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March 4, 2018
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Remote Year Ohana

A community of professionals living and working around the world throughout Latin America, Asia, Europe, and Africa for 12 months.

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About the Program

Ohana, meaning family or kin in Hawaiian, refers to your future community and everyone else you meet along the way.

Remote Year Ohana is a community of professionals living, working, and traveling around the world together for a 12-months. Participants come from all different companies, nationalities and backgrounds, pursuing goals from starting their own business to making a life change.

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Program Status
This program has started and is live!
Program Length & Dates
March 4, 2018
March 2, 2019
Itinerary
Cape Town, Marrakesh, Valencia, Belgrade, Split, Lisbon, Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Lima, Medellin, Bogota, Mexico City
Program Cost
LIMITED TIME OFFER
Down Payment
$5,000
Monthly Payment
$2,000

The Itinerary

March in Cape Town, South Africa

Then head to Cape Town, South Africa. This city offers a multicultural, complex, and contrasting city sure to capture a piece of your heart. Spectacular vistas and world-class beaches surround a city that enjoys delightful weather, year-round. Here you can find some of the friendliest people in Africa sharing their history, acclaimed wine region, spirit for adventure, and so much more.

April in Marrakesh, Morocco

"Morocco is a country as complex and beautiful and challenging as any other in the world, and it deserves to be thoroughly explored with an open mind. After almost 90 days on the road, and another 275ish left to go, Morocco has pushed me outside my cushy comfort zone in the most consistent of ways." —Cassie Matthias, Remote Year Magellan, 2016-2017

May in Valencia, Spain

Valencia provides a quality of life which is impossible to quantify. From the stunning architecture to the river park, there is creative energy and a vibe that will delight you during your month here. Valencia enjoys more than 300 sunny days a year, which matches the Valencians’ positive outlook. Mix this with some tapas, a siesta, and a trip to the beach. What else do you need?

June in Belgrade, Serbia

"When I first saw Belgrade, Serbia on our itinerary for Remote Year, I had no idea what to expect. In the month leading up to our stay there, I started hearing rumblings from our RY2 friends that we were in for a treat. They couldn’t have been more right. (...) The revitalization of the city, welcoming nature of the people and the economic growth makes me believe that Belgrade will absolutely be a hotspot for travelers in the years to come." — Paige Soucie, Remote Year Cousteau 2016-2017

July in Split, Croatia

Split enjoys an iconic status amongst Croatians, known for its dramatic coastal mountains and turquoise Adriatic waters. Stroll down streets that have been lived-in for thousands of years and admire the balance between traditional and modern times. From picturesque sunsets to world-class beaches, Split invites you to live in the beauty of the moment and to catch a glimpse of the real Dalmatian life.

August in Lisbon, Portugal

Welcome to Lisbon, a city rich in history, beauty, and good vibes. The sun shines 290 days a year and the temperature rarely drops below 15 degrees Celsius, making it pleasant any time of the year. Here you will find a vibrant contrast of tradition and innovation that creates a unique atmosphere ready to charm you at every turn.

September in Buenos Aires

"Buenos Aires, which I’ll admit right away might just have swept in at the eleventh hour and stolen the crown as my top city of the year. It may not have the relaxed beach-side vibe of Koh Phangan, the lush jungle of Medellin or the vibrant colours of Cusco – each of which gets ten out of ten for “wow factor” – but it’s the first place all year I can realistically see myself living long-term. Somehow, it’s got just the right combination of all the home comforts you need but enough exoticness to keep me intrigued. [...] I should perhaps have spent this post extolling the virtues of medialunas, mate, Malbec and the many coffee shops strung along Palermo’s tree-lined streets. But I just find this undercurrent of … real life, I guess … fascinating. As I said, BA has me intrigued." — Heather Lane, Remote Year Libertatem 2016-2017

October in Córdoba, Argentina

“You fattened me up as we shared empanadas together during a lunch break. (...) Bottles of wine were emptied on farms and I went to more asados than I can count. You introduced me to all of your silly Argentinian friends. I started to fall in love. Còrdoba, You felt like a dream, but somehow you were so, so real.” —Zoe Bjornson, Remote Year Cousteau, 2016-2017

November in Lima, Peru

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.

December in Medellín, Colombia

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.

January in Bogotá, Colombia

"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

February in Mexico City, Mexico

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.

The Bucket List

Just a few of the once in a lifetime experiences Remotes can look forward to on this itinerary.

Learn a romance language

With seven cities in Spanish speaking countries and the custom Remote Year Spanish Program you'll be sure to improve your Spanish

Temples, deserts, mountains and waterfalls

Hike Machu Picchu, sleep under the stars in the Sahara, visit Colombia's highest waterfall and Argentina's sierras - there is almost too much natural beauty in this program

The sea and I

With four cities on the beach you will become a connoisseur of the work/life balance.

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What's Included

24/7 Workspace Access
A coworking space within 30 minutes walking distance of your accommodation.

Transportation
The Remote Year Travel Team takes care of your door-to-door travel logistics between each destination.

Accommodations
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.

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About Remote Year

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.