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Latest Episodes

E2.11: Moving abroad packing list (Nic Burmester)
September 08, 2016

Today's episode is a rough guide for you to sort out your belongings when moving to the UK. What you take with you depends on so many factors - if you have a family, kind of weather, location, your personality type, budget and so on, which is the reaso...

E2.10: Moving to the UK in 4 weeks, checklist part 3 (Nic Burmester)
September 03, 2016

Glad to be back home or are you suffering from holiday blues? If so, then this episode will get you out of your misery: All you need to know about how to move to the UK in 4 weeks or less contained in this short episode. The 3 BIG THINGS are storage, m...

E2.9: English with Kirsty (Kirsty Major, UK), 22nd April 2016
April 22, 2016

After numerous guests have stressed the importance of learning English, I invited an expert on language learning. Kirsty, who is fluent in German, has been teaching English online for a couple of years. We will be talking just a tiny little bit about t...

E2.8: Moving abroad checklist part 2 (Nic), 15th April 2016
April 14, 2016

This short episode contains 15 tips from our endless moving abroad checklist, including info on finding accommodation (a perennial favourite), the right time to sell your things and why you want to start networking long before you arrive. Check my webs...

2.7: Our first kiss on Southbank was lovely (Kat Kirchner, Germany to UK), 8th April 2016
April 07, 2016

The first fellow German on the show! Anglophile Kat is the manager of a cosy locals' local in Brighton called Park Crescent (http://www.theparkcrescent.co.uk/). No hens or stags here! Instead you get Bavarian wheat beer and, should you require them, th...

E2.6: Moving abroad checklist part 1 (Nic), 31st March 2016
March 31, 2016

Holiday blues, counting down and absurdly high rent: This is the first part of our big moving abroad checklist and I will be highlighting the first steps you can take, based on what I did when I moved. If you don't want to listen to me waffling on, ju...

E2.5: I can finally start being me (Honza Berka, Czech Republic to UK), 25th March 2016
March 24, 2016

If you've never encountered a Czech highlander before, you will after listening to Honza, whose name will be explained in the episode, with haggis and kilts getting an honourable mention. We learn how he started out as a conference porter and fell in l...

E2.4: Miles and pints - everything is more difficult (Linda Paskova, Slovakia to UK)
March 17, 2016

Salsa-loving Linda from Slovakia is an experienced expat, having spent many years living and working in Germany and Switzerland before going back and forth to the UK. Yes, back and forth - she is a bit of a ping-pong expat like me. However, she feels m...

E2.3: People here are smiling (Marcin Aleksiuk, Poland to UK)
March 10, 2016

Marcin is my bravest guest to date. He came to the UK because he wanted a better life and was willing to work hard for it, but he didn’t know any English at all. Starting out in a job where speaking wasn’t required - washing cars - and ending up as a q...

E2.2: I love the humour of the Brits (Jarno Stegeman, Holland to UK
March 04, 2016

This week, I am introducing Jarno, the Event Tutor from Holland, who still thinks tea with milk is an acquired taste, despite having been here for over 10 years. In his defence, he’s happy to meet people for coffee, so if you’re in the #Brighton area, ...