The American Citizens Abroad Podcast
Summary: Living abroad can be an adventure...and as a US Citizen it can be challenging! On the second Tuesday of each month, the American Citizens Abroad (ACA) team dives into an array of issues concerning Americans residing abroad, from managing expat life to finances to culture shock to trailing spouses and everything in-between! Join us as we explore the reality of life as an American living abroad.
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We chat with writer and photographer Clary Estes about the time she has spent abroad, her art and writing work, photographers and writes who have influenced her, where she is possibly moving to next, and more! Visit her website Her current Substack project
We chat with Angela, the Operations Manager of Roman Vacations and an American living in Rome, about what should be visited in Rome that you would never find in a guidebook, some of her favorite spots in Rome, what it's like running a business in Italy, some of the common issues American expats in Italy face, and more. The Roman Vacations Website Roman Vacations on Facebook Roman Vacations on Instagram Roman Vacations on Trip Advisor
We chat with Elizabeth, Chief Operations Officer, with TCK Training. We discuss the programs TCK Training offers for TCKs, parents, and care providers, their 2021 survey and white paper, Adult TCKs, and much more! TCK Training Research at TCK Training TCK Training's Resources
We chat with Molly Wilk, a French pastry chef living in Versailles about her expat story, taking classes at Le Cordon Bleu, teaching others how to create French pastries, and much more. Molly's website Molly's Cookbooks
We chat with Girl Gone London's Kalyn, about her experience living in London, differences between the US and the UK, experiencing reverse culture shock, her blog and YouTube channel, and more! Girl Gone London Ultimate London and UK Travel Guide Facebook Group The Girl Gone London Book
We chat with Rebecca Lammers, the International Representative on the Taxpayer Advocate Panel (TAP), about her new role on TAP, some of the issues she has raised on behalf of Americans living abroad, some of the challenges she expects to face, how she sees her role evolving over time, and more! The TAP website – submit your suggestions Follow Rebecca Lammers on Medium Meet the Taxpayer Advocate Service for Americans Abroad (June 1, 2022) featuring Rebecca TAP's Facebook Page
We chat with Nick Biblis, The Advancement and Communications Advisor at Jakarta Intercultural School. We discuss life as an expat in Jakarta, the expat community in Jakarta, repatriating back to the US, and much more! Jakarta Intercultural School
We chat with Marylouise Serrato, Executive Director of American Citizens Abroad (ACA), and Charles Bruce, ACA Legal Counsel and ACA Global Foundation's (ACAGF) Chairman, about District Economics Group's (DEG) recent study completed in support of Residence-Based Taxation (RBT). We discuss how the research helps advocacy for RBT; why revenue neutrality is important; why ACA Global Foundation worked with DEG on this study; the response from Capitol Hill, US Treasury, and the IRS to the research; and much more! Given the importance of this study, and the current Congressional interest in it, we are sharing this on our ACA Podcast. This research, funded by ACAGF, is critical to ACA's advocacy work on RBT. ACA has already presented the study to offices on Capitol Hill and is setting up more and more meetings with key Congressional offices and the tax writing committees. ACA's TaxCast with Marie Sapirie Article, "Would Residence-Based Taxation Break The Bank?" by Bob Goulder American Citizens AbroadSide-By-Side Analysis:Current Law – Residency-Based Taxation ACA's Write-In Campaigns
We chat with Kate Dahl, professional motivational speaker, workshop facilitator, lecturer, and founder and owner of Career Denmark. We talk about Career Denmark's approach to connecting talent to companies, the job search in Denmark, the Danish concept of Hygge, how to handle being fired with grace, and what makes Denmark a great destination for Americans. Career Denmark Find Kate on LinkedIn and Facebook
We speak to YouTubers, Josh & Vicky, (aka "A Couple of Nomads"), who are currently living in Valencia, Spain, about relocating to Spain in the middle of a pandemic, how their YouTube channel came about, the American expat community in Spain, their experiences living abroad, and much more! Josh & Vicky's YouTube Channel, A Couple of Nomads A Couple of Nomads: "Retire in Spain - Move to Spain with EASY Spanish Residency!" A Couple of Nomads: "Moving to Spain - Our TOP 5 TIPS, You MUST know!" A Recent Article about Josh & Vicky in Express.co.uk
We chat with Carol Markino, an English teacher in Rome, about moving to Italy, making a living teaching English as a second language, who her students are and why they are learning English, the importance of word-of-mouth in Rome, and more!
We chat with Kema Ward-Hopper, founder of the retreat space, Unplugged; English teacher; and yoga instructor about her life in Costa Rica, her retreat space, growing up as an "army brat" versus raising her kids in Costa Rica, and much more. Unplugged Costa Rica Unplugged Costa Rica on Instagram
We chat with Tim Leffel, writer, author, editor, publisher and an American living in Mexico about his life as an American abroad, his books and publishing company, the community of Americans in Mexico, healthcare in Mexico, how to find a place to live in Mexico, and much more! Tim Leffel's site Tim's Books More about Al Centro Media and Perceptive Travel
We chat with ACA's Executive Director, Marylouise Serrato, for a 2021 year-end review of ACA's work throughout the year. ACA: https://www.americansabroad.org/ RBT Coalition: https://www.rbtcoalition.org/ 'Parting the Veil: Analyzing the Revenue Effects of Residence-Based Taxation (RBT)' and 'Congress Can Pass Residence-Based Taxation (RBT). Here's How' webinars: https://www.americansabroad.org/current-aca-advocacy-for-tax-reform-and-how-you-can-help/#Webinars
We speak with Juanita Ingram, matriarch of the Ingram family and the brains behind the award-winning reality docuseries, The Expats: International Ingrams. We chat about her reality series, how her family ended up living abroad, family life abroad and raising children abroad, the challenges of black Americans living abroad, Dress for Success Greater London and Dress for Success Chattanooga, and more. Juanita's website The Expats Show Watch The Expats: International Ingrams on Amazon Prime Dress for Success Greater London Dress for Success Chattanooga