I Traveled the World with 40 Strangers… and Have Grown in 3 Major Ways


"Everyone has oceans to fly, if they have the heart to do it. Is it reckless? Maybe. But what do dreams know of boundaries?" - Amelia Earhart

Approximately one year ago, I packed nearly everything I owned into a large suitcase and backpack, ready for a year of adventure and connection. I signed up for Remote Year, a year long travel program created for digital nomads (those who can work remotely from their computers). I was headed to Split, Croatia, ready to meet 40 strangers that would be my travel companions, also known as my tramily (travel-family). My travel group was named Earhart.

Having just finished the end of my trip (three days ago), I am thoroughly impressed by just how much my "hart" grew this year. The adventures have been incredible. We spent three months in Europe, three months in Asia, and six months in the Americas. Check out my itinerary:

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In the past year, I have: cliff jumped and sailed around Split, sang in foreign languages at a bar in Montenegro, kayaked down...