Battuta

  • Dublin in a Day & A Bit of Irish History
    After 500+ days abroad, I went “home” to the USA for 30 days. I was pretty consumed during my time in the USA — a whirlwind 4 weeks spent in North Carolina, Washington DC, New York City, and Los Angeles, seeing family, friends, and clients.Then I was back abroad again, arriving to Dublin ... read more
    Source: Katherine Conaway – “Katherine Conaway”Published on 2017-08-12By Katherine Conaway
    1 month ago
  • Justin Poor
    Justin PooreFreelance Animator and Editor UNITED STATES Why did you decide to go on Remote Year?The short answer is I was tired of working by myself from a living room. I was craving social interaction and that sense of community. I had also just finished traveling around the United States ... read more
    Source: Jo Robert Sprague – “Jo Sprague”Published on 2017-08-07By Carly Lockwood
    2 months ago
  • Justin Poore
    Justin PooreFreelance Animator and Editor UNITED STATES Why did you decide to go on Remote Year?The short answer is I was tired of working by myself from a living room. I was craving social interaction and that sense of community. I had also just finished traveling around the United States ... read more
    Source: Jo Robert Sprague – “Jo Sprague”Published on 2017-08-07By Carly Lockwood
    2 months ago
  • Getting Paid for Your Passion
    I met Lauren Hom in Montevideo, Uruguay, on February 1, 2016 as we started our Remote Year together. Soon I heard whispers that she was not only a talented creative artist, but a well-known one.Lauren started working on a chalk illustration in the entry of our coworking space with one ... read more
    Source: Katherine Conaway – “Katherine Conaway”Published on 2017-08-04By Katherine Conaway
    2 months ago
  • Justin Poor
    Justin PoorFreelance Animator and Editor UNITED STATES Why did you decide to go on Remote Year?The short answer is I was tired of working by myself from a living room. I was craving social interaction and that sense of community. I had also just finished traveling around the United States ... read more
    Source: Jo Robert Sprague – “Jo Sprague”Published on 2017-08-03By Carly Lockwood
    2 months ago
  • Vibrant Vietnam
    I spent the final month of Remote Year based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I had been to HCMC (aka Saigon) before and didn’t love it – I much preferred the French colonial charm of Hanoi to the north. But, with more than a few days to explore the ... read more
    Source: Maya Yette – Maya’s Remote YearPublished on 2017-08-01By Maya Yette
    2 months ago
  • Sunny Williams: Reimagining healthcare for kids with Tiny Docs
    I’m in my twenties, and (surprise, surprise!) have a lot of friends and professional acquaintances who feel like their career story thus far is disjointed. I’ve been reflecting on this lately, and often find myself citing Sunny Williams as the person who can give us all hope that someday things ... read more
    Source: Christine Barnum – “Impact Beacon”Published on 2017-08-01By Chrissy Barnum
    2 months ago
  • Kelly Lanter
    Kelly LanterTechnical Account Manager, TeamSnapUNITED STATES   Why did you decide to go on Remote Year? Spending a year abroad was always a fun discussion to have around the table at happy hour with friends.  What if I could travel the world for a year?  Where would I go? Wouldn’t it ... read more
    Source: Jo Robert Sprague – “Jo Sprague”Published on 2017-07-31By Carly Lockwood
    2 months ago
  • Being a 30+ Single Woman, or Coming Home After 500+ Days Abroad
    This reflection was written in my journal at 2:23 PM on June 21, 2017 on my first trip home to the USA after 500+ days abroad.I’m on my flight from Paris to Philadelphia and here’s what I’m expecting and feeling about everything at the moment:I don’t think it will feel that weird ... read more
    Source: Katherine Conaway – “Katherine Conaway”Published on 2017-07-30By Katherine Conaway
    2 months ago
  • Kelly Lanter
    Kelly LanterTechnical Account Manager (Sales), TeamSnapUNITED STATES   Why did you decide to go on Remote Year? Spending a year abroad was always a fun discussion to have around the table at happy hour with friends.  What if I could travel the world for a year?  Where would I go? Wouldn’t ... read more
    Source: Jo Robert Sprague – “Jo Sprague”Published on 2017-07-30By Carly Lockwood
    2 months ago
  • Thoughts on Dating
    Today I’m thinking about dating, and I’m finding a lot of excuses not to do it.It feels stressful, and uncomfortable, and yuck, and aren’t I supposed to be working on my business and not thinking about men?It feels heavy when I think about it, and I’m uncertain how to shift ... read more
    Source: Cait Ryan – “Inside Out Explorer”Published on 2017-07-23By Cait Ryan
    2 months ago
  • Following my natural rhythms
    I’m feeling a bit at a loss about what to write about. It feels like so much has happened this week, and yet nothing at all at the same time.I’m feeling unproductive and ineffective.And yet, this is only because I’m fighting the stage of my cycle that I’m in. I’ve ... read more
    Source: Cait Ryan – “Inside Out Explorer”Published on 2017-07-21By Cait Ryan
    2 months ago
  • A More Accurate Payscale for Social Media Influencers
    Image via Yahoo From the ill-fated Fyre Festival to Kendall Jenner for Pepsi, influencers are making upwards of $200K for each #spon post. Brands are scrambling to identify and recruit the next hottest social media influencer* to endorse their products. A quick glance at my Facebook feed was all it took to build ... read more
    Source: Emily Heaslip – “Arrivals/Departures”Published on 2017-07-19By Emily Heaslip
    2 months ago
  • Christmas in Cambodia
    Holiday drinks at the Raffles Hotel in Phnom Penh.  I was excited to head back to Cambodia after almost five years since my first visit to the country. After my bar trip, in particular one amazing day in the countryside, Cambodia was one of my favorite places on the planet. ... read more
    Source: Maya Yette – Maya’s Remote YearPublished on 2017-07-19By Maya Yette
    2 months ago
  • Limiting Physical Touch
    I celebrate… having a good solid cry this morning.I clear… the painful realization that brought about the crying.I desire… a feeling of peace.Today I’m grateful for… my coach being open to receive long sobby voice messages so I can rattle through things.my Mom and Dad, and their abundant love for me.breaking ... read more
    Source: Cait Ryan – “Inside Out Explorer”Published on 2017-07-18By Cait Ryan
    2 months ago