Making Friends In Germany Episodes

November 23, 2020

Antoinette Emily from New Zealand

You probably know Antoinette Emily from her YouTube channel. Originally from New Zealand, she moved to Germany to be with her then-boyfriend (now-husband) over 10 years ago. We discuss the story of how she came to Germany, th...

Adapting To Life In Germany Making Friends In Germany

July 27, 2020

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 Germany, and she feels like this is somewhere she can stay for a longer time. Some of the reasons f...

Adapting To Life In Germany Making Friends In Germany

July 20, 2020

Sandals and socks, making friends with Germans, and "selfishly" staying in Germany (Amy from the USA)

Amy always had a dream of living in Germany, and even happened to marry someone who felt the same way. So living here has kind of been a dream come true. And generally, Amy is really happy here -- she admits that she was "rig...

Making Friends In Germany Adapting To Life In Germany

March 09, 2020

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 originally from the UK, and is now making the decision to leave Germany after 11 years. She explains...

Adapting To Life In Germany Making Friends In Germany

November 03, 2019

Being far from family when losing someone, making friends through team sports, and security in Germany (Rafael from Brazil)

One of my best friends in Germany, Rafael from Brazil, experienced loss when his father passed away, and talks about how he coped dealing with that being far from his family. He's also a handball player, and he had the chance...

Adapting To Life In Germany Making Friends In Germany