Remote Year

Nomad Podcast: Talking travel, Remote Year and startup life

By Paige / July 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

I had a chance to chat with Sean in the latest episode of the Nomad Podcast about my experience building a startup while traveling amongst twenty-eight countries during my nomadic stint with third cohort of Remote Year. We discuss some of the challenges our team faced when attempting to build a brand new startup from…

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Storyteller’s Project: Away We Go

By Paige / June 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

The true benefits of travel don’t tend to show themselves immediately. It seems only fitting then to share my story about my Remote Year experience on the Storyteller Project‘s platform to 300+ audience members almost a year and a half after getting back. It was an incredible and also challenging journey that I’m still uncovering…

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Scoot, Scoot, Baby

By Paige / January 5, 2017 / 0 Comments

When I think back on my month in Chiang Mai, the first thing I’ll think of is the amazingly adorable scooter I rented for a few weeks. I’ve always wanted a motorcycle, so when I found out we could rent scooters, I was all over it. Since I’d never actually driven a scooter before, Brecht…

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Getting Centered in Chiang Mai

By Paige / January 4, 2017 / 0 Comments

To say month ten got off to a rough start would be an understatement. Traveling for a year doesn’t come without challenges, and I hit my breaking point at the beginning of our month in Chiang Mai. I knew something was going to have to give eventually due to a variety of things going on…

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Cloudy with the guarantee of rain, and yummy food

By Paige / December 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

One thing I’ve established this year is that it’s absolutely critical for me to be able to run outside. Also, I can’t do extreme humidity or insane traffic. As it would turn out, all three of these things were issues in Kuala Lumpur, our city for month nine of Remote Year. Fortunately, I was traveling for about…

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I’m Singaporean now.

By Paige / November 29, 2016 / 0 Comments

When a group of us booked our Thanksgiving trip to Singapore, I had little idea of what to expect. I had heard a few things about the city, though. For example, I’d heard that it’s expensive, that it’s illegal to chew gum and that caning is still a legal form of punishment. Come to find…

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Finding my stride in Croatia

By Paige / November 13, 2016 / 0 Comments

It seems silly that it took eight months for me to finally get in a rhythm with my running on Remote Year. But hey, better late than never. For me, our month in Split, Croatia was highlighted by the amazing seaside trail I ran on a daily basis. It was the perfect place to start…

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Belgrade: The unexpected foodie haven

By Paige / October 16, 2016 / 0 Comments

When I first saw Belgrade, Serbia on our itinerary for Remote Year, I had no idea what to expect. In the month leading up to our stay there, I started hearing rumblings from our RY2 friends that we were in for a treat. They couldn’t have been more right. On our first day there, a…

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