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Three American girls share their experiences living in Australia, good and bad, while guests on the show offer different perspectives and life lessons. Listeners learn what its like to start over in another country, whether they are planning a big move, living it, or have never considered venturing outside of their hometown.

Three American girls share their experiences living in Australia, good and bad, while guests on the show offer different perspectives and life lessons. Listeners learn what its like to start over in another country, whether they are planning a big move, living it, or have never considered venturing outside of their hometown.
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United States

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Three American girls share their experiences living in Australia, good and bad, while guests on the show offer different perspectives and life lessons. Listeners learn what its like to start over in another country, whether they are planning a big move, living it, or have never considered venturing outside of their hometown.

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English


Episodes

Load Em Up and Move Em Out

10/21/2018
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This week Charlotte and Xena meet to talk about packing! What did we pack when moving to Australia? How did Xena manage to move all her stuff within Melbourne after almost two years? How do you manage having money split between two banks in two countries? During Goon Gossip the girls discuss rumors about Australia over a glass of 'Rumors' wine.

Duration:00:38:35

Backpacking Australia and the World

10/14/2018
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This week we finally interview a real life Backpacker! Melanie spent three months backpacking across Europe before spending a year in Australia on a Working Holiday Visa. At the time of this interview, she was two days away from her next backpacking adventure in Southeast Asia. How did Australia treat this nomadic American? Listen to the end to hear Charlotte pick two giveaway winners!

Duration:00:34:21

Ask an Aussie with Leon from Yeah G'day - Part 2

10/7/2018
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In the second half of our collaboration with Leon from the podcast "Yeah G'day" we discuss chocolate, immigration, racism, and Australian Football. Leon answers the big question that many visitors have pondered, "how do you pick a footie team?" Join our facebook group to share how you picked your AFL team! Giveaway winners will be announced in the next episode on October 15th.

Duration:00:31:50

Ask an Aussie with Leon from Yeah G'day - Part 1

9/30/2018
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Our guest this week is Leon from the Australian podcast "Yeah G'day." Leon's podcast covers topics relating to Australian life and culture each week, so we decided to pick his brain to help us understand the life we have chosen down under. Part one features our new opening segment "Goon Gossip," cuss words, slang, and tomato sauce. Follow us on facebook to enter the tee shirt competition!

Duration:00:29:50

Deadly Animals: Snakes, Crocodiles, and Spiders, Oh My!

9/23/2018
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When you move to Australia, or even just go for a visit, the first thing everyone wants to remind you of are the deadly animals! But how dangerous is it to live down under? Our hosts share their animal experience and some fun facts. Visit our website or facebook page to tell us your deadly Australian animal experience!

Duration:00:23:21

Speaking Australian - The Slang Contest

9/16/2018
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Sometimes plans for informative and relevant episodes fall apart, and we have a last minute slang competition instead. Charlotte and Xena compete for the title of 'Most Ocker Aussie Knowledge' using popular online quizzes. Play along and see if you can beat our hosts! Join the facebook page to share your score.

Duration:00:36:55

Becoming Australian

9/9/2018
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Our first guest Sabrina, an American who has spent more than a decade down under, joins the podcast as we discuss moving to Australia for the long term. What are the biggest challenges and rewards of moving across the world? Would you ever move back? Topics also include washing machines, job problems, and healthcare. Charlotte struggles to get the new microphone to record, and the first 6 minutes of the podcast have low quality audio, whoops!

Duration:00:46:37

Expectation Versus Reality

9/2/2018
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Charlotte and Xena discuss the differences between expectation and reality when moving to a new country. Spoiler: reality is rarely what er expect. Topics include pumpkin spice lattes, Australian TV, jobs, apartment hunting, deadly animals, and more! Submit questions now for our upcoming mystery guests: an American who has lived here long term and an Aussie podcast host.

Duration:00:57:26

We're Not in Kansas Anymore

8/27/2018
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Our three hosts discuss how they ended up living in Australia, and some of the first challenges and shocks they encountered living in a new country. If you have questions or stories to submit to a future episode, or you want to be a guest on the podcast, email us at gdaymeanswelcome@gmail.com.

Duration:00:43:31