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The 4 People You’ll Want to Meet When You Plan To Work While Traveling the World
Remote Work and Travel

The 4 People You’ll Want to Meet When You Plan To Work While Traveling the World

Spoiler alert: you might already be one of them.
2018’s Best Travel Backpacks
Remote Work and Travel

2018’s Best Travel Backpacks

It's more than a backpack - it's the one thing that follows you wherever you go, keeping your belongings safe and holding up through any situation.
How Does Travel Work on Remote Year?
Remote Work and Travel

How Does Travel Work on Remote Year?

From how much luggage you can bring to how "side trips" work - here are all of your Remote Year travel questions answered.
One Suitcase, a Year's Worth of Clothing: Tips for How to Embrace Minimalist Travel
Remote Work and Travel

One Suitcase, a Year's Worth of Clothing: Tips for How to Embrace Minimalist Travel

Could you fit everything you need to travel into one checked bag?
6 Social Media Stars Share Their Top Tips for Documenting Your Travel Journey
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6 Social Media Stars Share Their Top Tips for Documenting Your Travel Journey

You're just a few tips away from Insta-fame.
6 Modern Sabbatical Ideas
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6 Modern Sabbatical Ideas

Going on sabbatical? Lucky you. Here are six ways that you can make your modern sabbatical count.
Yeah, You Definitely Shouldn’t Join a Work and Travel Program
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Yeah, You Definitely Shouldn’t Join a Work and Travel Program

Okay, so work and travel programs look pretty incredible. But there have to be *some* negatives...right?
How a Year Abroad Can Help Your Career
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How a Year Abroad Can Help Your Career

Time to apply for your dream job! You'll never get lost in a sea of resumes again after joining a work and travel program.
13 Location Independent Jobs That Will Make You Rich
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13 Location Independent Jobs That Will Make You Rich

Freedom, flexibility and a whole lot of $$$. Read on to see if any of these jobs are in your field. You might be surprised!
Remote Year Questions, Answered: Here's How to Explain it to Your Friends and Family
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Remote Year Questions, Answered: Here's How to Explain it to Your Friends and Family

Need a simple answer when your friends ask, "Wait, what's Remote Year?"
 Up in the Air: Best Flight Aggregators for Remote Workers
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Up in the Air: Best Flight Aggregators for Remote Workers

Need to know the best flight to your next destination - now? These are our favorite tools for finding affordable, efficient travel.
Use These 7 Tips to Stay Healthy and Happy While Traveling
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Use These 7 Tips to Stay Healthy and Happy While Traveling

Your life can feel out of control when your health isn't a priority. These tips will add to your travel experience instead of taking away from it.
How to Avoid Distractions When You're Working Remotely
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How to Avoid Distractions When You're Working Remotely

Don't let remote work's benefits turn into distractions. Our friends at Remote.com offer their best advice for staying focused.
Travel Tips from the Remote Nation: Travel Prep Edition
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Travel Tips from the Remote Nation: Travel Prep Edition

Preparing for a yearlong trip but don't know where to start? Take it from these travel pros who've been there, done that.
9 Things You Actually Need to Pack When You Work and Travel
Remote Work and Travel

9 Things You Actually Need to Pack When You Work and Travel

If you've only got room for a few things in your luggage, let them be these 9 work and travel must-haves.
Top 4 Ways to Get a Remote Job
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Top 4 Ways to Get a Remote Job

Wondering how to transition into remote work? Greg Caplan, Founder and CEO of Remote Year, shares his pro tips.
How to Embrace Minimalist Travel with a Nomadic Lifestyle
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How to Embrace Minimalist Travel with a Nomadic Lifestyle

Got stuff? Consider lightening your load before you travel - it just might change the way that you see the world.
Where Do You Work on Remote Year?
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Where Do You Work on Remote Year?

Let's get to work. Here are Remotes' favorite workspaces - and what you can expect from each coworking space while on program.
How to Prepare to Travel for a Year
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How to Prepare to Travel for a Year

A "to pack" checklist just isn't going to cut it. Here are all of the answers to your questions about how to really prepare to travel for a year.
Creating a Remote Work Proposal: How to Pitch a Trial Run
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Creating a Remote Work Proposal: How to Pitch a Trial Run

Try working remotely for a week before you go "all in". You might just discover something new about your working style.
How to Feel at Home When Traveling
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How to Feel at Home When Traveling

For those moments when your comfort zone is calling, but you don't want to *fully* give in.
Group Travel vs. Solo Travel: Why DIY Isn’t Always The Way to Go
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Group Travel vs. Solo Travel: Why DIY Isn’t Always The Way to Go

It's a big decision: should you travel on your own or with a group? We're breaking down the pros and cons of each option.
9 Location Independent Jobs That Will Surprise You
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9 Location Independent Jobs That Will Surprise You

Location independent careers abound! Check out the most surprising roles that people are taking remote.
How Should 100% Remote Companies Communicate?
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How Should 100% Remote Companies Communicate?

How has the "All or Nothing" rule changed the way that we communicate? Just ask Greg, Founder and CEO of Remote Year.
What is Slow Travel? And How to Do It
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What is Slow Travel? And How to Do It

Getting travel fatigue? Embrace a slow travel mindset and get back to the meaning behind why you want to see the world.
12 Best Tools for Digital Nomads in 2018
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12 Best Tools for Digital Nomads in 2018

When it comes to being a successful remote worker, it's all about the tools at your disposal.
Should I Work and Travel For 12 or 4 Months?
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Should I Work and Travel For 12 or 4 Months?

Indecisive? We'll help you weigh the pros and cons of both durations and determine which program is your perfect fit.
5 Takeaways from Remote Year’s Future of Work Summit 2018
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5 Takeaways from Remote Year’s Future of Work Summit 2018

Ashley Ryall of UntapSocial had some major breakthroughs at Future of Work Summit 2018. She lays out the lessons she learned.
Can Remote Work Help With Burnout?
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Can Remote Work Help With Burnout?

Remote work can help employees implement a better work life balance - and avoid burnout altogether.
How Remote Year Sets You Up For Success While Working Remotely
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How Remote Year Sets You Up For Success While Working Remotely

You don't have to navigate the remote work world on your own. Remote Year sets you up for success every step of the way.
How to Maintain a Company Culture in a Distributed Workplace
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How to Maintain a Company Culture in a Distributed Workplace

Company culture doesn't end within the four walls of a traditional workplace. Our friends from Namely show us how to take company culture on the road.
Could I Work Remotely At My Current Job?
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Could I Work Remotely At My Current Job?

Today, many jobs from disparate fields can be done remotely. Want to know if yours is one of them? Let's start with a few simple questions.
11 Most Common Location Independent Careers
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11 Most Common Location Independent Careers

When it comes to location independent careers, we've seen them all. Here are a few of the most common jobs that you can take on the road.