10 episodes

Transcontinental Overload shines a spotlight on expats’ life stories, and the realities of leaving your home country and making a new life abroad. Host Stephanie Cook talks to fellow expats, global nomads and professionals about their personal journeys and observations, discussing the complexities, wonders, heartache and richness of living abroad. The podcast goes hand in hand with her blog on www.transcontinentaloverload.com.

Transcontinental Overload Stephanie Cook

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Transcontinental Overload shines a spotlight on expats’ life stories, and the realities of leaving your home country and making a new life abroad. Host Stephanie Cook talks to fellow expats, global nomads and professionals about their personal journeys and observations, discussing the complexities, wonders, heartache and richness of living abroad. The podcast goes hand in hand with her blog on www.transcontinentaloverload.com.

    Juggling global family life - with Luise Gutsche

    Juggling global family life - with Luise Gutsche

    In this episode, Stephanie talks to fellow German and nomad Luise Gutsche about the importance of a global (online?) support system, managing family life on various continents, the benefits of boarding school, and what it's like to be stranded in your...

    • 51 min
    Blending cultures: Finnish roots and family identity in California - with Maija Lähdesmäki

    Blending cultures: Finnish roots and family identity in California - with Maija Lähdesmäki

    In this episode, Stephanie catches up with Maija, a Finnish expat in California. They met as volunteer art docents, teaching art in their elementary school district, and bonded over their love of art and of course their European roots. Topics are what...

    • 49 min
    Confucius, noodles, and the art of being a global nomad - with Steph Fuccio

    Confucius, noodles, and the art of being a global nomad - with Steph Fuccio

    Today's guest is Stephanie, an American who has been living overseas for the majority of the past 15 years, covering Argentina, Colombia, UAE, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Japan and China. She moved to Berlin, Germany in January 2020, just before the...

    • 48 min
    Meet the Germans! - with Shaun Behrens

    Meet the Germans! - with Shaun Behrens

    In this episode, Stephanie talks to Shaun from South Africa about her home country, covering the intricacies of the German language, some well-known German stereotypes and a few surprising facts! Shaun has lived in Germany for 13 years and has set up...

    • 51 min
    Trailing spouses, tricky transitions and transforming the Swiss - with Claire Hauxwell

    Trailing spouses, tricky transitions and transforming the Swiss - with Claire Hauxwell

    In this episode, Stephanie is talking to Claire Hauxwell, an American expat in Zug, Switzerland. Claire is a serial expat, having moved from Michigan to Geneva, followed by Brussels, Mexico City, to Johannesburg, and back to Switzerland. The...

    • 49 min
    How to make the most of our expat toolbox - with Kim Adams (part 2)

    How to make the most of our expat toolbox - with Kim Adams (part 2)

    Kim's website:https://resilientexpats.com/Kim is referencing this podcast:Talking with Kids about War, Violence & Politicshttps://preemptivelove.org/podcast/season-2-episode-4/

    • 37 min

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