Mark van der Heijden is a creative entrepreneur from Amsterdam. From January 2014 until January 2016 he traveled the world as “The Backpacker Intern.” Helping out agencies, brands, and charities. He didn’t want to get paid. He just wanted to trade a day of work for food and a place to sleep. His mission was to gain experience on seven continents, and he hoped to inspire people with his story along the way and on the internet.