My Move from Germany to Paraguay, an Audio Diary

March 23, 2023

Season 7, Episode 25. This week's guest is your host, Nicole! 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 for a temporary stay. Over the c…

A Ukranian Reflects on a Decade in the Netherlands with Kateryna

March 16, 2023

Season 7, Episode 24. "Last year, the world changed, and the awareness of the situation is there now. It wasn't there 10 years ago." Kateryna grew up in Kiev, Ukraine and moved to the Netherlands a decade ago to study. Befo…

Foreign Correspondent Turned Berliner with Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

March 9, 2023

Season 7, Episode 23. You might recognize her name and her voice 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. She bu…

Getting Your Bachelor’s Degree Abroad with Lindsay

March 2, 2023

Season 7, Episode 22. Lindsay was living in Michigan and nearing the end of high school, so she started to look at colleges in the US. And then she had a better idea. Rather than go to a US college and study abroad for a sem…

The Question of Joy, in Germany and Elsewhere with Priya

Feb. 23, 2023

Season 7, Episode 21. Is there joy in life in Germany? Today's guest Priya grew up in India, lived for several years in Uganda, and now lives in Stuttgart, Germany. Priya and her German husband are raising their two small ch…

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

Feb. 16, 2023

Season 7, Episode 20. If you think of a financial planner, you might not immediately think of the resume of today's guest. Born in the USA. A stint in Moldova. A few years in France. Then Rome. Then Copenhagen. Then back to …

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

Feb. 9, 2023

Season 7, Episode 19. Oscar grew up in Ecuador and moved to the USA in his early adulthood. Now, he's preparing to move to Germany with his German partner - who, funnily enough, is from Hamburg, exactly where Oscar's great-g…

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…