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Adapting To Life In Germany Learning German German Language

Lori From USA - Teaching English, Learning Languages, and Raising Bilingual Children in Germany

July 1, 2019

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 was a German high school teacher in the States. In t…

BONUS: How Sarah Almost Got Scammed

July 1, 2019

In episode 5 , I discussed potential scams aimed at expats. Well, Sarah is a new expat in Berlin who very nearly got caught by an apartment scam. In this bonus episode, she describes her story and explains just how one of these scams is run by the scammers.

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Don't Get Scammed + IamExpat.de Round-Up With Abi

June 25, 2019

Every month end, I'll take a look at some of the most interesting topics of the previous month. This time, Abi from IamExpat.de joins me with her pick of stories from June 2019. Also, Shaun runs through the top scams that expats need to be weary of, namely apartment scams, job scams, and financial …

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The Essential Book for New Expats in Germany

June 18, 2019

Click here for the full show notes Buy the book on Amazon: From the Bürgeramt to the Bedroom From the Bürgeramt to the Bedroom is a book aimed at new expats in Germany. It provides advice for common situations that expats will find themselves in, like going to the Bürgeramt, finding an apartment, o…

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Noor From Pakistan - Don't Forget Your 'Gungs

June 11, 2019

Get the show notes on Expat Life Germany: Episode 3 Show Notes Noor has been in Germany on a student visa for around two and a half years. In this episode, he discusses his difficulties converting to a Blue Card, how it’s easier to make friends with younger Germans, experiencing snow for the first …

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Dwight From Australia - Controlling the Transmission

June 4, 2019

Dwight Steven-Boniecki is an Australian transmission controller, writer, and film maker living in Cologne, Germany. He explains how he ended up in Germany and he shares his advice for expats (it has to do with dealing with the German authorities). He also has a tip for job seekers in Germany: reque…

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My Expat Story

May 28, 2019

In the first episode of the Expat Life Germany podcast, Shaun Behrens introduces himself and tells his own expat story. He also discusses the recent EU elections and Germany's strange aversion to credit cards (which might now be changing). See the show notes for more information: https://expatlifeg…

The Germany Experience Trailer

May 19, 2019

The Germany Experience is a podcast about experiencing Germany through the eyes of outsiders - like immigrants, expats, tourists, and more. Here is a trailer to give you a taste of the kinds of conversations and stories you'll hear. Also featuring current topics and discussions about life in German…