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Found in Estonia bi-weekly podcast is sharing conversations with foreigners who have made Estonia their home.
It’s here to inspire more open-mindedness, bring people together and turn "anonymous foreigner" stereotypes into real-life humans.
Foreigners are sharing their experiences, useful tips, recommendations, and hilarious thoughts about Estonians and life in Estonia.


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Found in Estonia Tiina Pärtel

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Found in Estonia bi-weekly podcast is sharing conversations with foreigners who have made Estonia their home.
It’s here to inspire more open-mindedness, bring people together and turn "anonymous foreigner" stereotypes into real-life humans.
Foreigners are sharing their experiences, useful tips, recommendations, and hilarious thoughts about Estonians and life in Estonia.


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    #48 Melanie Güllich from Germany: I wouldn’t want Estonians to change

    #48 Melanie Güllich from Germany: I wouldn’t want Estonians to change

    Found in Estonia podcast episode #48 with Melanie Güllich from Germany.

    Join in and listen to how Melanie compares Estonia with 4 other countries, where she’s lived in.



    *She gives a good overview of similarities and differences between Germans and Estonians.

    *encourages parents to trust their kids more, when it comes to settling in a new country

    *Gives her secret recipe of how she has made more friends in Estonia than in the UK, within a similar timeframe

    *Explains why she appreciates the safety in Estonia possibly most of all.

    *Shares restaurants you don’t want to miss



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    • 1 hr 18 min
    #47 Auste Cerniauskaite from podcast Living in Lithuania

    #47 Auste Cerniauskaite from podcast Living in Lithuania

    Found in Estonia podcast meets Living in Lithuania podcast! 

    What thrives someone to make their own podcast?

    Why speak with internationals living in your country? 

    In this episode Tiina and Auste are chatting about how their podcasts got started and how is it going. What are the plans for New Year? What have they learned from making their podcasts and what have they learned in the process. 

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    #46 Nicole Dennis from USA to Estonia: raising children in Estonia, International Women's Club and Christmas

    #46 Nicole Dennis from USA to Estonia: raising children in Estonia, International Women's Club and Christmas

    Found in Estonia podcast fascinating episode #46 with Nicole Dennis from the USA!

    “Going to the supermarket and seeing someone that looks like 7-8-year-old buying something - that cannot happen in the United States!”

    Nicole is the president of the International Women's Club in Tallinn. She says the most important thing when moving to Estonia is not to let the weather scare you. And as it turns out she might be now stuck with Estonian “päkapikk” traditions.

    In this energetic episode we’ll also cover:

    *What is the mysterious International Women's Club?

    *Are international school systems in Germany, Turkey, etc the same as going to school in the US?

    *What is she most excited to take with her from Estonia?

    *How different are the Christmas traditions in the US vs Estonia?

    *What is the “elf on the shelf tradition” about?

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    • 1 hr 17 min
    #45 Stefano Ellul from Malta to Estonia: his rules for Estonia, “island mentality”, UX design, and entrepreneurship

    #45 Stefano Ellul from Malta to Estonia: his rules for Estonia, “island mentality”, UX design, and entrepreneurship

    Found in Estonia podcast fascinating episode #45 with Stefano from Malta!

    For Stefano, it was a move to a lot bigger country with a lot more people, space, and nature. He says the main thing that has changed for him while living in Estonia is his "island mentality". Listen as he explains what it is.


    He gave himself one rule, when moving to Estonia, what was it and what happened with it?
    Is there a difference between doing UX or UI design in Malta or Estonia?
    And what do those short names mean anyway?
    What made Stefano's smile physically turn upside down?
    What are the differences between Estonia and Malta?

    This and more on the latest episode!

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    • 1 hr 22 min
    #44 Benjamin André-Micolon from France: Estonians are living in the “Easy mode”

    #44 Benjamin André-Micolon from France: Estonians are living in the “Easy mode”

    Found in Estonia podcast chat number 44 with Ben from France.

    Meet Ben! He is a passionate learner and creator - he co-curates the beautiful Instagram channel @EestiPaigad, which shares amazing locations around Estonia. We talk about how that came about. Also what is the process behind “getting the picture”.

    Wanting not to be just simply an employee - Ben shares his initiatives on the startup scene and what got him attracted to Estonia.

    Regarding the French language, we talk about the feminine and masculine differences in both languages, also the “you” vs “You” or “sina” vs “teie” expressions.

    And can you guess what is one thing, Ben says, that Estonia hasn’t been able to do better than French?

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    #43 Ahmad Hussein from Jordan to Estonia: architecture, Jordanian hospitality and Estonian honesty

    #43 Ahmad Hussein from Jordan to Estonia: architecture, Jordanian hospitality and Estonian honesty

    Found in Estonia podcast chat number 43 with Ahmad Hussein from Jordan.

    *Story of how it took Ahmad 6 years to move to Estonia
    *How different can studying architecture be in Jordan and in Estonia?
    *Why are Jordanians pushy when offering food?
    *So Estonians are cold and extremely hot at the same time?
    *How can living abroad help him to discover himself?

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    • 1 hr 8 min

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