Episodes

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.

Mental Health

Sobriety and Mental Health in Germany with Rebecca

Oct. 4, 2018

Five years ago, Rebecca decided to cut alcohol out of her life. Just weeks after embarking on a sober life, she and her husband moved to Germany, a country famous for their beer and drinking culture.

Career Abroad Life Talks

Napster Broke the Music Industry - Now What? with Reggie, Continued

Sept. 27, 2018

In the second half of our interview with Reggie, we dig deeper into how his background in rap and hip hop influenced his expectations for Germany.

Career Abroad Life Talks

Napster Broke the Music Industry - Now What? with Reggie

Sept. 20, 2018

Reggie was enjoying an exciting career in the music industry when Napster came along. Quickly, the industry as he knew it fell apart. So Reggie moved abroad.

Family Relations Language Learning Life Talks

Family of Six Takes a Year Abroad with Anne and Thompsen

Sept. 13, 2018

Anne Thompsen Lord, a mother of four, and her oldest son, Thompsen, sit down with The Expat Cast to share their experience with their family's year abroad.

Family Relations Life Talks

Pregnancy in Germany with Ashley and Appleseed

Sept. 6, 2018

Ashley is eight months pregnant when she sits down to tell The Expat Cast all about what it's like to be pregnant as an expat in Germany. We touch on everything, from the cultural differences to the procedural standards.

Visa Talk Career Abroad

International Student with Bahar

Aug. 30, 2018

Bahar talks us through her experience getting a student visa in Germany as a Turkish citizen, including how a 2017 law introducing fees for international students impacted her program.

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

Assimilation v. Self with Jenny

Aug. 23, 2018

Part of the adventure of moving abroad is assimilating into the culture. But how do you assimilate without giving up too much of your own self identity? How much of who you are is tied to where you're from or where you live now?

Life Talks

Gap Year Abroad with Izzy

Aug. 16, 2018

Instead of heading to college straight after high school, 19-year-old Izzy took a gap year and head to Germany with the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX), specifically the Vocational Youth Exchange.

Career Abroad Life Talks

Newlyweds Abroad, Part 2, with Danielle

Aug. 9, 2018

In part 2 of a 2-part series, The Expat Cast sits down with wife-and-husband duo, Danielle Tirado Green and Alex Green Tirado. Up second, Danielle.

Career Abroad Life Talks

Newlyweds Abroad, Part 1, with Alex

Aug. 2, 2018

In part 1 of a 2-part series, The Expat Cast sits down with wife-and-husband duo, Danielle Tirado Green and Alex Green Tirado. Up first: Alex.

Career Abroad

Fulbright Program with Dane

July 25, 2018

Fulbright Scholar Dane tells us all about his experience in the English Teaching Assistant program.

Career Abroad Language Learning Visa Talk

Teaching English Abroad with Ashley

July 8, 2018

Ashley moved to Germany without teaching experience. She was able to start her career as an English as a Foreign Language teacher and work her way up the freelance teacher ladder.

Language Learning Visa Talk

Language Course Visas with Jenny

July 8, 2018

American expat Jenny came to Germany on a language course, or Sprachkurs, visa. She stayed a full calendar year and took German courses. How did she get the visa? What was that experience like?

Life Talks

Introducing The Expat Cast with Nicole and Gordon

July 8, 2018

What in the world is The Expat Cast, and who is behind it? Get introduced to the show and the host, Nicole, in this inaugural episode.