I’ll be honest with you, Medellin was not my favorite city. It is arguably the more interesting of the two Colombian cities on our itinerary but I just did not connect with her. Maybe it had something to do with all the freaking mosquitoes. Maybe it had something to do…

It’s been exactly 340 days since I’ve been away from home. And in those 340 days, I have travelled to 15 countries: Portugal, Morocco, Serbia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Poland, Austria, Netherlands, Vietnam, Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Peru, Colombia and Mexico.

In Lisbon, we started with 39 remotes + 1 fearless leader…

When I arrived in Bogotá, I arrived with a lot of skepticism.

Not only was Remote Year shutting down the city from its itineraries, we had also heard a lot of negative feedback from other remotes: “Bogotá is just another big city.” “It’s nice but there’s nothing really interesting about…

Lillian Hsu

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