Joël is a Physical Therapist, foody, sports addict, and avid traveler from the Netherlands, now living in Brazil. Even when he is not traveling he tries to stick to the adventure-mentality. While on the road he prefers to hitch-hike, to stay away from tourist hotspots and pretends to be at home where ever he is.
He believes in connection, vibration, the power of words, me-first, and loves statistics even though he is skeptical of the real value of the latter. In between sports, reading, writing he loves learning languages and aligns his thoughts by using somebody else’s attention to preferably speak as long as possible.
He blogs about lifestyle design at questforauthenticity.org and is currently in the process of validating his Physical Therapy diploma in Brazil. In the meantime, he works at a consultancy start-up and shares his current and past travels here, on Vegan Travel.
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