The Remote Year Blog

Stories and lessons in how to work anywhere and travel often.

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Top 4 Ways to Get a Remote Job
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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?
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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?
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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?
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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?
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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?
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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.
10 Mistakes To Avoid When Transitioning to Remote Work
Remote Work and Travel

10 Mistakes To Avoid When Transitioning to Remote Work

There are a few key mistakes that you should avoid on your road to remote. We've figured them out (as well as their solutions!) so you won't have to.
How to Be the First Remote Employee at Your Company
Remote Work and Travel

How to Be the First Remote Employee at Your Company

Becoming a remote employee will not only benefit your company - it could change the world.
Flexibility is our Secret Superpower: Greg Caplan of Remote Year
Remote Work and Travel

Flexibility is our Secret Superpower: Greg Caplan of Remote Year

Greg Caplan of Remote Year details the importance of flexibility as society shifts its thinking around the way we work.
How to Prepare for the Work/Life Revolution: Alison Gough of Stylus
Remote Work and Travel

How to Prepare for the Work/Life Revolution: Alison Gough of Stylus

Alison Gough of Stylus discusses the opportunities of a post 9-5 world of work at Future of Work 2018.
How to Introduce Wellness in HR: Claude Silver of VaynerMedia
Remote Work and Travel

How to Introduce Wellness in HR: Claude Silver of VaynerMedia

Claude Silver, Chief Heart Officer at VaynerMedia, addresses wellness in HR at Future of Work 2018.
Go Ahead, Ask to Work Remotely. (You Won’t Get Fired)
Remote Work and Travel

Go Ahead, Ask to Work Remotely. (You Won’t Get Fired)

Let go of the fear that's holding you back and open your mind to the possibility of what life could look like if you had a bit more flexibility.
What is Remote Work?
Remote Work and Travel

What is Remote Work?

Remote work is on the rise. It's more than a buzzword - it's an entirely new way of living. Learn how it works and why people work remotely.
How to Start Working Remotely One Day a Week
Remote Work and Travel

How to Start Working Remotely One Day a Week

One small step for you, one giant leap toward a life of possibility. Follow our lead to start working remotely one day a week.
8 Remote Working Tips for Beginners
Remote Work and Travel

8 Remote Working Tips for Beginners

Working remotely for the first time? Let these eight tips and tricks get you started and ensure your success.
4 Arguments that HR Professionals Should Make for Remote Work
Remote Work and Travel

4 Arguments that HR Professionals Should Make for Remote Work

Want to make remote work *work* for your organization? Start with these four arguments.
What is a Work and Travel Program?
Remote Work and Travel

What is a Work and Travel Program?

Work and travel programs are about so much more than work and travel. Let us explain.
Cape Town Watered Down
Remote Work and Travel

Cape Town Watered Down

What's the current water situation in Cape Town? Local Experience Manager Josh Swart explains Remote Year's impact.
What Companies Are Getting Wrong About Remote Work
Remote Work and Travel

What Companies Are Getting Wrong About Remote Work

What comes to mind when you think of remote work? We're breaking down the myths behind this lifestyle.
The Best Gifts to Buy for a Traveler
Remote Work and Travel

The Best Gifts to Buy for a Traveler

When you're looking to buy a present for a traveler, who better to ask for advice than Remotes?
So You're Looking For a Remote Job...
Remote Work and Travel

So You're Looking For a Remote Job...

Find a remote job - or make your current role remote! Whatever your path to working remotely, we can help.