Episodes

August 20, 2020

Travel Germany: Nuremberg with Shannon

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

Travel Germany

August 13, 2020

Started from the Bottom with Mari

Mari is from Indiana, USA and moved to Germany. Not only does she have her own story of how she started from the bottom; she also shares the story of her mother, who moved from Peru to the USA.

Career Abroad Family Relations

August 06, 2020

All the Expat Ladies with Mari from The Expat Lady Experience

Can a woman feel safe to walk home alone at night? Is there a form of sisterhood among German women? How do expat friend groups manage group dynamics when cultural differences make conflict even worse? And can men and women be friends?

Finding Home Abroad

July 30, 2020

Being Queer in Germany with Meg

Meg is a love expat - she moved to Freiburg, Germany from South Carolina, USA to be with her German then-girlfriend, now-wife. From the southern US to southern Germany, she shares what it's been like for her being queer.

Life Talks Finding Home Abroad Family Relations

July 23, 2020

Getting Cancer in Germany with Natalie

Germany was supposed to be a temporary stop on a longer journey of living abroad for Natalie, from the UK, and her husband Conrad, from Germany. Then, months before their wedding, Natalie got diagnosed with cancer.

Life Talks Mental Health

July 16, 2020

Travel Germany: Stuttgart with Stefanie

In the Travel Germany series, different places across Germany are featured in interviews with expats who relocated there. In this episode, we hear about Stuttgart.

Travel Germany

July 09, 2020

Solo Female Travel with Zoe

Nicole recently discovered solo travel, and she chats about it with Zoe, a seasoned solo traveler who has done longer trips across Europe, South America, and southeast Asia all by herself.

Life Talks

July 04, 2020

America On Fire

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.

Life Talks

July 02, 2020

Divorce as an Expat Living Abroad with Katia

Katia, a longtime expat, got divorced from her Austrian husband in Switzerland. She shares what she learned through the challenging process.

Expat Resources Family Relations

June 25, 2020

Travel Germany: Görlitz with Tessa and Lauren

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

Travel Germany

June 18, 2020

Talking about Racism with White Expat Podcasters in Germany with Shaun

Nicole and Shaun are two white expat podcasters who live in Germany. Nicole is from the US, and Shaun is from South Africa. The two come together to talk about racism.

Life Talks

June 11, 2020

The Relocation Industry with Sheanne

Sheanne works in the relocation industry, and she gives insider information on how to maximize your relocation package.

Career Abroad

June 04, 2020

Podcast Blackout

There is no new episode of The Expat Cast this week. As an American living abroad, I cannot stand beside my fellow Americans in protest of police violence and racism in the United States. But that's no excuse to do nothing.

Life Talks

May 28, 2020

To Move or Not To Move: The Expat During a Pandemic Question with Emily

Emily has a family split between the US and Germany. They're based in the States now, but have considered a move to Germany - but can they or do they want to during a pandemic?

Family Relations Finding Home Abroad

May 21, 2020

Travel Germany: Freiburg with Jibran

In the Travel Germany series, different places across Germany are featured in interviews with expats who relocated there. To kick it off, we learn about Freiburg.

Travel Germany

May 14, 2020

When Expat Life Doesn't Work Out with Brandi

Brandi decided to move on from her life in California. She sold most of her things and moved to Germany. Nine months later, Brandi was back in the States. Life in Germany had become a struggle beyond what was acceptable.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

May 07, 2020

Cross-Cultural Creative Clarity with Ariane

Because the experience of living in a new country is so far outside the norm, expats have to use their creativity to forge a life that works for them. Ariane discusses how we can own that creativity to live courageously.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

April 30, 2020

Becoming Bilingual with Casey

Nicole and Casey share their highs and lows of language learning. They share their frustrations, freak-outs, failures, and even the occasional success.

Language Learning