134 episodes

I grew up straddling two cultures and this sparked my curiosity for more. In fact, I've spent the majority of my adult life living outside my passport country and loving it. I want to know the nuances of places and people, so that's why I'm having these recorded conversations with folks who live in different places about their experiences AND what has grounded them while adjusting to a new culture. 

Geopats: conversations with expats Steph Fuccio, Coffeelike Media

    • Society & Culture

I grew up straddling two cultures and this sparked my curiosity for more. In fact, I've spent the majority of my adult life living outside my passport country and loving it. I want to know the nuances of places and people, so that's why I'm having these recorded conversations with folks who live in different places about their experiences AND what has grounded them while adjusting to a new culture. 

    Podcasts, live streams, and audio chat characteristics and monetization in China with Lawrence Lin

    Podcasts, live streams, and audio chat characteristics and monetization in China with Lawrence Lin

    Send us a Text Message.In this podcast episode I go back to China, virtually! I chat with Lawrence Lin, a Chinese podcast industry expert. He shares all about the exciting opportunities for podcasting AND other audio mediums in China. We discuss the current landscape and emphasize the growing popularity of podcasts in major cities like Shanghai and Beijing. Additionally, Lawrence compares the evolving monetization strategies of these mediums and the prospects for advertisers to target specifi...

    • 26 min
    Creating and producing podcasts in Argentina with Vanina Pikholc

    Creating and producing podcasts in Argentina with Vanina Pikholc

    Send us a Text Message.Vanina was making podcasts on the radio before she knew what podcasts were. Curious what she means by this? Ohhh, that’s not the only thing that will keep your interest with this skilled storyteller. Vanina shares so much information about the podcasting space in Argentina including but not limited to tools podcasters in Argentina use, shows that are popular there, gender issues in the space and more. Vanina's website: https://vanina-pikholc.com/👀YouTube channel: https:...

    • 45 min
    Early podcasting in Spain and the UK with Pilar Orti and Craig Wealand

    Early podcasting in Spain and the UK with Pilar Orti and Craig Wealand

    Send us a Text Message.Language podcaster Craig is from the UK but has been podcasting in Spain for many years. Alternatively business podcaster Pilar has the opposite geographical podcasting experience being from Spain and podcasting from the UK for a long time. And yet they found each other and created a podcast about the scene in Spain some years ago. In this conversation with Craig and Pilar we dig into what they learned about podcasting in these two countries, how the space has changed s...

    • 37 min
    The Global Chatter's, Mediocrity is the Cousin of Privilege with JK Hobson

    The Global Chatter's, Mediocrity is the Cousin of Privilege with JK Hobson

    Send us a Text Message.You know I love listening to other expat podcasts. Well, my client, Amanda Bates of The Black Expat, has an incredible podcast called The Global Chatter, which is:"a conversational podcast on international mobility, identity, race, career, and more. Each episode takes a deeper dive on issues related to the expatriate experience, especially as it relates to Black and Brown people."This is an episode swap with The Global Chatter. Hurrah! JK Hobson is Amanda's guest. They ...

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Coffee: How does it sound? with Jason Sheesley

    Coffee: How does it sound? with Jason Sheesley

    Send us a Text Message.Making our morning cup is not only a ritual and often an energy requirement but it's a sound experience. That's why I'm so glad that Audio Engineer Jason Sheesley agreed to join us for this playful coffee chat. We explore U.S. and Europe coffee and coffee culture, his peak coffee experience, and take a look at his kitchen coffee setup. And more!Jason: https://abridgedaudio.com/👀YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@geopatpod✈️ What did you think of this episode? Lea...

    • 42 min
    Fitting in, standing out and striving with Stephanie Fuccio

    Fitting in, standing out and striving with Stephanie Fuccio

    Send us a Text Message.Questions about family can be triggering if the experience was not ideal. This is one of the reasons that Steph's talked about her family in tiny drips here and there but not in depth. But it felt disingenuous to ask other expats to open up about their early family life growing up with immigrant parents without diving into these experiences herself. So to help with this tabled turned interview, Melissa was kind enough to hop in and guide the conversation. Melissa's podc...

    • 41 min

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