On our Dumont program, you’ll experience the best of Latin America as you embark on the personal and professional journey of a lifetime. You will spend 4 months in Lima (Peru), Medellin (Colombia), Antigua (Guatemala), and Mexico City (Mexico) as you discover captivating cities, lush landscapes, and colorful local traditions.
Our program is named after Alberto Santos-Dumont, a Brazilian inventor, aviation pioneer, and visionary who contributed significantly to the early development of aircraft. He is regarded as the true inventor of the first airplane.
May Dumont’s creative spirit travel with you as you jet around Latin America. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to join the Remote Year community on this exciting international adventure.
On our Cruz Learn & Travel program, you will enhance your Spanish skills while also having the time to pursue professional goals and explore Latin America.
To ensure an optimized learning experience, you will be placed with fellow learners according to your level, and you will be able to customize the level of fluency you would like to commit to.
On this Learn & Travel program, you can expect:
*Add-on language packages are available at an additional cost
Your Dumont journey begins in Lima, Peru, a coastal city and culinary hot spot that offers stunning panoramic cliffside views of the Pacific. Wander the city’s historic colonial streets, admire bohemian street art in Barranco, or sample fresh ceviche after an afternoon surf session at Punta Roquitas.
Continue the adventure in Medellin, Colombia, a bustling city with a colorful past, situated in the Aburrá Valley. Surrounded by lush mountains, spend your days sipping locally-grown aromatic coffee, discovering the city’s history through street art in Comuna 13, or exploring the colorful lakeside town of Guatapé.
Next, you will travel to Antigua, Guatemala. This city, framed by impressive volcanoes and majestic mountains, is known for its beautifully preserved Colonial architecture. Admire the pastel facades as you amble along cobblestone streets, pop into a farm-to-table restaurant, or slip out of the city to hike along Lake Atitlan.
Your final destination is the buzzing metropolis of Mexico City, Mexico. Whether you see yourself hopping in a hot air balloon to explore the Teotihuacan pyramids or searching for the best tacos in town, this exciting political, economic, and cultural center will delight art-enthusiasts, food lovers, and adventurers alike.
You will have 24/7 access to the workspaces which are located in the area you’ll be staying, allowing you to be your most productive self no matter where you are in the world. The spaces are beautifully designed, open, and welcoming with a mix of locals, entrepreneurs, and foreigners. We have dedicated spaces with desks, phone booths, and bookable meeting rooms.
You are responsible for your flight to the Remote Year destination city and your flight out from the destination. You are also responsible for all visas and travel insurance needed. Meals are also not included.
Program sizes always vary, but we usually have between 25-40 people on each program.
Significant Other: Yes, we’d love to have your significant other sign up for the program too! If you are sharing a bedroom, you will both receive 20% off each monthly fee. After you pay your down payment, just send us a message here and we’ll send you discounted invoices,
Pets: We are not able to support pets on programs currently, but we are going to do our best to continue exploring this option and will update you in the future if it becomes viable.
The full policy around visitors in Remote Year accommodations varies per destination, accommodation, and the preferences of your roommate(s) (if you have one or more). The comfort and space for your visitor will vary greatly by accommodation, so it will be up to you to determine if your living space is sufficient for your visitor. Visitors must be approved by the Program Leader and roommates. When they can be accommodated, visitors can stay in Remote Year accommodations for a maximum of 3 nights of any single month.
We will be doing pickups from the airport of your first destination at a few scheduled windows on launch day. We will share exact times during the onboarding process, but expect the window to be around 10am - 4pm.
Yes, after booking, you’ll receive an Onboarding survey to indicate your living preferences, food restrictions, and allergies.
Yes, you will always have wifi and workspace access.
We have access to local doctors, local health resources, and health services in close proximity.
We chose this itinerary because we think it’s a great time to be in these destinations.
We always work with our safety and security partner, International SOS, to determine the best destinations for each of our programs with your safety in mind.
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