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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 that they became close friends.

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 home forever.

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.

Career Abroad Expat Resources

A Plethora of Resources for Living in Germany with James

Dec. 6, 2018

James moved to Germany from England 12 years ago for a job. He launched a website and blog to help other expats and want-to-be expats figure out the practicalities of moving to Germany

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

Being an Asian Woman in Germany with April

Nov. 29, 2018

pril is from China, and she's lived in Canada, Austria, the United States, and now Germany. Through her time in North America, Europe, and Asia, April has been able to compare people's reactions to her across cultures.

Career Abroad Finding Home Abroad

Expat Partners with Katharina

Nov. 22, 2018

When Katharina agreed to move from Munich to Chicago for her husband's job, she was excited to continue her thriving career in a new country. She was shocked and devastated to realize that getting a job wasn't that easy.

Expat Resources Finding Home Abroad

Germany, America, and German-American Centers with Friederike

Nov. 15, 2018

We chat over-assimilation, American heroism, and "that whole hanging out concept." Plus, Friederike tells us what a German-American cultural center actually does, why these places exist, and where you can find them.

Career Abroad Mental Health

Weltschmerz and Culture Shock with Tanya

Nov. 8, 2018

The Expat Cast sits down with Tanya Dantus, fellow expat and therapist. We chat about how current events affect us as expats and how psychotherapy can be hugely helpful in dealing with tough situations, political or otherwise.

Finding Home Abroad Visa Talk

Culture Shock: USA v. Germany with Christin

Nov. 1, 2018

Christin moved from Germany to Charleston, South Carolina. She and Nicole share which aspects of daily life give them culture shock, from ice cubes to air conditioning to banking to garbage to cars.