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Readers of this blog and viewers of the Leaving Holland YouTube Channel sometimes ask me questions about working remote and the Global Nomad Lifestyle . Maybe you have the same questions and you might find your answer here. If not please feel free to contact me.

Why did I leave the Netherlands

Why did I leave the Netherlands

People often ask me the question why I left the Netherlands. There are many reasons. Today I answer that question on my YouTube channel and my blog. A decission to leave your homecountry behind for ever does not come easy. Although the jhorizon may beg you to cross and search what lies beyond, once you start serious preparations you face many questions, doubts and even fear, all mixed with that sense of excitement for a new future, a second chance….

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Meet and Greet the Nomadic Blogger

Meet and Greet the Nomadic Blogger

The Nomadic Blogger, as in I, is open for Meet and Greet sessions. I can answer your questions about several topics such as: The Netherlands (Europe) Digital Nomad lifestyle and working online Blogging and WordPress blogs Social Media and how to use it Starting a business Personal development Writing methods that boost creativity Or just, meet me, JC from Holland aka the Nomadic Blogger We can work out the details when you get in touch with me. Meet & Greet…

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How do you set your hourly rate

How do you set your hourly rate

Every freelancer needs to set his hourly rate, and also those traveling the world and working from remote places, need to calculate their hourly rate carefully. Sometimes you have to budget wisely, to save up for that rainy day when no projects are coming your way and hotel bills need to be paid or you need a visa extension. Although as a nomad you can adjust your daily living costs much easier to you income, living as minimalistic as you…

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What does it take to become an entrepreneur?

What does it take to become an entrepreneur?

The last two days I have posted blogs about freelance and entrepreneurs, the difference between them and what it takes to become a freelancer. Today is the last of three blog posts. Lets see what it takes to become an entrepreneur and learn some business secrets from a young entrepreneur. The business dictionary teaches me that an entrepreneur is someone who takes initiative by organizing a venture and takes benefit of an opportunity. He decides when, what, how, and how…

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Will becoming a freelancer work for you?

Will becoming a freelancer work for you?

Yesterday I wrote about the difference between a freelancer and an entrepreneur. Today we will look more specific to the qualities and skills, but also job ideas for freelance work. Suppose you want to leave the 9-5 mentality from the corporate business and office jobs and start to work as a self-employed well skilled person, what does it take? You will be your own business manager, bookkeeper, accountant, marketing manager, SEO and maybe even SEA specialist, and you need to…

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How to select a good laptop for the road

How to select a good laptop for the road

While preparing the idea popped to mind to buy myself a new laptop. Since I’m a gadget freak I like the idea of bigger, faster and better. My son recently¬†bought himself a brand new Macbook Pro and I remembered the days before my Macbook Air……I loved my Macbook Pro. Maybe I should……. Size Matters O yes, ladies and gentlemen, the ugly truth is out, Size does matter! When it comes to work and laptop. And with size I mean: measurements,…

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Why you need to be a Tourist in your Home Country

Why you need to be a Tourist in your Home Country

Some questions popped in about becoming a digital nomad and/or starting a travel blog. This inspired me to write a blog post to answer them all at once. It is a huge step to burn all your bridges and start the life of endless travel or live the rest of your life as an expat. And it won’t be all peaches and roses, just like your life now, reality knocks on your door, even if you don’t have one. So…

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