Remote Year

Snowstorm Sentiments

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No longer "home sweet home". Shock. Excitement. Disappointment. Excitement. Envy. Excitement. Sadness. Excitement. Admiration. These and more were the reactions I got from family, friends and co-workers as I began to let people in on my plans to quit my job as a corporate lawyer in Washington, D.C. to travel the world in 2016. In a matter of days, I will be leaving the comforts...
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Outrageous FOMO

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My biggest fear is spiders. This is because when I was a wee tot, one time I woke up in the middle of the night and there was a spider on my face. There is nothing more horrifying than something unexpectedly crawling over your face in the dark, and then not knowing where it went, whether the monster is alive, and whether it went to...
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New Orleans, LA, USA… Home

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I spent as much time with friends and family as possible while eating all the unhealthy New Orleans food I could.
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Montevideo, Uruguay

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First stop out of the gate was the the coastal capital city of Uruguay. It is here I met my Remote Year crew living in the center of the city and working out of the Sinergia Cowork space.
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Following Montevideo, we took a ferry across the Río de la Plata and settled into our apartments in Palermo. We have two La Maquinita co-working spaces available to us within walking distance.
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La Paz, Bolivia

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Leaving the larger cities behind, we've headed to the elevation of La Paz, Bolivia. They warned us that: "At 12,000 ft elevation, and colder weather, La Paz will definitely take a toll on those doing a lot of walking or drinking." But seriously... altitude sickness is a thing.
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Cusco, Peru

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A scenic city regarded as the capital and birthplace of the Inca empire, this historic, booming destination in the Peruvian Andes will host us in its most picturesque neighborhoods. Looking forward to learning more about this Túpac I've heard so much about.
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Dale Carnegie’s “Winning Friends and Influencing People” was written in 1936.

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It holds true then as it does now. For how much technology and society has changed, people at their core haven’t changed much.Continue reading on »
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Popoyo, Nicaragua

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Popoyo was one of those perfect travel experiences where just the right people show up and make the moment that much more memorable.In route to Magrock, a higher-end hostel/hotel on the beach, I pick up an Australian surfer on the side of the road walking to the same place. We arrive to each have our own hostel dorm rooms, and almost no other guests. The...
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Ripping Up Deep Roots

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Once upon a time… I dated an fantastic woman who had a great New Year’s Eve tradition. Instead of making a resolution, everyone is tasked with making a New Year’s Slogan. It has to have some sort of significance to you hopefully framing what the next year will be about for you. My favorite one someone had years ago was “Open Mouth Kissing the World.” Given...
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