Making Expat Life Large

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

Your best holiday – Season 2 – Episode 20

Hello and welcome to another episode of Two Fat Expats where we believe you should live a fat expat life. We’re bringing back one of our most popular topics; your best holiday. A big thank you to Erika who shared what it’s like to travel as an expat kid and an expat adult. Erica gave some great suggestions for different types of holidays…Cambodia or Croatia anyone? We had a great.. Read More

The bad houseguest – Season 2 Episode 19

Hello and welcome to another episode of Two Fat Expats where we believe in living a fat expat life. This week it’s all about bad houseguests. You know the ones…show up on your doorstop, stay for a few weeks, expect to be entertained only to leave without even a thank you card or a bottle of wine. Our listeners were not shy in coming forward with their horror stories. The.. Read More

Expat Passions – Season 2 – Episode 18

Hello and welcome to another episode of Two Fat Expats. We believe your expat life should be lived to the max. This episode we chat to two expat women on how they found their passions because of their expat postings. We share tips on how to go about discovering what your passion in life is and we chat about our own passions in life. Articles Steps to finding your passion.. Read More

Expat Money – Season 2 – Episode 17

Hello and welcome to another episode of Two Fat Expats. We’re breaking all the etiquette rules this week and discussing money! Expat money to be exact. Did you choose a posting overseas for the money?  Or was it solely for the adventure of living somewhere different? In this episode we speak to the The Barefoot Investor, Scott Pape who shares his advice. We also spoke to Sam and Kate who shared their expat money.. Read More

Hidden Expat Gems – Season 2 – Episode 16

Hello and welcome to another episode of Two Fat Expats. Moving to a different city can be daunting, but once the dust has settled and you’ve slotted into your daily routine, you’ll often stumble across a hidden gem in your city. Is it that great tailor who can whip up a ball gown in no time? Is it the best place for Dim Sum? Or that perfect children’s park hidden.. Read More

How to get the most out of your air miles – Season 2 – Episode 15

Hello and welcome to another episode of Two Fat Expats. This week we’re talking about how to get the most out of your air miles. We both admit to not being very savvy when it comes to frequent flyer points, upgrading to business or making the most out of airline affiliations. So we’ve done our best to research the tips and tricks you need to make your next flight a little.. Read More