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Iguazú Falls

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Here’s How 181 Digital Nomads Are Making Money – The Results May Surprise You

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There are 3 main types of Digital Nomads in Remote Year: Employees, Freelancers, and Entrepreneurs. If someone asked: “Out of the 3 types of Digital Nomads, which type do you think is the most popular?” Many may answer: “Freelancer.” After all, it sure seems that Freelancers have the greatest flexibility in terms of their schedule and location. Wrong. It turns out, the most popular Digital Nomads are...
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Getting accepted into RY 2016

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So I had applied to Remote Year on a whim in Fall ’15.  I really did not think much of it but around the holidays I had found out I made it through the first round and submitted the second round application. Again, I casually wasn’t thinking much of it as I had still had not gotten approval from my company yet.  In mid January...
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The Decision – Why I’m Traveling the World for a Year

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Nearing the end of my 20’s I’ve done everything by the book up until now – graduate college, move to a big city, start a career. Yet this past year my life took a bizarre turn and it really threw my plan and focused driven... The post The Decision – Why I’m Traveling the World for a Year appeared first on She's Fit For Adventure.
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Setting Up a Macbook for an OpSec Focused Developer – Part 1

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Introduction That time has come again, and I have acquired a new Macbook Pro. In this case its primarily in preparation for my trip so that I can edit photos effectively on the go. It replaces my aged 2011 Macbook Air (which has served me well). It seems an opportune time then to write up my process for setting up a Macbook, and with a...
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SO HOW’D I GET HERE

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Former Hollywood slave turned software selling globe-trotter. It's a big career change and not one I ever expected. Here I'll detail how I did it, and give some tips on how to find a job you'll love. Unfortunately for millennials, we were raised being told we could do anything we wanted. Our parents worked hard to give us that privilege. However, that’s not really true. Well...
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7 Traits of the Argentinian Entreprenuerial Community

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One of the most exciting opportunities Remote Year offers is direct access to the heart of the entrepreneurial communities in each of the cities we visit. We work out of local incubators and co-working spaces, we mingle with locals and hear from other entrepreneurs, allowing us to really get to know the scene. For someone whose passion is helping entrepreneurs and building communities, this is...
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Silky Sands, Turquoise Surf

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Short Girls Hike Long Trail ❀

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Where to even begin. Pata-freaking-gonia. It has been a bucket list destination for me ever since I saw pictures of pure beauty of the glacier lakes and rugged mountains that surround this region. Now, let’s just say I’m not an avid hiker. I can hold my own on a day hike and enjoy being out in the mountains and nature, but I knew that Patagonia...
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My Remote Year Profile: Martin Smith

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Check out my Remote Year profile, featured today on remoteyear.com. WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO COME ON REMOTE YEAR? I have been living in Gainesville,… The post My Remote Year Profile: Martin Smith appeared first on Dreaming in DevOps.
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Lima, Peru: Tour D’Horizon

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Lima is a gorgeous colonial city that sits in a fog for most of the year above a long coastline of crumbling cliffs. The Pacific waves, and noisy traffic reminds you of Southern California, but with a Latin American flare. It is a sophisticated city with roots, and a civilization that goes back nearly five centuries. It is one of the oldest cities in the...
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About My Mission

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This trip is fueled by… My belief that design thinking has the power to create transformational change for our aging populations and the challenges we face on a global scale. This has led me to focus on Human Centered Design in the areas of Health & Wellness and Social Innovation, in regards to how different communities approach design for the future of aging. My Priorities...
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La Manuela Ranch

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What better to do on ones first day in Colombia but to head out to La Manuela Ranch – Escobar’s infamous summer house for some paintball.   The ranch is in a beautiful area of Guatape, and on our journey out we saw rolling green mountains with large estates as well as smaller Colombia towns.  The property itself if fairly well preserved despite being ripped apart...
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Living in Abundance

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Learning how to figure out and create the lifestyle that I want has brought out a lot of humbling experiences. Right now I’d have to say the most humbling lesson is understanding what it means to live in abundance. The concept of abundant living is one of the ideas I’ve received from my spiritual mentors over the past few years. … The post Living in...
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How Instagram is Threatening Environmentalism

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When I decided to visit Lagos a few weeks ago, the first thing I did was search the city in my Instagram toolbar. Why? Because gone are the days of travel brochures and Rick Steves guides. People just want to know what is beautiful about where they are going. Or they might even choose to go somewhere simply because they have seen so many beautiful...
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Birthday Wisdom

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Each year on our birthdays, my friends in DC share bits of knowledge we’ve garnered over the previous year of life and share it with each other in the form of “birthday wisdom” (©Lindsey Collins). While I’ve only been on Remote Year for four days, I thought it might be fun to condense that time frame and share what I’ve learned since stepping off the...
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Medellín, Colombia: Tour D’Horizon

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Medellín is a stunning hillside metropolis situated in a valley with surrounding jagged peaks. A staggered skyline combined with high rise buildings among the clouds, and blue skies portrays heavenly views. It is nicknamed, "The City of Eternal Spring" because of its pleasant, and moderate temperatures. The Medellín River runs parallel to the Metro which connects various parts of the city that made it a...
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ALQUÉZAR

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Nestled into a limestone outcropping in the foothills of the Spanish Pyrenees, adjacent to the dramatic Rio Vero gorge is the impressive Aragonese town of Alquézar. Founded at the beginning of the 9th century, Alquézar's name derives from the Arabic al qacr meaning fort or castle for the hilltop fortress that the city eventually grew up around. The town is idyllic with a labyrinth of...
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Yoga Sequence for Lower Back Pain – Free Printable PDF

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Students always have something that draws them to the practice of yoga. You may be looking to find a way to add peace into your or try out a new kind of fitness. Often, students find their way onto the yoga mat to find relief - whether is be from stress, tightness in the body, or a variety of pains. Back pain is, perhaps, the...
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THE LEAN STARTUP – Book Recommendation

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How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful BusinessesMost startups fail. But many of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach being adopted across the globe, changing the way companies are built and new products are launched. How to iterate from plan A to a plan that works.What separates successful entrepreneurs isn't starting with a perfect plan, but finding...
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