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When I graduated from high school I packed my bags to leave my hometown in Germany and since then they never got unpacked again.
Over the past ten years I have lived and worked in 5 different countries and Korean will be the sixth language I plan to master (Shamelessly showing off my talent for languages. Note: Please be impressed right now…Okay done.)
The WHY and what it has to do with who I am
Before I came here I had tons of questions about the country, the culture and life in South Korea in general. I simply wished I would have had someone who could just talk to me about Korea and give me an insight on what life is like there. That’s why I started this podcast and blog.
I am learning each day about life here, becoming an entrepreneur and about my new life as a military wife. My world has once again turned upside down, but this time I want to take you along for my journey.
My goal is to learn as much about this country as possible, to share it with you and to make my and your (!) stay an amazing one.
I want to help at least one person with the information I share. May it be with the decision to come here (or even with the decision not to), with adjusting to life in South Korea or with entertaining those who have already lived here for quite some time.
I will share my experiences, research and personal views on life in Korea with you. This site is not related to the US Army in any way. It is a personal and passionate project with a lot of love for CULTURE, LIFE, the MEDIA and the MILITARY FAMILY.
Who is this podcast for?
Well, by now you know that I am an Army wife so naturally this podcast provides lots of information specifically of interest for my courageous fellow families in boots.
However, it’s an open house. Everyone who wants to know what life is like here and who wants to learn more about the country has come to the right place and will benefit from the podcast.
No risk no fun
Have I done such a podcast project before? Nope. (I plan one in German but that is a different story.) Honestly, I am a little intimated about taking on such a project. There is always the risk of failing expectations. However, “no risk – no fun!” right?
I am putting this project together because I believe there is a real need for an entertaining and positive way to inform our military families and everyone who wants to come live here about South Korea and prepare them in a way for what to expect.
It’s not easy and sunny here all the time. I know that from experience, however, I am convinced that this country CAN be an amazing experience for a lot of people (not for all, unfortunately). I want to help with that while I personally live life in Korea, learn about the culture and make my first steps into the blogging and podcasting sphere. All this I will share in real time with you.
Oh and have I mentioned that I LOVE doing this anyway?
Support and goals
By following my blog and subscribing to my podcast you help me reach my goal: to help others and give my passion for Korea, real life experiences and media a meaningful and entertaining outlet.
Let’s see how much I will learn about this country, how many people I can help, entertain, get together and how many podcast episodes will get produced.
Where this project leads me to, I don’t know yet, but I am determined to find out.
If you like what I do please subscribe to my podcast in iTunes (here: www.tastyoldcabbage.com/wik/itunes), leave an iTunes review, follow my blog or come over to Facebook and join me there.
Your support will help me reach more people and share the message.
Long live the Kimchi!