4S1F37 Taking a Leap of Faith

4S1F37 Taking a Leap of Faith

In this episode, James is joined in his downtown office studio in Taipei with Mr. Johnny Fountain who currently works for a major global computer manufacturer with offices in Asia. Johnny is now based in Taipei, Taiwan and he joins us in this episode to talk about his experiences that lead to his life abroad. He talks about how he took a leap of faith and looks forward to life beyond the safety net he had at home.

4S1F34 Ian Mote: From Chicken Feet to Crystal Baths

4S1F34 Ian Mote: From Chicken Feet to Crystal Baths

We have expat author Ian Mote on the show to share his expat experience and how and why he decided to write a memoir of his life in China in his comically titled book "From Chicken Feet to Crystal Baths". As a youngster from London and while traveling from country to country with his parents, Ian may have picked up an expat gene along the way.

4S1F31 Tom Heberlein: More Choices and The Myth of Paying High Swedish Taxes.

4S1F31 Tom Heberlein: More Choices and The Myth of Paying High Swedish Taxes.

In this episode, we do some myth busting about the value of paying collective taxes. We see how an American expat learnt to appreciate something about his host nation that would raise eyebrows and receive loads of criticism back home. It is often very hard for an expat to communicate the way other people in different parts of the world are living and how the particular system they live under would be of some good use elsewhere.