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The Expat Repat Podcast is for expats, repats, and anyone who's ever considered living abroad. A former American-expat-in-Switzerland, Lindsey McLean found her life turned upside down and her identity entirely erased when she left her expat life and moved back home in 2014. The Expat Repat Podcast explores all the ins and outs of expat life, including the biggest one of all: moving home. Please subscribe and leave a review. New episodes every Sunday!

The Expat Repat Podcast is for expats, repats, and anyone who's ever considered living abroad. A former American-expat-in-Switzerland, Lindsey McLean found her life turned upside down and her identity entirely erased when she left her expat life and moved back home in 2014. The Expat Repat Podcast explores all the ins and outs of expat life, including the biggest one of all: moving home. Please subscribe and leave a review. New episodes every Sunday!
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The Expat Repat Podcast is for expats, repats, and anyone who's ever considered living abroad. A former American-expat-in-Switzerland, Lindsey McLean found her life turned upside down and her identity entirely erased when she left her expat life and moved back home in 2014. The Expat Repat Podcast explores all the ins and outs of expat life, including the biggest one of all: moving home. Please subscribe and leave a review. New episodes every Sunday!

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English


Episodes

Glenn and Mari, From Repats to Re-Expats

1/14/2019
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In this episode I speak with Californian couple, Glenn and Mari, who discuss their repatriation to the US in 2013. Glenn and Mari shared how they hit a glass ceiling in their expat careers, about their adjustment and non-adjustment to life back home, and how it felt to take the plunge and return to expat life when they moved overseas again in late 2017. Glenn and Mari experienced many ups and downs and surprises, and Mari also talked about how overwhelming US junk mail can be!

Duration:00:27:09

Alison Trainer, From Grumpy Expat to Happy Repat

1/6/2019
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In this episode of the Expat Repat Podcast, I talk with Alison Trainer, Opera Singer, University Professor - and Founder of the wildly popular Grumpy Expat closed Facebook Group. Alison was a grumpy expat and decided to leave her expat life behind and split with her Swiss partner when she moved back to the US for a professor position in 2017. Alison and I talked about career and work as an expat woman and mother, international separation with children in the mix, and what makes a happy expat.

Duration:00:28:45

Chelsea Pyne, American Expat Au Pair in Germany

11/11/2018
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Chelsea Pyne moved to Germany at the age of 22 as an Au Pair. While she was there, she found love, mastered the German language, and had to leave way before she was ready to go.

Duration:01:04:59

Kristin Trummer, American-Swiss Expat Repat

11/4/2018
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In this episode of the Expat Repat Podcast, I speak with Kristin Trummer, a back and forth American Expat Repat with her Swiss husband. We spoke about schooling in another country, the horrors of nostalgia, and shared our best tips for repatriation.

Duration:01:06:05