Oct. 14, 2021
Shaun from South Africa moved to Germany 14 years ago. Lawin from the Philippines moved to Germany 2 years ago. And your host Nicole moved to Germany 4 years ago. All now hosts podcasts about Germany and they share their per…
Oct. 7, 2021
When Hannah studied abroad in Cologne - but really, she was studying there to be near a guy. Now, years later, the relationship is over, but Hannah is absolutely thriving. She shares the story of how she rediscovered not onl…
Sept. 30, 2021
From a brief stint as an undocumented person in China to meeting her husband at a beer pong tournament, Vanessa's got some stories to share. She also explains how she paid off her over $100,000 in debt - including personal f…
June 24, 2021
This season finale, we're marking the occasion by diving into a touchy topic: I collected your stories of times German people of authority have made you cry.
June 17, 2021
Steph moved from Bavaria, Germany to the UK to California, USA, and now Texas, USA, picking up plenty of life lessons along the way. One thing she learned from a cheesy embroidered pillow has proven to be true. The grass is …
June 10, 2021
Steffi talks about why she loves her small town in Bavaria so much, despite career challenges, homesickness, and of course the Corona pandemic getting in the way of spending her well-earned Euros!
June 3, 2021
Psychologist Gabriela Encina talks about the unique effects life in Coronavirus Pandemic era has had on expats, like family separation, social isolation, and a harsh interruption to their integration process.
May 27, 2021
Just about every expat in Germany can tell you a story of a time an interaction with a person of authority made them cry. We discuss experiences like this and what we can do to improve those interactions.
May 20, 2021
In the Travel Germany series, different places across Germany are featured in interviews with expats who relocated there. Today, we learn about Bremen!
May 13, 2021
Jana talks us through some of the most culture-clashy aspects of the job hunt: resume writing, interviewing, and contract negotiations. She gives concrete tips on how to navigate the process and how to prepare for unexpected…
May 6, 2021
In honor of Mother's Day, the mother-daughter duo is here to share how their reverse expat experiences have bonded them, and what intergenerational immigration means for their family.
April 29, 2021
Anna works as an expat coach specializing in TCKs and CCKs. She gives us a crash course on what they are, followed by a deep discussion of how to best prepare for a move abroad as a family.
April 22, 2021
Last year, Katherine found herself questioning whether she should stay in Denmark longer or move away, and if so, where. She listened to her inner voice, and it led her back to her passport country of Estonia.
April 15, 2021
In the Travel Germany series, different places across Germany are featured in interviews with expats who relocated there. Today, we learn about two Berlin neighborhoods: Friedenau and Karlshorst!
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.
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.
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!
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. N…
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…
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 …
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 …
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 mod…
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 …
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.