Sources of inspiration

We are not inventing anything new. This project is the result of several months of research, interviews and direct experience. We have visited places and lived similar initiatives in Spain and elsewhere. We have found that it is actually easier living and more inspiring working in remote, exotic and unexpected locations in our planet. Here you will find a directory of individuals and initiatives that have become and inspiration to us directly or indirectly. And counting...

Knowledge partners

Associates that add value to our movement in terms of contents, know-how and/or expertise

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global caD

An action platform that manages transnational projects and brings together experts from around the world on social innovation, international cooperation and international partnerships building to enhance human development and promote the transition to a more sustainable development worldwide



It is the Leader  Local Action Group of the regions of Ribera d'Ebre and Terra Alta. In recent years it has supported the promotion of local products, mainly oil and wine (appellations of origin). The Consortium makes a clear commitment to promote and enhance the endogenous resources of the territory. Through collaboration and involvement of all social, economic and political actors in the area, a unique brand purpose: to achieve a self-managed and integrated development within the same territory involving a fixation of the people in the territory

auba bioarquitectura


Architecture firm specialised in energy efficiency and bio architecture. Their projects are focused on the use of new technologies, traditional techniques and Low Tech to seek healthy living environments, energy efficiency and optimization of the economic resources. 

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rural cOWOCAT

Part of the Catalan Coworking Association of Cowocat, Rural Cowocat is a Leader cooperation project arising from the need to promote entrepreneurship through the use of information and communications technology - ICT in rural areas. The initiative is addressed to encourage co-working in rural areas. Rural Cowocat is aimed to attract and retent qualified human capital in rural areas, with the corresponding retaining talent. A key factor for the development of these territories


People who bring their expertise in a particular area or project development times.

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Eugeni Castejón

Expert in intelligent waste management systems and models, entrepreneur from the age of 19, founder of Composters and the, as well as Ambassador at, Eugeni has created companies and has woven alliances of all kinds with successes and failures. His latest invention is the BCN-BOX, a line of ecological systems of marketing and communication for large global companies with values

Àlex Fernández Brösel

Àlex Fernàndez i Brösel

Director of Educational Programs at the Pere Tarres Foundation, has also been Smart Living Manager of the Mobile World Capital where he coordinated pioneering projects in the sector smart city as Mobile Ready and Mobile Transformation Programme, manager of business consulting in Public Sector Everis, CEO the Internet Quality Agency and Institutional Secretary, Director of Autonomous and Entrepreneurs of PIMEC

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Joan alvares

A guy with a Catalan name, Portuguese surname and Hindu origin. Trained as a journalist, advertiser for vocation and free-lance because the screenplay requires it. Founder at a street marketing agencynamed  Poko. Student of IED Barcelona students and University of Westminster. Creative Director? He prefers saying that the ideas guide him

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Ian Collingwood

COO & Program Director at Startupbootcamp Internet of Things & DataMentor for teams and individual founders at all of Europe's finest accelerators: SeedcampTechstarsStartupbootcampWayra and Rockstart. Visiting lecturer at ESADE Business School and IED Istituto Europeo di Design



Eva Zahrawi


Head of Brand, Marketing and Comunication for Vodafone Netherlands. 14 years experience as creative director in Spanish creative agencies, he moved to Amsterdam to join  Cirque du Soleil as Corporate Alliances Coordinator. After working as an account manager at Wunderman, he moved to Vodafone Netherlands. Founding Participant for THNK, the Amsterdam School of Creative Leadership Executive Program for Creative Leaders.


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Lean Startup spanish ambassador, responsible for the Spanish edition and co-author of the prologue of the Entrepreneur Manual by Steve Blank and Bob Dorf. Chief editor for Alex Osterwalder books Value Proposition Design. INTEF Award 2012.
Coeditor of Spain Lean Startup
Contributor to various digital media and written as Entrepreneurs Magazine, Think Big or TicBeat.
Speaker in more than 10 Spanish universities.
Speaker at national and international events related to the entrepreneurial ecosystem
With more than 150 conferences in the last 5 years

Loretta Rose


BA in Anthropology and Modern Languages, Intercultural Education and Political Science. Consultant development cooperation and humanitarian sector with 20 years of experience in over 60 countries. Facilitator of capacity development processes, curriculum development and program design. Serial entrepreneurial ideas with projects like Ideas MatcheBook HeroChange TrainYour Story World and collaborator at Schools for Life 

Gavin Conn


English Certified Professional experienced in Spain and Italy, left handed in human relations. After working as a customer happiness officer for a big company in the UK, he decided to pack up and move to Barcelona to test our lifestyle. Corridor three marathons, singer and fundraiser for NGOs as Spinal Cord Injury Association UK



Co-founder Partner and Managing Partner for Coperfield for Social Good Barcelona andImpact Hub Barcelona. Economist, consultant, teacher (UOC). Preferred topics: co-production, co-creation, social innovation, collaborative consumption, circular economy, communities of practice.

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CEO and founder Tribewanted who 10 years ago created a community with which they bought Vorovoro Island (Fiji) via crowdfunding. Regular speaker and host at startups industry, travel and social enterprise, mentor for fugitives from the corporate world, participating in the foundation THNK, the Amsterdam School of Creative Leadership and business advisor at  Virgin Startup


CEO on Monday Happy Monday. Psychologist specializing in Organizations, Human Resources, human development, health and safety, labor law and social security EADA, ESADE and IESE. 20 years of experience in human resources management in SME's and multinationals in the fields of construction, industry, health and ICT

toas andreu

tomas andreu founder and director of the first pre-incubator Momentum Project, for social enterprises in Spain. Founder and director of retail area in Spain Bwin. Trivideporte producer, an online campaign Advergaming. Business development consultant for Domestika, Fractalia, Expekt. Fellow Development Program and Organization Systems Systemic Gestalt approach. Fellow as a clinical psychotherapist with Gestalt approach

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silvia calvet

Co-founder at Architecting Happiness and Google Launchpad mentor. UX & Customer Strategy for business results & happy customers. Webvision's Ambassador, Ambassador for  EuroIA, Founded UX Book Club Barcelona, co-Founder of IxDA Barcelona, attendee and occasional speaker of local events as  Webcat, UX, Leanstartup. She was also Creative Strategist at IИUSUAL

Ricard Faura

Ricard Faura i Homedes

Anthropologist specialized in the impact of new technologies on society. Head of the Knowledge Society in the Generalitat de Catalunya and member of the Advisory Board of Digital Skills Area of the UOC Open University of Catalonia (UOC)

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Eiji Han Shimizu is an award-winning filmmaker, publisher, and educator. The focused theme of his work has been our most important emotion of all: happiness. His documentary film, HAPPY, has not only won several awards from film festivals and become the #1 documentary on iTunes, but also has been highly regarded and frequently used as an educational material in scientific and educational institutions around the world. 

Inspiring initiatives

Related projects with whom we share values or activities,  that we have get to know directly or indirectly, in which we have taken part of, we visited or contacted to gain a better understanding of the shape we wanted PANDORAHUB to take.

Escape to Umbria

Escape to Umbria

Intensive inspirational weekend program for  reinventing your career we took part of in 2015 in the village of Monestevole (Umbria, Italy)



Online and offline platform for empower purposeful and exotic careers 



A place for co-workers which inspires digital, focus, work and play in the countyside (in the village of Havel (Berlin, Germany)

Nepal Permaculture Adventure


Annapurna trekking experience where we learnt the principle of permaculture from villages along the way (Kingdom of Mustang, Nepal)

We were part of the adventure from 1 to 18 April 2015, just before the devastating earthquake

Directly contribute to the Nepal cause

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Green School

Pupil-centred sustainable school in the village of Badung  (Bali, Indonesia)


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A new way of findind rare talent for companies, an initiative that emerged in the entrepreneurship program Tribewanted Bali in the village of Ubud (Bali, Indonesia)

Alchemy Bali


Raw, healthy and delicious food concept of  that gives name to a reference raw restaurant in the village of Bali (Ubud)

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The Caravanserai

Coworking, co-living and roaming space in 3 remote and wonderful places in the village of Ubud (Bali) and two other remote locations (Portugal and Mexico)

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Tribewanted Bali

Startup workation program where PANDORAHUB started in winter 2015 in the village of Ubud (Bali, Indonesia)

The Permacultourism Initiaitive 

Regenerative tourism initiative who organized the Nepal Permaculourism Adventure we took part on April 2016 (Bali, Indonesia)

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Tribewanted Monestevole

A permaculture and self-sufficient old villa where workation camps and retreats are held in the village of Monestevole (Umbria, Italy)

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Sawah Bali Foundation 

Foundation for the conservation of the rice paddies using permaculture principles in the village of Ubud (Bali, Indonesia)

Change Train

Change train

Acceleration program for social entrepreneurs during a train journey across continents, initiative emerged in the entrepreneurship program Tribewanted Bali in the village of Ubud (Bali, Indonesia)

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Espacio de co-working en el pueblo de Canggu (Bali, Indonesia)

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Training and upskilling academy for entrepreneurs and digital nomads working in the remote village of Ubud (Bali)

Go fucking do it


Crowdpushing platform empowring people on achieving their goals




Community of entrepreneurs, curious  and resilient people distributed thourought the most remote places in the world

Hubud Bali


Digital nomad and location independent entrepreneur community in a co-working space in the village of Ubud (Bali, Indonesia)

Farmer's Yard Permaculture Hostel

Farmer's Yard Permaculture Hostel 

Youth hostel designed under principles of permaculture in the village of Canggu (Bali, Indonesia)



A travel agency for entrepreneurs 

Ideas Match


Initiative for matching fun brainstorming ideas, created from the entrepreneurship program Tribewanted Bali in the village of Ubud (Bali, Indonesia)

Phuket Stash Espacio

Phuket Stash

Espacio de co-working en la isla de Puket (Malaysia)

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Coworking and co-living space in the village of Sende (Galicia, Spain)



Platform places in the world where work remotely