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  • Pol Pots Cambodia
    Cambodia has been a war torn country and although it’s an extremely sad part of their history, it’s also so important to learn about so it doesn’t happen again.  50% of the population is under 25 years old, is sick of hearing about the war and doesn’t think it was ... read more
    Source: Sasha Sook – Free To WanderPublished on 2017-04-27By sashasook
    10 hours ago
  • 334: Moth, Meet Flame
    When I was a teenager my mom told me that there are two kinds of people: those who create their own light, and those who seek the light of others.The people who are lanterns, the ones who generate their own fire, brightness, energy — they attract the ones who can’t make light of ... read more
    Source: Molly Falco – Full BailPublished on 2017-04-27By Molly Falco
    20 hours ago
  • Cheers, Chernobyl.
    This afternoon, as part of my tourist-in-Berlin activities, I went to the DDR Museum.The interactive museum teaches visitors about East Germany when it was the German Democratic Republic (German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik).The exhibition touches on the overall history of the GDR, the infamous Berlin Wall, education, work, consumer goods, transportation, sports, ... read more
    Source: Katherine Conaway – “Katherine Conaway”Published on 2017-04-26By Katherine Conaway
    1 day ago
  • Saying goodbye to Prague
      With only three days left in Prague, I’m wondering where the month went! Two months of my 12 month adventure are gone and it reminds me how quickly time passes, whether we’re doing something we love or not.   I checked off all the tourist highlights in the first ... read more
    Source: Michelle Hargrave – Michelle HargravePublished on 2017-04-26By Michelle
    1 day ago
  • 5 Key Traits That Lead You To Million Dollar Ideas
    Pairs Well With…”Giving up on your goal because of one setback is like slashing your other three tires because you got a flat.” – Unknown “You know, you might be one of the happiest people I know.  You’re like…rainbows and sunshine…pretty much all the time.  Either that or you really ... read more
    Source: Carin Skowronsky – Pairs Well WithPublished on 2017-04-25By pairswellwith@gmail.com
    2 days ago
  • Explaining Remote Year to Jonathan Lipnicki
    When you tell your friends and family that you’re selling most of your belongings to work and travel around the world for a year, the conversation typically requires a lot of explaining.Below is fictional conversation that is mostly accurate in depicting how many of the conversations I’ve had with people ... read more
    Source: Michael Constable – ATEXPATPublished on 2017-04-25By Michael Constable
    2 days ago
  • Lima
    Month Number 10 - Lima, PeruThe first double digit month of Remote Year was month 10 in Lima, Peru. Lima is the capital of Peru, and sits on the Pacific Coast of Peru. Although it is on the water, the beaches are not sandy, but consist of rocks instead of ... read more
    Source: Chris Peloquin – Crispy PelicanPublished on 2017-04-25By Chris Peloquin
    2 days ago
  • Simple Beauty [Bogota]
    January 2017We started Bogota with a huge bang as we arrived on December 31st to celebrate the new year. Upon arrival, we were immediately whisked away to the outskirts of the city to a fantasy wonderland known as Andres Carne de Res in Chía. What seemed like it was going to ... read more
    Source: Montrey Whittaker – Montrey WhittakerPublished on 2017-04-25By Montrey Whittaker
    2 days ago
  • Singapore Slinging
    On a 12 hour layover in Singapore I decided to take advantage and do all the things.  Here are my first impressions of the city. It is clean AF.  Feeding pigeons, smoking in public, chewing gum, selling gum, littering, and spitting are a few laws they have to keep it clean. ... read more
    Source: Sasha Sook – Free To WanderPublished on 2017-04-25By sashasook
    2 days ago
  • Explaining Remote Year to Jonathan Lipnicki
    When you tell your friends and family that you’re selling most of your belongings to work and travel around the world for a year, the conversation typically requires a lot of explaining.Below is fictional conversation that is semi-accurate in depicting how many of the conversations I’ve had with people while ... read more
    Source: Michael Constable – ATEXPATPublished on 2017-04-25By Michael Constable
    2 days ago
  • Oh, how the tables have turned
    I’ve gots some splainin’ to do.I feel the need to address the elephant in my room: I am such a hypocrite that it’s borderline hysterical to me.As an over-eager premote (pre-remote), all I wanted to do for the months leading up to my departure was consume as many blogs, vlogs, #remoteyear ‘gram ... read more
    Source: Michael Constable – ATEXPATPublished on 2017-04-25By Michael Constable
    3 days ago
  • Lowered Expectations [Mexico City]
    December 2016I have to start this by admitting that, for some reason, I had very low expectations for Mexico City. I believe it stems from stories I've heard from other travelers when going to other Mexican travel destinations such as Tijuana. Hearing those stories made me unfairly pre-judge a whole ... read more
    Source: Montrey Whittaker – Montrey WhittakerPublished on 2017-04-24By Montrey Whittaker
    3 days ago
  • Paul Perry
    Paul Perry Freelance Writer & ConsultantUSA Why did you decide to go on Remote Year? I was at a real inflection point in my life. I’ve always loved to travel and wanted to get back out there again. I walked away from a job that was very location-dependent. I also decided ... read more
    Source: Jo Robert Sprague – “Jo Sprague”Published on 2017-04-24By Carly Lockwood
    3 days ago
  • Water, Water Everywhere – Floating Villages, Thingyan Festival, and Typhoons in Kompong Pluk, Cambodia & Inle Lake, Myanmar
    One of the most eye opening living arrangements that I have come across in South East Asia are the floating villages. Floating villages have been around for hundreds of years in Asia and have typically popped up as a result of land scarcity. I have now seen floating villages and ... read more
    Source: Christina Thelin – A Gilded GlobePublished on 2017-04-24By agildedglobe
    3 days ago
  • Cambodia’s Unbearable Suffering Under The Khmer Rouge
    This will be very hard to watch, but I do think that everybody needs to see this. Maybe you’re in a similar place that I was in, prior to arriving in Cambodia. I knew that the country had a horrible recent history with genocide and lots of suffering, but ... read more
    Source: Kathrin Peters – Project MadePublished on 2017-04-24By kathrinhpeters
    3 days ago