Sept. 6, 2020
Shaked moved from Tel Aviv, Israel, to Germany to take the next step in her dance career: a move to dance management or production. But does she want to leave the actual dancing aspect behind? And how can she adapt when the German city she lives in doesn't necessarily give her the career opportunit…
Aug. 31, 2020
Originally released on September 4th, 2019 (episode #14). Anna Noakes Schulze from Canada presented a TEDx talk called “ Living Abroad Teaches Us the Power of Connections ”, and in it she tells her own expat story to demonstrate how those that we make connections with shape our lives and who we are…
Aug. 24, 2020
Originally released on October 20th, 2019 (episode #20). Are Germans really efficient? Do they like order? Are they as punctual as everyone says they are? Nicole, a US expat living in Germany and the host of The Expat Cast , helps me confirm or bust common stereotypes and cliches about Germans. Fin…
Aug. 17, 2020
Originally released on July 2nd, 2019 (episode #6). Lori from USA has been teaching English in Germany for almost 40 years, so it’s not surprising that she has a thing or two to say about learning new languages. In fact, her language pedigree goes back to even before she moved to Germany, when she …
Aug. 12, 2020
I spent two nights in hospital recently, and during my stay, I recorded several audio logs about my experience. You can hear them in this bonus episode. Since I won't be able to edit the podcast while I recover, I will be putting out some 2019 episodes over the next few weeks. Thank you to everyone…
Aug. 3, 2020
In order to better understand the music tastes of Germans, Craig from Scotland joins me to look at the top 10 selling musical artists in Germany. This includes German and international acts who have sold the most albums since the BVMI started certifying albums back in 1975. You can find the list on…
July 26, 2020
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.
July 20, 2020
How difficult it is to make meaningful connections with Germans, and what it's like when you make a conscious decision to stay in Germany.
July 6, 2020
Sarah Jane Scott talks about her schlager success, what it’s like to be a schlager singer, and systemic misogyny and exploitation in the music industry.
June 29, 2020
Running a coffee shop in Germany, why Germany isn’t the best for children with special needs, and casual racism in Germany.
June 21, 2020
Being trilingual, maintaining your native language abilities, and some words that German has adopted from Italian.
June 9, 2020
Jessica is a German African American who has lived in Germany since she was in kindergarten. She joins me for this episode to discuss the recent events that started with George Floyd, and the racism that she deals with on a regular basis here in Germany. Follow Jessica on Instagram . The Trevor Noa…
May 24, 2020
Dana Newman of Wanted Adventure discusses learning German, how German is NOT orderly, her book “You go me on the cookie!”, and her YouTube channel.
May 17, 2020
Montana Showalter’s YouTube success, her time in Germany, returning home due to the coronavirus crisis, and the ways that Germany changed her.
May 10, 2020
Learning German through apps, working for a video games company, and getting angry letters from German neighbors.