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. Some of the reasons for this include feeling safer in Germany than in Kenya, and having the saf…
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.
May 3, 2020
Travelteening is a blog that gives travel advice for traveling with teens. The blogger behind it, Linda from the USA, joins me to discuss the value her family sees in traveling, their three-year-plan to give their children the chance to experience travel in Europe, some insights into traveling with…
April 23, 2020
The guest in the previous episode, Greg, is a homebrewing enthusiast, and he talks about his adventures and misadventures brewing beer. He also discusses his website, Brew Wizard , that helps you create recipes and gives detailed instructions on how to brew beer. https://www.brew-wizard.com/ Connec…
April 21, 2020
When Greg and Brigida decided to move from California to Germany, they did it with just a small amount of money and two dogs. And they were met with adversity from almost the moment they arrived. This is their story of how they made their time in Germany work. We also talk about life with small kid…