Meet Jonas Hornehøj the bitcoin traveller who is funding his adventures

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Jonas Hornehøj (24) was pulling in a month-to-month wage of round £1300 (US$1800) monthly working as a barman in his native Copenhagen when he determined to promote all the pieces he had and take off travelling. He offered all of the belongings he may – sofa, mattress, cabinets, TV, sneakers, PlayStation. “Something I may promote on-line, I did,” he says.

Jonas Hornehøj speculates within the cryptocurrency market whereas travelling. Picture by Jonas Hornehøj /

Since then he has spent six months travelling in Asia, funded by speculating on the cryptocurrency market. He invested half of his £1400 ($2000) financial savings in bitcoin and has managed to make it work and fund his journey accompanied by his girlfriend Alica Cechvalova.

He was working as a part-time barman till he offered his belongings to journey. Picture by Jonas Hornehøj /

“It’s not one thing I promote as a method of earning profits as a result of it’s really easy to both shoot it down as a Ponzi scheme or as a bubble or a wild gamble,” he explains.  “Nonetheless, with analysis, I came upon rather a lot concerning the expertise, the crypto area as a complete, and the implications it could actually have positively on the world.”

He’s travelling together with his girlfriend Alica Cechvalova. Picture by Jonas Hornehøj /

“Our month-to-month price is often $2000-3000 between us, relying on the price of tickets and the way a lot we’re shifting round and the nation we’re in.” Jonas’ religion in cryptocurrency has allowed him to journey for the final six months, visiting the Philippines and Indonesia twice in addition to Thailand, Bali, Vietnam and greater than 40 islands.

He’s at present in Vietnam and has no plans to make a everlasting base anytime quickly. Picture by Jonas Hornehøj /

The complete-time traveller is at present in Hanoi, Vietnam and has no plans to make a everlasting base wherever anytime quickly. “Sooner or later, I want to discover extra of the place I’m from,” he stated. “There are such a lot of lovely locations in Denmark which have solely come to my consideration after leaving. Travelling has proven me that each place really has its personal type of magnificence, and I plan to discover Denmark much more than I’ve earlier than.”

Jonas says that what he loves is the uncertainty, the dearth of a “security internet”.  Picture by Jonas Hornehøj /

“Truthfully talking, nearly the entire world is the place I need to go. Nonetheless, within the close to future, I want to discover extra of Europe. I do intend to move to Europe inside just a few months to expertise the attractive European summer season.”

Jonas has 10ok followers on his Instagram, @thefreedomcomplex, and is loving his freedom.  “What I really like is the uncertainty, the dearth of a ‘security internet’, the compelling drive to succeed on our personal, to make it work for an additional week, one other month,” he explains.

The adventurer has 10ok followers on his Instagram, @thefreedomcomplex. Picture by Jonas Hornehøj /

“I need to encourage others to journey and study from my errors and my successes as an entire newbie who began from zero with a social media account. I didn’t choose up pictures till just a few years in the past, and I solely acquired actually into it within the final yr or so.  Prior to now six months of travelling, I’ve realized extra about myself, concerning the world, about ‘actual life’, than I’ve within the different twenty-three-and-a-half years of my life, and I wouldn’t substitute this expertise with the rest.”

The previous six months has taught Jonas extra about life than all his time working he says. Picture by Jonas Hornehøj /

“Most significantly, I simply need individuals to grasp that their goals might be actual, the mindset, arduous work, persistence and keenness are issues that may take you from dream to actuality.”

Phrases:  Mark McConville/Mediadrumworld

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