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Expats in Austin

Expats in Austin

Expatriates, you are unique. And you live in a special place, too: Austin. Nobody understands your stories, challenges, successes, and, yes, your stumbles like other expatriates. *Expatriates with amazing tales *Entrepreneurs who have overcome the struggles of starting a business even though they are "outsiders" *Professionals that assist expatriates with their unique problems Join me, Kurt Russell, as we cover everything from "The Big Jump" to "Settling In" and maybe even "Repatriation".

Episodes

Csilla Somogyi: Successful Business Owner and Mother with a Vision.

April 5, 2021

Expatriate parents face special challenges, in addition to all the normal challenges of parenthood. Culture, family history, extended family, languages, religion, values, and principles, all are taken for granted in our home country. But expatriates often find themselves reexamining and questionin…

Marco Silvestrini: Partner & co-Founder of Dolce Neve Gelato of Austin, Texas

March 17, 2021

Want to start a business? Are you afraid that - as a foreigner - the hurdles are too high and too many? Meet Marco Silvestrini. He, his sister, Francesca, and her fiancé, Leo, are co-founders of Dolce Neve Gelato of Austin. His story will give you useful tips and information to help you realize yo…

Jason Finkelman: Immigration Attorney

March 10, 2021

Green Card? Employment Visa? Temporary? Permanent? I thought I knew what I knew. After all, I have extensive personal experience with several "Green Cards". I was extremely surprised: I knew virtually nothing. Jason Finkelman opened my eyes. Immigration to the United States is complex. It can be…

Introduction Time!

Feb. 16, 2021

Why make the Expats In Austin Podcast? Why me? Why now? Are you an expatriate? Do you live in Austin, Texas? As outsiders, as expatriates, we have a special paradigm. Our points of view of our home country, as well as of our adopted country, are nuanced in ways only an expatriate can understand. …

Anna Zieleniewska: Destination Service Consultant

Feb. 16, 2021

What is an "expatriate" really? What was your relocation process like? If you did not have a Destination Service Consultant like Anna, it was probably, well... a bit "difficult". Just what is a Destination Service Consultant? What is the first thing you should do before you even start packing? Wha…

Expats In Austin Teaser

Jan. 28, 2021

Expatriates are unique. Austin is unique. We meet the very special people from around the world who have chosen to leave their country and live here, in Austin. Individuals with amazing stories Entrepreneurs who overcame the struggles of starting a business Professionals who help expatriates with T…