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“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.

Travel light – packing advice

2020-05-28T10:07:59+02:00

Travel light - packing advice “How can you travel with only one small carry-on bag?” Many people (especially women) think that you can never bring everything you need. As an example, I will show you exactly what I bring and how I pack. [...]

Travel light – packing advice2020-05-28T10:07:59+02:00

How to get cheap, worldwide health insurance at IKEA

2020-04-05T14:09:06+02:00

How to get cheap, worldwide health insurance at IKEA In 2013 I was ‘fired’ from my country for traveling too much… Because I wasn’t registered in The Netherlands anymore, I lost my right to the Dutch compulsory health insurance. Expat insurance would not cover me, because I was [...]

How to get cheap, worldwide health insurance at IKEA2020-04-05T14:09:06+02:00

How to register as a resident in Mallorca

2020-04-05T14:11:33+02:00

How to register as a resident in Mallorca I get a lot of questions about both registration as a resident in Spain and the cheap health insurance offered by IKEA family in Mallorca. For many digital nomads this might be a solution to get a registration and/or insurance without [...]

How to register as a resident in Mallorca2020-04-05T14:11:33+02:00

10 classic digital nomad errors you want to avoid

2020-05-28T14:28:16+02:00

10 classic digital nomad errors you want to avoid We all know these pictures of bronzed, smiling nomads with their laptop and a cocktail on the beach. Sorry to burst your bubble, but being a digital nomad isn’t all that idyllic. But hey, don’t even think about bringing [...]

10 classic digital nomad errors you want to avoid2020-05-28T14:28:16+02:00

Tantra and tattoos in Japan

2019-09-12T21:15:41+02:00

Tantra and tattoos in Japan To my surprise I have found many similarities between my time in Japan and the Tantra workshop I did in Thailand a few weeks before. Both experiences were all about embracing my feminine side, being in the moment, surrendering, not trying to control. Since this [...]

Tantra and tattoos in Japan2019-09-12T21:15:41+02:00

Why don’t you have a Virtual Assistant yet?

2020-04-05T13:48:54+02:00

Why don’t you have a Virtual Assistant yet? This blogpost about Virtual Assistants is in Dutch, but I have some tips for working with Virtual Assistants in English, too: Virtual Assistants Available Wordwide 24/7 by Esther Jacobs on Scribd

Why don’t you have a Virtual Assistant yet?2020-04-05T13:48:54+02:00

Cruising back to my roots

2020-04-05T14:12:44+02:00

Cruising back to my roots After working as a hostess on a cruise ship for a season when I was in my twenties, my only cruising experiences were the ‘cruise your business’ workshops I recently organized on repositioning cruises. Entrepreneurs, nomads, young people: workshops, masterminds, parties; a fun [...]

Cruising back to my roots2020-04-05T14:12:44+02:00

Tantra with a control freak

2019-09-12T21:13:11+02:00

Tantra with a control freak Why on earth had I signed myself up for a 6-day tantra yoga workshop? I had already stepped out of my comfort zone when I did a 7-day fast on this hippie island (check my blog: 'Fasting with a foodie'). Why did I [...]

Tantra with a control freak2019-09-12T21:13:11+02:00

A day in the life of a digital nomad…

2020-04-05T14:13:52+02:00

A day in the life of a digital nomad… Many people ask me what a typical day looks like. The funny thing is: there is no such thing as ‘a typical day’ when you live a life like a free spirit. Every day is different. Nothing ever repeats [...]

A day in the life of a digital nomad…2020-04-05T14:13:52+02:00

‘Museum Piece’

2019-05-13T04:10:17+02:00

"Museum Piece" Late 2015 I was honoured with my own exhibition in museum Flehite in Amersfoort, The Netherlands. The temporary exhibition was about various forms of emigration. The fact that I am considered The Netherlands ‘first digital nomad’ apparently made me ‘museum-worthy’… It felt so [...]

‘Museum Piece’2019-05-13T04:10:17+02:00