5 Ways to Get Paid to Travel
When you think about your dream job where do you see yourself? Do you see yourself in an office, working nine to five? Or do you imagine yourself on a beach, drink your favorite cocktail and working on your laptop? If the second option is the way you envision your dream job, then you are in luck. You no longer have to imagine it. You can make your dream come true.
Before, it was unimaginable to work outside an office and stray from that traditional way of working. However, things have changed. All for all those who love seeking adventure while working on their career, this is some amazing news. You’ve probably heard of digital nomads once or twice. Well, you’ll be over the moon to find out that you can become one too.
Get ready to take your skills on the road, and work all around the world. Today, we’re sharing some interesting job positions which can make your dreams come true.
These are the 5 ways to get paid to travel and live your life to the maximum. Keep on reading, and discover how. However, keep in mind that working around the world is not easy, and there are other things you need to take care of before you arrive at your first destination. Finding the perfect workplace environment is one of the first steps, but don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. Head on over to our blog post where we talk about the things you need to look for in a remote workplace environment.
However, the first thing you need to decide is what you’re going to do, and we’ve got some interesting ideas.
Start your own business.
If you’ve ever considered starting your own business, this is the time do it if you want to become a digital nomad. What skills do you have? Do you love making handmade jewelry? Are you a talented fashion designer? There are so many options out there, and if you’ve worked on your skills for a while now, you might be ready to start your own business, and with that, take your skills on the road.
After you’ve selected your niche, find countries which want what you have to offer. You can team up with various stores around the world and provide them with your craft. It takes some time and planning, but if you’re passionate about what you do, it’s possible.
Become a freelancer.
Chances are you might already be a freelancer but are not ready to say goodbye to your steady job. If you want to travel the world and get paid while doing so, you will have to take risks.
Find more freelance opportunities, and with them, the world is yours. You can travel wherever you want, as long as you find a good remote workplace and a great WiFi connection.
People all around the world are doing this, and they couldn’t be happier. It can be scary at first, however, with good organization, there’s nothing to be afraid of. Everything needs some time getting used to, however, traveling the world will definitely be a pleasure getting used to.
Or a tour guide?
If you are not a big fan of the digital age and don’t want to travel the world with a laptop by your side, there are other options. You can always become a tour guide. Not only will you get to travel the world, meet amazing people and enjoy delicious cuisine, but you’ll also learn so much about each country’s history and culture.
It’s definitely a dream job for any adventure seekers and world-class traveler.
Consider teaching English.
Are you fluent in English, and absolutely love learning new languages? Perfect! You can combine your two passions easily.
There are many websites where you can apply to teach English, and by doing so, you’ll be able to travel around the world. To teach English all you need (besides fluency in Enlighs) is a laptop, great WiFi and a nice workplace. With good research, you can find all these things in a destination of your choosing.
And of course, by traveling the world you’ll learn other languages and improve your English knowledge. Does it get any better than that?
Become a flight attendant.
Or start working for a cruise line, and the world is yours. As a flight attendant, or by working on a cruise ship you get to travel the world, meet amazing people along the way and learn so much about each country. It’s definitely a dream come true. Especially if you like these kinds of transportation. Then it’s the ideal solution.
Of course, each of these require a lot of work, dedication and planning, but it definitely plays off. You get to wake up in a different country each week, learn about their culture and grow both personaly and proffesionaly each day.
Aleksandra is a Digital Marketing Manager at Vacation Tracker, with a passion for traveling. When she’s not at her laptop, you can find her reading Harry Potter books or on LinkedIn, where she likes to share her knowledge of everything marketing-related.