Top 10 Jobs for People Who Work to Travel – How To Find A Job Abroad
So we all have dreams. Dreams of things we want to do, achievements we’d like to attain, and of course places we’d like to travel to. After all, this world is a big and wonderful place. But work and other duties often prevent us from realizing our dreams.
Personally, I have the dream of traveling to the Bahamas to see sparkling waters and brilliant white sand beches, among several other places. I don’t see how I can practically afford to visit all the places I wish to see; especially given the length of my list. The fact is, I love to travel and something tells me this isn’t going to change anytime soon. If you’re like me, money is the biggest barrier to actually traveling to all those wonderful destinations around the world. And until recently, when I came across a site offering affordable jobs in Ghana, I thought it was impractical to find jobs that would pay for my travels.
But Guess what?
There is a more strategic and financially savvy approach to traveling that can guarantee you travel all over the world and actually get paid doing it. But, I didn’t know this when I first traveled to Cairo. For this, I had to transform myself into a money-saving, change-hoarding machine. Believe me, I came this close to actually starving myself to death. But like the saying goes, where there is a will, there is a way. So I decided I had to find an additional job. Anyone in my position would choose the best Ghana job vacancy posting site. This was where I first read about the dozens of jobs available for people like myself; who love to travel.
It’s amazing. Imagine many people have been taking advantage of this, and living the reality that I have been busy dreaming of for so many years. If you love traveling as much as I do, then I trust you will find this list very helpful. Here I present the list of 15 jobs most suitable for people who love to travel. I hope you like it but even more importantly, that you do something with it.
- Peace Corps Volunteer
So you have a good heart and you love to make some good in this world, but can’t afford to ignore all your dreams. Why not marry the two by joining the Peace Corps. It is the ideal option. Basically, you get to sign up for two years and travel to a specific location to help the Peace Corps in its humanitarian duties. So it’s not exactly, a sight-seeing option but you are sure to get to know different parts of the world.
Income: $314 per month plus food & accommodation
- Bartender / Server
Lucky to have some serious cocktail mixing skills? This might be just the thing you need to land a bartender job in an exotic location. Almost every country in the world has a bar, and good bartenders are always in demand. Fortunately enough, almost every student has had some experience in bar works. With this, you can get your foot through many doors in many countries and make some good money too.
Income: $1000 – $4000 per month
- Truck Driver
If you are always up for some good old fashioned road trips then you must consider the truck driver job. It has long hours and is mostly lonely. But let’s look at the bright side, you really get to see and appreciate the country, and of course, make some good cash. You’ll need to prepare with some training and licensing in advance.
Income: about $41,340 per year
4. Ski or Scuba Instructor
The true beauty of creation lies in the depths of the oceans. Haven’t seen this for myself, but if you fancy deep sea diving in places like the great barrier reef in Australia or Wanaka, but haven’t got the cash for such trips, then you could take up a job as a Ski or Scuba instructor. However, you’ll really need to sharpen your skills and obtain certification.
Income: $1000 – $4000 per month
Now, those of us very fluent in a second language have an upper hand here. So if you are confident of your imperatives and vocatives, and have the certifications to back it, then you got to take advantage and use your language skills to finance your travels. An interpreter job will take you all over the world, staying at top luxurious hotels but mostly depends on your employer.
- English as Second Language (ESL) Teacher
This is one of the jobs that enable you to work practically anywhere in the world. After all, English is the most widely spoken language in the world. So if you have a CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults), then you can visit WealthBankers site to find an English teaching job abroad.
Income: $2000 – $3000 per month plus accommodation.
7. Work in a Government Related Position
Working as a diplomat or Foreign Service is also another travel job that allows you to experience many different nations of the world. Intergovernmental organizations (IGO) mostly here graduates and have other criteria for application and hiring. You can check those online.
Income: $500 – $10,000 per month
- Flight Attendant
The role of the flight attendant gets you the privilege of travel all over the globe to some of the enviable destinations, depending on the airline. However, not much time to go exploring these destinations. So you want to do some poking around to find out the destinations and time intervals between flights.
Income: $1000 – $4000 per month
World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms gives people interested in organic farming the avenue to get food, board, and insight into typical local life in different destinations around the world. You volunteer for about 4-6 hours a day and get to travel to places like the banana plantations in Costa Rica or rice farms in China.
10. Work on a Cruise Ship
If you are one of those who prefers to travel to sail the oceans of the world from North to South, then you would love to get a job on a cruise ship. Yes, there are a few positions that might suit you, you’d be surprised. Positions like Casino dealers, Bartenders, cook, lectures, dance host, waiters, retail clerk, etc.
Income: $1000 – $5000 per month
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