Let’s journey together.

Traveling the world is incredible, but traveling alongside a vibrant global community - now that’s unforgettable.

Over the past 8 years, more than 5,000 remote workers have met lifelong friends, made unforgettable memories, and even changed their lives with Remote Year. 

Whoever you are. Wherever you are from. Whatever you’d like to explore. There’s a place here for you.

We can’t wait for you to join us.

Our Community as of 2023


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The best part about Remote Year? The people.

Remote Year travelers consistently rate our community as the #1 most impactful aspect of our programs. Home to travelers from all backgrounds, ages, professions, and walks of life, we’re proud to be the most welcoming and inclusive remote working community around. The one thing we all have in common? A shared love of adventure and discovery. 

How We Travel

Wherever we go, we strive to create a deep connection with the places we visit and people we meet. In each Remote Year destination, our local, on-the-ground teams ensure your experience is seamless, unforgettable, and authentic. From carefully-curated local experiences to impact projects around the world, you’ll get to know the local culture, while giving back to the communities who welcome us.
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Meet an Ambassador

Meet Remote Year Ambassador, Charlie H.

Meet Charlie, and RY Nation Ambassador and one of the exceptional members of our talented and inspiring community! Entrepreneur Charlie was in Thailand with Remote Year when he was inspired to create Wande Industries, a sustainable travel brand focused on finding a solution for exploitative labor and unethical practices.

Our ambassadors like Charlie are here to share their Remote Year knowledge and welcome community members on the RY Nation Hub, and at virtual events and local meetups! Learn more about our ambassadors here.

As a member of the RY Nation, you'll have access to:

Remote Year Programs

Join a 1-month program, a 4-month journey or 12-month journey around the world

The RY Nation Hub

Browse job boards, housing swap forum, download city guides & more

Experience Marketplace

Book all your add-ons, cultural activities, local excursions, global adventures & services

Digital Series & Workshops

Join online professional, personal, and social events every month

Global Meetups & Community

Connect with a global community online and in person at member-exclusive events

International SOS Support

Stay notified, and get health and security assistance at your fingertips

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