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Speak i n d o podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. In addition to the Indonesian folk stories in season 1, we also want to share personal stories that might help inspire others. Each true story in each episode is shared by a real i n d o person who will present it in Indonesian and which we will then translate into English. More information is available on our blog: speakindo.life or on youtube channel speak indo. Let's share positivity. Selamat menikmati!

Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
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Human's Best Friend
Season 2 Episode 12, is a story from Bagus Permadi Himawan, closely known as Iwan Bagus. He is originally from Jakarta, Indonesia and has lived in Washington DC for 26 years. He currently works as a professor and a photographer. For those who grew up in the 80s and 90s in Indonesia, you might recognize him (or might also be one of his biggest fans) as a well-known model who frequently graced the covers of various top magazines. This episode is one of our special editions as we face Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you want to share what you think about this story? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
19:54
October 30, 2020
A Love Story
Season 2 Episode 11, is a story from Nouf Zahrah Anastasia who is from Jakarta. She now lives in Sawangan, Depok, West Java with her husband, Sukma Kurniawan, and works as an educator for the children with special needs. Their child is now 12 years old. This episode is one of our special editions as we face Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you want to share what you think about this story? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
17:37
October 1, 2020
Zoom Wedding
Season 2 Episode 10, is a story from Dini Djalal. She is originally from Jakarta and now resides in Singapore. She was previously a Senior Communications Officer for the World Bank and then for APEC. She is now writing a book and developing a start-up. This episode is one of our special editions as we face Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you want to share what you think about this story? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced Photo credit: Justin Eeles
16:21
August 29, 2020
The Mask of Life
Season 2 Episode 9, is a story from Didik Nini Thowok, which reminds us how the lack of knowledge could make us a fool, and the lack of wisdom could make us a destroyer. Bullying and discrimination both could cause deep pain mentally and physically and even death. But yet, both have been never ending topics because history keeps on repeating.  There are many ways to conquer bullying and discrimination, from fighting back to focusing on what we do and what we love the most, as a way to open the eyes of those who lack this knowledge and wisdom. This episode is one of our special editions as we face Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you have a story to share? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. *The name of the song: Ojo Lamis by Ki Nartosabdho (Composer & Shadow Puppeteer) Photo credit: collection of Didik Nini Thowok Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
15:12
July 25, 2020
Girl Scouts
Season 2  Episode 8 is a story from Nurwitasari Salim, who in short is called Wita. She is originally from Jakarta, Indonesia. She currently resides in Maryland and works as a teacher. This episode is one of our special editions as we face Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you have a story to share? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
13:40
July 12, 2020
Turning Point
Season 2  Episode 7 is a story from Antonius Conners, who in short is called Adam. He is originally from Blitar, East Java, Indonesia. He currently resides in Washington, DC and works as an ICU nurse at the George Washington University Hospital. This episode is one of our special editions as we face Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Speak Indo Podcast Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you have a story to share? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
17:29
June 24, 2020
It’s OK to be Selfish
Season 2  Episode 6  is a story from Helen Simarmata, she was born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia, lives now in Depok and works as a freelancer and housemom. This episode is one of our special editions as we face Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us.  Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028   Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq   Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo   Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning the Indonesian language and culture. Do you have a story to share? please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
24:12
June 13, 2020
Who are we? Friends of nature?
Season 2  Episode 5  is a story from Henricus Kusbiantoro. He was born and grew up in Bandung, Indonesia. He is a creative director, brand and graphic designer based in New York who in his spare time loves to take his wife and son to go hiking and camping each year as a cherished family tradition at the national parks in the country and around the world. This episode is one of our special editions as we face Covid 19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us. Do you want to share your story, please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028   Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq   Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo   Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
15:15
June 9, 2020
Eid Al-Fitr and Chinese New Year
Season 2 Episode 4 is a story from Irawan Nugroho. He is originally from Semarang, Indonesia, grew up in Manokwari, Papua, studied in Solo, worked in Jakarta then America in 1994. He currently lives in Fairfax, VA, as a freelance writer, interpreter and journalist.  This is one of our special editions as we face Covid-19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us.   Semoga bermanfaat!  - Speak Indo Podcast Crew Do you want to share your story, please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028   Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq   Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo   Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
07:30
May 23, 2020
Taking The First Step
Season 2 Episode 3 is a story from Devyandra, she’s originally from Jakarta, Indonesia and currently she lives in Virginia as a housewife.   This is one of our special editions as we face Covid-19 pandemic.  We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us.   Semoga bermanfaat!  - Speak Indo Podcast Crew   Do you want to share your story, please contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028   Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq   Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo   Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos   Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
20:53
May 3, 2020
Letter From Afar
Season 2  Episode 2 is one of our special editions as we face Covid-19 pandemic. We’d like to extend our deep condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. This is definitely a very difficult time for everyone and we can only hope that soon we all heal as nature flourishes. Probably one day when we look back, we learn how valuable is the time that we have to hug our loved ones, to be kind to our fellow humans and to thank the sun for shining upon us.  Semoga bermanfaat!  - Speak Indo Podcast Crew Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
04:36
April 22, 2020
in sickness and in health
Season 2 Episode 1 is a story from Diana Daulima Dunham, she’s originally from Jakarta, and she is currently working as the Assistant Director for Member Service at American Council of Engineering Companies, Washington DC. The story will be in Indonesian and followed by its English version. Let's share positivity. Selamat menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced
19:18
March 24, 2020
Garuda Wisnu Kencana
Season 1 Episode 8 is a folk story from Bali.  The story will be in Indonesian and followed by its English version. Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced  Let's share positivity. Selamat menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
10:20
October 15, 2019
The story of Roro Jonggrang
Season 1 Episode 7 is a folk story from Central Java.  The story will be in Indonesian and followed by its English version.  Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced Let's share positivity.  Selamat menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
00:00
August 10, 2019
The Origins of Lake Toba
Season 1 Episode 6 is a folk story from North Sumatra.  The story will be in Indonesian and followed by its English version.  Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced Let's share positivity.  Selamat menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
00:00
July 19, 2019
The origins of the cendrawasih bird
Season 1 Episode 5 is a folk story from Papua.  The story will be in Indonesian and followed by its English version.  Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced Let's share positivity.  Selamat menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
00:00
June 29, 2019
The Hawk Conqueror
Season 1 Episode 4 is a folk story from Sulawesi Selatan.  The story will be in Indonesian and followed by its English version.  Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced Let's share positivity.  Selamat menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
00:00
June 22, 2019
Legenda Pesut Mahakam
Season 1 Episode 3 is a folk story from Mahakam, East Kalimantan.  The story will be in Indonesian and followed by its English version.  Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced Let's share positivity.  Selamat menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
00:00
May 14, 2019
Malin Kundang
Season 1 Episode 2 is a folk story from Padang, West Sumatra.  The story will be in Indonesian and followed by its English version.  Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced Let's share positivity. Selamat Menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
00:00
May 11, 2019
Lutung Kasarung
Season 1 Episode 1 is a folk story from West Java.  The story will be in Indonesian and followed by its English version.  Level of Indonesian and English fluency: Intermediate to Advanced Let's share positivity. Selamat Menikmati! Do you want to share your story? contact or visit us www.speakindo.life Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-i-n-d-o/id1465333028 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0sWp49I9xjfKfFQXcF4Flq Anchor Podcast: https://anchor.fm/speakindo Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6hTYQK2my9q3s4ysK5kWrA/videos  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakindopodcast/?hl=en Speak Indo Podcast is a medium to think about life while learning Indonesian language and culture. The Indonesian language used here is in the daily-conversation format, that has influences from the local culture and custom. Should you have questions on the more formal version, please consult with your guru Bahasa Indonesia.
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May 11, 2019