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a podcast about unusual expat lives - hosted by Brandon Butler

a podcast about unusual expat lives - hosted by Brandon Butler
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Hong Kong

Description:

a podcast about unusual expat lives - hosted by Brandon Butler

Language:

English

Contact:

18217731954


Episodes

E04: Traversing a world of words with Jordan A.Y. Smith

1/15/2019
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California native (Dr.) Jordan A.Y. Smith talks about his prolific life in Japan as a professor, translator, poet and sometimes rapper, about poetry as an antidote to loneliness, the key to surviving multiple 5,000-mile moves with his multi-cultural family, creating poetry for BBC Radio 4 with three Japanese poets in Mt. Fuji’s legendary Sea of... The post E04: Traversing a world of words with Jordan A.Y. Smith appeared first on Rootabaga Podcast.

Duration:00:58:40

E03: Marc Chavaneau – a violin maker from Orléans, France with deep roots in South Korea

11/24/2018
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When luthier Marc Chavaneau left his 15th century violin workshop in Orléans, France in 1997 for a one-year contract to make and repair violins and cellos in South Korea, he never expected that he wouldn't be returning for good. Find out how that one year working for a dodgy employer in a work-visa black hole would change this craftsman's life forever. The post E03: Marc Chavaneau – a violin maker from Orléans, France with deep roots in South Korea appeared first on Rootabaga Podcast.

Duration:00:48:31

E02: Linus Kim’s long road to Bama-style BBQ in Seoul

11/10/2018
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Rootabaga offers up its first ever full episode with a trip from Hong Kong to Seoul, South Korea to interview Linus Kim – a fellow Alabamian who has gone from a job in Hollywood – to finance – to serving up his Alabama-style barbecue in South Korea (with a few other gigs along the way).... The post E02: Linus Kim’s long road to Bama-style BBQ in Seoul appeared first on Rootabaga Podcast.

Duration:00:41:37

E01: A little taste of Rootabaga

10/28/2018
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Episode 1 of Rootabaga takes you on a little tour of upcoming interviews with some of the more creative and interesting expats I’ve met in my 23 years living in South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, Vancouver and mainland China. You’ll meet musicians, craftsmen, entrepreneurs, digital nomads, and assorted colorful characters who chose to call foreign... The post E01: A little taste of Rootabaga appeared first on Rootabaga Podcast.

Duration:00:26:38

Rootabaga Teaser: a little taste of coming episodes

10/9/2018
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Your one-minute crash course in Rootabaga – a bi-weekly podcast about expats with unusual stories or unusual jobs. Follow me as I travel the globe to tell their stories. The post Rootabaga Teaser: a little taste of coming episodes appeared first on Rootabaga Podcast.

Duration:00:00:59