Living in Germany for an extended period of time changes you, even if you don’t notice the changes. Jibran from Pakistan (and host of Desi in Wonderland on YouTube) and I discuss the ways Germany changed us.
Liliana from Italy compares Hamburg, Berlin, and Naples, discusses getting German citizenship, and gives some advice for expats.
Being far from family is difficult when you lose a loved one, but it could happen when you’re an expat. Rafael describes what it was like and how he coped.
How true are German stereotypes? Nicole of the Expat Cast joins me on Expat Life Germany to dissect German culture and make sweeping generalizations.
Mari from USA (or M.L. Tishner) talks about being an English-speaking writer abroad. She also explains how you bring a dog from USA to Germany.
Is integration always a choice? And why do Romanians have a bad reputation in western Europe? Vlad from Romania discusses these issues from his homeland.
Germany is intertwined with Michael Silberman’s life, even though he lives in the USA. He reminisces about his time in Germany in the 80s, and discusses Article 116.
parkrun is a weekly timed 5km run, where it doesn’t matter how fast or fit you are. And it’s free. I discuss the concept with organizers of the Wöhrder See parkrun in Nürnberg.
In my guest appearance on the Expat Cast, I discuss raising a special needs child in Germany, deciding to stay in Germany, and the smell of manure out in the country.
What is an “expat”? The word has several definitions and might also be considered as biased based on how it’s used in relation to “immigrant” and “migrant”.