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: …
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…
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.
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.
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!
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.
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…
Feb. 17, 2022
Kate got curious about the women who moved abroad for their jobs, sometimes with their husbands or partners as the trailing spouse. Thus launched a research project about the breadwinning female expats.
Feb. 10, 2022
Zac XVIII and Zack Bachelor are two guys in their 20s who met on a basketball court in Stuttgart. Now are famous around expat social media for their hilarious skits about living as a US American in Germany.
Feb. 3, 2022
After a performance career in New York City, Emily took a chance and signed a contract to perform on a cruise ship sailing around Scandinavia. Her training for the ship caused her path to cross with the big love of her life:…
Jan. 27, 2022
Melanie is 61 and lives in southern Germany after many years in Cologne and several moves back to her home country of the US, then back to Germany. She shares the ins and outs of all these moves, including some seriously goo…
Jan. 20, 2022
In the Travel Germany series, different places across Germany are featured in interviews with expats who relocated there. Today, we learn about Karlsruhe!
Jan. 13, 2022
Two friends on a train trip to Nuremberg passed a bit of graffiti that would haunt then for years to come. Nicole & Samar have been quoting that graffiti since 2020, and now they're here to share all their thoughts about it …
Jan. 6, 2022
Imagine moving to Germany having never been in Europe before. Speaking no word of German. With four kids. In the middle of a pandemic. And the house you move into gets flooded in a catastrophic regional weather disaster. Thi…
Dec. 23, 2021
Aspen and Nicole review Über Weihnachten and This Is Love. Both are German productions that try to itch the same scratch - or dare I say jingle those bells - as cheesy Hallmark Christmas movies. How do these two movies stan…
Dec. 16, 2021
Grief isn't something reserved for tragedy and death. Grief has a much wider spectrum, and people living abroad have some unique challenges with some of its forms.
Dec. 9, 2021
In the Travel Germany series, different places across Germany are featured in interviews with expats who relocated there. Today, we learn about Wiesbaden!
Dec. 2, 2021
Hey so uhhh... Are German people funny? We tackle the age-old question with Chelsea, a US American in Hamburg and a fellow lover of comedy.
Nov. 25, 2021
Nic and Simon, both from the UK and living in Bavaria, come by to talk about the media landscape in Germany.
Nov. 18, 2021
Most German public health insurances cover mental health therapy. It's a wonderful thing, but like all things in Germany, there is a lot of paperwork and bureaucracy required to find a therapist, get the therapy approved, an…
Nov. 11, 2021
Casey and Nicole compare stories and experiences from their first trips back to the US since the arrival of the pandemic.
Nov. 4, 2021
In her early 40s, Julie moved to Munich for love and had her first kid at 43. Now, nearing 50, she's planning her wedding and living a life full of happiness, including a thriving community and her own business.
Oct. 28, 2021
On a solo backpacking trip in her early 20s, Meghan fell in love with Munich. Now, she and Munich are celebrating 14 delightful years together. She tells us all about the resilience it's taken to stick it out with her one tr…
Oct. 21, 2021
In the Travel Germany series, different places across Germany are featured in interviews with expats who relocated there. Today, we learn about Kiel with Jordan Wagner!