The Expat Lady Experience
A bunch of sassy everyday expat women dishing the dirt on life abroad, what it`s like to make a big life change and also keep your sanity. Prepare yourself for wisdom, rubbish, joy, horror and tears.
info_outline Episode 3 - Let`s Talk About Sex, Baby 02/14/2020
Episode 3 - Let`s Talk About Sex, Baby In episode 3 of the Val/Galentines relationships mini-series Mari asks her expat lady guests Gloria, Casey, Lauren, Farnaz and Dani some not so discreet questions about sex, intimacy and the physical side of relationships.
info_outline The Expat Ladies´Relationship Extravaganza 02/07/2020
The Expat Ladies´Relationship Extravaganza Today is big announcement day - The Expat Lady Experience is taking a close-up of relationships in order to peek inside each others´ brains this Valentine`s "season". In a form of podcast mini-series.
info_outline Episode 4 Hannah and The Big Brain Theory 01/31/2020
Episode 4 Hannah and The Big Brain Theory A singer and a neuroscientist walk into a bar... Sounds like a pretty good start to an anecdote. Unelss they actually sit at a table in the neuroscientists living room, drink tea and podcast instead.
info_outline Episode 3 Casey and the Curious Case of Integration 01/24/2020
Episode 3 Casey and the Curious Case of Integration Today we dive into all things German vs. American with Casey, who took a leap of faith over the pond for a cute guy she met at a bar in Rome.
info_outline Episode 2 Farnaz the Persistent Persian 01/17/2020
Episode 2 Farnaz the Persistent Persian Farnaz is here this week to say hi and talk about life in Iran, her migration story, what German stereotypes Persians grow up with, what`s it like to start a thriving online community of supportive, empowered women, what Iranians think of the USA and what news she hears these days from back home.
info_outline Episode 1 My Big Body Image Issue 01/09/2020
Episode 1 My Big Body Image Issue In the first episode of 2020 and season 2 Mari bares about her pesonal issues with body image, her biggest powerhouse crushes and why they have helped her overcome some of her worst opinions about herself, why she loathes new year resolutions and why punshing yourself mentally is never a good thing to do. Trigger warning - extreme honesty about body image issues.
info_outline Ep. 11 Vanessa The Human BS Detector 11/22/2019
Ep. 11 Vanessa The Human BS Detector Folks, this episode is lit as hell. We are joined by Vanessa, a fire cracker of a gal from Ivory Coast. With her brutally honest stories of fleeing a civil war. bringing sex education to women in Ghana and marrying a very pink boy from Finland Vanessa`s life is a blockbuster movie script just waiting to happen.
info_outline Ep. 9 Maarja and Massive Motivation 11/08/2019
Ep. 9 Maarja and Massive Motivation In the last single-digit episode of The Expat Lady Experience, Mari sits down with fellow Estonian Maarja to discuss all things personal development, opera singing, living abroad and learning a new language like a pro.
info_outline Ep. 8 Minu Our Resident Indian Rebel 10/31/2019
Ep. 8 Minu Our Resident Indian Rebel Join Mari and Minu in this episode as they discuss all things family, education, children and weddings in India. Minu shares what`s it like to be a woman in Indian society today, the differences in cities and rural areas, how education is viewed in different economic and religious backgrounds and wraps it up with a Bollywood-worthy love story from real life.
info_outline Ep. 5 Claudine - The Girl With All the Energy and Time 10/11/2019
Ep. 5 Claudine - The Girl With All the Energy and Time This week it was Claudine`s turn to visit the pod corner. And aren`t we happy that she did. We talked about the struggles of being young and abroad, how to find your footing and claim your seat at the table.
info_outline Ep. 3 The Great Purge feat. Lindsay 09/26/2019
Ep. 3 The Great Purge feat. Lindsay In this very special and unorthodox episode of The Expat Lady Experience, Lindsay and Mari talk about what it`s like to be the black sheep of the family, how peer pressure never really goes away and why some of their happiest memories have strong links to toilets.
info_outline Ep. 2 Hanna the modern Renaissance woman 09/20/2019
Ep. 2 Hanna the modern Renaissance woman In this episode of The Expat Lady Experience, your host Mari sits down with and absolute marvel of a woman - Hanna. A former crafts blogger turned online business strategy consultant, a Masters degree holding psychologist who also sings opera - Hanna knows how to do it all and how to do it well.
info_outline The Expat Lady Experience 09/12/2019
The Expat Lady Experience In this first ever episode of The Expat Lady Exprience your Estonian host extaordinaire Mari sits down with some of the coolest expat women in Cologne to give you an overview of what expat living is like for women in their mid-to late twenties and thirties and how living abroad changes your everyday perspective to life. Expect stories about endelss crying, having jaw ache from German pronounciation and why male gorillas want to live with all the ladies.