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  • 7 Things to see (& Skip) in Paris, France
    If you search the web for things to see in Paris, France, there's no shortage of recommendations. So I've rounded up all of my favorites. Check out the best things to see (& skip) in Paris, France.  See: The View from the Top of the Arc de Triomphe Skip: Climbing the ... read more
    Source: Brittney Hughes – Britt AbroadPublished on 2017-10-31By Brittany Hughes
    3 weeks ago
  • McMonday – Munich, Germany
    From Mashed Potato Burgers to McFalafel, McDonalds serves up some crazy international items... and I'm on a mission to try them all. Follow along as my fellow Remotes and I scout out the most unique McDonald's menu items from around the globe, and share what we think. First up: Munich ... read more
    Source: Brittney Hughes – Britt AbroadPublished on 2017-10-23By Brittany Hughes
    4 weeks ago
  • Oktoberfest: what to know before you go
    So, you've decided to go to Oktoberfest. Prepping for the Holy Grail of beer festivals isn't just about drinking as much beer as possible. Before you cross this one off the bucket list, here's everything you want to know before you go: Oktoberfest grounds  What to wear:First things first: if ... read more
    Source: Brittney Hughes – Britt AbroadPublished on 2017-10-18By Brittany Hughes
    1 month ago
  • Eating Like a Local in Split, Croatia
    One of the biggest perks of living in a new city each month with Remote Year is that you really have the time to explore the food scene. Plus, I have 50 other humans to recommend restaurants they've tried, which results in some pretty damn good food. If you're looking ... read more
    Source: Brittney Hughes – Britt AbroadPublished on 2017-10-03By Brittany Hughes
    2 months ago
  • 5 Things to See in Split’s Old Town
    Despite the idea you'd get from my Insta stories the past couple weeks, there's more to Croatia than beaches and Yacht Week. Split's Old Town is a beautiful ancient city with things to see around every corner. These are my recommendations for the top five things to see when you're ... read more
    Source: Brittney Hughes – Britt AbroadPublished on 2017-09-18By Brittany Hughes
    2 months ago
  • Weekend Getaway in Hvar, Croatia
    Croatia is known as the land of 1,000 islands. Which isn't 100% accurate, because technically there are 1,246. Plus, only 50 of them are inhabited (but a private island doesn't sound all that bad either TBH). As much as I'd love to visit each one of them, I'm only here for ... read more
    Source: Brittney Hughes – Britt AbroadPublished on 2017-09-06By Brittany Hughes
    2 months ago
  • 24 Hours in Seattle, Washington
    I may have spent the last few years living in Portland, but I have to admit - Seattle is my favorite Pacific Northwest city. It has a lot of the same charm as Portland, on top of all the oysters you can stuff your face with. I'm lucky enough to ... read more
    Source: Brittney Hughes – Britt AbroadPublished on 2017-08-21By Brittany Hughes
    3 months ago
  • 10 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Sedona, Arizona
    When I told people about my girl's trip to Scottsdale, Arizona, they said the same thing, "You HAVE to visit Sedona." I'm going to be honest, climbing hot rocks in 110° weather isn't at the top of the list of things I want to do on vacation. But it didn't take long to realize ... read more
    Source: Brittney Hughes – Britt AbroadPublished on 2017-07-20By Brittany Hughes
    4 months ago
  • Hidden Gems in Oregon Wine Country
    I didn't know anything about Portland when I was offered a job here. In fact, I hadn't even really given it any thought. I just wanted to go somewhere (anywhere) to escape Chicago's arctic winters. So as the offer sat on the table, I did my research. Good food, eccentric people, ... read more
    Source: Brittney Hughes – Britt AbroadPublished on 2017-06-26By Brittany Hughes
    5 months ago
  • Spring Break in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
    Whether you want to sip rosé by the pool, explore the beautiful Pacific coast, or party till the sun comes up, Cabo is the perfect spring break getaway. Here are my picks for the best resort, restaurants, and things to do in Los Cabos: Arch of Cabo San Lucas Where to ... read more
    Source: Brittney Hughes – Britt AbroadPublished on 2017-06-21By Brittany Hughes
    5 months ago
  • Travel and Open-Mindedness
    Split, Croatia — Where I’ll start my Remote Year journey. Image source: Michelle MariaChoosing where one is going to live for the next 12 months is usually a fairly stressful (but sometimes enjoyable) activity, that as adults we occasionally have to do. Despite allowing someone else (in fact paying them to do so) ... read more
    Source: Scott Warren – Scott WarrenPublished on 2017-04-08By Scott Warren
    8 months ago
  • Thanks to both of you!
    Thanks to both of you! I’m also preparing — at this stage for a September departure. I am planning/getting ready/etc already but I feel like if I had more time it would still take just as long. Thank you to you both for documenting your experience 🙂 ... read more
    Source: Scott Warren – Scott WarrenPublished on 2017-03-30By Scott Warren
    8 months ago
  • The meaning of life (family, friends, colleagues — Support)
    Last week I wrote a blog post about my experience while applying for Remote Year (as well as eventually accepting :’D), but something I didn’t write really write about was the support I got when announcing it. Although I felt like the announcement was a touch premature because I didn’t (and ... read more
    Source: Scott Warren – Scott WarrenPublished on 2017-03-12By Scott Warren
    8 months ago
  • Getting Started with React and Webpack
    While using React and Webpack at work has taught me a lot, what it hasn’t taught me, is how to start a new project with it. Here is my contribution to the web about how to start a new project with React.Assumption is you have Node and NPM installed, if not ... read more
    Source: Scott Warren – Scott WarrenPublished on 2017-03-07By Scott Warren
    9 months ago
  • A New (Remote) Beginning
    After yet another long discussion with a friend of mine, about moving overseas (which I had been constantly talking about for a long period of time, without ever having even a slight resemblance of a plan), my friend referred me to Remote Year.For what Remote Year actually is, I think they ... read more
    Source: Scott Warren – Scott WarrenPublished on 2017-03-05By Scott Warren
    9 months ago