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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

Top 5 Pros and Cons to Living in South Korea (Episode 75)

7/15/2019
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Our top 5 pros and cons to living in South Korea based on our own experiences over the years. We each give our top 5 pros and cons lists to living in South Korea and then come up with a final list for each. Scott, Adam, Marco, and returning guest Saber talk about how long they’ve lived in Korea and their experiences to come up with the top 5 things they love about living in Korea and the top 5 things they don’t. It’s all about the PROS and CONS to living in Korea on this episode of...

Duration:00:30:20

Alternative and Fun Things to Do in South Korea (Episode 74)

7/1/2019
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There are many alternative things you can find to do during your stay in South Korea! There are lots of things you can do while in South Korea! Things to do indoors, things to do outdoors, and things you can only do in Korea! In this episode we share so of these alternative things to do while in Korea along with our own experiences. Scott, Adam, and Marco are joined by guest Michael DeLorenzo to talk about the different things you can do while in South Korea and the Changwon area that you...

Duration:00:25:52

Shopping and Services in Korea (Episode 73)

6/17/2019
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Shopping in Korea, online shopping in Korea, Korean clothes and fashion, food costs in Korea, and services in Korea can be a good or bad experience while living in South Korea. The costs of living in South Korea can be cheaper than the current country you are in and South Korea can be a great place to save money if done the correct way! Korean clothing, fashion, sizes, food, online shopping, markets, street markets, haircuts, and services in Korea can have their advantages. Scott, Adam,...

Duration:00:39:44

Summertime in Korea and Events 2019 (Episode 72)

6/2/2019
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Summertime in Korea can have it's UPS and DOWNS! In this episode we'll look at SUMMER in Korea, what we like and what we don't, plus some of the summer events and activities going on all over South Korea for summer 2019! Scott, Adam, and Marco are joined by guest Michael DeLorenzo (Changwon Culture and Activity Group) to talk about what we each like about summer in South Korea, the things we don’t like about summer here, what we miss about summer in our home countries, the summer weather,...

Duration:00:45:55

English in K-pop (Episode 71)

5/18/2019
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Do you think English is going to play an important role in K-Pop music? You are hearing more and more English in K-Pop songs these days and more K-Pop idols can speak English. This might have a part in K-Pop growing a larger International market. Special guest Saber Lane joins the podcast again to discuss with Scott, Adam, and Marco how English is becoming a bigger role in K-Pop music, how English can play towards K-Pop’s success globally, if it’s important for K-Pop Idols to know and study...

Duration:00:30:32

Friendship In South Korea (Episode 70)

4/29/2019
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Friendship can have its pros and cons while living in South Korea. If you’ve spent time in South Korea or are thinking about moving to South Korea, you are going to make new friends and at some point, have to say good-bye to them. Whether it’s you or them that leave, you can make life long friends here and it can be difficult when it’s time to part ways. Scott, Adam, and Marco talk about friends coming and going during their time in Korea, making new friends, having Korean friends, and all...

Duration:00:31:07

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