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  • Melissa Randall
    Melissa RandallUser Experience DesignerUSA Why did you decide to go on Remote Year now?  Remote Year crossed my path at a perfect time in my life. My apartment lease was up a month before the program started, I had an amazing friend with a spare bedroom, and I’d decided to ... read more
    Source: Jo Robert Sprague – “Jo Sprague”Published on 2017-10-06By Carly Lockwood
    1 month ago
  • Modern Work: Conversations with Digital Nomads
    EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT: my podcast is live in iTunes!The Modern Work podcast is conversations I have with people about the work they do & how they got there.Episodes feature in-depth 1:1 interviews and the show notes will include each person’s bio, links, and notes from our conversation.This introduction episode features clips from interviews ... read more
    Source: Katherine Conaway – “Katherine Conaway”Published on 2017-10-04By Katherine Conaway
    2 months ago
  • Eduardo Torres
    Eduardo TorresProject Manager Supply Chain & ProcurementNetherlands Why did you decide to go on Remote Year?   Since I started working I have spent every year around half of my income on travelling. I’m truly passionate about travelling, even to the extent that I left a very good job (twice!!) in ... read more
    Source: Jo Robert Sprague – “Jo Sprague”Published on 2017-10-03By Carly Lockwood
    2 months ago
  • Thoughts and Prayers — and Action
    You want to send people thoughts and prayers? Fine.But don’t stop there.We, actually, can have a safer country.And no, we/they really don’t want to take away all your guns. Truly.We are just incredibly sick and tired of people (children, students, families, couples, Americans, visitors, everyone) dyingDYINGbecause you’ve let the NRA convince you that> background ... read more
    Source: Katherine Conaway – “Katherine Conaway”Published on 2017-10-02By Katherine Conaway
    2 months ago
  • Rachel Yancey
    Rachel YanceyVideo EditorUSA Why did you decide to go on Remote Year now?  At the beginning of 2016 I found myself stuck in a personal and professional rutt. I felt I had sort of gotten lazy in life. It was work, eat, sleep, repeat. I needed a kick in the butt. ... read more
    Source: Jo Robert Sprague – “Jo Sprague”Published on 2017-10-02By Carly Lockwood
    2 months ago
  • My BBC Interview on Life as a Digital Nomad
    While I was in Glasgow, Scotland, a few weeks ago, I met a woman who ended up being a producer for the BBC Scotland. I’d been talking about my travels and working remotely, and she asked if I’d be interested in doing an interview. Um, yeah!Because I was hitting the road ... read more
    Source: Katherine Conaway – “Katherine Conaway”Published on 2017-09-30By Katherine Conaway
    2 months ago
  • Christina Marfice
    Christina MarficeFreelance WriterUSA  Why did you decide to go on Remote Year now?  I had a bad breakup, and my ex and I had always talked about traveling together as digital nomads. I already had a remote job, but he didn’t. The first ad I ever saw for Remote Year ... read more
    Source: Jo Robert Sprague – “Jo Sprague”Published on 2017-09-29By Carly Lockwood
    2 months ago
  • Summer-izing Summer in Europe!
    (See what I did there?!)With just a handful of days left on my Europe Schengen restrictions, I wrapped up the Great European Summer Adventure of 2017 and flew to my 20th country of the year: Colombia! It was an inauspicious beginning to South America Round 2 (lost luggage, almost missed ... read more
    Source: Emily Heaslip – “Arrivals/Departures”Published on 2017-09-28By Emily Heaslip
    2 months ago
  • How To Have Amazing Experiences
    People often say that my life is amazing, and it is, but I go through a lot of uncomfortable and necessary things to travel full-time, to work and sightsee and eat delicious food and write and try new passion projects and and and.This article really clearly illustrated (literally) and described the ... read more
    Source: Katherine Conaway – “Katherine Conaway”Published on 2017-09-22By Katherine Conaway
    2 months ago
  • Breaking: Bay Area Bros Shocked By UnAmerican Disruption
    Facebook said in a statement earlier this month that about 25% of the ads purchased by Russians during the election “were geographically targeted,” though many analysts have said they find it difficult to believe that foreign entities would have had the kind of granular knowledge of American politics necessary to ... read more
    Source: Katherine Conaway – “Katherine Conaway”Published on 2017-09-22By Katherine Conaway
    2 months ago
  • Halfway (?!)
    The end of Kaizen’s time in Chiang Mai is quickly approaching and that signals a big (and potentially terrifying) milestone for us: we are just about at the halfway point in our Remote Year.…wutI was literally just sitting in my apartment in Austin, reading a Remote’s post on Medium about their ... read more
    Source: Jo Robert Sprague – “Jo Sprague”Published on 2017-09-21By Michael Constable
    2 months ago
  • On Heaving Anchors and Dropping Them Where You Want
    Or: Why You Should Grab An Opportunity Like Remote YearBy Stephan van Duin, originally written in November 2015Spending a year travelling is fun, sure. But going on Remote Year to work is even better. Why? I’ve spent years trying to find that out, and this is a short summary of where I ... read more
    Source: Jo Robert Sprague – “Jo Sprague”Published on 2017-09-20By Stephan van Duin
    2 months ago
  • Life is a Hurricane
    Growing up between The Bahamas and Miami, I’m no newbie when it comes to braving a storm. Whether you grew up, like me, literally in hurricanes, or figuratively via the challenges of life, we’re all survivors.It had been only 2 weeks since I was back home in South Florida after ... read more
    Source: Jo Robert Sprague – “Jo Sprague”Published on 2017-09-18By Jacri Stubbs
    2 months ago
  • Things I Am Good At
    I wrote this yesterday after visiting the Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh, Scotland, and looking through various art books in their shop. I stopped on the street a few minutes away and scribbled this in my notebook.I have transcribed but not edited it, for the sake of it being a kind ... read more
    Source: Katherine Conaway – “Katherine Conaway”Published on 2017-09-17By Katherine Conaway
    2 months ago
  • The Reality of Religion: Finding My Congregation
    This weekend, I was lucky to have a friend come meet me in Edinburgh, Scotland. I always enjoy both the company and the help planning what to do and eat and how to get there.She suggested that we go to a Sunday church service because she likes both the ceremony and ... read more
    Source: Katherine Conaway – “Katherine Conaway”Published on 2017-09-11By Katherine Conaway
    2 months ago