Episodes

Career Abroad Finding Home Abroad

Stereotypes and Misconceptions with Tatjana

June 13, 2019

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

Career Abroad Family Relations Finding Home Abroad

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.

Expat Resources Visa Talk

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.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

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.

Finding Home Abroad Visa Talk

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?

Family Relations Expat Resources

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 Life Talks Mental Health

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.

Family Relations Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

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.

Family Relations Finding Home Abroad

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.

Career Abroad Visa Talk

Unemployment in Germany with Jeremy

April 4, 2019

In this episode, we learn what it's been like for our guest, Jeremy, to be unemployed in Germany.

Finding Home Abroad

Clinging to Your Culture with Jenny

March 28, 2019

A discussion of all the weird things we find ourselves interested in now that we live far from home, especially those things we previously wanted nothing to do with, like football, touristy clothing, and chain restaurants.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

Being Bi-Cultural with Gordon

March 21, 2019

Gordon is half-German, half-American and grew up moving back and forth between both countries. He shares with us how his bi-cultural identity as well has his frequent moving shaped him as a person.

Career Abroad Giving Back Life Talks

The Beauty of Community with Berly

March 14, 2019

As Berly's story beautifully exemplifies, community can become circular in nature, and it sometimes takes a single person's example to start a wonderful cycle of giving and receiving help and support.

Expat Resources Life Talks

Affording Iceland with Alex

March 7, 2019

American expat Alex Illes tells us how she ended up living in Iceland, how she managed to move her cats with her, and what it's taken to make life there work.

Family Relations Finding Home Abroad

Relationships with Loved Ones Back Home with Summer

Feb. 28, 2019

Managing relationships with loved ones back home can be one of the hardest parts of the expat life. So today, two expats with totally different experiences sit down to chat about how they’ve managed.

Language Learning Life Talks

Study Abroad BFFs with Chad and Jared from Untranslatable Podcast

Feb. 21, 2019

Chad and Jared signed up for the same college study abroad program in Vienna, Austria. Although they knew each other from around campus back in Michigan, it wasn't until they were tossed together into an unfamiliar place tha…

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

Long-Distance Relationships with Meg

Feb. 14, 2019

Two old friends from Pennsylvania, USA ended up both dating German men long-distance. They dish over how they survived long distance, why they stuck it out, and what benefits they found long distance had to offer.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

Book Worms International with Steph

Feb. 7, 2019

The discussion explores Steph and Nicole's journey as readers and as expats, and we try to figure out how and why our reading habits have changed over time, location, and financial status.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

Extroverted Entrepreneurial American Expat with Joe

Jan. 31, 2019

Joe, a fellow American in Germany, shares how his extroverted, outgoing friendliness has impacted his long-term happiness in Germany.

Language Learning

Learning German with Jenny

Jan. 24, 2019

A German as a Foreign Language teacher shares some German-learning resources, tips, & venting, including many free learning methods that are available to everyone.

Season Two - Coming Your Way Starting January 24, 2019!

Jan. 17, 2019

We're BAAAAACK. Almost. Starting in one week, on January 25, The Expat Cast will be back in your feeds every Thursday.

Career Abroad Finding Home Abroad

From Army to Expat with Kris

Dec. 20, 2018

Floridian Kris enrolled in the US Army in part because he was eager to travel, and he was happy to find himself stationed in Germany between missions. After his time in the military ended, Kris decided to call Germany his ho…

Life Talks

The Broke Expat with Jenny

Dec. 13, 2018

Jenny and Nicole both moved abroad for love, on tight, tight budgets. They share the life hacks they've learned to make a good life for themselves in Germany without breaking the bank.