Crossing Paths with Ali Sternberg

Crossing Paths with Ali Sternberg

Welcome to Crossing Paths! A podcast featuring conversations with people from diverse backgrounds about their personal and professional lives in another country. Each episode is a new guest and together we’ll hear their story: what brought them away, what keeps them away, how they accomplished starting their own businesses far from home - and everything in between! Season 1: Madrid, Spain.

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March 3, 2020 31 min
Episode #10 THE FINAL EPISODE OF THE SEASON I speak with Tamara Cohen from Philadelphia about how she got Spanish citizenship via the Law of Return (ie the apology from Spain to Sephardic Jews kicked out via inquisition), we discuss her Sephardic roots from Spain to Turkey to Cuba, we discuss the Ladino Language (Spanish - Hebrew Mix) AND we talk about how she started selling bagels and pumpkin pies made in her toaster oven from he...
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Episode #9 I cross paths with Ryan Turner, originally from Atlanta he's been in Europe since he was 22, he's now 36 - we trace the timeline of his original start in Italy, his move to Madrid - meeting his wife, having kids, moving back to Italy, getting diagnosed with cancer - and kicking cancer's ass before moving back to Madrid and starting his own company and may more details in between.  We are coming to the end of...
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December 13, 2019 31 min
Episode #8 - we cross paths with author, teacher, writing map creator and self-proclaimed over-sharer Shaun Levin. We talk about the multiples moves in his life from South Africa - to Israel - to London and finally Madrid. We talk about his career as a journalist and a writer, his style of fiction and storytelling and now his online workshops and writing maps that now allow him to work from anywhere.  We also touch on upon being Je...
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November 6, 2019 24 min
Episode #7 I cross path with Cassandra Le! We talk about how she felt as a Vietnamese-American living in the small town of Torrijas. We talk about her decision to move back to the U.S and then return to Spain to start her own company: The Quirky Pineapple Studio in Madrid. We also talk about learning Spanish through full immersion, navigating the different expat communities in Madrid and maintaining her energy!  --- Send in a vo...
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October 15, 2019 30 min
Episode #6 - I cross path with Claire Jones who didn't have the easiest adjustment to life and teaching in Spain, but as she says in the episode living in another country had always been her dream so she stuck with it. Stand up comedy was a big reason she stuck around and we talk about how she co-founded her own show which brings veteran comics and newbies alike to the stage. We also talk about making the tough decision to leav...
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September 9, 2019 31 min

Episode #5 - We cross paths with Natalie Danza. She's been in Spain for 7 years - originally came to Teach English but ended up getting back into her degree in dance in a big way, and ended up being accepted to a Ballet Conservatoire at the 'advanced' age of 26. Hear how she's transitioned that experience into a huge instagram, and youtube following for adult ballet dancers. Natalie takes us through her full journey...

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August 22, 2019 19 min
I cross paths with Daniela Furtado, originally from Canada her parents are from Portugal and her journey to Spain took her first to China. We talk about creating your own identity in a new country, learning Chinese, living in your partner's home-town, professional goals and the importance of Stinky Tofu.  Stay up to date with @crossingppod on Twitter and Instagram. Send me an email at crossingppodcast@gmail.com Follow o...
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August 1, 2019 20 min
In this episode we cross paths with Jawad Yehia! He’s in the startup scene in Madrid, has moved around a lot in his life - UK, US, Canada, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia. You'll hear why he's constantly moving, how he decided on Madrid, work-life, personal life and much more!  For more Crossingppod info follow Twitter and IG: Crossingppod  For Dog-Lovers on IG: Novaktheminipoodle  If you want to get in touch send me an email crossin...
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July 2, 2019 33 min

Welcome to Episode #2!  We cross paths with Daniel Silva, a Brazilian serial entrepreneur, angel investor and entrepreneur in residence with the Asics Corporation.  We find out about the importance of new cultural experiences for his family, why he sees Madrid as city in a start up revolution, the amount of Iron Man competitions he's competed in, why a focus on sports and health is his future and much more! Follow us on IG and ...

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In this episode you’ll hear my backstory - what brought me to Madrid, why I'm making this Podcast!  More importantly -  You'll hear our first ever interview, we cross paths with guest Valentina Hernandez Ruffoni from the UK and learn about all the things she's involved in throughout Madrid including the 5,000+ strong Eat Out Madrid Facebook group.  Follow us on IG and Twitter: @crossingppod  If you are a dog-lo...
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