Nicole - an American in Germany - try to figure out how much these two neighboring countries have in common. Plus, how do two Americans abroad celebrate Thanksgiving?!

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Preparing to Move Away from Germany with Jaedyn

Nov. 17, 2022

Jaedyn is from Canada and has been living in Stuttgart, Germany for 4.5 years. We caught her at a weird time: between deciding to move and actually doing the moving.

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Finding and Defining ”Home” with Keltie

Nov. 10, 2022

Keltie Maguire is a Clarity Coach who moved from Canada to Germany several years ago. We talk about the sticky subject of home: how to define it, how to create it, and how to make a place feel more like it.

Life Talks

Q&A with Your Host, Nicole

Nov. 3, 2022

"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.

Career Abroad

Pivoting to Tech and Digitalisation in Germany with Laurel

Oct. 27, 2022

Laurel pivoted to tech while living in Berlin. We discuss what it's like working in tech in a place where cash is still the standard and the fear of sharing your data gets in the way of modernization.

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Voicing Your Desires & When Everything Align with Esther

Oct. 20, 2022

Esther taught criminal law in Tübingen, moved to Freiburg, and later decided to move back to the US - and shares how voicing her desires and staying flexible has led to a series of moments where everything aligns.

Career Abroad

Remote Work & Digital Nomadship with Chase

Oct. 13, 2022

Chase works fully remote, or "remote first." He talks to Nicole - a digital nomad skeptic - about his experiences and to explore the pros and cons of this increasing trend.