Tag: Teaching in Korea

Episode 45: Hey, Baby!

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/www.korea-underground.com/ku/baby.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWhat’s it like having a baby in South Korea? We welcome Teresa back and talk about the whole birth experience. We discuss a little about some traditions and beliefs around childbirth, pre-natal care and then after the baby is born. How are the …

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Episode 044: Don’t Call It A Comeback

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/www.korea-underground.com/ku/comeback.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSteve and Dan shake the dust off the microphones and try to get this show moving again. In this episode they talk about why they’ve been off the air for so long and then they do a deep dive into Korean funerals. Also, …

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Episode 043: Do You Know Dokdo?

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/www.korea-underground.com/ku/dokdo.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWe welcome a new host and then dig deep into the topic of the disputed island of Dokdo and Korea’s seeming obsession with hating on Japan. New music in this episode was provided by the band Walking After U and their song Blind. …

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Episode 041: The Dating Game

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/dating.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn this episode Steve and Teresa discuss tips and ideas for dating a Korean. If you’re in need of ideas or things to do to surprise your Korean partner, we’ve got some things in here that might help. There’s also new music from …

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Episode 040: Gimme!

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/gimme.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn this episode Teresa tells us all about the culture of gift giving in Korea and some of the problems foreigners run into when they find themselves in those situations. We’ve also got new music from singer Aseul and her song Dazed, Aseul …

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Episode 039: Terrible 2s

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/terrible.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn this episode Steve and Teresa kick back, go off script and discus the show, life, and anything else that comes up. It’s a free-for-all in this second anniversary show. Thanks to all of you who’ve kept listening to the show and welcome …

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Episode 038: No Means No!

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/nomeansno.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSGoing off a story regarding an Australian woman who was raped while on holiday in Korea, Steve and Teresa discuss rape and sexual assault in Korea. They go over how Korea defines rape, how it’s sometimes handled by the authorities (hint: not very …

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Episode 029 – GTFO?

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/gtfo.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSDan returns for this episode and we talk about whether or not younger people thinking coming to Korea should look at ESL as a viable option. Also, if you’ve been here for a few years, is it time to get out while you …

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Episode 028 – You Don’t Know Jeong!

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/jeong.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSteve and Teresa discuss the Korean concepts of Jeong (정), Han (한), and Nunchi (눈치), their meanings in Korean culture and whether or not they can really be defined in English. Teresa brings us another installment of Hallyu Doin’ and we’ve got new …

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Episode 025 – Your Privilege or Mine?

http://media.blubrry.com/koreaunderground/p/korea-underground.com/ku/privilege.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWe’re back from our hiatus and Teresa and Steve talk about racism in Korea and the reaction of some foreigners on social media. Also, a lot of stuff in the news!  

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