Category: Travel

Tips and tricks to optimize your travel experiences.

You’re The Average Of The 5 People You Spend The Most Time With

I’m very fortunate to meet a lot of very interesting people currently as part of the EO GLC (Global Leadership Conference). It got me thinking about the old saying that “you’re the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with”. Here are some thoughts on enjoying time with inspiring people. Video Transcript ...

[Video] Why I Travel So Often

Over the last years, I gave up on having an apartment and started traveling the world with 64 things. Today´s episode is about how and why I travel so often. Video Transcript One way I try to make the most out of my time at the airport is by arriving early. It might sound counterintuitive ...

[Video] Presence Is The Best Present

In the last years, I have become very conscious about how much things I own and need. I came to the realization that experiences and spending time together are often a better present than something materialistic. Hence, presence is the best present! Video Transcript I’ve barely been in Switzerland for eight hours now and it’s ...

Where’s Home For Someone Without A Home?

It’s hard to set roots when you fly 100+ times a year. But what defines a home – its location or the way you feel there? I think many people live in a single place but don’t really feel at home. For me, home can be anywhere as long as I’m surrounded by people I ...

[Video] How I Deal With Jet Lag

With 120 flights last year, I often struggled with jet lag. While some people use sleeping pills or other tricks to avoid it, I found that’s not the best tactic when traveling this often. A quick fix may help you get over jet lag once or twice, but it’s not a sustainable way of dealing ...

[Video] A Trip With My Dad To SF Or Why Money Doesn’t Equal Time

They say that “time is money”. While I don’t disagree with this, I think it doesn’t work the other way around. Money doesn’t equal time. What makes time worthwhile is who we spend it with and how. This is why I’m super stoked my dad is coming along for a visit to San Francisco. It’s ...

Am I A Daydreamer Or Night-thinker + Other Q&A

I often get questions about living a minimalist lifestyle and traveling all the time. In this episode, I cover some of the ones that pop up again and again. From things like “am I a daydreamer or night-thinker” to the weirdest place I’ve slept in, here I’ll answer common questions that people have asked me ...

The Tools That Got Me Through 120 Flights In 365 Days

Last year I’ve spent just over twenty-two days on a plane. As you probably know, on longer flights the airlines give you an amenity kit. This is a small bag that contains essentials like a toothbrush, eye blinds and other items that might come in handy if you’re above the ground for a long time. Amenity ...

[Podcast] The “How” And “Why” Of Distributed Living

This interview was first published on The Job Insanity Podcast. You can see the original here.   Welcome to episode 8 of the Job Insanity Podcast, the podcast where I am interviewing people who have escaped the insanity of a job to create freedom of time and money in their lives. Today I am speaking ...

[Podcast] On Essentialism And Living With 64 Things

This interview was first published on The EO Podcast. You can see the original here.   In this episode, Dave interviews Cédric Waldburger, a serial startup expert who travels around the world to work with different startups. Cédric calls himself a world citizen and an essentialist as he carries only 64 items in his bag. ...

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