Frequently Asked Questions

What are the accommodations?

For each chapter, you will be able to book the accommodation tier that best suits you. Tier options vary by chapter but at a minimum, all accommodations include your own room and wifi.

Can I do Sojrn for longer or shorter than 4 weeks?

We understand some participants will need to arrive late or leave early but at this time there are no discounts for missed time. If you’d like to extend your stay, let your local host know as soon as possible and we’ll see what we can do!

What happens on a typical Chapter?

During your 4 week stay, Sojrn sets you up with a comfortable place to stay, a workspace, a network of chaptermates, and a menu of things to do to help you explore the destination and expand your knowledge on the chapter theme. These experiences vary depending on the Chapter and range from learning from local craftsman to surfing with locals to a lecture on robotics to journal prompts to volunteering for the day. There are four activities included (one per week) and several more optional activities we’ve curated from our favorite local partners.

How much free time is there?

In short, as much as you like. Sojrns are intended to be largely self-guided, meaning you dictate how you spend your time. Once a week, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in a group activity but other than that, how you spend your time is up to you. Of course, we’ll provide an entire menu of ideas to fill your free time but the what and when is up to you. Note: self-guided doesn't necessarily mean alone. You'll be connected with your Chapter-mates through an online platform so you can always invite people to join you.

How many travelers per Chapter?

Max occupancy varies by chapter but in general, you can expect there to be between 15 and 40 participants.

Can I do more than one Chapter?

Of course! The Chapters are scheduled to run back to back and you can book many Chapters at once or add them as you go.

Can I come with someone else?

Absolutely! Book on the same chapter and let us know that you would like to live together. If you want to share the same bedroom, we may be able to offer a discount. Note: like any organized program, we do not allow people to join you who are not part of the program.

What are the activties?

The activities for each Sojrn depend on the Chapter theme. They might range from private tours, to cooking classes, to white water rafting, to movie nights, to scavenger hunts, and beyond. Each Sojrn will have one included activity per week that is tied to the theme. Then, as part of the experience, we'll provide you with many other recommended optionals that you can choose to do or not (you pay for these separately.) Also, we recognize some people will be working odd hours because of timezone differences. We will have multiple sessions for each included activity that will be scheduled to accommodate this.

What is the cost?

Each chapter has a different price based on the local cost of living and the accommodation tier you select but in general, it ranges from $3,000 to $6,000 for the entire four weeks.

What is not included in the price?

Anything not listed as "included" such as international flights, visas, and meals are not included in the program price. Additionally, optional acitvities beyond the one included per week are not included and can be purchased separately.

What language is the programming in?

For now, all programming and communication is in English. As we grow, we will add support for additional languages.