Your. Life. Abroad.
peace of mind

Get to know the spirited vision that makes up Your Life Abroad, a community of explorers and adventurers with a passion for redefining the rules of traditional travel.

A winding road with a clear blue sky above.
About us

The Freedom to Dream

Welcome to a place where adventure, freedom, and the thrill of escape collide. We are not your typical travel blog. We are a community of explorers, dreamers, and adventurers who have decoded the matrix of life. Our story is about breaking free from the 9-5 monotony and diving headfirst into a world of limitless possibilities. Welcome to our world, where the journey is the destination.

Our “About Us” page is not just about us; it’s about you, it’s about the dreamers, the adventurers, and the rebels who have decided that life is meant to be lived, not just endured. It’s about rewriting the rules, reclaiming your freedom, and charting your own course. It’s about the escape, the journey, and the discovery of a world beyond the matrix. Welcome to our world, where we invite you to redefine your reality and embrace the extraordinary.

Owner of Your Life Abroad, Timothy Koenig
Before YLA Era

Ever dreamt of ditching your desk, grabbing your passport, and escaping to foreign lands? Well, you’re not alone. We’ve all been there, stuck in our daily routines.

Timothy Koenig

Founder of YLA

The Seed of Change

The desire for more

The Cubicle

The 9-5 routine is like a never-ending loop, and we realized that breaking free from it was the first step toward reclaiming our lives.

The Search

The turning point was a solo trip to Paris, where Tim realized the confines of his desk job were stifling his true passion. Inspired by the breathtaking views, he made a pact with himself to escape the corporate matrix and help others do the same.

Embracing Freedom

For us, freedom is not just a word; it's a way of life. It's the freedom to choose where you want to be, when you want to be there, and with whom you want to share the adventure. It's about being untethered, exploring uncharted territories, and dancing to the rhythm of your own heartbeat.

Your Turn

unleash your potential


Define Success

To embark on a path towards greater freedom, you first need to identify a powerful and personal motivator. Ask yourself, "Why do I want more freedom?" Your "why" could be financial independence, personal fulfillment, better work-life balance, or any other goal that resonates with you. Having a clear and compelling reason will keep you motivated and focused on your journey.


Set Expectations

Once you have a strong motivator, set specific and achievable goals that align with your "why." Prioritize these goals based on their importance and relevance to your vision of freedom. Break them down into smaller, actionable steps to make them more manageable. Having a roadmap and clear milestones will help you stay on track and measure your progress.


Be Consistent

To attain freedom in the modern world, you often need to acquire skills and take deliberate actions. This may involve pursuing education or training, building a side business, managing your finances more effectively, or improving your time management and work-life balance. Continuously seek knowledge, adapt to change, and take consistent steps toward your goals. It's essential to remain adaptable and resilient in the face of challenges.

One step at a time is the way forward

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