Making friends in Germany Episodes

African abroad (Tania from Kenya)

Tania was born in Kenya and has lived in five different African countries. After a short time in Thailand, she’s landed up in Ger…

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Sandals and socks, making friends with Germans, and "selfishly" stayi…

How difficult it is to make meaningful connections with Germans, and what it's like when you make a conscious decision to stay in…

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Leaving Germany after a decade (Natalie from the UK)

What is it that makes someone who has lived in Germany for over a decade decide that it's time to go back "home"? Natalie is orig…

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Being far from family when losing someone, making friends through tea…

One of my best friends in Germany, Rafael from Brazil, experienced loss when his father passed away, and talks about how he coped…

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