The Nomad World 2023: A magic Week of Adventure, Connection, and a Three-Way Handshake

The Nomad World 2023 in Albufeira, the Team of Martin, Aaron, Markus, Simone, Christoph (left to right)

The Nomad World Festival, held in Albufeira, Portuguese Algarve, from October 9th to 14th, 2023, was an exceptional gathering of around 200 digital nomads. The mornings were charged with inspiring talks on various subjects, from crypto, AI, and fitness to mental health and the art of managing remote businesses. Our founder, Christoph Huebner, delivered a keynote titled “Take Risks. Confidently,” shedding light on four inconvenient truths about insurance for digital nomads. These sessions served as a catalyst for fresh ideas and invigorating discussions.

From Christoph's slides: Safety is not about avoiding the fun. It's about managing the risk.
Slide from Christoph’s key note

Afternoons of Bliss

But the festival wasn’t just about absorbing knowledge; afternoons were a time for rejuvenation. Attendees indulged in beach activities, explored the art of acro yoga, and, most importantly, formed meaningful connections. The Portuguese Algarve provided a perfect backdrop for relaxation and interaction, and the warm embrace of the municipality and locals enhanced the sense of community. Championing the Nomadic Spirit took pride in being the primary sponsor of this vibrant event. This sponsorship was not just a corporate gesture but a testament to our commitment to the digital nomad community. Our collaboration with the festival organizers was nothing short of remarkable, solidifying our partnership in a three-way handshake. This collaboration will continue in the 2024 edition of the festival.

A Night to Remember

To conclude the extraordinary week, hosted a cozy villa party. Approximately 30 guests gathered to celebrate Markus’ birthday. The evening was filled with mouthwatering homemade dishes and sizzling barbecue, alongside engaging conversations that sparked creativity. At the stroke of midnight, everyone came together to serenade Markus with a heartfelt rendition of “Happy Birthday.” This was a night that highlighted the essence of community and the joy of shared experiences.

Every good party ends in the kitchen: This picture shows a dozen of digital nomads right there.
All good parties end in the kitchen.

Looking Ahead to 2024

As we bid adieu to the Nomad World Festival 2023, the excitement for what lies ahead is palpable. is thrilled to announce that we have already secured our main sponsorship for the 2024 edition. An entire October is blocked off for another unforgettable experience in the Algarve, with the exact location to be confirmed by January. The anticipation for an even grander event is building, and we can’t wait to see you there!

The Nomad World Festival 2023 was not just an event; it was a celebration of the nomadic spirit and the incredible power of connections. is honored to have been part of this journey, and we look forward to creating more unforgettable memories in 2024. Stay tuned for updates, and we’ll see you in the Algarve next year!

So safe the date for The Nomad World next year, it’s going to be 7th to 13th of October, 2024.

Threeway Handshake: Christoph, Gonçalo and João
Christoph, Gonçalo and João: Agreeing on the 2024 collaboration in a three-way handshake
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Christoph Huebner Chief Nomad
Christoph, an entrepreneurial spirit and avid traveler, has been a leading insurance industry expert since 2010. Founding a remote insurance brokerage, he turned into a perpetual traveler by 2017. Today, he's a top authority in global health insurance for digital nomads.