These 5 Dream Jobs Will Pay You to Travel the World
Living the Dream
Do you want to get paid to travel? If that sounds like a dream come true, consider these career paths.
These jobs will give you the opportunity to earn a living while seeing far off corners of the globe. Do any of these traveling professions sound like the right fit for you?
Staff on a Cruise Ship
Cruise ships these days are like enormous floating cities. They have everything from restaurants to coffee shops to bars to cinemas, as well as day cares, art galleries, clothing stores, theaters, casinos and so much more.
Wherever your experience is, whether in hospitality, food service, sales or childcare, there is a good chance that there is a job on a cruise ship that will suit you.
Working on a cruise ship means you get to sail the world for months at a time and see many amazing places. Also, since you will usually be given room and board as well as a salary, you can save quite a bit of money with these jobs.
If you are energetic, friendly and excellent at customer service you could possibly travel the world as a tour guide. Whether it is a two-week bus tour of Europe for 18 to 30 year olds, a seniors cruise to Alaska or an eight-day hiking expedition in the Peruvian Andes, there are so many different types of tours out there.
Of course, when you are the tour guide you can’t always just sit back and enjoy the trip. You’ll be responsible for coordinating all accommodation, activities, and transport and dealing with any issues that arise in order to ensure everyone has a good time.
The key is to choose a region and a style of travel you are passionate about, so you can share that enthusiasm with your tour guests.
English has become the main international language and people everywhere want to learn it to improve their chances in a global marketplace and be able to communicate with others. From Japan to Mexico to Vietnam to Argentina to China, there are English teaching jobs in countries all over the world.
You could teach kids in a classroom setting, or perhaps offer classes or one-on-one tutoring in business English for adults. An English teaching qualification is often required, but not always.
English teaching qualifications, such as the TEFL certificate, are offered in courses all over the world.