How to Go Digital Nomad 101


How to Go Digital Nomad 101

What it means to work, live and play from anywhere in the world with the use of your laptop!

About this session:

Dreaming of the day when your work takes you around the world? The truths out and becoming a modern-day nomad is much easier than you may expect! Join this exciting session to learn more about what it means to break free from the shackles of a 9-5 life with two digital nomads who have found the freedom for themselves! Danish digital nomad, Maja Grønholdt and Belgian nomad, Sam Van den Haute will be sharing their own unique journey's of becoming modern day nomads with listeners! Join this session to hear more about the ups and downs of chasing the dream of living a life filled with the freedom to travel anywhere and experience anything you can dream up!

Find Maja on Instagram @majagronholdt 

Check out her podcast, Det Gode Liv - Er livet som digital nomade lykken?: here! 

Find Sam on Instagram: @checkoutsam 

Check out his Flemish travel blog here

Check out his Dutch travel blog here

Check out his German travel blog here

During this session you will hear about:

  • What is a digital nomad?
  • What it's like to travel full-time
  • How to transition/find location independent work
  • How to find the work life balance
  • Money - how much you "need" to live a good nomadic lifestyle

About the 2020 KILROY Travel Festival:

This session is part of the 2020 KILROY Travel Festival – a full week of online inspirational travel talks and hacks focused on inspiring your next big adventure! Our interactive sessions are free to attend and there is no limit to the number of sessions you can join! To review our full festival line up, click HERE .

Session type: Presentation; Travel Talk

Session duration: 45 minutes

Frederik Øhrgaard - Session Moderator

Manager, Travel Lab , Kilroy International

Frederik is a passionate adventurer who seeks local, authentic, and immersive experiences on all his journeys abroad. He brings this passion to KILROY as the Manager of the KILROY Travel Lab, where the team strives to question the status quo and spark a movement of innovation within the travel industry. Frederik wholeheartedly believes in the power of travel for personal growth and has so far traveled to over 80 countries during his time as a solo adventurer and digital nomad.

Maja Grønholt Jensen

Digital Nomad

Maja holds a degree within journalism and has worked with several of Denmark’s biggest publishers. Last year she decided to pull the plug on the corporate lifestyle and venture to Bali with her boyfriend to pursue their dream of living life as digital nomads in more exotic surroundings. Since, they have started a podcast (Det Gode Liv - Er livet som digital nomade lykken?) called the “Good Life” where they provide honest insight into what it takes to pursue the dream of traveling full time and sharing some of their ups and downs during their nomad journey this far! Find her on Instagram @majagronholdt

Sam Van den Haute

Digital Nomad

Sam is the blogger behind 'Check Out Sam’, a Dutch, Flemish and German travel blog. On the blog, you can find travel guides, itineraries and handy tips to plan out your own vacation. Sam has been blogging for almost five years and since about three years ago, he has been doing it full-time.