May 28, 2020

To Move or Not To Move: The Expat During a Pandemic Question with Emily

To Move or Not To Move: The Expat During a Pandemic Question with Emily

Emily has a family split between the US and Germany. They're based in the States now, but have considered a move to Germany - but can they or do they want to during a pandemic?


Season 4, Episode 10. When your extended family is split between two countries on two different continents, deciding where to root your own family is not easy. Throw in the complications brought to us by the Covid-19/Coronavirus pandemic, and the decision becomes nearly impossible to make.

Our guest today, Emily, has a family split between the US and Germany. Emily, her husband, their young daughter, and their pets are based in the States now, but have considered a move to Germany several times. How has the pandemic impacted their ideas, plans, and dreams? How does Emily prioritize choosing a location based on family proximity, on cultural connections, or on socioeconomic situations?

Referenced in this episode: Second Cheapest Wine skit from College Humor

CONNECT

theexpatcast.com

Instagram @theexpatcast 

Twitter @theexpatcast