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Laos Visa Run – Three Lessons Learned

One of the little grievances of the digital nomad lifestyle – in South East Asia – is the need for via runs.

In some cases, you have to leave the country to come back in. A completely physical exercise for a paper problem, don’t you agree?

I like to combine “business” with pleasure so I figured […]

7 Tips For Signing Contracts Abroad

I have an absolutely valuable lesson about signing contracts abroad for you that WILL save you a LOT of trouble in the future.

Signing contracts. Yeah… Boring, yes I know.

But here are TWO examples that happened to me in one week.

I will explain to you why it is important to know what you are doing […]

By |October 27th, 2015|Legal|1 Comment|

Thailand Vipassana In Doi Sutthep – Highly Recommended

Did you notice the awkward long silence?

I just returned from a Buddhist Vipassana here in Thailand.

That’s right, I have been completely zennnnnnn on top of a mountain in one of the most beautiful temples in Thailand. It is called Doi Sutthep.

I can recommend it to everybody.

It is probably impossible to describe exactly what it […]

The Estonia E-Residency Program Is Useless. Here Is Why.

[August 2018 edit: I see I have still a lot of traffic on this page; time for a small update.

I started hearing about the E-residency scheme in 2014. It did not have to do anything with residency, starting a company in Estonia was a nightmare and taxes are much higher than other jurisdictions. And […]

A Day In The Life Of A Digital Nomad In Bali

People have been asking me…

“… Julius, what do you do all day in Bali. You can not be surfing all the time”

That is correct.

But the REAL answer to that question might be a lot less exciting.

Let me walk you through a day of my life as a digital nomad in Bali.

 
Digital Nomad In Bali – […]

Singaporean Baby Sitters

I had a tiring weekend in Singapore.

I went dancing with a former Ms Singapore and spend a day in the new area of Marina Bay.

I had to go there to do a visa run. Indonesia only allows you to stay a total of 2 months. Then you have to leave.

Most people fly to Singapore […]

Why Does The Government Waste Money?

Doest the government waste money? After you read this I am sure you will see the world differently.
We start with a Venezuelan friend of mine. Let us call him Juan. A nice guy who plays it cool. He does not reveal his age and likes the ladies.

I know him from salsa.

 

He lived and worked […]

How To Reduce Bitcoin Taxes To Zero

 

Zero percent Bitcoin taxes?

That’s right.

International Bitcoin companies -and their owners- can operate in a way they do not pay taxes.

Yet nobody seems to understand this.

Down below we will first discuss a few fundamentals of taxation. Then we will look at two small case studies and discuss some downsides.

 

Important: This does NOT apply to US […]

How To Deal With The EU VAT Digital Products?

A little while ago I got a nasty surprise.

I had bought a digital product online. Some expensive training course.

I had to pay an EXTRA 19% Value Added Tax (VAT – EU VAT Digital Products) to the German government.

Scheisse!

 

But why?

Well, there are new VAT rules in de EU since January 2015 (ok, not so new […]

The Verdict: Living In The Philippines As A Digital Nomad

I have left Cebu and the Philippines after 5 months. I moved to Bali.

Here you will get the pro’s and con’s about living in the Philippines as a digital nomad.

It has very good things to offer to digital nomads. As you will see.

 

But first let me tell you why I chose the Philippines to […]