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…
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.
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…
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
Oct. 25, 2018
Nicole shares her experience with what paperwork she needed to get a full-time job in her field in Germany.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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.
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.
July 25, 2018
Fulbright Scholar Dane tells us all about his experience in the English Teaching Assistant program.
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.
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?
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.