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Expat Sandwich

21 EpisodesProduced by Marty WalkerWebsite

Running from the law? Looking for a place to retire or simply want to know what it's like to live in another country? Expat Sandwich, hosted by Marty Walker, features an eclectic range of expats sharing the best, the weirdest and the worst of living abroad. Learn more at

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#021 Rome with The Bittersweet Life

November 28th, 2017


We talk with veteran public radio producer Katy Sewell and writer Tiffany Parks, hosts of the podcast The Bittersweet Life. Laugh, cry, and learn about life and Rome in the process!

#020 Culture Shock Flashback: Venezuela

November 21st, 2017


There's so much going on in Venezuela these days, it's hard to keep up. Luckily we have Marian Lefeld, an artist from Caracas to help us understand …

#019 Barcelona with Charity Blansit

October 31st, 2017


Charity Blansit moved to Barcelona 17 years ago for love--before the smartphone and crush of tourism. She helps us make much needed sense around Catalonia's ongoing fight for independence as well as offering some …

#018 Peru, Ayahuasca and the Daniel Cleland Experience

October 18th, 2017


We discuss the resurgence and research benefits of plant medicines. Daniel Cleland takes you deep into the Amazon and shares what it's like to take …

#017 Culture Shock Flashback: French Edition

October 3rd, 2017


Culture Shock Flashback turns Expat Sandwich on its head. Instead of interviewing American expats, we invite foreign expats living in the United …

#016 Japan with Mike Martino

September 18th, 2017


Mike Martino went from jazz musician to second degree black belt in karate to software development and then finally being a potter living in Japan for the last 21 years. Martino offers incredible insight into Japanese …

#015 Peace Man: Judson Moore

September 4th, 2017


We're back with Season 2! What do you do when you just can't help yourself helping other people? We talk with Judson Moore and discuss how to plug in through foreign exchange, Peace Corps, how to become a foreign …

#014 Paris with David Lebovitz

July 5th, 2017


Moving to a country is hard enough--chef, blogger and cookbook author David Lebovitz discusses his kitchen renovation disaster in Paris featured in his new book "L'appart" as well as providing us with better …

#013 Hong Kong with Jay Dillon

June 19th, 2017


Everyone has ideas, but few push them to reality. Jay Dillon, founder of Yardbird, discusses moving to Hong Kong to oversee manufacturing for his startup, and navigating corruption, piracy, and worker conditions in …

#012 Shanghai with Jilli Leonard

June 6th, 2017


Immediately following college, 23 year-old Jilli Leonard jumped on an opportunity to teach English as a second language in China. After 2 years of …

#011 Antarctica with Joanna Young

May 22nd, 2017


Climate scientist Joanna Young shares what it was like to travel to Antarctica with 76 other female scientists on the inaugural Homeward Bound voyage. Learn what's going on with climate change directly from a true …

#010 Culture Shock Flashback

May 8th, 2017


We kick off a new segment, Culture Shock Flashback, which features foreign nationals living in the US describing what it was like for them to move to …

#009 Belgium with Meredith Bethune

April 15th, 2017


American expat and travel writer Meredith Bethune shares what it's like to create articles for some of the big names such as Conde Nast, New York Magazine, Travel and Leisure, National Geographic and many others. We get …

#008 Germany with

April 5th, 2017


We catch up with anonymous blogger OGM -- who posts hilarious observations of Germans, odd things his wife says, beer and food reviews and much more …

#007 Moscow with Thomas Callahan

March 28th, 2017


This week we catch up with American expat Thomas Callahan--a human rights worker turned corporate law attorney who's been living in Moscow for the last seven years. He provides an enormous amount of insight into what …

#006 Cape Town with Brandy Taylor

March 15th, 2017


Considering travel to Africa comprises less than 1% of all international travel by Americans annually, it's no wonder most of our preconceptions are shaped by TV shows and the media. Brandy Taylor moved to Cape Town …

#005 New Zealand with Mickey Smith

March 2nd, 2017


Mickey Smith is an American artist that has been living in New Zealand since 2011. Living amongst the Kiwis is as complex as its diverse landscape. Mickey describes the ups and downs of living in such a distant country.

#004 Berlin with Adam Raymont

February 23rd, 2017


Adam Raymont is an American artist that has been living in Berlin since 2008. Berlin is considered to have the largest contemporary art scene in the world. Adam shares what it's like to live in a city with an incredibly …

#003 Mexico With Jen Farrell

February 15th, 2017


Surfing. Tacos. Tequila. Is there anything else? Expat Jen Farrell shares the ins and outs of living and slowing down, just north of Puerto Vallarta.

#002 Ecuador with Catherine Campion

February 15th, 2017


Single. Female. Farm. Rural. Ecuador. One brave gringa.

#001 France with Mark Repasky

December 28th, 2016


Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in Paris? American expat Mark Repasky explains "the American Yes and the French No" and shares …

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