Episodes

March 07, 2019

Affording Iceland with Alex

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.

Expat Resources Life Talks

February 28, 2019

Relationships with Loved Ones Back Home with Summer

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.

Family Relations Finding Home Abroad

February 21, 2019

Study Abroad BFFs with Chad and Jared from Untranslatable Podcast

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.

Language Learning Life Talks

February 14, 2019

Long-Distance Relationships with Meg

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

February 07, 2019

Book Worms International with Steph

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

January 31, 2019

Extroverted Entrepreneurial American Expat with Joe

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

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

January 24, 2019

Learning German with Jenny

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

Language Learning

January 17, 2019

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

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

December 20, 2018

From Army to Expat with Kris

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.

Career Abroad Finding Home Abroad

December 13, 2018

The Broke Expat with Jenny

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.

Life Talks

December 06, 2018

A Plethora of Resources for Living in Germany with James

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

Expat Resources Career Abroad

November 29, 2018

Being an Asian Woman in Germany with April

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.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

November 22, 2018

Expat Partners with Katharina

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.

Career Abroad Finding Home Abroad

November 15, 2018

Germany, America, and German-American Centers with Friederike

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.

Finding Home Abroad Expat Resources

November 08, 2018

Weltschmerz and Culture Shock with Tanya

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.

Mental Health Career Abroad

November 01, 2018

Culture Shock: USA v. Germany with Christin

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.

Finding Home Abroad Visa Talk

October 25, 2018

Prepping for a Job Hunt in Germany with Nicole

Nicole shares her experience with what paperwork she needed to get a full-time job in her field in Germany.

Expat Resources Career Abroad Visa Talk

October 18, 2018

House Hunting and House Hunters with Shanon

Finding an apartment or house in Germany can feel impossible, and it can be incredibly confusing. No fear! Shanon and Nicole break it all down. You can get a full list of resources.

Expat Resources Finding Home Abroad