Making Expat Life Large

Leading Ladies. Season 4 – Episode 6

Lets discuss Leading Ladies! In Season 4 – Episode 6 we discussed when females are in the Lead Expat role. We went old school and bought back the longer form interview. From the Two Fat Expats Facebook group this week, transferring money, expat divorce, living in limbo and moving from hot to cold. Hot Topic of the week was Leading Ladies. We interviewed Julie, an expat, who moved from the.. Read More

The how and why of your Expat life – Season 4 – Episode 5

Welcome back to Season 4, Episode 5. In the Facebook group this week,  Hong Kong vs Singapore, Skype tips with the family, the people who help you settle without you really realising it and what’s your name (the one your kids call you), does it change with different places? Hot Topic of the week was the how and why you started your Expat life (let’s not say journey). We talked.. Read More

Elections, do you get your Expat say? Season 4 – Episode 4

Hello it’s Season 4, Episode 4 and we’re back with all the big posts of the last week. Those discussions included VPN’s, access to english books, mail and bill management while expat-ing and a big hello to our 54 group members in Port Moresby! Hot Topic of the week was Elections and how involved you are / can be depending on your nationality in your ‘home’ country elections and if.. Read More

Boozy Australians, Organised Americans and Hemp wearing Europeans, we’re all here. Season 4 – Episode 3

Can you believe we’re already at Season 4, Episode 3? This season is flying by. Posts that were big in the group this week, celebrating without having taking actual tonnes of things with you to each location, an interview with Donna, and looking for volunteering opportunities when you move. Hot Topic of the week was a little tongue in cheek and involved discussion of the school gate and all the.. Read More

Powerless and Pissed or In the Driving Seat? Season 4 – Episode 2

Welcome to Season Four, Episode Two. We’re back with our new season and new format, still trying a few things out. Posts that were big in the group this week, return locations, Doha Book Group, the life of a container and Russian washing machine settings. Hot Topic of the week was how you feel in your current situation, powerless or powerful or somewhere in between? Lots of great insights from.. Read More

How to make friends when you’re an expat – Season 4 – Episode 1

Hello, we’re finally back after a ‘summer’ break for the Two Fat Expats. This is the first episode of our fourth season. This season we’re changing it up a bit, bringing in a ‘What’s Hot’ in the Facebook group segment to the party while still including a topic per episode where we examine an issue in a bit more depth from an expat point of view, and of course our.. Read More

Best. Holidays. Ever. – Season 3 – Episode 26

Hello and welcome to the last episode of Season 3 for Two Fat Expats, where we believe everyone should live a fat expat life. We finally bring you (from the editing suite floor) the curtain closing episode of Season 3 and it’s a goody filled with exotic locations from all over the world. Where is your favourite holiday destination and why? We had a great response via voicemail and share.. Read More

Real or Overreaction – Season 3 Episode 25

Hello and welcome to Season 3 – Episode 25 of Two Fat Expats, where we believe everyone should live a fat expat life. We did a bait and switch for this week’s episode, while we had planned an epic episode about your favourite holiday destinations, real life got the front seat and we swerved around holidays, to land on the current situation in the Middle East (no we’re not a.. Read More

Big Fat Expat Meet Up Shanghai – Season 3 – Episode 24

Welcome back to Season 3 – Episode 24 of Two Fat Expats, where we believe everyone should live a fat expat life. Last week we both flew to Shanghai for a fabulous weekend at our sponsor hotel the Shangri-La Jing An, Shanghai. On Saturday night we had the Big Fat Expat Meet Up, where we hung out in the 1515 Raw Bar with some amazing international women who were blog lovers and sometimes.. Read More

Boarding School Expat Style – Season 3 – Episode 23

Welcome back to Season 3 – Episode 23 of Two Fat Expats, where we believe everyone should live a fat expat life. This week we are talking expat kids and boarding school and have a very special guest on the podcast. Kirsty’s oldest daughter Lizzie joins for a cracking mother and daughter interview well worth the listen. We then wax lyrical about 13 Reasons Why, because, what else is anyone talking.. Read More

TCK’s all grown up (Part II) – Season 3 – Episode 22

Welcome back to Season 3 – Episode 22 of Two Fat Expats, where we believe everyone should live a fat expat life. This week is part two of our special two part episode on Adult TCK’s. So many amazing Third Culture Adult’s sent in their stories to us to listen to, we didn’t want to edit them down too much or to miss any so we are making this a two episode topic… Read More

TCK’s all grown up (Part 1) – Season 3 – Episode 21

Welcome back to Season 3 – Episode 21 of Two Fat Expats, where we believe everyone should live a fat expat life. This week is part one of a special two part episode on Adult TCK’s. So many amazing Third Culture Adult’s sent in their stories to us to listen to, we didn’t want to edit them down too much or to miss any so we are making this a two.. Read More

My Expat Life Meant Losing My Child – Season 3 – Episode 20

Welcome back to Season 3 – Episode 20 of Two Fat Expats, where we believe everyone should live a fat expat life. This is the podcast that will fill you up with fat ideas on how to live your biggest and best expat life. This week we spoke with two generous women who shared the story of when their expat marriage failed and they found themselves fighting to keep their children… Read More

Expat Study Buddies – Season 3 – Episode 19

Welcome back to Season 3 – Episode 19 of Two Fat Expats, where we believe everyone should live a fat expat life. This is the podcast that will fill you up with fat ideas on how to live your biggest and best expat life. This week we looked at expats who have pursued and are undertaking all sorts of further study. We had so many great comments and ideas on this week’s.. Read More

Lifers – when there’s no going home – Season 3 – Episode 18

Welcome back to Season 3 – Episode 18 of Two Fat Expats, where we believe everyone should live a fat expat life. This is the podcast that will fill you up with fat ideas on how to live your biggest and best expat life. This week we are sharing stories from those that are expat ‘lifers’ among us. We had two great interviews with Rachel and Kristin, both living long term to.. Read More