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Escape Artist is one of the world’s largest and oldest expat resources for going offshore. Every day we write about second passports, offshore banking, international trusts, flag theory, tax strategies and global investments.

Escape Artist aims to be the most comprehensive source of information, resources, analysis, and insights for the globally-minded. With offices in the United States, Belize, Panama, and Portugal, Escape Artist was established with a mission to inspire and engage consumers with credible news and unique content, while building an international expat community.

We provide the tools of freedom for anyone in the world daring enough to pursue their dreams! As a beloved brand for nearly 25 years, we have a history of earned trust by providing value and offering our readers credible resources to learn from… and that is what we will continue to do.


Our team features people from across the globe who are driven to share their experiences of living overseas. They are the lifeblood that makes Escape Artist possible, bringing you the stories, advice, and beautiful images that our readers love!


Mikkel Thorup

Director of Content & Marketing

Mikkel Thorup is the Director at EscapeArtist.com the oldest and largest offshore website in the world and hosts The Expat Money Show podcast. He is also the author of #1 Best-Selling book Expat Secrets on Amazon. Mikkel has spent over 20 years in continual travel around the world, visiting more than 100 countries including Colombia, North Korea, Zimbabwe, and Iran. His goal is to help people just like you to generate additional streams of income, legally eliminate your tax bill, and take advantage of offshore structures so you can travel the world freely and never have to worry about money again. Follow Mikkel Thorup on Twitter @ThorupMikkel


Daniel Wilhelm

Manager of Business Development

Daniel Wilhelm has spent most of his 20’s living the expat life that most of our readers dream about. From New York City to Nicaragua to Belize to Portugal, Dan is quickly establishing himself in the world of international living. Having studied Economics in university, most of his hobbies revolve around following the global markets and studying new policies.

Susan James

Susan James

VP of Publishing

Susan James graduated from Westervelt College with a diploma in International Travel and Tourism. Susan is a lifelong entrepreneur and owns an online travel agency. She has visited more than 30 countries over the last 40+ years of exploring the globe.

Clint Townsend

Clint Townsend

Social Media Manager

Clint Townsend is a native Texan and graduate of the University of North Texas, where he studied economics, politics, and the Spanish language. After spending his early career in libertarian philosophical advocacy, he pivoted into digital marketing and now runs a boutique marketing agency. Today, Clint travels full-time as a digital nomad, even maintaining the lifestyle in the age of COVID-19. Clint considers himself a citizen of Earth and squarely rejects government as we know it today.


Dinakar Radhamani


Dinakar Radhamani is a creative web developer with a strong history in website management and development. He is an expert in all aspects of WordPress website creation, including design, plug-ins, themes and implementation. He is skilled in creating engaging and interactive websites and knowledgeable in various programming languages and is dedicated to superior customer service.



Michael K. Cobb

Michael K. Cobb is the CEO and co-founder of ECI Developments which has properties throughout Latin America. He speaks all over the world on international real estate and is a board member of the National Association of Realtors.


Joel M. Nagel

Joel M. Nagel is an international lawyer and entrepreneur focusing his practice in the area of asset protection, cross-border transactions, second citizenship programs and global investment. He speaks all over the world on the topics of asset protection, global banking and investment, citizenship and residency and international legal compliance.

Luigi Wewege

Luigi Wewege

Luigi Wewege is the Senior Vice President of Caye International Bank headquartered in Belize, Central America and published author of The Digital Banking Revolution.


Pete Sisco

Pete Sisco has been a successful online entrepreneur and author for over 20 years, building and operating multiple online businesses generating millions in online revenue. This business is how he helps people like our readers do the same.