Episode #8: Uplifting Orphans Through Surf and Environmental Training with Rodney Westerlaken

It all started with a small surf trip and then turned into a passion for orphans and Indonesia as a whole. Rodney Westerlaken agreed to sit down and chat with us about the awesome surf foundation he created to help teach orphans in Bali how to surf, swim and respect the environment. He has some inspiring stories and helpful insight that will surprise you about Balinese culture and orphanages.

Rodney also shares important information from his research on Indonesia and talks about the importance of being respectful of different cultures even if you disagree with them. He has some great insight into how to get involved and make the biggest impact when you see a problem and also the best ways to support people in the wake of a natural disaster. He really shows and shares his love for Indonesia and passion for making a difference while living a life he loves – we know you’ll be inspired!

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Episode #4: How to Live Life as Paradise with Tara Khandro

Islands are their own beings and Bali certainly has its own personality that effects how people live, love and work. From the well-known spiritual center of Ubud, Tara Khandro met up with us at Sage Café to talk about her life of exploration and spirituality. She shared why she thinks Bali has a special initiatory energy as well as explaining what it means to live life AS paradise. Many people come to the island to find paradise but end up finding that paradise is not necessarily about where you are on the globe.

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Episode #1: Welcome to the Living in Bali Podcast with Sarah & Olivia

In this very first episode, we (Sarah & Olivia) will share our stories about how we ended up in Bali, what we’re doing here and the challenges we’ve faced. We’ll explain why we decided to start a podcast and the importance of allowing your curiosity to guide you. You’ll also get a sneak peek at the inspiring lineup of adventurous entrepreneurs and change-makers that will be appearing on the upcoming episodes.

We are so excited to bring you all kinds of inspiring stories as well as helpful tips on life, work and fun in Bali!

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