Making Expat Life Large

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

Expat Real Estate – Season 2 – Episode 14

Hello and welcome to another episode of Two Fat Expats. Expat real estate for some is owning a dream home back in their home country, a place they can return home to for a few months each year. For others, it can mean a holiday house, or an investment property or no property at all. For Kirsty, having a home base to return to throughout the year is important for the.. Read More

Expat food, how do you find it? – Season 2 – Episode 13

Hello and welcome to another episode of Two Fat Expats, where we believe you should live a fat expat life. How do you source good food as an expat? For many of us living away from the comfort food of home we need to adapt and source food that we may never have even eaten before. As expats we substitute ingredients, cook from scratch and buy weird and wonderful fruits and.. Read More

Staycations – Season 2 – Episode 12

Hello and welcome to another episode of the Two Fat Expats. This week, Sarah and Kirsty are talking about staycations. When’s the best time for a staycation and how to make the most of your time. We spoke to the lovely Mascha who is currently living in Amsterdam but had some amazing staycations in New York City. We had great responses from our listeners on the Facebook page who shared.. Read More

The Two Fat Expats Christmas Special – Season 2 – Episode 11

Hello and welcome to another episode of The Two Fat Expats. Obviously not all expats celebrate Christmas but what does it look like for those who do? Do you head home to see family and friends like Kirsty does each year, or do you stay in your adopted country and celebrate with other expat orphans like Sarah? We spoke to some wonderful expat women who shared their Christmas traditions which are.. Read More

Season 2 – Episode 10 – What’s it like for the parents of expats?

We talk a lot about what it’s like living an expat life but what is it like to be on the other side? The parents who watch their children leave on overseas adventures. Grandparents who see their grandchildren more on Skype and FaceTime than in real life.  A big thank you to Sarah’s Mum, Pip for sharing her feelings and thoughts on being the parent of an expat and also.. Read More

Season 2 – Episode 9 – Where were you during the terror attacks?

Hello and welcome to another episode of Two Fat Expats. It’s been a week since the dreadful terror attacks in Paris and where we have seen awful atrocities occur across the globe. As expats when a terror attack occurs we invariably have friends visiting or living in that city. What is it like being an expat during a terror attack? Do you pack up and leave or do you stay and.. Read More

Season 2 – Episode 8 – Expat Boy Meets Expat Girl

Hello and welcome back to another episode of Two Fat Expats, where we believe you should live a fat expat life and get the most out of your fat expat life. Expat boy meets expat girl, they fall in love and start to plan a wedding. What does that look like? As with pretty much everything in the expat world if you put the word “expat” in front of a.. Read More

Season 2 – Episode 7 – Expats with Special Needs

Hello and welcome to another episode of Two Fat Expats. This week we spoke to Taisha and Kelly about what it’s like to be an expat family traveling with a child with special needs. Both women had such a wonderful approach to life and we are sure will provide inspiration to any parents in the same situation. Articles Living Abroad with a Special Needs Child  Moving to Italy with a.. Read More

Season 2 – Episode 6 – Expat Adoption

Hello and welcome to another episode of Two Fat Expats where we believe you should live your expat life to the absolute fullest, a fat expat life. Today we talk to three amazing women about their journey through the adoption process as expats. Three very different stories that we felt needed to be told. This episode is not about how to adopt, we are not an authority on the matter but.. Read More

Season 2 – Episode 5 – Your Best Holiday

Hello and welcome to another episode of Two Fat Expats where we love to live a large, fat, expat life. Today’s episode is going to be a fun one. What is the best holiday you’ve been on? One of the perks of expat life is the ability to travel. So where do you go? What is the best vacation if you’ve got young kids? What adventure can you take your.. Read More