Episodes

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.

Expat Resources Career Abroad

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.

Finding Home Abroad Expat Resources

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.

Mental Health Career Abroad

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.

Expat Resources Career Abroad Visa Talk

Prepping for a Job Hunt in Germany with Nicole

Oct. 25, 2018

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

Expat Resources Finding Home Abroad

House Hunting and House Hunters with Shanon

Oct. 18, 2018

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

Voting Rights Abroad with Duncan

Oct. 11, 2018

Did you know that American citizens, no matter where they are in the world, are eligible to vote in US elections? We cover how to vote from abroad and gets into the debate on if non-EU citizens should be able to vote in Germany.