Episodes

Life Talks

Snacks & Toilets with Trash Jenny

Oct. 17, 2019

In the first half of the episode, we discuss snacks - the snacks we love and hate in Germany, and the snacks we miss most from home. Then comes part two: toilets.

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Living Abroad in Your 20s with Olivia

Oct. 10, 2019

Olivia is 26. She is half-Irish, half-Austrian and has lived in Australia and Sweden. Suffice it to say, she's had her fair share of opportunities to ask these tough questions!

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The Expat Cast Live at the Carl Schurz Haus with James

Oct. 3, 2019

In honor of International Podcast Day, we hosted an event at the Carl Schurz Haus, the German-American center in Freiburg. We chatted with James about why and how his family of four moved to Freiburg, and what it's like star…

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My Expat Story with Your Host, Nicole

Sept. 26, 2019

It's time to get to know your host! This episode, there's no guest - just me, Nicole, the lady behind the podcast. I tell my expat story from start to present.

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Raising a Son with Special Needs in Germany with Shaun of Expat Life Germany

Sept. 19, 2019

Shaun moved to Germany from South Africa years ago with his wife. Their oldest son has a special need, and Shaun shares with us how they've navigated the situation as foreigners and second-language German speakers.

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Moving Abroad with Teenagers with Linda

Sept. 12, 2019

Linda explains how she's made moving to Europe work with a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old.

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International Schools with Lauren

Sept. 5, 2019

When Lauren moved from New Jersey, USA to Barcelona, Spain with her husband and three children, she decided that international school was the right choice for her kids' schooling.

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People with a Backround of Migration with Fraser

Aug. 29, 2019

The German phrase "Menschen mit Migrationshintergrund," or "people with a background of migration" is bulky and challenging for German learners. Is this a pattern in German integration practices? We discuss!

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

Moving Back "Home" with Lindsey from The ExpatRepat Podcast

Aug. 22, 2019

Lindsey is a repat, living back in the USA after years of life abroad in Switzerland. In the years since she's moved back, she's struggled but succeeded at building a life that she's happy with.

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Moving Abroad or Running Away? with Aspen from AspenAbroad

Aug. 15, 2019

We take a stroll down memory lane to look at the traumas and challenges that inspired Aspen to leave the US, followed by a discussion of how she's feeling now.

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Ask the Expat with Stacey

July 11, 2019

We've called up a good friend to answer listener questions and quandaries in Ask the Expat. We give our best go at answering questions sent to us from expats all over.

Family Relations Life Talks

How to Show Up with Sundae

July 4, 2019

Often, living abroad means missing out on big moments back home. When you ARE able to show up for a big moment, it is a grand gesture that feels extra special.

Finding Home Abroad Mental Health Life Talks

Celebrate Every Little Win with Gyo

June 27, 2019

Although she's always struggled with anxiety, Gyo has found ways to continue challenging herself as she adjusts to the new culture.

Finding Home Abroad Language Learning Life Talks

Putting the Ex in Expat: Break-Ups Abroad with Jessica

June 20, 2019

Jessica moved to Germany to be with her German girlfriend. Two years into life in Erfurt, the relationship ended, but Jessica stayed. Even when she later moved away to England, her heart stayed in Germany.

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Stereotypes and Misconceptions with Tatjana

June 13, 2019

Tatjana discusses what stereotypes and misconceptions she has encountered as a German expat in India.

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You Are Where You Live with Mark

June 6, 2019

Mark's writing career took him to Prague, Czech Republic, and now, he's an accomplished travel writer. Mark's got years of hard-earned wisdom, and I'm glad he's shared them with us.

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Preparing to Move Abroad with Riana

May 30, 2019

Riana shares what kind of preparation she's been able to do pre-move abroad, as well as what it's been like emotionally preparing for her year in Europe.

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Macaroon Moments with Ara

May 23, 2019

Although her weekdays are filled with working from home in her small town in Bavaria, Ara's weekends are filled with travel, adventure, and macaroon moments.

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From Pils to Pints to Passport Stamps with Sixtina

May 16, 2019

Mere days before she left Ireland to embark on a world trip, Sixtina told us what it's been like working for a big international company, learning just how German she is, and that good ol' Irish pub culture.

Family Relations

Meet the Parents with Momsie & Popsicle

May 9, 2019

Guess who this week's guests are? My parents! So what do they REALLY think about the fact that their daughter lives thousands of miles and several time zones away?

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Expat Mama with Ashley

May 2, 2019

Ashley is 7 months into motherhood, and she shares with us what it's been like adjusting to her new role as an expat mama.

Finding Home Abroad Mental Health Life Talks

The First Few Months with Samar

April 25, 2019

This week's guest is fresh out of a challenging phase in expat life, and she sits down to chat about what it felt like, what pressures got to her, and what helped her keep going.

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Choosing to Move Back with Aurora

April 18, 2019

Expats don't always stay expats forever. We sit down with Aurora, a Mexican-American living in Germany, to hear what made her decide to move back to the States.

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Here & There, Then & Now with Nic

April 11, 2019

We use the topic of family as a launching point for a fun conversation about British Christmas, cultural judgement, and way more.