A podcast that’s all about the experience of being from somewhere else, but calling Australia home. Join me as I explore the stories of immigrants who’ve grown up here, recent migrants, expats, or anyone who lives in Australia but feels an affinity with another culture or country.
Aside from stereotypes, Brazil and Brazilians don't feature much in the Australian media. In this episode, Lyssandro and Clovis enlighten me about Brazilian politics, social dynamics, and why, if you have a Brazilian friend, you shouldn't be upset with them when they're late to a social event.By Esha Thaper
I chat to Christian who talks about the emasculating Asian male stereotypes that popular western media propagates - and how hard it is to date in Australia when you have to cross mental hurdles that people have constructed without even realising it.By Esha Thaper
Eran moved from New York to Sydney, and built several businesses here - but it hasn't been easy. We talk about the Australian tall-poppy syndrome, the work ethic in Australia compared to the US, why Australians love it when their leaders drink beer, and so much more. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to start a business as an American in Austr…
I’d never heard of the 'chocolate islands', Sao Tome & Principe, before I met Manu. But today, you can find out a lot more about this former Portuguese colony, and listen to Manu's experience of Sydney, a city where you have to look hard to find black culture.By Esha
I talk to Natalie Smith and Isla Cameron, two Brits who moved from the UK to Sydney and, after several years of dating, realised that the Australian dating scene just wasn't doing it for them. So they did what anyone with a problem does: they created an app for it. Join as we analyse English humour and try to define exactly what British ‘banter’ is…
Today I talk to Jessica Ellerm and Alex Brownlee, two Kiwi women who moved to Sydney from quiet Christchurch in New Zealand in their early 20s. They share what it's like to move to Australia as a young Kiwi, and how their feelings about home have changed over the years.By Esha