Hi there! If you’re reading this, it likely means you’ve been Googling what Remote Year is and if it’s worth the $$$. I did the four month program (called Kahlo), and the itinerary was Peru, Colombia, and Mexico. I’ll give you an honest review of Remote Year and you can decide if this is something you should try in the future (the answer is YES).
So first of all, what IS Remote Year?
It's a travel program you apply for which allows you to work remotely and live in a different country each month. Applicants already have a job or freelance work going into the program. So no, Remote Year does not supply you with income or a job. I still worked at BuzzFeed and wrote about travel. Some people worked in advertising, some in HR, some in art design, etc (all different companies). Each RY program usually has anywhere from 20-70 people per group.
How much does it cost?
Prices vary depending on which itinerary you choose. The 12-month program is a $5,000 down deposit and $2,000/month. The...