“The secret to happiness is freedom, and the secret to freedom is courage…”

Freedom seems to have become a status symbol: more valued than money. For me freedom means choices; to do what I want, where I want, with whom I choose.
Whether you want to escape the 9-5, become location independent, or just want more time, more space, and less hassle; let me help and inspire you.

Best health insurance for digital nomads 2023: Your ultimate guide


Health insurance is an essential consideration, especially for digital nomads, expats and frequent travellers. When you deregister from your home country, you often lose access to national health insurance benefits. Below is an overview of various health insurance options suitable for digital nomads and travellers. It includes well-known ones, some specific ones for Dutch citizens and also some unusual solutions that I have found and used. Keep in mind that no single plan will meet everyone’s needs. It’s crucial to review the coverage, terms and conditions, and pricing to find the best fit for your lifestyle.

Best health insurance for digital nomads 2023: Your ultimate guide2024-01-17T19:56:21+01:00

Live and work as a digital nomad in Thailand and Bali


In today's modern world, with unprecedented technological possibilities, the freedom to work from any location is a luxury that more and more people are affording themselves. Digital nomads and location independent entrepreneurs, today's modern adventurers, are embracing this lifestyle. Two enchanting destinations are high on their list: Thailand and Bali.

Live and work as a digital nomad in Thailand and Bali2024-03-06T16:09:40+01:00

Why Most Digital Nomad Visa Are Useless


Recently, many countries have launched a 'Digital Nomad Visa', a document or program that gives digital nomads, location-independent entrepreneurs, and remote workers the legal right to work remotely, while residing away from their country of permanent residence. There are currently around 50 digital nomad visas! That seems like a good development. But what do digital nomads - and especially those with a European passport, benefit from it?

Why Most Digital Nomad Visa Are Useless2023-05-15T15:05:43+02:00

Workation, trends and tips for working on vacation | Esther Jacobs


Working on vacation, or vacationing while working. 'Workation' is actually a combination of the words work and vacation. It is sometimes called remote working. Remote work means not working in the office; so it can also be done at home. The meaning of a workation is that you are both away from the office and away from home.

Workation, trends and tips for working on vacation | Esther Jacobs2022-12-01T11:33:30+01:00

Tips for remote working


As a traveling writer and Digital Nomad, I had over 15 years of experience working remotely before Covid broke out. Now that almost everyone can work from home, in a cafe, a coworking space, or a hammock in a tropical country, I like to share my tips so that you don't have to reinvent the wheel.

Tips for remote working2022-12-27T12:36:34+01:00

Are you a digital nomad?


Is your dream to live, work & play around the world? In this test from my Digital Nomads book, you can find out if you have what it takes to be a digital nomad.

Are you a digital nomad?2022-12-29T12:22:12+01:00

From hero to outcast


From hero to outcast My story (being Knighted for collecting €16 million for charity and being ‘fired’ from that same country a few years later for traveling too much) is featured in the book Friction. [...]

From hero to outcast2022-12-29T12:27:59+01:00

The price of freedom


Travel, adventure, flexibility, no constraints, no responsibilities or commitments, meeting interesting people in exciting places; many people see only this superficial exterior of the wonderful free life I lead. But my life is not that one dimensional.

The price of freedom2022-12-29T12:20:09+01:00

Real Estate secrets


I discovered that real estate investing can be very interesting and accessible, even for location independent people.

Real Estate secrets2024-05-09T17:39:21+02:00
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