What Remote Year is all about and why I’m going


Flashback to October 2017. I had been struggling for the last several months at a dead-end job working for someone I didn't get along with. I knew I wanted out, but I didn't think doing the same work at a different desk for a different company would make me any happier. But, I also didn't know what would make me happier.

Am I miserable because of my current situation or, deep down, do I really just not like what I do? Hello, peak quarter-life crisis.

What is Remote Year?

One night after a particularly trying day at work, I was mindlessly scrolling through Instagram when I came across an ad that caught my eye.

What if you could work and travel?
Keep your job and travel the world working remotely with other young professionals.

Umm, hi yes hello what's this?

I clicked through and my eyes absolutely lit up--this is exactly what I was looking for. As someone who's traveled a bit, I've been dying to get back out there. Sadly, anyone with career knows how difficult that can be.

Remote Year is a...