Episodes

Family Relations Expat Resources Mental Health

Mental Health Support for Moms Abroad with Johanna from Afloat

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.

Finding Home Abroad Career Abroad

Turning the Tables: The Germany Experience Takes Over

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.

Travel Germany

Travel Germany: Aachen with Lawin

March 25, 2021

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

Family Relations Finding Home Abroad

A German Expat in Germany with Martina

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.

Expat Resources

Getting a German Driver's License with Stacey

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.

Career Abroad Finding Home Abroad

Embracing Expat Entrepreunership with Tania

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.

Finding Home Abroad

Italy Everywhere with Claudio

Feb. 25, 2021

Whether he's living in Belgium, the Netherlands, China, or Germany, Claudio manages to find Italy everywhere he goes. Claudio shares why and how he honors his Italian heritage, be it through food or people or something else entirely.

America on Fire 3 - February 25, 2021

Feb. 21, 2021

In June 2020, after the George Floyd protests, the Carl Schurz Haus in Freiburg hosted an online panel discussion with five Americans living in Germany about the state of America and their experiences with racism. It was moderated by Nicole, the host of...

Family Relations Life Talks

Repatriating During a Pandemic with Kate

Feb. 18, 2021

Kate moved back to Germany in March of 2020, on one of the last flights from the USA to Germany before travel shut down due to Coronavirus. We hear what it was like saying goodbye to Chicago and how it's been readjusting to their home country under these limited circumstances.

Family Relations Career Abroad

First Female in the Family to Move Abroad with Reina

Feb. 11, 2021

Reina was the first female in her tight-knit family to move abroad. When she was adjusting to life in her new home in New Zealand, she faced serious withdrawal, going from constant family time to being a 26-hour flight away.

Travel Germany

Travel Germany: Dessau with Inna

Feb. 4, 2021

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

Life Talks

Am I Integrating or Am I Aging? with Rachel from Meet the Germans

Jan. 28, 2021

Rachel hosts the Meet the Germans series with Deutsche Welle, where she shares videos about current events and German culture in English through her perspective as a foreigner in Germany.

Finding Home Abroad

Make Me (Techncially) German (But Also Kind Of Not) with Adam Fletcher

Jan. 21, 2021

Adam Fletcher was bored in his UK hometown when a job opportunity popped up in Leipzig, Germany. He said, "Sure, why not?" He went on to become a bestselling author of hilarious and astute books including, "Make Me German" and "How To Be German in 50 Easy Steps."

Mental Health Life Talks

Coping with Unrest Back Home with Tara

Jan. 14, 2021

An American in Germany struggling to process current events from afar sits down with Tara, an Iranian in Germany who has had a couple years' head start on processing unrest back home from far away.

Career Abroad Finding Home Abroad

TikTok, Glühwein, & Finding Independence in Hamburg with Hannah Teslin

Jan. 7, 2021

Hannah has been living in Hamburg, Germany for 7 years now. Her move was inspired by love, but even when that relationship ended, she had plenty of reasons to stay - including her popular TikTok and Instagram accounts!

Giving Back

SEGEPADFO Winner & Season 5 Announcement

Dec. 28, 2020

It's SEGEPADFO: the Second Ever Germany Expat Podcasters Donation Face-Off. Which podcast raised the most money? Who raised the least, and what consequences will they have to face?

Giving Back

SEGEPADFO Update 4: A Participant's Experience of Über den Tellerrand with Philippa

Dec. 20, 2020

It's SEGEPADFO: the Second Ever Germany Expat Podcasters Donation Face-Off. In this episode, I interview a student in Freiburg who started joining the Über den Tellerrand's events as a way to get to know new people in town.

Giving Back

SEGEPADFO Update 3: A Jingle and Some Trash Talk

Dec. 13, 2020

It's SEGEPADFO: the Second Ever Germany Expat Podcasters Donation Face-Off. I give an update on who is in the lead, release the brand new SEGEPADFO jingle, written by Shaun and featuring backup vocals from yours truly, and attempt to trash talk using quotes from Conor McGregor.