Media 2017-12-15T09:29:52+00:00

Esther has been featured in more than 500 interviews in 10 countries over the past 20 years. Many of these publications were in Dutch or other ‘weird’ languages such as Afrikaans, Portuguese, Spanish or German. You’ll find the publications in English below.

  Interview with Esther about ‘feminine powers’ and a lot more…. :). ‘GirlSkill’ podcast, December 14, 2017.

  Esther’s interview in the episode “The Risks And Rewards Of Ignoring Your Intuition” about how she uses her intuition in her daily life and professionally. Intuitive Leadership Mastery podcast. September 6, 2017.

Interview with Esther as Digital Nomad about Real estate in Amsterdam at the 80/20 Investing show by David Schneider (author of the bestselling book The 80/20 Investor ) and Angela Matthews (founder and marketing director of the Happy Investor Method). 14 april 2017.

How I got fired from my country for traveling too much” is featured in TMBA’s year review. Dec 2016

 Book recommendation of the Digital Nomad book in Das Produktkulturmagazin, Ausgabe Q3 2016 / The Produktkulturmagazin, issue Q3 2016.

  Losing your passport, losing your residency. Interview with World Business Traveler Esther Jacobs. Podcast on Augustus 9th, 2016.

  Even the bravest needs courage. Interview podcast with Jane Tan, August 2016.

  Could You Become a Digital Nomad? BRAINFLUENCE Podcast on August 4th, 2016.

  Why is a Dutch knight an advisor at The Entrepreneur House? July 2016.

  Interview “You’re a resident of where?” for ‘Tropical MBA podcast’. July 2016.

Esther got interviewed about her digital nomad lifestyle and presentation in Florianopolis for the Brazilian newspaper Dário Catarinense (in Portuguese), July 8th 2016.

Launch of Digital Nomads; a guide to live, work and play around the world, February 2016.


Exxon Mobil’s EMRA’ A hosts inspiring workshop. Qatar Tribune. May 11th 2015.

Excuses lady urges women to stay focussed. Qatar Tribune. May 8th 2015.

‘No excuses lady’ to mentor women at EO event. Article about Esther as mentor at EO event in Qatar. Tribune News Network, Doha, Qatar. May 5th, 2015.


No excuses, lady! Review about my book ‘What is your excuse?’ in blog January 5th, 2014.


Virtual Assistants available wordwide 24/7. Esther Jacobs tips on working withVirtual Assistants. Secretary Plus Magazine. June 2013


 Giving is the new having Column in VCV Magazine. December 2012

 Show off! Column in VCV Magazine. July 2012

 Make your weakness your greatest strength Column in VCV Magazine. February 2012

 Entrepeneurs to watch out for in Amsterdam, Netherlands Blog at about Esther Jacobs. February 2012

 33 entrepreneurs who make this world a better place by IDEAMENSCH. I am honored to be in this list! January 11th 2012


 No Excuses! speech at TEDxCuracao December 3rd 2011

 Column ‘What is real?’ in VCV Magazine. November 2011

 Nothing’s Impossible-Inspiring Stories that Prove It My motivational story has been published in this American book. August 2011

 About Esther Jacobs and her books on, issue no. 8, June 2011

 Interview How to live the life of your dreams, April 12th 2011

 Letting go… VCV magazine, March 2011


 Radio interview on “The Way of the Toddler” show about my no excuses mentality, Toginet Radio, November 9th 2010

 Coins for Care, or how I raised $25 million for charity Published as a chapter of the Power of Philanthropy book, November 2010

  ‘Six secrets for living your dream life’ Published as a chapter of The Speaker Anthology Book, October 2010

 What is your dream? VCV magazine, November 2010

 Presentation of Casual Friday (English radio show for Amsterdam’s ex-pat community) on Amsterdam FM, October 29th and December 3rd 2010

 Guest on the Casual Friday (English radio show for Amsterdam’s ex-pat community) on Amsterdam FM, September 24th 2010

 365 holidays a year! Column for VCV magazine, July 2010

 Interview about ‘Survivor’ and ‘no excuses mentality’ on ‘Read my lips with Bonnie D. Graham aka RadioRed on BlogTalkRadio, July 19th 2010

 Interview about the 5 weirdest travel destinations on, July 19th 2010

  Budget Travel Tips from the NO EXCUSES lady from the Netherlands on Positively Parenting site. July 2010

 Interview on Lisa Wexler Radio Show (US) about weird travel destinations, June 4th 2010

 Interview on Body ‘N Wellness show (CKFM Alberta Radio Canada) about ‘NO EXCUSES!’ mentality. May 20th 2010

 Interview on The Bob Cudmore Radio Show, New York, about ‘NO EXCUSES!’ mentality. May 19th 2010

 Twittering Twits? Column for VCV magazine, January 2010


 Everything is possible if you really want it. Antwerp Gazette, Belgium, December 1st 2009

 If you really want something, there’s no excuse Sante Magazine, November 2009

 This is the end of my quest Het Parool, November 30 2009


  Backpacking 101: tips for independent, fun, safe travel 2007


 Dreaming of a better world on Esther’s charity work. Nyenrode Now! Winter 2006

“You are a producer’s dream. Your interview has the richness and complexity (as well as lots of information) that we aim for in the show.”
Jane Beresford, producer Tropical MBA podcast

More testimonials

Written by Esther


Book previews, articles and interviews in English. View…

Topic: Coins for Care

coins for care

By collecting all left-over coins when the Euro was introduced, I managed to raise $25 million for charity. View the Coins for Care collection (mostly Dutch).

Topic: Charity

goede doelen

While trying to make Dutch charities more transparent, I was in for a long fight. All articles, tips and research are at View the Charity media collection (mostly in Dutch).

Topic: ‘Survivor’

expeditie robinson

As a contestant of ‘Survivor’ (Expedition Robinson) in 2005, millions of people were upset when I was first hidden in a cave for 2 weeks, then made leader of a group I had never met and consequently bullied by them. View this collection of articles… (mostly Dutch)

Topic: Mr. Wrong

foute man

Through my book ‘Have you found your Mister Wrong yet?‘ I challenge people to look differently at relationships and take responsibility for their own happiness. View… (Mostly Dutch)

Esther on TV


A collection of the (mostly Dutch) TV interviews I have done through the years. View these at Youtube…

Radio interviews


All radio interviews can be found at Soundcloud. Some of them are in English.