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K-PoD: Life In Korea

K-PoD: Life In Korea

By Changwoner Entertainment
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, and Phil 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!
This show was formally known as The Changwoner Podcast.
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Covid 19 in Korea, China, and It's Effect on Teaching Abroad (Episode 75)
On this episode of K-PoD, we all look at Covid 19 and when the Coronavirus first broke out in Asia, what we went through at that time, work being closed, and how life was in Korea and China during the 'lock down'. We also get into how things have changed here in Korea and China, testing, tracing, wearing masks, quarantining, and who we think things regarding Covid 19 and the Coronavirus have been handled here in Asia. Lastly, we talk about public schools re-opening, online teaching, travel restrictions, the demand for teachers now, where we think this is all going, and what life is like now living and working in South Korea and China. Scott, Adam, Marco, as well as returning guest Paul and Dee talk about the effects of Covid 19 on their lives while living a broad and in Asia. It’s all about Covid 19 and the Coronavirus while living in Korea on this episode of K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website. #covid19 #coronavirus #livinginkorea #southkorea #korea #china #travelchina #travelkorea #lifeinkorea  #podcast #podcastkorea #kpod #changwoner
01:20:38
July 5, 2020
Top 5 Pros and Cons to Living in South Korea (Episode 74)
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 K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
26:15
July 15, 2019
Alternative and Fun Things to Do in South Korea (Episode 73)
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 that you might not know about. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
27:19
July 1, 2019
Shopping and Services in Korea (Episode 72)
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. It’s all about SHOPPING in Korea on this episode of K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
41:47
June 17, 2019
Summertime in Korea and Events 2019 (Episode 71)
Summertime in Korea has 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! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
47:34
June 2, 2019
English in K-pop (Episode 70)
Is English having a bigger role in K-Pop music? How English can play towards K-Pop’s success globally? Is it important for K-Pop idols to know and study English? Does English in K-Pop make younger generations of Koreans want to learn English? What is the future of English in the K-Pop industry? All of this and more in this episode of K-PoD: Life in Korea! Show notes, links, and more at our website.  #kpop #englishinkpop #englishkpop #kpopsongs #kpopmusic #bts #blackpink #englishinkorea #southkorea #korea #kpopglobal
37:03
May 18, 2019
Friendship In South Korea (Episode 69)
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. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
32:52
April 30, 2019
Is Korea Safe? (Ep 68)
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 more! SAFETY in Korea on this episode of K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
30:01
April 14, 2019
Strange Things in South Korea (Ep 67)
Like in all countries, there are somethings you might find strange if it was in your own country but are completely normal here 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! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
24:34
March 31, 2019
Best Ways To Teach and Learn English (Ep 66)
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 from Chasing Time English. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
36:38
March 24, 2019
Healthcare in South Korea (Ep 65)
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 on this episode of K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
27:44
March 18, 2019
Student Age Ranges in South Korea (Ep 64)
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 for this episode of K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
22:11
March 10, 2019
Living Conditions in South Korea (Ep 63)
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. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
22:15
March 4, 2019
Navy Life in JinHae, South Korea And Some Tunes! -guest Sean White (Ep 62)
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. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
49:11
August 22, 2017
Is South Korea Right for You? (Ep 61)
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 K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website. #teachingenglsih #expats #travel #englishteachers #jobhunting #korea #southkorea #kpod #podcast #podcasting #podcasts
46:17
July 10, 2017
Busan and Culture Shock Korea! -guest Writer John Bocskay (Ep 60)
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 long term stay or to live.  John also tells us a little about Busan in this episode and how it has changed over his years of living there. It's the podcast on Culture Shock Korea with author and guest John Bocskay for this episode of K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
41:41
July 3, 2017
Summer Time in South Korea! (Ep 59)
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 FESTIVALS you can find going on throughout South Korea.  To end things up, K-PoD will also get into the work environment during the summer season in Korea. It's the podcast dealing with the SUMMER TIME fun in Korea for this week's episode of K-PoD!   Show notes, links, and more at our website.
41:05
June 26, 2017
After the Sewol, A New Documentary Film From South Korea.에프터더세월호 -guests Directors Neil p. George and Matthew Root (Ep 58)
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 the film including and second documentary to follow up on the first one. It's the podcast dealing with the Sewol Ferry disaster for this week's episode of K-PoD! 2014년 4월 16일 그날 이후, 대한민국이라는 국가는 변했다. 세월호 사건이 발생한 그날 이후, 몇 주, 몇 달,몇 년이 흘렀지만 별다른 성과는 보이지 않는다. 정부는 국민들의 신뢰를 잃고, 국민들은 역사상 전례 없이 편가르기를 하였다. ‘After the Sewol(애프터 더 세월)’은 영국 출신의 두 감독의 눈으로 변화하는 한국의 모습을 담고 있다. 사건 이후 정부에 대항한 힘든 투쟁을 하고 있는 희생자 가족, 수중 구조 다이버, 사회 운동가와의 인터뷰를 통해, 이 사건이 일어난 이유와, 예방하지 못했던 근본적인 이유에 대해 이야기하고 있다. 영화는 전국 방방곡곡에서 안전한 한국 사회로 나아가기 위해 힘쓰는 기성세대와, 부패한 사회에 대항하여 싸우는 젊은 세대들의 이야기를 모두 담고 있다. 이들이 원하는 것은 단 하나였다. 세월호 희생자들의 죽음에 대한 진실, 바로 그 하나 뿐 이었다. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
54:17
May 15, 2017
Gaelic Football in South Korea. -guests Gaelic Football Club Rithe Oga (Ep 57)
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 of Irish Gaelic football in Korea for this week's episode of K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
31:17
May 3, 2017
The Easy and the Difficult to Living in South Korea. (Ep 56)
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 moving to South Korea. The Changwoner does their TOP 5 this week and come up with their final top 5 list of these most difficult adjustments. It's a podcast of love and hate towards South Korea for this episode of K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
49:08
April 24, 2017
Teaching English In South Korea. (Ep 55)
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 K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:09:24
April 18, 2017
Being Korean/American In South Korea. -guests Jaeyoon Hwang and Matt Chunger (Ep 54)
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 and Matt Chunger for this episode of K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:07:05
April 10, 2017
Soups, Stews, and Cherry Blossom Season in South Korea. (Ep 53)
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 show called 'Phil It Up!'.  Phil will talk about his favorite thing in Korea!  Soups and Stews, also known as JiGae (찌개).  Phil lets you know his 5 bests soups and stews including Dongtae jjigae (동태찌개), Samgyetang (삼계탕), Seolleongtang (설렁탕), and more!  Then everyone gets together to give their favorite stews and some of the best places to find them! It's a podcast of cherry blossoms, soups, and stews for this episode of K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
41:50
March 27, 2017
Best of The Month in South Korea. (Feb 20~Mar 20th, 2017) (Ep 52)
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 him coming to South Korea.   It's the best of the month on this week's K-PoD!  Show notes, links, and more at our website.
32:58
March 20, 2017
Motorcycles, Russia, Canada, And South Korea. -guest Michael Varkovetski (Ep 51)
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 owning a motorcycle here in Korea! It's a podcast that goes all around the world and ends in Korea with guest Michael Varkovetski for this episode of K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
54:18
March 13, 2017
Gambling, First Dates, and Drinking in South Korea. -guest Ryan Heywood (Ep 50)
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 conversation with women in Korea and the best places for a first date.  Everyone on the panel gives their thoughts on marriage and we find out what Ryan's future plans are regarding living and work here in South Korea. It's a podcast of first dates in Korea with guest Ryan Heywood for this episode of K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
46:40
March 6, 2017
Tinder, Dating, and Foot Fetishes in South Korea. -guest Rebekah Calhoun (Ep 49)
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 panel to chat about dating in Korea, foot fetishes, and kinks.  Lastly, we hear about her future plans and her final thoughts on her year in South Korea. It's a podcast of fetishes, dating, and Tinder in Korea for this episode of K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
30:03
February 27, 2017
Diet and Food Access in South Korea. -guest Ben Hearn (Ep 48)
Being in Korea for so long, we've all seen a lot of changes in the county! Ben Hearn returns to the podcast to join Scott and Phil to talk about some of the changes they have all seen over their years of living and working in South Korea. This is not the first time Ben has spent a year in Korea and he plans on staying another.  He is someone who lives with diabetes and takes his heath seriously.  He will discuss food access and where some great places for finding certain food items are in Korea, and everyone gets into their drinks of choice for a night out in Changwon City, South Korea. It's a podcast of changes, diet, and food access in Korea for this episode of K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:23:17
February 21, 2017
Things to Do, Places to See, and Things to Bring to South Korea. (Ep 47)
Things to do, places to see, and the most important things to bring with you to South Korea! What are some of things to do while in South Korea?  What are some of the best places to see in South Korea?  What are some things you should bring with you to South Korea? These are the topics Scott, Adam, and Phil discuss on this week's episode of K-PoD. Bath houses, sporting events, hiking, screen game rooms, JeJu Island, Andong, the DMZ, The K-PoD Top 5 things you would want to bring with you to South Korea, and MORE! Tune in to this episode to find out more about living and working right here in South Korea! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
43:11
February 13, 2017
Snowboarding in Korea and Japan -guest Paul Roberts (Ep 46)
  Snowboarding in South Korea and Japan are both GREAT! Paul Roberts returns to the podcast as a guest to talk about snowboarding throughout Korea and Japan and the differences between both places.  The panel also talk about their experiences with traveling to Japan, monkey bars, Sumo Wrestling, watching the UFC in Korea VS watching it in Japan, and Korea's own Road To FC.  Finally everyone gets into some of the craziest food they have tried in both countries as well as some strange pets they have had.  From ducks, pigs, and monkeys, plus how pets can see things that maybe we can't see ourselves! It's a podcast of snowbaording in Korea and Japan for this episode of K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
37:10
February 6, 2017
First Experiences in South Korea. (Ep 45)
Our first day in South Korea, our first try of Korean food, our first day teaching English, and more! A new season of the podcast begins with two new hosts on the show, Adam and Phil.  Both Adam and Phil talk with Scott about some of their first experiences here in Korea.  First of all, everyone who has been to South Korea has had many good and bad first experiences.  This hosts talk about many first things including their first night here, first Korean meal, and first impressions of South Korea.  Finally, they will talk about their first day of teaching English. It's a podcast of firsts for this episode of K-PoD! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
38:23
January 30, 2017
Issues Currently Effecting South Korea. (Ep 44)
Scott and Dee talk about some issues currently effecting South Korea including the South Korean president, Park Geun-hye, South Korea becoming a cashless society, how Trump becoming the US president will effect the number of foreign teachers here in South Korea, the Train To Busan English remake, and more! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
50:11
December 9, 2016
Joining A Band and Live Music from South Korea. -guests Band ‘No English’ (Ep 43)
No English, a band from GimHae stop by on this episode of the podcast to chat with Scott on an upcoming live gig they have here in Changwon City, at Next Bar on December 10th, 2016.  Band members Ben Getkin, Jose Lopez, and Quintin Young talk with Scott about living in South Korea, their music, musical influences, and much more! The band also performed a few live songs for the podcast so we hope you tune in and listen to this week's guests No English! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
56:11
November 15, 2016
What Might Have Been - EP 01 - I Am Legend and Korean Movies with host Adam Maxwell Kent
This is the pilot episode for the new podcast from Adam Maxwell Kent called 'What Might Have Been...' and is brought to you by The Changwoner.  In this episode, Adam is joined by guests Dee and Scott to talk about their favourite Korean movies, The Busan Film Festival,  Halloween movies, and finally about the movie  'I Am Legend'.  They will discuss the different endings of 'I Am Legend' as well as their own thoughts on how the movie should have ended and 'What Might Have Been...' if the movie had ended differently. Show notes, links, and more at our website.   #movies #IAMLEGEND #podcast #changwon #korea #Changwoner
47:12
October 22, 2016
Dokdo belongs to . . .? The Debate of an Island in South Korea. -guest Adam Kent (Ep 42)
In this episode of The Changwoner Podcast, special guest Adam Kent sits down with Scott and Dee to talk about his recent trips to Dokdo, and Island that both South Korea and Japan claim as their own.  Adam also talks about the reasons for his visit to Dokdo and his recent trip to Japan where he heard the other side to  the question, ' Who does Dokdo belong to?' Show notes, links, and more at our website. #changwon #changwoner #korea  #southkorea  #dokdo #창원  #독도
42:20
October 16, 2016
Stand-Up Comedy in South Korea. Comedy Night in Changwon! -guests Busan’s Ha-Ha Hole (Ep 41)
It was comedy night in Changwon!  The comics from Busan's Ha-Ha Hole came down to perform their stand-up here in Changwon City, at Next Bar.  It was a great show and all the comics stopped by The Changwoner afterwards to join us on this week's podcast. Tune in to hear Scott and Dee chat with David, John M, Nick, Natalie, John D, Rob, and Kelvin, all from Busan's Ha-Ha Hole. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:07:53
October 1, 2016
EARTHQUAKES in Korea and South Korean Weather. (Ep 40)
This week, Scott and Dee talk about the weather you can expect if you are coming to South Korea, the seasons, and some of the current events happening this past week including Monday's earthquake.  Scott and Dee will also talk about this coming Saturday's Changwoner Global Cultural Market and some of the things you can find at this month's market. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
47:29
September 18, 2016
Writing Fiction and Publishing in South Korea. -guest Brendan Thompson (Ep 39)
Korea can be a place to allow you the time and resources for the creative writing process.  This week,  guest and author Brendan Thompson sits down with Scott and Dee to discuss his life in Korea, books, his methods towards writing, and more!   Tune in and listen to this week's episode to find out more with our special guest Brendan Thompson. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:19:40
September 11, 2016
Seoul VS Changwon City, South Korea. What Are the Differences? -guest Mandi Beckwith (Ep 38)
Mandi Beckwith has just recently moved cities.  She use to live in Changwon City but made the move to Seoul a few months back.  Mandi sits down at the Changwoner with Scott and Dee to discuss the transition of moving to a big city, some of the biggest differences between the two cities, and more!  Tune in and listen to this week's episode with guest Mandi Beckwith! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:05:22
August 14, 2016
Learning the Korean Language -guest Chris Kelly (Ep 37)
This week, Chris Kelly returns to The Changwoner Podcast to sit down with Scott and Dee and talk about his Korean Studies at Changwon University, completing his course, some movie talk, conspiracies, and his future plans.  Tune in and listen to this week's episode to find out more on the process of learning Korean with guest Chris Kelly! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:18:04
August 1, 2016
A Year of Travels Via South Korea and Back Again. -guests Blake Hritz and Terra Hanks (Ep 36)
This week Terra Hanks returns to the podcast with Blake Hirtz to talk about their world travel the past year and their return to Korea.  Both decided to return to Daegu, South Korea.  Find out why and how things are different between living in Daegu and Changwon. Tune in to this week's special guests Blake Hritz and Terra Hanks. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:23:31
July 24, 2016
Adjusting to Life Back in USA After Years Living in South Korea. -guest Jason Brabson (Ep 35)
This week's podcast brings a blast from the past with special guest Jason Brabson.  He joins Scott and Dee via Skype all the way from Colorado, USA.  Jason lived in Changwon City, South Korea for many years, started a family here, and recently moved his family back to the US to start a new chapter in their lives.  Tune in and find out how they are doing back in the USA , how the transition was, and much more with special guest Jason Brabson. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:10:18
July 20, 2016
Living in Daegu, Gun Violence in the US, and the Safety in South Korea. -guests James McKeon and Mina Chang (Ep 34)
This week James McKeon and Mina Chang sit down at the Changwoner table to chat about the recent gun violence in the US, gun control, the 2nd Amendment, living in Daegu, living in Masan, and more! Tune in, enjoy, and listen to this week's Changwoner Podcast with special guests James McKeon and Mina Chang. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:21:33
July 10, 2016
Korean Horror Movies and A Horror Experience in Busan, South Korea. -guest Brian Michalko (Ep 33)
Brian Michalko sits down at the table with Scott and Dee to chat about horror movies, a new horror experience in Busan, music, and more! Tune in, enjoy, and listen to this week's Changwoner Podcast with special guest Brian Michalko. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
02:03:10
July 3, 2016
After A Year of Living in South Korea -guests Andrew Collins and Andrea Stirling (Ep 32)
Andrew Collins and Andrea Stirling return to the Podcast to chat with Scott and Dee about how life is after living in South Korea for a year, future plans, TV shows, Movies, Super Heroes and more! Tune in, enjoy, and listen to this week's Changwoner Podcast with special guests Andrew Collins and Andrea Stirling. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:08:50
June 26, 2016
Voice Acting and Alternative Jobs from Teaching in South Korea. -guest Shannon Selis (Ep 31)
This week's episode of the Changwoner Podcast brings us Shannon Selis who came down all the way from Seoul to talk about voice acting, cooking, and living the life in Seoul Korea. Tune in, enjoy, and listen to this week's Changwoner Podcast with special guest Shannon Selis. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
59:56
June 19, 2016
Tattoos, Sex, and Teaching in South Korea. -guests Corbin and Abiella Stoddard (Ep 30)
In this episode of the Changwoner Podcast, guests Corbin and Abiella Stoddard sit down with Scott and Dee to talk about married life and their time spent in Changwon City, South Korea.   We also discuss getting tattooed in Korea, sex toys and sex shops in South Korea, more of Corbin's and Abiella's experiences in Korea, future plans, and much more! Tune in, enjoy, and listen to this week's Changwoner Podcast with special guests Corbin Stoddard and Abiella Stoddard. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:28:42
June 12, 2016
Being Diabetic and Keeping It Healthy in South Korea. -guest Ben Hearn (Ep 29)
In this episode of the Changwoner Podcast, guest Ben Hearn sits down with Scott and Dee to talk about his return to Changwon city, South Korea. We discuss where Ben is from, why he first came to Korea, keeping it healthy while living in South Korea, our first restricted movies and porn movies we ever saw, being a diabetic and living abroad, and much more! Tune in, enjoy, and listen to this week's Changwoner Podcast with special guest Ben Hearn. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:25:21
June 5, 2016
Theatre Life, Acting, and Live Plays in South Korea -guests Cinthia Plugin and Sanil Mahtani (Ep 28)
It's an all new season and a new location for the Changwoner Podcast. Cinthia Plugin and her friend Sunil Mahtani sit down with Scott and Dee to talk about their upcoming play 'Waygook-in Wonderland'. Both will also discuss the Changwon Community Theatre, how you can get involved with the community, and their lives here in Changwon, South Korea. Cinthia also gets into her roots of her life in the theatre. Tune in, enjoy, and listen to this week's Changwoner Podcast with special guests Cinthia Plugin and Sunil Mahtani. Check out our new location at The Chef's Kitchen Changwon (The CK) on the 2nd floor of the O'Briens building. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
58:48
May 29, 2016
Answering Some Emails Regarding Living in South Korea. (Ep 27)
The Lunar New Year brings new things and this week on the Changwoner Podcast, Scot and Dee will bring some new things to the show.  These will include a look back and recap of the past week, answering some email questions, tips, tricks and techniques for living and working in South Korea, issue we may have about living here, and our new Changwoner Top 5.   Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:10:22
February 9, 2016
Living in England, South Korea, and Australia. What Are the Differences? -guest Christopher Shanley (Ep 26)
In this week's episode of the Changwoner Podcast, Christopher Shanley joins with Scott, Dee and Paul from the Land Down Under, Australia. Christopher is from England who use to live here in Changwon, South Korea. He is currently living in Perth, Australia and is involved in the gold mining industry. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
46:56
January 25, 2016
Ice Rinks Skating, and Ice Hockey in South Korea -guests Andrew Collins and Andrea Stirling (Ep 25)
In this week's episode of the Changwoner Podcast, Andrew Collins and Andrea Stirling sit down with Scott and Dee to talk about their teaching experiences here in Changwon, South Korea. Both are from small towns in Ontario Canada. One of their biggest surprises in Changwon was the fact that they both can play ice hockey. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:29:03
January 17, 2016
Couple's Life in South Korea and Working Together -guests Nicolene Van Der Linde and Peter Demetriades (Ep 24)
In this week's episode of The Changwoner Podcast, Scott and Dee are joined with a South African couple  Nicolene Van Der Linde and Peter Demetriades.  Both sit down at the table to chat about teaching, their experiences here, living in Korea as a couple, getting engaged in South Korea, and much more ! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:12:03
January 11, 2016
Preparing to Leave South Korea -guests Michael Valley and Tanner Reinhardt (Ep 23)
Michael Valley and Tanner Reinhard are two Northern Ontario Canadians living here in South Korea.  Both are musicians and teaching here, one in Changwon and the other near Seoul.  Michael has been here in Changwon for the past 10 years and is ready to leave and make some changes while Tanner has just arrived to South Korea.  Both sit down with Scott and Dee to discuss both living in Northern Ontario and South Korea. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:08:12
January 4, 2016
Teaching in South Korea Compared to Teaching in USA -guest Bryan Lucas (Ep 22)
This week, special guest Bryan Lucas sits down at the  table with Scott, Dee, and Paul to chat about his teaching experience here in South Korea and teaching back home in the US.  Bryan is now a teacher back in the United States visiting back here in Changwon City for the holidays.  He compares teaching in both countries as well as how teaching here in Korea has helped him be prepared to be a teaching back in the States.  He also chats about being an Uber driver back home and much more! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
54:52
December 28, 2015
Christmas Upcoming Events in Changwon, South Korea (Ep 21)
This week on the Changwoner Podcast, Scott and Dee try something a little new.  They're not in their regular place at BK House for this podcast!  Both Scott and Dee will talk about latest TV shows, movies, and all the up coming events that are just around the corner for this Christmas in Changwon City. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:11:15
December 9, 2015
Star Wars in South Korea. The Force Awakens in Changwon –guests Chris Kelly and Luke Mason (Ep 20)
This is a special Star Wars episode of the Changwoner Podcast.  Luke Mason and Chris Kelly both join Scott and Dee at the table to discuss everything about the Star Wars movies.  They will also talk about the upcoming event brought to you by The Changwoner, 'A Star Wars Christmas in Changwon' as well as some birthday wishes, shout outs, and what's going on in Changwon this coming week! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:18:02
November 23, 2015
Taekwondo in South Korea! Learning and Teaching Taekwondo –guest Steven Gabel (Ep 19)
Steven Gabel sits down at the table this week to join Scott, and Dee to talk about Taekwondo, his years of living in Korea and learning  Taekwondo, and much more. We will also cover some birthdays and shout ours, as well as what's coming up this week in Changwon City. Steven Gabel is an Olympic level TaeKwonDo practitioner. He has a school in America and has studied Taekwondo since the age of 6. Tune in and listen to find out more! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:46:43
November 11, 2015
Yoga in South Korea -guest Matthew Barbour (Ep 18)
Matthew Barbour sits down at the table this week to join Scott, Dee, and Paul to talk about travels in India, yoga, and teaching yoga in English.  They will also recall last Halloween weekend in Changown, so birthdays and shout ours, as well as what's coming up this week in Changwon City. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:09:52
November 4, 2015
Private or Public English Schools in South Korea? What’s the Difference? -guest Adam Maxwell Kent (Ep 17)
This week Adam Maxwell Kent joins Scott and Dee on the Changwoner Podcast to talk about the differences between working in private English academies and public schools.  He also compares teaching English in Europe to teaching English in South Korea.  Paul is out this week with a cold, but Dee returns from his trip back home in America. Halloween in just around the corner, so find out what's going on in Changwon for this coming week, plus a whole bunch more! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
57:25
October 27, 2015
How to Learn English In South Korea –guests Ga Eun Lee and Hanui Yang (Ep 16)
In this week's episode of the Changwoner Podcast, Dee is still away on vacation, but two special guests sit down at the table with Scott and Paul. Ga Eun Lee and Hanui Yang join them to discuss about how they learned English, the English learning system in the school here in Korea, what it is they both do here in Korea, travel, and a whole bunch more! Plus, as always, we have what's going on this coming week in Changwon and some birthdays and shout outs! Tune in and have a listen! 이번주 Changwoner 팟캐스트에는 특별 게스트 이가은과 양하늬가 함께 했습니다. 이번 에피소드에서는 그들이 어떻게 영어를 배웠는지 창원에서의 생활과 여행에 관한 이야기를 함께 나누어 보고 또한 창원의 새로운 소식과 더 많은 정보를 소개합니다! 지금 Changwoner 팟캐스트를 확인해보세요! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
57:33
October 21, 2015
Running a Bar in South Korea. Bar Life is a BITCH! –guest Hyung Min Chae (Ep 15)
Hyung Min Chae, also know as Matt from Biskachy Bar sits down with Scott and Dee to discuss why he decided to open a bar in Changwon City where he lived and what he did before running a bar, some crazy stories from the bar, and why his bar is such a Bitch!  Plus some birthday shout outs and what's going on in Changwon City for this coming week, Show notes, links, and more at our website. 오늘은 비스카치의 큰형 매트가 함께 자리한다. 그와함께 어떻게 영어를 배웠는지, 가게에서 우리가 생각못하는 어떠한 일들이 일어나는지, 비스카치라는 상호명은 무얼 뜻하는지, 함께들어보자
44:38
October 13, 2015
Running an English School in South Korea –guest Michael Paul Duffy (Ep 14)
Michael Paul Duffy sits down at the table with Scott and Paul to talk about the changes in schools and in Changwon over the last 14 years, plus what it takes to run a hawgwan (private English School) here in South Korea.  Find out what's going on this coming week in Changwon City, and a whole bunch more! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
53:45
October 6, 2015
Chuseok Holiday (Korean Thanksgiving) and a Look Back at K-Pod, Bloopers and MORE! (Ep 13)
Due to the Thanksgiving Holidays (Chuseok) this week, we decided to take a little break outselves.  Instead, we are bring you some of our favorite moments and bloopers from our first 12 episodes!   We hope you all had a great Chuseok holiday and we'll be back this coming weekend with a special guest and to let you know what's going on in Changwon City! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
30:19
September 29, 2015
Sauna Rooms to Couch Surfing in Korea -guest Julian Switala (Ep 12)
Paul is back from vacation and Dee is off on his.  This episode, Julian Switala sits down at the table with Scott and Paul to talk about his stays in Sauna Rooms and couch surfing here in Korea.  Julian also brings up his travels and some funny stories along the way.  Plus what's going on in Changwon this coming week and a whole lot more! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
56:29
September 23, 2015
Language and Visiting the Dentist in South Korea – guest Wilhelm Louw (Ep 11)
Wilhelm Louw sits down at the table with Scott and Dee to talk about languages, visiting the dentist, the South African community in Changwon and South Korea, and a whole bunch more! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:13:35
September 16, 2015
Playing Fantasy Sports in South Korea - guest Christopher Ascroft (Ep 10)
Join Scott, Dee, Bruce and special guest Christopher Ascroft as they sit down to talk some fantasy sports in South Korea and a little about the transportation system here in South Korea. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:07:02
September 9, 2015
Finishing Your Teacher’s Contract in South Korea! – guest Terra Hanks (Ep 09)
Join Scott and Dee in this episode of the Changwoner Podcast as they are joined by special guest Terra Hanks as she bring a bit of a woman's touch to the show.  She is just finishing up her teaching contract here in South Korea, so Terra fills us in on her experiences here as a female teacher and the steps to go through for finishing up a contract. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
52:39
September 2, 2015
Tensions between North and South Korea, the Navy, and Cheese Cake? –guest Ian Henry (Ep 08)
Join Scott, Dee and Bruce in this episode with special guest Ian Henry as they talk about life in the Navy here in South Korea, cheese cakes, and the tensions between the North and South the past couple weeks. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:24:09
August 26, 2015
MMA and Health Care in South Korea – guest Bruce ‘The Kid’ Barbour (Ep 07)
Join Scott, Dee and Paul in this episode with special guest Bruce 'The Kid' Barbour as they all talk about MMA in Korea, training in Korea, injuries, and health care in South Korea! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:48:07
August 19, 2015
Moving from Changwon to Seoul, South Korea and Back Again! – guest Matty D’Occhio (Ep 06)
  Join Scott, Dee and Paul in this episode with  former Changwoner Matty D'Occhio who recently moved from Changwon to Seoul as they all discuss the differences between living in the two South Korean cities and some views on hunting! Show notes, links, and more at our website.      
01:38:07
August 12, 2015
Live Music and Playing Gigs in Korea – guest Luke Mason (Ep 05)
Join Scott, Dee and Paul in this episode as SPECIAL guest Luke Mason sits down at the bar table with them to talk a little about music, concerts in Korea, his experiences in South Korea, and play a song he wrote about Changwon! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
02:24:58
August 5, 2015
Scuba Diving and Embarrassing Moments in Korea! – guests James Park (Ep 04)
Join Scott, Dee and Paul in this episode as they are joined by a special guest, James Park as they get into some crazy stories and embarrassing moments in Korea and probably had a few too many drinks! Show notes, links, and more at our website.    
02:11:51
July 29, 2015
Baseball's Eric Thames, Korean Baseball, and Living the Life in Korea! -guest Eric Thames (Ep 03)
Join Scott, Dee and Paul in this episode where they interview NC Dino's star Eric Thames, talk about the attraction of coming to Korea, ghosts, and f**king ALIENS! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
02:07:48
July 22, 2015
What Can I Do in Changwon, South Korea? (Ep 02)
Join Scott, Dee and Paul for this episode where they talk about things to do in Changwon City, some Changwon history and Korean beers. Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:43:39
July 15, 2015
A New Night in Changwon City, South Korea (Ep 01)
Join Scott, Dee and Paul as they talk about why they first came to Korea and their first experiences in the country.  Also, they talk about Korean food, drinking games and living in Changwon City.  Plus so much more! Show notes, links, and more at our website.
01:29:56
July 9, 2015