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  • Welcome to This Korean Life. Today, we're thrilled to feature Mark Jeong Seok Seo, a visionary in sustainable fishing and marine conservation.

    In this episode, Mark takes us on an enlightening journey through the world of sustainable fishing practices and the critical role of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) in preserving our oceans. As a key figure in the MSC, Mark sheds light on the challenges and triumphs of promoting sustainable fisheries and the profound impact these efforts have on our global ecosystem.

    We'll explore the future of fish farming, where innovation meets sustainability, offering solutions to feed the world's growing population while protecting marine life. Mark also addresses the controversial practice of shark fin soup, discussing its environmental and ethical implications, and how awareness and advocacy are driving change.

    Finally, we ask Mark about his personal seafood consumption and learn how our choices can contribute to a healthier planet. Mark's insights will empower you to make informed decisions about the seafood you eat, ensuring a sustainable future for generations to come.

    Whether you're a seafood lover, an environmental enthusiast, or simply curious about the future of our oceans, this episode is packed with valuable insights and inspiration. Tune in now and join Mark Jeong Seok Seo on a voyage towards sustainable seas! 馃寠馃悷馃馃崳

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    Welcome to This Korean Life, where we delve into the captivating stories of individuals whose lives intertwine with the heartbeat of South Korea. Today, we have the pleasure of introducing you to Minh C么ng, whose journey embodies the essence of resilience, exploration, and personal growth.

    Join us as we step into the elegant halls of the Park Hyatt, where Minh C么ng is honing his craft and embracing the art of hospitality with grace and dedication. His tales offer a glimpse into the inner workings of one of Seoul's most prestigious hotels.

    But Minh C么ng's narrative extends far beyond the polished confines of luxury hospitality. As an international student in the vibrant city of Busan, he embarked on a transformative journey of self-discovery, navigating the intricacies of cultural exchange and academic pursuit with unwavering determination and an open heart.

    Beyond the confines of academia and career, Minh C么ng finds solace and inspiration in the realm of sports. With his professor, Dr. Kessler, we explore the profound impact of athletics on character development, resilience, and the pursuit of excellence. Through his experiences on the field and off, Minh C么ng reveals the universal truths that unite us all, transcending language, culture, and background.馃彣馃摎馃彑锔

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    Welcome to This Korean Life, your passport to the vibrant tapestry of experiences that define life in South Korea. Today, we have the pleasure of sitting down with our new friend, Olia Molia.

    Olia gives her thoughts and experiences on Korea's coastal gem of Busan. From the beaches of Haeundae to the locally preferred Gwangan, with mentions of the the bustling market of Jagalchi and some other hot spots.

    Our conversation goes beyond mere sightseeing. Together, we'll delve into the intricacies of life in Korea for foreign residents, both now and in the future. From navigating the bustling metropolis of Seoul to envisioning the ever-evolving landscape of expat life, Olia offers insights and perspectives that are as enlightening as they are engaging.

    So, whether you're a seasoned expat, a curious traveler, or simply someone with a love for all things Korean, this episode aims to be a window into life here. Tune in now and let the adventure begin! 馃寙馃彇锔忦煂

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    Episode Notes Welcome to This Korean Life episode #116. In today's episode, we are thrilled to present Raymond Watt, a storyteller extraordinaire whose adventures span various continents.

    Join us as we delve into Raymond's fascinating world of Asian escapades, where every corner holds a new discovery and every experience is a chapter waiting to be written. From teaching English as a second language to immersing himself in the rich cinematic tapestry of Criterion Blu-rays, Raymond's journey is as diverse as it is captivating.

    We explore the allure of Asian cultures, discuss the magic of cinema, and the joys of teaching in a foreign land. Whether you're a film enthusiast, an avid traveler, or simply curious about life in Korea, this episode promises to captivate and inspire.

    So sit back, relax, and let Raymond Watt be your entertainment for the next few hours.

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    Welcome to This Korean Life, where we delve into the captivating stories of individuals navigating life's adventures in South Korea. In today's episode, we embark on an exhilarating journey with Jack Glowacki, a trailblazer in every sense of the word. From scaling the peaks of Korea's breathtaking landscapes to navigating the intricate terrain of entrepreneurship, Jack's story is one of relentless pursuit and boundless ambition.

    Join us as we unravel Jack's outdoor exploration, business pursuits, and cryptocurrency conquests. Discover the thrills and challenges of running a business in the dynamic landscape of Korea, and delve into the world of crypto currency as Jack shares his insights and experiences in this ever-evolving realm.

    Grab your headphones and get ready for an unforgettable ride as we embark on this adventure with Jack Glowacki. Tune in now and let the exploration begin!

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  • Episode Notes

    馃帣锔 Welcome to "This Korean Life"! 馃嚢馃嚪鉁

    Prepare to be inspired as we sit down with T.J. Yoo, the visionary behind Gyeong-ju's beloved used book cafe. 馃摎鈽

    Join us for an engaging conversation as T.J. shares his entrepreneurial journey, from launching multiple businesses to finding his calling in the charming city of Gyeong-ju. 馃捈馃彊锔

    Discover the triumphs and challenges of entrepreneurship as T.J. opens up about the highs and lows of building and running his own ventures. 馃搱馃挕

    Step into the cozy ambiance of T.J.'s cafe, where the aroma of coffee blends harmoniously with the scent of old books, creating a haven for book lovers and coffee aficionados alike. 鈽曫煋

    From the bustling streets of Gyeong-ju to the warm embrace of community at his cafe, T.J. shares the joys of creating a space where people can unwind, connect, and discover the magic of literature. 馃専馃寛

    Whether you're a budding entrepreneur, a lover of books, or simply someone seeking inspiration, this episode promises to ignite your passion and leave you craving for more.馃帳馃實

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    馃帣锔 Welcome to "This Korean Life"! 馃嚢馃嚪鉁

    Get ready for an exciting episode as we sit down with the talented TCC Edwards, a cherished member of the Busan community and the creative mind behind the captivating novel, "Far Flung." 馃摎馃専

    Join us as we delve into the pages of TCC's debut novel, exploring the intricate web of characters and the vivid worlds he has masterfully crafted. "Far Flung" promises an unforgettable journey through deep space. 馃彊锔忦煋

    Discover the secrets behind running the renowned Busan Writers Group, where aspiring writers come together to hone their craft and share their stories. TCC shares insights into the challenges and joys of leading this vibrant community of wordsmiths. 鉁嶏笍馃摑

    We also explore the delicate balance between family life and the writer's journey, as TCC opens up about the joys and struggles of juggling personal responsibilities with his passion for storytelling. 馃寛馃懆鈥嶐煈┾嶐煈р嶐煈

    And of course, we couldn't forget to peek into the future! TCC tantalizes us with glimpses of his upcoming literary projects. 馃殌馃摎

    Whether you're a book lover, an aspiring writer, or simply someone craving a dose of inspiration, this episode promises to ignite your imagination and leave you eager for more. 馃摎馃審馃帳

    ThisKoreanLife #FarFlungNovel #BusanWritersGroup #WritingCommunity #BalancingFamily #FutureNovels #LiteraryJourney #CreativeMinds #BusanLife #AspiringWriters #InspiringConversations #BookishCommunity #LiteraryAdventures #KoreanLifePodcast #WritingPassion #ImaginationUnleashed #AuthorInterview #CreativeBalance #FamilyAndWriting #WritingGoals #BusanCommunity #LiteraryScene #KoreanAuthors #StorytellingMagic #NovelDebut #BookLoversUnite #WritingInspiration #CreativeCommunity #TCCedwardsInterview

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    馃帣锔 Welcome to "This Korean Life"! 鉁

    In this riveting episode, we dive deep into the life and experiences of a Ulsan veteran, the incredible Daniel Lafontaine. 馃審馃浀

    Join us on a journey through Daniel's rich tapestry of experiences, touching on everything from the dynamics of teaching to the intricacies of daily life in Ulsan. Get ready for a rollercoaster of emotions as we discuss scooters, social media, reflections on spirituality, and the resilience found in the face of family sickness. 馃摎馃彨馃弽锔

    Daniel Lafontaine, a long-time resident, opens up about the highs and lows, the laughter and challenges that have shaped his life in Ulsan. From the classroom to the streets on his trusty scooter, his story is one of resilience, exploration, and the complex interplay of work and life in a foreign land.馃捈

    Prepare for an intimate conversation that goes beyond the surface. Whether you're a fellow expat, a curious traveler, or simply someone seeking genuine stories, this episode promises to resonate with the core of the human experience. 馃専馃寛

    ThisKoreanLife #UlsanOdyssey #ExpatriateJourney #DanielInKorea #KoreanLifeAdventure #UlsanExpat #ScooterLife #TeachingInKorea #KoreanCultureExploration #LifeAbroadStories #PodcastMoments #CrossCulturalLiving #WorkLifeBalance #UlsanVibes #KoreanAdventures #ExpatChronicles #CandidConversations #UlsanExperiences #BeyondBorders #SoulfulStories #KoreanLifeDiaries #ExpatEssentials #LifeInUlsan #KoreanJourneys #ResilientLiving #ScooterAdventures #CulturalExchange #ExpatriateInsights #KoreanPodcastEpisodes #UlsanReflections

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    馃帣锔 Welcome to "This Korean Life"! 馃嚢馃嚪鉁

    In this captivating episode, we have the pleasure of once again hosting the multi-talented Zac Hestand, an expat professor and a creative force straddling the realms of academia and writing. 馃摑馃専

    Join us on an enthralling journey through Zac's literary landscape as we delve deep into his latest screenplay, "Bloodhouse," which he presented as his final project to complete his second masters degree. Get a sneak peek into his upcoming audio drama, "The Invaders," where his creativity pushes the limits of the horror genre. 馃幀馃帶

    Discover the intricacies of Zac's creative process, a voyage through the labyrinth of ideas that shape his captivating narratives. Gain insights into his aspirations, the visions that fuel his artistry, and the dreams he holds for the creative endeavors of 2024 and beyond. 馃寣馃挱

    From academia to the world of writing, Zac's story is a tapestry of inspiration, creativity, and boundless imagination. Whether you're an aspiring writer, a lover of storytelling, or simply seeking inspiration, this episode promises a captivating exploration into the mind of a true creative genius. 馃摎馃専

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    馃帣锔 Welcome to "This Korean Life"!鉁

    Prepare your taste buds for a delightful episode featuring the incredible Christine Pennell, famously known as Suga Mama, a Korean American baker with a passion for creating sugary wonders that tantalize the soul. 馃嵃馃懇鈥嶐煃

    Join us on a delectable journey as Suga Mama shares the story of what led her to embark on a mouthwatering adventure in Korea. From her humble beginnings to the genesis of her renowned Suga Mama Bakery nestled in the heart of Seoul, Christine unveils some sweet secrets and the love baked into every bite. 馃崻馃崺

    Christine and her top employee Faith us with captivating tales, sprinkled with laughter and fun anecdotes, creating a truly delightful experience that goes beyond just the taste buds. 馃帀馃摎

    Whether you're a baking enthusiast, a food lover, or simply craving some sweet inspiration, this episode promises a feast for the senses.馃専馃巶馃摉

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    馃帣锔 Welcome to "This Korean Life"!鉁

    In this episode, we had the privilege of once again hosting Dr. Danny Kessler, an esteemed expat professor at Dongseo University, with a wealth of insights into the evolving landscape of higher education and the workplace in South Korea. 馃彨馃實

    Join us as Dr. Kessler delves into the fascinating topic of the rising international student population in Korea. Discover the enriching experiences and challenges faced by students from around the world as they seek knowledge and cultural exchange. 馃寪馃帗

    Dr. Kessler also sheds light on the dynamics of teaching Generation Z, a generation marked by technology, social consciousness, and a unique approach to education. Uncover the strategies and innovations needed to engage and inspire these bright young minds in the classroom. 馃摎馃懇鈥嶐煄

    We then shift our focus to the concept of wellness, exploring where Dr. Kessler provides invaluable insights into how we can be healthier, and shape more productive future. 馃彚馃捈

    Whether you're an educator, a student, or a professional seeking a better understanding of the educational and corporate landscapes in South Korea, this episode promises to inform, inspire, and provide valuable perspectives for the road ahead. 馃専馃搱

    ThisKoreanLife #HigherEducation #GenerationZ #WorkplaceWellness #InternationalStudents #EducationalInsights #ModernWorkplace #DiversityInEducation #KoreanCulture #ExpatProfessor #ThisKoreanLife #HigherEducation #GenerationZ #WorkplaceWellness #InternationalStudents #EducationalInsights #ModernWorkplace #DiversityInEducation #KoreanCulture #ExpatProfessor #GlobalEducation #KoreanUniversities #InternationalLearning #CulturalExchange #TeachingStrategies #InternationalStudentLife #ClassroomDynamics #WorkplaceHealth #GenerationZEducation #GlobalClassroom #EducationalTrends #StudentExperiences #WorkplaceTrends #HealthyWorkplace #CorporateWellness #StudentDiversity #FutureOfWork #EducationAbroad #ExpatriateLife #DrDannyKessler

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    馃帣锔 Welcome to "This Korean Life"! 鉁

    In this episode, we invite you to step into the vibrant life of Nino Chikobava-Mauceri, an expat mother with a remarkable journey. Born in the beautiful country of Georgia and raised amidst the bustling streets of New York, Nino now calls Ulsan, South Korea her "home". 馃實馃彊锔

    Join us as Nino shares the story of her origin and her ongoing expat life in Ulsan. It's a tale of cultural fusion, embracing the unfamiliar, and the joys of building a life in a new land, all in the name of family. 馃寙馃専

    But that's not all! Nino takes us on a series of unforgettable family vacations, filled with laughter, exploration, #fifa world cup games, and the priceless moments that shape the bonds of her awesome family. 馃尨馃彇锔

    From incredible adventures to heartwarming experiences and amusing anecdotes, Nino's life is a testament to the magic of embracing the world with an open heart. 馃専馃審

    Whether you're an expat, a parent, or simply an adventurer at heart, this episode is a treasure chest of inspiration, cultural richness, and the importance of cherishing the moments that make life truly special. 馃彏锔忦煈ㄢ嶐煈┾嶐煈р嶐煈

    ExpatLife #InternationalFamily #FamilyAdventures #CulturalFusion #LifeInKorea #GeorgiaToKorea #KoreanExperiences #FamilyVacations #CulturalRichness #LifeAbroad #AwesomeAdventures #ThisKoreanLife #ExpatLife #OriginStory #CulturalOdyssey #ExpatriateLife #FamilyVacations #KoreanAdventures #CulturalFusion #LifeInKorea #GeorgiaToKorea #NewYorkToUlsan #InternationalFamily #ExpatMom #KoreanExperiences #KoreaDiaries #LifeAbroad #KoreanLiving #ExpatTales #CulturalExperiences #UlsanLife #LaughterAndLove #MakingMemories #FamilyJourneys #KoreaAndBeyond #KoreanCulture #AdventuresAbroad #ExpatJourney #TapestryOfLife #NinoChikobavaMauceri #AwesomeAdventures #FamilyMoments #HeartwarmingTales

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    馃帣锔 Welcome to "This Korean Life"! 鉁

    In this special episode, we reconnect with a familiar face and dear friend, Saurabh Talele, our former co-host. Saurabh has embarked on a new chapter of life in the picturesque Netherlands, and today, he takes us on an incredible journey through his experiences, research endeavors, and the beautiful tapestry of living your best life. 馃尫馃實馃帗

    Join us as we traverse the charming canals of Holland, where Saurabh has found his new research home. Learn about the wonders of Dutch culture, the academic excellence of his new position, and the insights he's gathered from this enriching adventure.

    But amid the vibrant tulip fields and windmills, Saurabh's heart still holds a special place for the vibrant streets of South Korea. As he shares his reflections on the things he misses馃寙馃ア

    Whether you're an aspiring traveler, a fellow researcher, or simply curious about embracing new horizons, this episode is a treasure trove of inspiration and nostalgia. Saurabh's journey teaches us that home is where the heart is, and life's adventures are meant to be embraced to the fullest. 馃彙鉂わ笍馃専

    馃摎馃寙 #ThisKoreanLife #LifeInHolland #ResearchCareer #Nostalgia #livingyourbestlifewithlashon

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    Etienne's UNIST Exchange: From School to Seoul's Nightlife 馃彨馃寖 | This Korean Life #ExchangeStudent

    馃帣锔 Welcome to "This Korean Life"! 鉁

    Get ready for an unforgettable journey as we delve into the life of Etienne, an exchange student at UNIST (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology). 馃帗馃審

    In this captivating episode, Etienne opens the door to his South Korean adventure, sharing his experiences with school, cuisine, nightlife, and an ambitious plan that's bound to inspire.

    馃彨 First, we step into the academic world of UNIST, where Etienne navigates the challenges and joys of studying in a foreign land. Discover the dynamics of student life and the pursuit of knowledge amidst the backdrop of Ulsan.

    馃嵄 But that's not all! Etienne tells us about his experience thus far with food ranging from savoring traditional dishes to exploring the vibrant street food culture.

    馃暫 Etienne often dances the night away and immerses himself in the nightlife scene. He highlights some funny and disappointing encounters he has had thus far.

    馃毚鈥嶁檪锔 Lastly, we talk about Etienne's audacious plan to ride his bicycle from Incheon to Busan. Join us as we discuss the challenges, adventures, and the incredible sense of freedom that comes with this epic journey.

    Whether you're an aspiring traveler, a student dreaming of studying abroad, or simply curious about the life of an exchange student in South Korea, this episode promises to entertain, inspire, and open your eyes to the beauty of cross-cultural experiences. 馃審馃嵄馃暫馃毚鈥嶁檪锔

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    馃帣锔 Welcome to "This Korean Life"! 鉁

    Prepare for an insightful journey into the heart of cultural exchange as we dive into the world of Michael and Steve, the current managers behind the Ulsan Culture Exchange meetup. 馃實馃

    In this episode, we uncover the origins of this vibrant community, born from a passion for cross-cultural connections. Join us as Michael and Steve share their philosophy on how to run the meetup, nurturing an environment where diverse perspectives and experiences flourish.

    But every endeavor comes with its challenges, and the Ulsan Culture Exchange is no exception. Together, we explore the struggles they've faced along the way, offering valuable insights for those seeking to bridge cultural divides.

    As we look to the future, Michael and Steve reveal their exciting plans to expand and evolve the meetup, forging new connections, and fostering a global community of cultural enthusiasts. Join us in this captivating conversation that celebrates the power of cultural exchange and the visionaries behind it.

    Whether you're a seasoned globe-trotter or simply curious about the beauty of cultural diversity, this episode promises to inspire and enlighten. 馃寪馃馃尡

    ThisKoreanLife #CulturalExchange #UlsanCulture #MeetupOrigins #CrossCulturalConnections #PhilosophyOfExchange #StrugglesAndSuccesses #FuturePlans #UlsanCultureExchange #CrossCulturalConnections #CulturalExchange #MeetupOrigins #PhilosophyOfExchange #CulturalDiversity #GlobalCommunity #CulturalTapestry #CommunityBuilding #CulturalConnections #KoreanPodcast #KoreaAdventures #CulturalEnthusiasts #CulturalJourney #PodcastEpisode #Meetup #Ulsan #CulturalEnrichment #CulturalExchangeProgram #CulturalUnderstanding #CulturalAwareness #CulturalSharing #InterCultural #CulturalUnity #CulturalHarmony #CulturalDialogue #CulturalExploration #CulturalPerspectives #CulturalHeritage #ThisKoreanLife

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  • Episode Notes

    馃帣锔 Welcome to "This Korean Life"! 鉁

    Get ready for an extraordinary episode that takes you on a journey through the captivating life and experiences of Jeff Young. 馃彙馃椊馃寠馃巶

    In this special edition, we step into the serene Korean countryside, where Jeff shares the story of his new house, nestled amidst the tranquil beauty of rural Korea. 馃尦馃彙

    Next, we'll be transported to the bustling streets of New York City, as Jeff reflects on his memorable vacation. Dive into the vibrant energy of the Big Apple, its iconic landmarks, and the adventures that awaited him around every corner. 馃椊馃彊锔

    But that's not all! Our adventure continues as we hear about the Falls and Jeff's hot take on how things have changed. 馃寠馃彏锔

    And as we wrap up this remarkable episode, we celebrate the approach of Jeff's 60th birthday. Join us as he reflects on the wisdom of age, the joys of life's adventures, and the exciting possibilities that lie ahead in this new chapter. 馃巶馃帀

    Don't miss this captivating conversation filled with inspiration, reflection, and the warmth of shared stories. Tune in to "This Korean Life" and let Jeff's journey become your own.

    馃寗馃椊馃寠馃巶 #ThisKoreanLife #KoreanCountryside #NYCAdventure #NiagaraFalls #60thBirthdayBash

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  • Episode Notes

    Dennis Feeheley: CEO, Explorer, and Storyteller 馃弳馃實馃帣锔 | #thiskoreanlife #LifeAdventures

    Link to Youtube: https://youtu.be/aCDX7lnabwY

    馃帣锔 Welcome to "This Korean Life"! 馃嚢馃嚪鉁 Prepare to be absolutely captivated as we embark on a thrilling journey into the extraordinary life and adventures of Dennis Feeheley. 馃實鉁堬笍

    Imagine traveling to not just one or two, but an astounding 55 countries, each with its own unique story to tell. Dennis takes us on a globe-trotting adventure, sharing mesmerizing tales from his travels when he was just 19 years old. He hitchhiked across the Sahara Desert, an adventure that tested his limits and expanded his horizons. This daring escapade is just one of the many chapters that define his adventurous spirit.

    馃弶 And that's not all! Picture studying and playing rugby at the prestigious Oxford University, a hub of academic excellence and athletic prowess. Dennis delves into the rich tapestry of his Oxford experience, where tradition meets innovation.

    馃寪 Dennis was also the CEO of an international trade company, navigating the complex landscape of global commerce with finesse.

    馃彌锔 But his journey doesn't stop there. He has also worked as a Legislative correspondent for the US Congress, providing insights into the inner workings of American politics.

    馃敀 Beyond borders and expectations, Dennis has lectured at a maximum-security prison in the US, offering hope and knowledge to those seeking redemption.

    馃専 And if that's not remarkable enough, he's one of the select few Americans to have traveled behind the 'Iron Curtain,' offering us a unique perspective on history and geopolitics. Join us in this riveting conversation as we unravel the many chapters of Dennis Feeheley's incredible life, filled with adventure, resilience, and a relentless pursuit of knowledge and understanding.

    馃實馃弶馃彍锔忦煆涳笍馃寪馃敀馃専 #ThisKoreanLife #DennisFeeheley #AdventureTales #OxfordLife #SaharaAdventure #GlobalCommerce #USCongressInsights #PrisonLectures #IronCurtainJourney #LifeAdventures #ExtraordinaryLife

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  • Episode Notes

    馃帣锔 Welcome to "This Korean Life"! 鉁 Get ready to dive into the world of A.J. McNally, a remarkable individual who wears multiple hats with finesse. Join us as we explore the rich tapestry of fatherhood, sports, pandemic challenges, work, life, and intriguing Korean anecdotes.

    馃懆鈥嶐煈р嶐煈 A.J., a loving father, resides with his family in the beautiful city of Saint Albert, Alberta, Canada. Through his captivating stories, he paints a vivid picture of the joys and struggles of fatherhood, sharing heartwarming moments and invaluable lessons learned along the way.

    鈿金煆馃彃 Sports enthusiasts, brace yourselves! A.J. delves into the exhilarating world of sports, sharing his experiences, insights, and the role they play in shaping his life and perspective.

    馃實 Amidst the hardships brought by the pandemic, A.J. shines a light on how things were handled in Canada and some positive changes that resulted.

    馃摉Lastly, Prepare to be entertained as A.J. digs deep into the vault and shares some Korean anecdotes from pre-2010. 馃懆鈥嶐煈р嶐煈︹毥馃弨馃彃#ThisKoreanLife #AJMcNally #FatherhoodJourney #SportsEnthusiast #PandemicChallenges

    WorkLifeBalance #CanadianLife #KoreanAnecdotes #Resilience #InspirationalStories #FamilyLove #SportsPassion #PandemicStruggles #CareerInsights #PersonalGrowth #OldKoreanTales #FatherhoodLessons #LifeLessons #HockeyPassion #EntrepreneurialSpirit #KoreanHeritage #AlbertaLiving #SportsAndLife #FatherhoodGoals #HockeyLife #InspiringTalks #ParentingWisdom #LifeChallenges #KoreanCulture #WorkLifeHarmony

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  • Episode Notes

    馃帣锔 Welcome to another episode of "This Korean Life"!

    鉁 In this special edition, #100 we had the privilege of featuring the incredible Eunju Park McNally, a Korean artist whose captivating artwork speaks volumes about life, resilience, and the power of overcoming adversity.

    馃帹 Join us as we explore the world of K-Art, life's challenges, and the transformative journey of Eunju. Although she now resides in Canada with her loving husband and children, her Korean heritage and artistic roots continue to shape her unique perspective. Through her breathtaking artwork, Eunju shares positive messages in hopes of affecting change in others. She takes us on an intimate journey, revealing the inspirations behind her mesmerizing creations and sharing the stories of triumph that lie behind each piece of hanji paper she uses.

    馃挭鉂わ笍 As we delve into the depths of Eunju's artistic process, we'll uncover the incredible power of art as a tool for healing, self-discovery, and personal growth. Her story is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the ability of art to transcend boundaries.

    馃帹鉁煉潳锔 #ThisKoreanLife #KArt #OvercomingAdversity #LifeLessons #KoreanArt #Inspiration #ArtisticExpression

    HealingThroughArt #Resilience #humanexperience #ThisKoreanLife #KArtLife #KoreanArtist #ArtisticJourney #OvercomingAdversity #LifeLessons #ArtisticExpression #CreativeInspiration #HealingThroughArt #Resilience #KoreanHeritage #CanadianArtist #ArtisticPerspective #KoreanArtCommunity #ArtisticSoul #EmpoweringStories #ArtisticTransformation #ArtisticInspiration #ArtisticExploration #ArtisticPassion #ArtisticProcess #ArtisticHealing #ArtisticGrowth #ArtisticExpression #ArtisticExperience #ArtisticDiscovery #KArtTherapy #ArtisticMindset #KArtisticExpression #LifeChallenges #ArtisticTriumph

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