Remote Year Journey

What if you had the opportunity to travel the world for a year with 65 other individuals while working remotely.  Would you take the chance?

 

 

Clothes Lisbon Portugal

I Lost My Pants In Lisbon

For the first time in many months, cities and continents, I felt settled in Lisbon.  This city has been the closest thing to home since I left Minneapolis and for anyone that’s been following along on this journey, that is something big.  As much as I’ve loved being on the go seeing new places and things,…

Will The Real Wayan Please Stand Up? (Adventures in Bali)

Pairs Well With…”The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem Last month, I made a visit to Bali, one of the places on my travel bucket list.  I spent many years dreaming of teal pools and sandy beaches in quiet, serene surroundings, the kind that offers solitude and inspires my writing.  For a while, I romanticized my Remote Year trip…

A Pit Stop For A Piece Of Humble Pie

Pairs Well With…”Another Day in Paradise” by Phil Collins  “There is no us.  There is no them.  There is just a we.”  – J. Lee What would you do if you lost everything?  Could you handle it?  Would it break you? Maybe you didn’t have a lot to begin with, but tomorrow you wake up…

Pieces of Home: The Challenge of Seeking Familiarity in Unfamiliar Places

Pairs Well With… “Home is where you leave everything you love and never question that it will be there when you return.” – Leo Christopher Today has been the first day in Malaysia where I wanted to punch my day in the face.  One thing after another had gone wrong, and I’m surprised I didn’t…

2017 Kuala Lumpur Thaipusam

Pairs Well With…Cultural Awakenings + Respect + Religion Malaysia is a country of extraordinary fusion: food, culture, religion, and architecture.  The fact that three cultures (Malay, Chinese and Indian) can co-exist harmoniously, despite different values and beliefs, is rare.  The level of multicultural diversity in Malaysia is something I’ve not experienced before, and one that…

Pack vs. Purge: What You Bring For A Year Abroad

Pairs Well With… “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” – C.S. Lewis Disclosure: There are a shit ton of affiliate links within this post, which means a) I may get a commission should you purchase any items via links on my site b) your purchase supports me while I travel…