The Remote Year Blog

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

Work Remotely and Travel

12 Best Tools for Digital Nomads

When it comes to being a successful remote worker, it's all about the tools at your disposal.
Work Remotely 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.
Work Remotely 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.
Stories from the Nation

Combining Passion with Purpose: How Lily Cooper Worked Remotely as an Architect

Lily Cooper shares how she worked remotely for a year as a corporate architect.
Stories from the Nation

What Just Happened? Processing My Year as a Digital Nomad

Janet Rouss, a member of Remote Year Ikigai and now an RY Citizen, breaks down how she processed her journey by writing a book.
Work Remotely and Travel

Can Remote Work Help With Burnout?

Remote work can help employees implement a better work life balance - and avoid burnout altogether.
Work Remotely 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.
Work Remotely 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.
Work Remotely 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.
The Growth Zone

Why Do People Want to Change the World?

Greg Caplan, Founder and CEO of Remote Year, lays out his vision for the world in the first of our Founder's Posts.
Work Remotely 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.
Work Remotely 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.
Work Remotely 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.
Stories from the Nation

Remote Nation Comes Together for Second Dinner Around the World

In 33 cities around the world, members of the Remote Nation got together to celebrate, connect and eat *really* good food.
Work Remotely 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.
Work Remotely 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.
Work Remotely 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.
Work Remotely 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.
News and Updates

Find Your Personal Paradise: Introducing Remote Year Elysian

This is the year that you find your personal paradise within this wide world. Join the ride with Remote Year Elysian.
Stories from the Nation

How to Build a Business on Remote Year: The Josh Boone Story

Josh Boone built a business on Remote Year Magellan, and another one soon after. Safe to say he made the most out of his Remote Year.
Work Remotely 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.
Work Remotely 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.
The Growth Zone

These 5 Personal Development Ideas Will Change Your Life

You know that you want more out of life, but you don't know how to make your next move. Start with these five personal development ideas.
Work Remotely and Travel

8 Tips for Remote Work Beginners

Working remotely for the first time? Let these eight tips and tricks get you started and ensure your success.
News and Updates

Make this Year Your “Great One”: Introducing Remote Year Denali

Let this year be unlike any other. Follow your dreams and exceed expectations with Remote Year Denali.
Stories from the Nation

58 Homes. $116,000. One Remote Year Community.

What do we mean by Positive Impact? Remote Year Yugen took this concept to the next level with their project, Yugen Build.
News and Updates

Future of Work Summit 2018: The Who, The What, The Where and The Why

People are the power behind your business. Join us for Future of Work Summit 2018 to discuss the necessity of developing a globally aware workforce.
Work Remotely 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.
News and Updates

Brave, Bold, Boundary-Breaking: Introducing Remote Year Jemison

Say goodbye to the things that are holding you back. Take the leap with Remote Year Jemison.
Stories from the Nation

When the Dust Settles: Reflecting on Remote Year Month One

With Month One under her belt, Vanesa Cotlar reflects and prepares for the eleven months of her journey still to come.
Work Remotely 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.
Stories from the Nation

From Day One: Welcome Remote Year Kanyini!

Remote Year Kanyini hit the ground running in Kuala Lumpur and left some advice for aspiring Remotes.
Work Remotely 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.

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