Making Expat Life Large

See Ya 2016 and Hello 2017 – Season 3 – Episode 11

It’s 2017! Welcome back to Season 3 – Episode 11 of Two Fat Expats, where we believe everyone should live a fat expat life. This week we have a look back at 2016, our lives and our favourite Two Fat Expat episodes and talk about 2017. It was so hard to narrow it down but Kirsty’s favourite episodes for 2016 were Season 2 Episode 6 – Expat Adoption and Season.. Read More

The Insecure Expat – Season 3 – Episode 10

Welcome to Season 3 Episode 10 of Two Fat Expats where our topic for the week is The Insecure Expat. This week the company Nikki’s family moved to Germany with (just four months ago) has been sold, leaving plenty of questions on the table. Two others who have dealt with ongoing expat uncertainty and insecurity, the lovely Claire and Smita spoke with us about their experiences. Kirsty WILL be speaking to the author.. Read More

When Holidays Fall Into The Too Hard Basket – Season 3 – Episode 9

Welcome back to Season 3 Episode 9 of Two Fat Expats where we are discussing When Holidays Fall Into the Too Hard Basket. With Kirsty about to head off to Australia for Christmas and so many expats globally about to start the Holiday season, here, there or everywhere we wanted to find out what expats do over this time of year when it can be all a bit tricky. Kirsty.. Read More

Expats and the US election – Season 3 – Episode 8

It’s still Season 3 and it’s already Episode 8 of Two Fat Expats. The 2016 US election results continue to be discussed in households around the world and expats are no different. This week we look at the election results through the eyes of a Muslim family in the US, a Muslim American in the Middle East and a American family also living in the Middle East. Thank you so much to Nivin,.. Read More

We love it but the kids hate it – Season 3 – Episode 7

We’re back with Episode 7, Season 3 of Two Fat Expats, and this week we’re asking another question about your expat life. Have you moved to a location that you’ve loved but your kids, well, not so much! Two lovely listeners Liz and Lyndall shared their stories with us for you. Read our next book! Kirsty and Nikki will both be doing some catch up reading this week on The Disobedient Wife, by Annika Milisic-Stanley.  We will be discussing.. Read More

Big Fat Expat Meet Up – Season 3 – Episode 6

We’re back with Episode 6, Season 3 of Two Fat Expats, encouraging you to live a fat expat life. This week has been quite a big week for Kirsty who has done six flights in the last seven days. The first one was a Qatar to Singapore, where she went to the very first Big Fat Expat Meet Up. If you found a new friend at the ‘singles table’ in Singapore please.. Read More

Book Club Diplomatic Incidents by Cherry Denman – Season 3 – Episode 5

We’re back with Episode 5, Season 3 of Two Fat Expats, encouraging you to live a fat expat life. This week we had our first Book Club discussion about Diplomatic Incidents: The Memoirs of an (Un)Diplomatic Wife, by Cherry Denman. We asked our listeners about their own diplomatic incidents. We had some fabulous stories from the group, listen in to hear them. This week Marnie, an Aussie in Singapore left us a voice.. Read More

New Country, New Career – Season 3 – Episode 4

Welcome to Episode 4, Season 3 of Two Fat Expats, where we believe your expat life should be fat. This week Sarah makes an exciting return as an interviewee for our topic New Country, New Career. Kirsty and Sarah caught up while Sarah explained her decision making process and what she loves about her new role. Nikki interviewed Gabrielle, a 20 year expat from the UK and Eva a Dutch expat / repat.. Read More

Social Media and the Expat Child – Season 3- Episode 3

Hello we’re back with Episode 3, Season 3 of Two Fat Expats, where we believe you should live your expat life to the fullest. Fill it up and make the most of it. This week we discuss social media and the expat child. Kirsty interviewed Martine Oglethorpe from The Modern Parent about kids online and what we need to know and watch for. Nikki and Kirsty share some of their experiences with their own.. Read More

Your expat life is not my expat life – Season 3 – Episode 2

Hello and welcome back to Episode 2, Season 3 of Two Fat Expats, where we believe you should live your expat life to the fullest. Take and make the most of any opportunities that come your way. This week we discuss how your expat life is not my expat life. Kirsty and Nikki outline what their expat lives look like, quite different from each other, and also different from previous expat lives they.. Read More

Does moving get any easier? – Season 3 – Episode 1

Hello hello hello! We’re back! In this episode we’re joined by the fabulous Nikki Moffitt, an Aussie who has just made the move from the US to Hamburg. This is Nikki’s fourth move in 14 years. Is it any easier the fourth time around? Have a listen and a giggle while we discuss. In this episode we’ll also discuss our favourite podcasts, movies and books as well as launching the.. Read More

Not your typical expat – Season 2 – Episode 24

Hello and welcome to another episode of Two Fat Expats where we believe you should live a fat expat life, live it to the max and make the most out of every moment. This week we’re talking to two amazing expats who are doing extraordinary things in their expat life. Dr Erik left his medical practice in Beverly Hills working with famous actors and actresses to start a new life overseas… Read More

The glamorous expat life – Season 2 – Episode 23

Hello and welcome to another episode of Two Fat Expats where we believe you should live your expat life to the max, live it large and live it fat. This week we’re talking about the glamorous life of an expat, or lack there of. Many people looking from the outside in would think all expats live a glamorous lifestyle of brunching and jet setting off to exotic locations. While there.. Read More

When one wants to stay and the other wants to leave – Season 2-Episode 22

Hello and welcome to Two Fat Expats where we believe your expat life should be lived to the absolute max. Kirsty and Sarah are back from their Spring break and jumping straight in with a brand new episode this week. What happens when one wants to stay in their expat location and their partner is ready to leave? How do you make the right decision? There’s a lot of give.. Read More

Expat Redundancy – Season 2 Episode 21

Hello and welcome to a new episode of Two Fat Expats where we believe in living a fat expat life. Expats across the globe have been hit hard with the fall in oil prices and the knock on effect it’s had on other industries. Redundancy in the expat world is incredibly tough. Not only have you lost your job, but you will have to leave your home, pull your children.. Read More