Season 1

Finding Home Abroad Life Talks

American Shame with Gabe

Jan. 2, 2020

Season 3, Episode 21. There are an estimated 9 million Americans living abroad. If you asked each one of them how they feel about being American, you'd probably get 9 million unique answers. While we can't ask every single p…

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 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.

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 otherwis…

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 Germ…

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 …

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.