Jeremy Abroad

Jeremy Bernier

Written by Jeremy Bernier who left the NYC rat race to travel the world, work remotely, and find the meaning of life.

Communal Living

27 September, 2018

I think that communal living is the ideal way to live for anyone not in a serious committed relationship. I’ve spent the last 8 months…

Foreigner's Impression of NYC

27 September, 2018

I was just speaking to a South African in the hostel common area who’d spent 8 years living in London. When I told him I’d been living in…

Cold Weather

26 September, 2018

It’s cold outside here in Kiev (13° high, 7° low). As someone who hates cold weather, this would normally be my cue to leave - after all…

Why I'm still in Kiev

26 September, 2018

I arrived in Kiev on 8/17, and as I write this (9/26) I’m still here. Why did I stay in Kiev for over a month? After 4 months of travel in…

Hostels are Amazing (1 week of hostel life in Kiev)

26 September, 2018

Kiev, Ukraine After spending a couple weeks in AirBnBs, I was bored and struggling to get work done, so I booked a dorm in a hostel for a…

International Mobile Plans

05 July, 2018

It’s important to set up your mobile plan/strategy before leaving the country, especially if you’re currently with an overpriced provider…

Credit Cards I Use and Recommend

05 July, 2018

Credit cards with cash back policies and no annual fees are essentially free money (assuming you treat it like a debit card and don’t spend…

How it feels to be back in the U.S. after 4 months in South America

05 June, 2018

I almost titled this “Back in America after 4 months in South America”, but after going to South America I’ve realized how arrogant it is to…

Mexico City Impressions

15 February, 2018

Mexico City was the first stop on my world tour, and these are my impressions after 1 week. I’ll be completely honest - I originally had no…

Why I Left NYC

15 February, 2018

When I first interned in NYC my junior summer I fell in love with the city and vowed to move there after college. After graduation I went…

I've seen the light, and there's no going back

30 January, 2018

As I type this it’s 2:27am in my hostel in Mexico City, 5 days after I started traveling, and I’m happy. I know this is going to sound super…

How Japan and Korea Design Cities for People instead of Cars [Video]

31 December, 2017

I think we can learn a lot from Japan and Korea on how to design livable, walkable cities that don’t require you to drive a vehicle to go…

South Korea's Dystopian Nightmare

02 August, 2017

South Korea is one of the most technologically advanced and culturally influential countries in the world, but behind the curtain is an…

A Weekend in Seoul and Tokyo

31 August, 2015

I recently spent 2.5 days in Seoul and 1.5 days in Tokyo on an impromptu vacation. Had the time of my life, and was blown away by how much…