July 11, 2019
We've called up a good friend to answer listener questions and quandaries in Ask the Expat. We give our best go at answering questions sent to us from expats all over.
July 4, 2019
Often, living abroad means missing out on big moments back home. When you ARE able to show up for a big moment, it is a grand gesture that feels extra special.
June 27, 2019
Although she's always struggled with anxiety, Gyo has found ways to continue challenging herself as she adjusts to the new culture.
June 20, 2019
Jessica moved to Germany to be with her German girlfriend. Two years into life in Erfurt, the relationship ended, but Jessica stayed. Even when she later moved away to England, her heart stayed in Germany.
June 13, 2019
Tatjana discusses what stereotypes and misconceptions she has encountered as a German expat in India.
June 6, 2019
Mark's writing career took him to Prague, Czech Republic, and now, he's an accomplished travel writer. Mark's got years of hard-earned wisdom, and I'm glad he's shared them with us.
May 30, 2019
Riana shares what kind of preparation she's been able to do pre-move abroad, as well as what it's been like emotionally preparing for her year in Europe.
May 23, 2019
Although her weekdays are filled with working from home in her small town in Bavaria, Ara's weekends are filled with travel, adventure, and macaroon moments.
May 16, 2019
Mere days before she left Ireland to embark on a world trip, Sixtina told us what it's been like working for a big international company, learning just how German she is, and that good ol' Irish pub culture.
May 9, 2019
Guess who this week's guests are? My parents! So what do they REALLY think about the fact that their daughter lives thousands of miles and several time zones away?
May 2, 2019
Ashley is 7 months into motherhood, and she shares with us what it's been like adjusting to her new role as an expat mama.
April 25, 2019
This week's guest is fresh out of a challenging phase in expat life, and she sits down to chat about what it felt like, what pressures got to her, and what helped her keep going.
April 18, 2019
Expats don't always stay expats forever. We sit down with Aurora, a Mexican-American living in Germany, to hear what made her decide to move back to the States.
April 4, 2019
In this episode, we learn what it's been like for our guest, Jeremy, to be unemployed in Germany.
March 28, 2019
A discussion of all the weird things we find ourselves interested in now that we live far from home, especially those things we previously wanted nothing to do with, like football, touristy clothing, and chain restaurants.
March 21, 2019
Gordon is half-German, half-American and grew up moving back and forth between both countries. He shares with us how his bi-cultural identity as well has his frequent moving shaped him as a person.
March 14, 2019
As Berly's story beautifully exemplifies, community can become circular in nature, and it sometimes takes a single person's example to start a wonderful cycle of giving and receiving help and support.
March 7, 2019
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.
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.
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 tha…
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.
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.
Jan. 31, 2019
Joe, a fellow American in Germany, shares how his extroverted, outgoing friendliness has impacted his long-term happiness in Germany.
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.