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1-Month Trip to Istanbul, Turkey

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Start packing for Istanbul, where East meets West.

Blessed by geography, Istanbul is a culture-packed destination that straddles two continents. Discover picturesque Middle Eastern mosques and then spot colorful European architecture. Marvel at the 4,000 shops of the Grand Bazaar and try the rich Asian-influenced cuisine. Learn to say ‘Hello’ in Turkish, to your home for the month. We’ll handle the details, just bring your job.

City of Istanbul

What’s included in our 1-month trips

The only thing better than 1 epic month working remotely around the world? Sharing the adventure with our global community. Meet us in Medellin. Log on in Lisbon. Catch us in Cape Town. Brainstorm in Bali. Whoever you are, wherever you're from, whatever you’d like to explore, there’s a place here for you.



Centrally located, apartment or hotel-style accommodations

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Co-Working Spaces

24/7 Access to a centrally located co-working space with strong WIFI


Airport Transfers

Between 9AM-9PM, we'll provide transport from the airport to your accommodation.

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Supportive Community

A Community of like-minded people to meet and explore with

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Leader & Local Team

On-site staff to manage logistics and facilitate local experiences

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Community Experiences

5 included Community Experiences to make you feel at home

Meet your new community. We’re 5000+ strong.

Traveling the world is incredible, but traveling alongside a vibrant global community - now that’s unforgettable. Over the past 6 years, we’ve helped 5,000+ passionate adventurers find their go-to adventure buddies, business partners, and even love connections while on the road. Everything we do revolves around community. We can’t wait for you to join ours.

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21-54 years old
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Ozgur Gurbuz
Meet our Istanbul City Manager

Ozgur Gurbuz

Ozgur loves sharing his city with Remote Year travelers from around the world, and can’t wait to tell you where to find the best beyti lamb kebab in town. Want to kayak the Bosphorus River? He knows the perfect spot. Looking for the most beautiful rooftop to catch the sunset? Ozgur has you covered. With a City Manager like Ozgur and a Community Leader to support you on the ground, you’ll be exploring Istanbul like a local from the second you arrive!

Get cozy in the city nicknamed the “City of World’s Desire”.

You’ll be staying in shared apartments in the cozy and residential Kadikoy district. Grab lunch at a nearby seafood market. Stroll by cafés and shops on the umbrella-covered streets of the Moda neighborhood then head to the shore for views of the Marmara Sea. Experience Istanbul’s charm in your day-to-day life.
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Fuel up with a Turkish breakfast before logging on.

Power on in Remote Year’s designated workspace inside two historic mansions in the heart of Istanbul. It’s easily accessible, with reliable wifi, 24/7 access, and private bookable meeting rooms. You’ll surely stay productive in this environment - just grab a strong cup of Turkish coffee before your first meeting.
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Soar 2,000 feet above the city of Cappadocia

Ride a segway through the remnants of the Byzantine Empire on your new commute. Escape the bustle after work and soak in a Turkish bath. Enjoy baklava tasting with your crew. Cycle along the coastline at Caddebostan beach. Fill your nights and weekends with adventure in Istanbul.

Included 1-Year Explorer Membership

With your first RY trip we automatically include a 1-Year Explorer Travel Pass Membership.

1-Year Explorer Membership Benefits

Valid for 1 year

  • Online community of 4000+ digital nomads

  • Browse destination chats, city guides and travel tips

  • 3 day early-access to book new trips

  • Discounted rate to multi-day global RY Festivals

  • Meet members at in person meetups & events

  • Book experiences and trips to 80+ destinations

  • Incredible value for future trips starting from $2050

  • Discounted partner accommodations & more

  • Cross two continents off your bucket list. Get ready for Istanbul!

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    Option to extend trip 1 additional week (Aug 27 - Sep 2, 2023) will be available for purchase.

    *The RY Explorer Travel Pass Membership is included in your first trip and then is $49/month billed annually.

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