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10 Best Coworking Spaces in London
Remote Work and Travel

10 Best Coworking Spaces in London

We have this thing with coworking spaces... and London's got some of the best.
What is a Remote Year City Team?
Remote Work and Travel

What is a Remote Year City Team?

These are the people who are going to help you experience each and every city like a local. Let's get to know them, shall we?
10 Things You Need to Know About Your Travel Medical Insurance
Remote Work and Travel

10 Things You Need to Know About Your Travel Medical Insurance

Travel medical insurance doesn't have to be the most confusing part of travel planning. Read these tips for peace of mind before you head out on your next adventure.
Top 7 Remote Job Board Websites in 2018
Remote Work and Travel

Top 7 Remote Job Board Websites in 2018

Searching for a way to break into the world of remote work? Look no further than these remote job board websites.
5 Reasons to Work Remotely in Hanoi
Remote Work and Travel

5 Reasons to Work Remotely in Hanoi

Hanoi has become a favorite destination among remote workers for its energetic pace and slow café scene. Egg coffee anyone?
Best Cities for Remote Workers in 2018
Remote Work and Travel

Best Cities for Remote Workers in 2018

If you could work anywhere in the world, which cities would you choose? These are our 2018 picks.
What’s Included in Remote Year Citizenship?
Remote Work and Travel

What’s Included in Remote Year Citizenship?

You can't get rid of us that easily! Check out the special offers, promotions and events that you get access to as a Remote Year Citizen.
 What the Future of Remote Work Means for You
Remote Work and Travel

What the Future of Remote Work Means for You

Let us look into our crystal ball... It seems like there are opportunities for remote work in your future.
How to Find an Entry-Level Remote Job
Remote Work and Travel

How to Find an Entry-Level Remote Job

We all have to start somewhere. Here's how you can make your first step into the workforce as a remote employee.
Top Travel Health Insurance Plans for Remote Workers in 2018
Remote Work and Travel

Top Travel Health Insurance Plans for Remote Workers in 2018

Choosing a travel health insurance plan can be overwhelming. Let the travelers of the Remote Nation point you in the right direction.
Add This To Your Bucket List: Valencia in August
Remote Work and Travel

Add This To Your Bucket List: Valencia in August

No matter when you visit, you're bound to experience incredible art, science and cultural events. However, there are a few things that make August in Valencia particularly special.
2018 Gear Guide for Remote Workers
Remote Work and Travel

2018 Gear Guide for Remote Workers

Consider this your go-to guide for the gear you need to be a great remote worker. From the bag you you should buy to which travel adaptors you'll need, our friends at Tortuga have you covered.
Where Will I Live on Remote Year? - An Inside Look at Remote Year Accommodations
Remote Work and Travel

Where Will I Live on Remote Year? - An Inside Look at Remote Year Accommodations

MTV Cribs: Remote Year edition.
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
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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
Remote Work and Travel

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
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.