7 Amazing Travelling Jobs

 To find a travel job that allows them to stay on the road for as long as possible and enables them to enjoy the beautiful nature and work simultaneously is pretty much every traveller’s dream. There are many of us are forcing ourselves on the 9 to 5 drill but have the soul of a wanderer and always wish to have a fun job that allows you to travel and discover many places. But there is not much proper information about the travelling jobs available and if there is, some of them are attainable in some countries while are difficult in other countries. Here are some of the travelling jobs, some of which are but obvious and other you might have no idea about.

1.  Freelance writer/photographer

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Start submitting articles to pay for your needs, basically a good paying job. The motive is to be location independent. You can start this job at any phase of your life whether you are from any profession.  you don’t have to necessarily write about travel. Connect yourself with communities and grow your network online, where you can network with cohorts and editors, as well as find all sorts of opportunities for travel journalists. A great resource for budding (and experienced) freelancers both budding and experienced)is the Matador Creators Community  

2.  ESL teacher

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This means an English teaching job for students who have English as a second language. The requirements to become an ESL teacher include a bachelor’s degree in any field or a master’s in education and TESL certification. Countries such as Japan, China, Thailand, and Vietnam and Korea are some popular countries where such jobs are popular. Plenty of gigs are available in Europe as well, but in general, the requirements are more strict.  There are companies such as Footprints that can be really helpful if you’re looking for an ESL job.

3. Travel nurse

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assignments can be long or short-term, and in many cases, housing is provided. Also, the pay and benefits are great.  According to TravelNursing.com people who can qualify to be a travel nurse are:

 

  • Registered nurses in most specialities
  • Dialysis nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Advance practice nurses
  • LPNs/LVNs with 6 years of recent experience
  • Radiologic technologists
  • Physical therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Nurse Managers
  • Other allied healthcare specialities

4.  Cruise gigs

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If you know some something about boats, join a yacht crew and you can work with people with boats and are looking for men and women . Even if you don’t know much about boats there are still gigs available on the cruise as travelling jobs. some of which require an educational and previous experiences. These jobs include: 

  • Electrician
  • Casino dealer
  • Masseuse
  • Chef
  • Line cook
  • Bartender
  • Waiter/Waitress
  • Cleaning and maintenance crew
  • Inventory manager
  • Hotel manager
  • Diving instructor
  • Childcare worker
  • Musician
  • Dancer
  • Entertainer/Performer

5. Au pair

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Au pair is a nanny or babysitter with the requirement of knowing some of the house jobs as well.  You may experience gourmet meals, private chauffeurs, and free vacations to resorts as the families who provide these jobs are typically wealthy. But there are some negatives too, considering the cleaning part.

6.  WWOOFer

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Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms is the organization that pairs volunteer with farms all over the world. It doesn’t pay but  In exchange for room, board and meals, you’ll work a set number of hours on the farm. 

7.  Interpreter/translator

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An interpreter’s job is to work with spoken languages, while a translator deal’s with written languages. A bachelor’s degree or higher is required, and it helps if that degree is in linguistics, depending on your employer. The important requirement is that you are fluent in at least two languages. You can start looking for interpretation and translation work at Government agencies,  community organizations and hospitals or event which involves international competitors or attendees.