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What's It Really Like To Live In South Korea? Ever wonder what it's like to live, teach and work in South Korea? This is the podcast that brings you people who are doing just that! Join hosts Scott, Adam, Marco, and Paul as they cover topics and issues regarding living in Korea as well as special guests of real people who are living and working abroad, their stories, and more! This podcast is coming to you from Changwon City, South Korea. Whether you are living in South Korea, have lived in South Korea, or thinking about coming to South Korea, this is the show for you! Tune in and have a listen for yourselves! It's LIFE IN KOREA here on K-PoD!

What's It Really Like To Live In South Korea? Ever wonder what it's like to live, teach and work in South Korea? This is the podcast that brings you people who are doing just that! Join hosts Scott, Adam, Marco, and Paul as they cover topics and issues regarding living in Korea as well as special guests of real people who are living and working abroad, their stories, and more! This podcast is coming to you from Changwon City, South Korea. Whether you are living in South Korea, have lived in South Korea, or thinking about coming to South Korea, this is the show for you! Tune in and have a listen for yourselves! It's LIFE IN KOREA here on K-PoD!
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Changwon CIty, South Korea

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What's It Really Like To Live In South Korea? Ever wonder what it's like to live, teach and work in South Korea? This is the podcast that brings you people who are doing just that! Join hosts Scott, Adam, Marco, and Paul as they cover topics and issues regarding living in Korea as well as special guests of real people who are living and working abroad, their stories, and more! This podcast is coming to you from Changwon City, South Korea. Whether you are living in South Korea, have lived in South Korea, or thinking about coming to South Korea, this is the show for you! Tune in and have a listen for yourselves! It's LIFE IN KOREA here on K-PoD!

Twitter:

@changwoner

Language:

English

Contact:

+82 010-9879-1973


Episodes

Is Korea Safe? (Ep 69)

4/14/2019
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Are you concerned with your safety living in South Korea? People always have questions and worries with regards to safety in South Korea or regards to safety when teaching for a year in South Korea. How safe is living in South Korea? Special guest Saber Lane joins the podcast to discuss with Scott, Adam, and Marco each of their concerns before moving to South Korea, how safe they each feel living in Korea, living next door to North Korea, precautions they take living here, and some unsafe...

Duration:00:30:16

Strange Things in South Korea (Ep 68)

3/31/2019
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There are some STRANGE THINGS you can find in South Korea! There are a lot of things that you can only find in South Korea! Some of them are cool, some bad, somethings we like, some we don’t, and some are just plain strange! Scott, Adam, Marco, and Paul talk about some of the strangest things they have seen over their years in South Korea. They also talk about the Facebook group ‘OINK’ (Only In Korea), and some of the more recent events which happened regarding this Facebook group. They...

Duration:00:25:58

Best Ways To Teach and Learn English (Ep 67)

3/24/2019
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How have teaching English techniques changed in South Korea and what direction are they going in? The ways of teaching and learning English are always changing and evolving. What are some of the best new ways and what hasn’t changed? What is the future for learning and teaching English in South Korea? Special guest Craig Nicol stops by to discuss with Scott, Adam, and Marco some of their best and worst methods for teaching English, how teaching English has changed over the years, and how...

Duration:00:35:16

Healthcare in South Korea (Ep 66)

3/17/2019
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What kind of healthcare will you get with your job if you’re coming to work in South Korea? South Korea has both National healthcare and private healthcare. Which are you most likely to get with a teaching job and which will work best for you? Scott, Marco, and Adam talk about the different healthcare insurance each of them has, the coverage you get, the costs, and some of their very own experiences with trips to the doctor or hospitals in Korea! It’s all about healthcare in South Korea...

Duration:00:22:41

Student Age Ranges in South Korea (Ep 65)

3/10/2019
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Teaching different age ranges English in South Korea! What will work best for you? There is a wide range of ages you can end up teaching English to working as an English teacher in South Korea. What age range will work best for you? Scott, Marco, and Adam discuss teaching children to adults and which ages they prefer, which ages are the most difficult to teach, which ages learn the quickest, and which age range will be best for you. It's a podcast of different student ages in South Korea...

Duration:00:18:37

Living Conditions in South Korea (Ep 64)

3/3/2019
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Living conditions, housing, and what you can expect when coming to South Korea! Big cities to small cities in South Korea and the different types of housing you find in South Korea. Scott, Marco, and Adam talk about the differences between big cities and smaller cities in South Korea, the different kinds of housing you can expect while living in Korea, and each of their own experiences they each have had with regards to their own housing and areas that they have lived in. It's a podcast...

Duration:00:22:15

Navy Life in JinHae, South Korea And Some Tunes! -guest Sean White (Ep 63)

8/21/2017
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Being new to Korea has had a lot of positives so far! Sean White is new to South Korea and doing his service in the Navy on base here in JinHae. He joins the podcast this week to talk about some of his experiences here in South Korea, after being here for just 6 months. Sean has also spent time in Iraq and Afghanistan with the Navy and he tells us what got him into this path in life that he is on. Sean is also a musician and played a few songs that he wrote during his time in the Navy and...

Duration:00:49:10

Is South Korea Right for You? (Ep 61)

7/10/2017
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Do you ever wonder if Korea would be a place for you? Scott, Adam, and Phil talk about the reasons they first came to Korea, working in South Korea, and how to find a good job in Korea. They will also get into such things as what you need to qualify to work in Korea, what you can expect if you are coming here, visa stuff, and what area/city in Korea would best suit you. It's the podcast on finding the right place and job in Korea for this episode of...

Duration:00:46:16

Busan and Culture Shock Korea! -guest Writer John Bocskay (Ep 60)

7/3/2017
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If you're thinking about moving to Korea, this could be the book and podcast for you! John Bocskay has lived in South Korea for a long time! Since October 1998! He has also been living in Busan, South Korea for the past 17 years. John is the author of a new book which will be available soon called 'Culture Shock: Korea. A Survival Guide To Customs and Etiquette'. This is a book not for people looking to come to Korea on vacation, but more of a guide for individuals coming to Korea for a...

Duration:00:41:40

Summer Time in South Korea! (Ep 59)

6/26/2017
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Summer is here in South Korea and it's time to get ready for the humidity. It's that time of year again where you are best off finding air conditioning to beat the heat! In this episode of K-PoD, Scott, Adam, and Phil are back to discuss life in Korea during the SUMMER season. Each of the hosts will talk about their first summers in Korea, the weather, the pros and cons of summers in South Korea, and what you can expect spending a summer in Korea. They will also give you some of the SUMMER...

Duration:00:41:04

After the Sewol, A New Documentary Film From South Korea.에프터더세월호 -guests Directors Neil p. George and Matthew Root (Ep 58)

5/15/2017
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Korea has changed after the events of the Sewol Ferry tragedy on April 16th, 2014. After the Sewol is a new documentary film that deals with the tragic Sewol Ferry accident that claimed the lives of so many here in South Korea. This week we are joined with the two film makers of 'After the Sewol', writers/directors/producers Neil P. George and Matthew Root. They both tell us more about their latest film, the process and difficulties they came across with the film, and their future plans for...

Duration:00:54:16

Gaelic Football in South Korea. -guests Gaelic Football Club Rithe Oga (Ep 57)

5/2/2017
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Bringing the sport of Gaelic football to South Korea! This week guests from the Gaelic Football club Rithe Oga Gaelic Football stop by to tells us a little more about Gaelic football and how to get involved here in South Korea. Róisín Ní Náir, Sunil Mahtani, and Poilin Niluchrain fill in on the Gaelic football scene here in Korea, what Gaelic football is, and why they all got involved to bring teams of Gaelic football here to Korea, along with future plans for the league. It's the podcast...

Duration:00:31:16

The Easy and the Difficult to Living in South Korea. (Ep 56)

4/24/2017
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The easy life and the things that are difficult about living in South Korea! Why have we lived in South Korea for so long and why do we like it so much? Scott, Adam, and Phil ask themselves this question and come up with their own answers. Korea can be a great place to live and work and we all have our own reasons we enjoy it. This week's podcast not only looks at the things the hosts love about Korea, but also looks at the things that were most difficult for them to adjust to when first...

Duration:00:49:08

Teaching English In South Korea. (Ep 55)

4/17/2017
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Teaching English in South Korea and tips and tricks to help you along the way! This week, Adam, Scott and Phil dive into what it's like to teach English here in South Korea. All three will cover what English schools are looking for with their teachers, some of the weirdest things each have seen in the classroom, as well as their TIPS and TRICKS for managing their classes and keeping control! It's a podcast about teaching English in South Korea for this episode of...

Duration:01:09:23

Being Korean/American In South Korea. -guests Jaeyoon Hwang and Matt Chunger (Ep 54)

4/10/2017
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What's it like being a Korean/American in South Korea? Jaeyoon Hwang and Matt Chunger are both born in America but of Korean decent and now living here in South Korea. Both of them stop by the podcast to chat with Scott and Phil about growing up in the United States and moving to Korea to live and work. Matt and Jae will also talk about what's like being a Korean/American, both back in the States and here in South Korea. It's a podcast about being Korean/American with guest Jaeyoon Hwang...

Duration:01:07:04

Soups, Stews, and Cherry Blossom Season in South Korea. (Ep 53)

3/27/2017
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It's the Cherry Blossom Festival in JinHae and Korean soups and stews to get you going! This coming week is the yearly Cherry Blossom Festival here in JinHae (진해군항제) and the Cherry trees around Korea are in full bloom! Scott, Adam, and Phil sit down to talk about the festival in JinHae including what you can expect from it, the traffic and crowds, the best times to go, things to do at the festival, and the best places to see while you are there. This week we also have a new segment on the...

Duration:00:41:49

Best of The Month in South Korea. (Feb 20~Mar 20th, 2017) (Ep 52)

3/20/2017
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A look back at the guests we have had on the podcast this past month! In this week's episode, we look back at the past month of the podcast as well as the guests we had on the show. Ben Hearn tells us about his drink of choice and the drinking culture here in South Korea. Rebekah Calhoun talks about using TINDER here in Korea as well as foot fetishes. Ryan Heywood chats about dating in Korea compared to in England. And Michael Varkovetski tells us about his time in India and how it lead to...

Duration:00:32:57

Motorcycles, Russia, Canada, And South Korea. -guest Michael Varkovetski (Ep 51)

3/13/2017
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From Russia, to Canada, to Korea, and everything in between! Michael Varkovetski is originally from Moscow Russia and moved to Canada at a young age. He joins the podcast this week to talk about his life in Russia, the transition in moving to Canada and why he can't go back to Russia now. Michael also explains how he ended up in South Korea, including this area of Korea, and how Korea has changed his life. Michael is also into motorcycles and explains how he first got on a motorcycle and...

Duration:00:54:17

Gambling, First Dates, and Drinking in South Korea. -guest Ryan Heywood (Ep 50)

3/6/2017
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First dates, couple shirts, drinking, poker and possibilities of marriage in Korea! Ryan Heywood is from England and has spent the past four years here in South Korea in the Changwon area. He joins the podcast this week to talk about the differences between living in JinHae and Changwon and what he likes about both cities. Ryan also talks about playing online poker and if you could make a living doing that. Ryan then gets into dating in Korea including the best lines to strike up a...

Duration:00:46:40

Tinder, Dating, and Foot Fetishes in South Korea. -guest Rebekah Calhoun (Ep 49)

2/27/2017
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Tinder, other apps, dating and foot fetishes in Korea! Rebekah Calhoun is coming to the end of her first year of teaching in South Korea. From Buffalo NY, she stops by the podcast to talk about living in a more rural area in South Korea. Next, she talks about some of her travels she went on during her year spent in Korea. After that, Rebekah also talks about using the app 'TINDER' in Korea. Also, both Adam and Rebekah explain what TINDER is and why you would use it. Rebekah also joins the...

Duration:00:30:02