1-Month Trip to Istanbul, Turkey

Jul 31 - Aug 27, 2022

istanbul at sunset

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

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FirstAidKitHealth & Safety Support
bedComfortable Accommodation
BusGround Transportation
Computer24/7 Access to Workspace
templeCurated Local Experiences

Meet your new community. We’re 4000+ 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 4,000+ 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.

People of color
21-77 age range
14% LGTBQ+
Istanbul City Manager
Meet our Istanbul City Manager

Hilal Genc

Hilal is an Istanbul local who loves being active, meeting new people, and sharing her culture. She wants to take you to the cobblestone streets of the Balat neighborhood and the bistros of Fener. When in Istanbul, she recommends trying traditional Lahmacun, a type of Turkish pizza with spiced ground meat. Hilal will cover your travel needs as your City Manager while showing you some of her favorite things around town, including those unforgettable Bosphorus sunsets!

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.

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

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Trip Dates:

Jul 31 - Aug 27, 2022

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