Episodes

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" a…

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 a…

Giving Back

SEGEPADFO Update 2: with Tara from Über den Tellerrand

Dec. 6, 2020

It's SEGEPADFO: the Second Ever Germany Expat Podcasters Donation Face-Off. This year, we are fundraising for Über den Tellerrand. In this episode, I interview the head of Über den Tellerrand Freiburg to learn more about the…

Giving Back

Announcing: SEGEPADFO with Shaun from The Germany Experience

Nov. 29, 2020

It's SEGEPADFO: the Second Ever Germany Expat Podcasters Donation Face-Off. This year, Shaun and I are fundraising for Über den Tellerrand. In this announcement, we explain how you can contribute to the cause.

Life Talks Family Relations

Season 4 Finale: Expat Role Models

Sept. 17, 2020

To wrap up the season, we hear from a variety of former guests, listeners, and expat friends from around Freiburg about who their expat/immigrant/nomad role model is.

Life Talks

Dating as a Foreigner in Germany with Justin

Sept. 10, 2020

Nicole and Justin are two single Americans who have both been in Germany for about three years, and they're here to exchange their stories and perspectives on dating.

Expat Resources

US Americans: How to Vote from Abroad with Candice from Democrats Abroad

Sept. 3, 2020

If you are a US citizen, even if you live abroad, you ARE eligible to vote. Candice works with Democrats Abroad Germany and Vote from Abroad. She's here to tell us how to vote from abroad, why to vote from abroad, and what d…

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

The Downside of a Nomadic Life with Mahdia

Aug. 27, 2020

Mahdia left her hometown of Dhaka, Bangladesh when she was 19. She's since lived in Wollongong, Australia, Berlin, Germany, Argentina, and Thailand. Now back in Berlin, Mahdia is exhausted from the nomadic life.

Expat Resources

My Coronavirus Test Experience (Minisode)

Aug. 24, 2020

My summer vacation ended up consisting of me visiting friends in Cologne, Berlin, and Amsterdam. Because I was outside of German borders, I qualified for a free Coronavirus test upon my return. I share what my experience was…

Travel Germany

Travel Germany: Nuremberg with Shannon

Aug. 20, 2020

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

Career Abroad Family Relations

Started from the Bottom with Mari

Aug. 13, 2020

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.

Finding Home Abroad

All the Expat Ladies with Mari from The Expat Lady Experience

Aug. 6, 2020

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 …

Life Talks Finding Home Abroad Family Relations

Being Queer in Germany with Meg

July 30, 2020

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 Mental Health

Getting Cancer in Germany with Natalie

July 23, 2020

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.

Travel Germany

Travel Germany: Stuttgart with Stefanie

July 16, 2020

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.

Life Talks

Solo Female Travel with Zoe

July 9, 2020

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

America On Fire

July 4, 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 Nico…

Expat Resources Family Relations

Divorce as an Expat Living Abroad with Katia

July 2, 2020

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

Travel Germany

Travel Germany: Görlitz with Tessa and Lauren

June 25, 2020

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