Elysian is a state of bliss or delight, the feeling that you get when you're in your version of paradise. When you find your purpose within nature, everything falls into place.
Remote Year Elysian is a community of professionals that lived, worked, and traveled through Latin America together for 4-months in 2018. Participants came from all different companies, nationalities and backgrounds, pursuing goals from starting their own business to making a life change.Reserve your SpotSee RY Elysian on InstagramSee RY Elysian on InstagramView Open Itineraries
Lima, Peru is a top culinary destination and one of the oldest cities in the Americas. Flavors, variety, creativity, and tradition await you in this city on the cliffside. From dramatic sunsets to a world-class surf scene, the natural beauty of Lima is sure to captivate. You’ll see a fusion of cultures that offer treasures for every taste. It’s time to live the legend in Peru.
Known as the "City of Eternal Spring," Medellín is the place to enjoy yearlong spring-like weather and immerse yourself in the mountains of Colombia. This valley is surrounded by beautiful landscapes, fauna, flora, and happy, friendly Paisas. Medellín has recovered from one of the most challenging recent histories of any city in the world and is now an up-and-coming hub of creativity, lifestyle, and entrepreneurship.
"During my month of living in Bogotá, a few things have stood out as highlights. I’ve ridden bikes for miles on Ciclova Sundays (when major roads are closed to bicycle and pedestrian-only traffic), run in the parks side by side with locals, worked out on the free gym equipment with people of all ages (including gymnasts performing incredible stunts on the pull-up bars), and nearly every morning have waved to the swarms of dog walkers in my neighborhood park. In addition to the outdoor lifestyle (despite the rain), other perks include quite possibly the best tap water in the world (sorry, New York City), and delicious street food. But above all, the people are incredibly welcoming." — Lee Wagner, Remote Year Ikigai, 2016-2017
Welcome to Mexico City, an impressive metropolis with a kind heart. You’ll find it adventurous and contrasting, yet surprisingly accessible. Chilangos (locals) are extremely friendly, local history is abundant, and food is intertwined with a cultural renaissance. Mexico City is the up-and-coming hotspot of Latin America. From art and healthy living to the culinary scene and urban development, everything about CDMX is so hot, hot, hot right now.
Just a few of the once in a lifetime experiences Remotes can look forward to on this itinerary.
The beauty of Latin America won't be lost on you as you travel between some of its most eye-catching countries. Whether you're taking in the view from atop Machu Picchu or are left in awe by the dynamic energy of Mexico City, you'll find your nirvana while you're traveling with Remote Year Elysian.
Brush up on your language skills as you travel to four cities that primarily speak Spanish. With the help of the custom Remote Year Spanish Program, it won't be long before you're thinking in "holas" instead of "hellos".
Each city that you travel to has a storied past and an even more vibrant future. Take a moment to ponder the meaning behind the stunningly beautiful graffiti in Medellín and dive deeper into the history behind how Mexico City came to be the hotspot that it is today.
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24/7 Workspace Access
A coworking space within 30 minutes walking distance of your accommodation.
The Remote Year Travel Team takes care of your door-to-door travel logistics between each destination.
A private, furnished room in each city, usually in an apartment with fellow participants.
Local Experiences and Events
Cultural, educational, and social activities organized into multiple Tracks™.
Enterprise Solutions Team
We’ll work with you, or directly with your employer, to help craft the perfect pitch for making the case for remote work.
Local and Travelling Staff
1-2 Remote Year program leaders for each group as well as local staff on the ground in each city.
Remote Year is a platform for professionals who want to live and work in different cities around the world. The company curates work and travel programs, providing participants with unique cultural experiences, travel logistics and support, and ongoing access to a global community. In joining a program, you’ll travel to a new city each month on a set itinerary with a group of fellow professionals from various industries and nationalities. Remote Year currently offers 4-month and 12-month programs, along with exclusive membership benefits upon program completion. Since 2015, nearly 2,000 people from around the world have participated in a Remote Year work and travel program, pursuing professional development and personal growth opportunities.