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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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Work hard, play hard. Learning to live life to the fullest in Córdoba

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It's 2:30am on a Wednesday evening. I just returned home from an evening out with some friends. We had a delicious dinner at the nearby restaurant LATE, and afterwards decided to go for drinks at Milk. We initially met for dinner at 9:00pm with plans for an early night. I have no idea where the time went.That's ok. I like it that way. Everything is...
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I WENT TO LOLLAPALOOZA AND I LOST ALL MY FRIENDS

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It's okay Mom, I am alive and well and back in Cordoba.This past Thursday I flew with two other Remotes to Buenos Aires to attend Lollapalooza. Mario & Gabe (two homies from USC) were both working on Friday and hooked the three of us up with free tickets. Mario also let me stay with him in his hotel, so all I had to pay for...
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I got through to someone! I got through to someone!

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I got through to someone! I got through to someone!
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Sushi and Soju for breakfast – My last few days in Korea

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My first two days in Korea were filled with adventures around Seoul as we saw historical sites, modern marvels, and sampled the best of Korean food fare. For the third day, Yun and I decided to head west to the city of Incheon and explore a new area a bit. Incheon is the city where the airport is, about an hour west of Seoul and...
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Rebecca Thompson

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Rebecca ThompsonCEO, Rebecca Thompson InternationalUSA  WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO COME ON REMOTE YEAR?I was at a crossroads in my life where I had everything I was "supposed" to have but wasn't entirely happy. The one thing I've always regretted was not studying abroad in college or applying for the Peace Corps after graduation. I dreamed of buying an around the world ticket someday and...
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Interview: How to Land Your First $5K Client & Make 6-Figures as a Freelancer

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Last year I meet an amazing woman named Adrienne Lloren –  a rapper, singer-songwriter, youtuber, marketer, and overall happy person. Adrienne is on a mission to get creative entrepreneurs amped up to craft a life and business they love – JUST LIKE ME, so I was pretty damned stoked to record this masterclass for her […] The post Interview: How to Land Your First $5K...
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mí = me ???????? . . . . . #mexico #mexicocity #mercado #remoteyear…

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mí = me 👨🏽 . . . . . #mexico #mexicocity #mercado #remoteyear #digitalnomad #explore #roamtheplanet #wanderlust #travellife #travelgram #travel #boy #guy (at Mercado de la Merced)
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1/3 done already!

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It’s been four months since I left for Remote Year, and we’re now 1/3 of the way through the year. Time has really flown by, even faster than I knew it would. I thought I’d give you some reflections on my time so far. Working Transitioning my job to being fully remote was much easier
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At 35, I Still Eat Cake For Breakfast

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Pairs Well With…”Act as young as you feel.  You’re not getting older, you’re getting more entitled to be your fabulous self.” – Gwen Stefani     I love birthdays. If I have to get specific, my birthday. Growing up, we had a tradition in my house that you got to eat cake for breakfast on... The post At 35, I Still Eat Cake For Breakfast...
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Marrakech Broke Me

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It was bound to happen eventually. After 10+ months of international travel, despite the many *insert all of the positive adjectives* experiences I've had, the challenges that come along with the one-suitcase country-hopping lifestyle caught up with me.I started to feel the mental fraying at the end of October, in Croatia. Activities and sights that I normally would have gotten excited about (murder mystery party!...
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w/ bae ???? . . . . . #acapulco #mexico #remoteyear #digitalnomad…

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w/ bae 👬 . . . . . #acapulco #mexico #remoteyear #digitalnomad #resort #vacation #travel #travelgram #travellife #roamtheplanet #boys #guys #gay #beach #fit (at Las Brisas Diamante, Acapulco)
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The Miguelito Awards | Nominees

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My attempt at answering your #1 question…“What was your favorite city?”Without a doubt, the most common question you get from friends and family once you return home from Remote Year.This question is trickier to answer than you might think. When I get asked that question, my first thought is:“Favorite city for what?”Workspace? Experiences? Cuisine? Track Events?You see, when you’re living somewhere for a month, there are so many different factors...
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