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Work Abroad Travel Jobs

 

Looking for the best travel jobs to earn money on the road? You’ve come to the right place. Here you will discover how to work abroad with the best travel jobs + get my best tips to travel longer, further and better.

 

I’ve lived and worked abroad around the world for some 30 years and I’ve written many guide books on the subject. Just check out my bookstore.

From quitting my job in the bank and moving abroad I have learnt a lot about living, working and playing around the world. So if you are after straight up information on working abroad, working online and travelling the world, you are in the right place. Here are the best work abroad travel jobs you can do to turn your work and travels into your lifestyle!

 

4 Types of Traveling Jobs: Which Is For You?

 

There are different types of working traveller. The type of work abroad travel jobs available can depend on the type of working traveller you are or want to be. There are:

  1. Backpacker jobs: People that head overseas on a working holiday to a specific country. Check out which countries have a working holiday visa here. And working holiday makers pick up typical hands-on work abroad travel jobs or ‘backpacker jobs’ as they travel. This is mostly for those aged 18-30 (sometimes 35 years of age). If you are over 30 – read this.
  2. Jobs that require travel: Individuals who choose a particular type of work abroad travel job to take them around the world, like working on a cruise ship or teaching English in a specific country. These type of jobs don’t have age limits as they prefer qualified and/or experienced people.
  3. Expat jobs: People who are transferred overseas by their company and become an expat in another country.
  4. Digital nomad jobs – Remote worker jobs: Travellers who work online and become a remote worker or a digital nomad and work from anywhere. You can work online from your home base and then travel. Or you could live in a van and move around your own country, or another. Or many move to other countries taking advantage of the growing list of countries offering a digital nomad visa  Check out which countries have a digital nomad visa here. If you just want to work online remotely, head here for inspiration.

Which working traveller will you be? There are many work and travel opportunities out there – you just gotta find them! I’m giving you a head start – browse my library of work abroad and online travel job opportunities around the world below.

 

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Work Abroad Travel Jobs

 

Travel and Work Abroad as a Scuba Diving Instructor

Travel and Work Abroad as a Scuba Diving Instructor

If you have a passion for being in the underwater world then why not make it your profession and become a scuba diving instructor. Hmmmm…..your mind is now ticking over! You hadn’t thought of turning a passion into a profession before? Well many have and you could...

Work and Travel Abroad: Bartend Your Way Around the World

Work and Travel Abroad: Bartend Your Way Around the World

Pretty much every town in the world I have visited has had a bar of some sort. Some classier than others! And in the bar, or behind the bar I should say, there usually was a very friendly bartender quite willing to pour me any drink I wanted. Now if you are looking...

How to Teach English in Asia

How to Teach English in Asia

Asia is hot spot for aspiring CELTA/TESOL teachers. The region’s high salaries, low cost of living and the West’s continuing fascination with Asian society and culture are three major factors in this trend. After covid lockdowns many of the English language schools...

How to Survive the First Weeks After Moving Abroad

How to Survive the First Weeks After Moving Abroad

Moving overseas is very exciting, yet extremely daunting. When I went to the UK on a working holiday I arrived at London’s Heathrow Airport with no friends, family, a place to live or a job. And I thought, ‘what on earth I had done’! I could have easily got on a plane...

How to Work Abroad and Travel the World

How to Work Abroad and Travel the World

So you are thinking of working abroad but you don’t know where to start. Don’t worry! I’ve got your back. I’ve been to a couple of countries on a working holiday visa and I’ve done a few different jobs abroad. I also have loads of friends who have worked around the...

Work and Ski Australia: Your Guide To Ski Season Jobs in Australia

Work and Ski Australia: Your Guide To Ski Season Jobs in Australia

Plenty of time for skiing when you work and ski Australia   When you think about Australia you think of sunshine, beautiful beaches and the never-ending outback. Now add great ski fields to the equation. What you say, ski resorts? Yes, ski resorts. There are some...

18 Best Working Holiday Maker Jobs in the UK

18 Best Working Holiday Maker Jobs in the UK

Waiting Tables is a Popular Working Holiday Job in the UK   So you’re off to the UK for a working holiday and you plan to get a job. You are probably wanting to know what job types are available and how you will get a job, right? In this post I will cover the...

Work for Your Accommodation in a Hostel – How Does it Work?

Work for Your Accommodation in a Hostel – How Does it Work?

Many backpackers travel on modest budgets and are always looking for ways to make their hard earned dollars stretch as far, and as long as possible. As accommodation costs are one of the top expenses for backpackers, there is a way to make this cost cheaper or...

Work and Ski in Europe | How to Find A Job in a European Ski Resort

Work and Ski in Europe | How to Find A Job in a European Ski Resort

Europe is world-renowned for some of its ski resorts. A number of the resorts attract royalty and movie stars to their slopes year after year. Every snow season, thousands of people are required to fill ski jobs in Europe. From ski lift operators to chalet staff to...

How To Find Work At A Canadian Ski Resort

How To Find Work At A Canadian Ski Resort

Canada is known for having some of the best ski and snowboard resorts in the world. Places such as Banff, Jasper, Calgary and Whistler are universally known. So if you would like to spend time in Canada working in a ski resort you are in luck. Every year literally...

WWOOF Your Way Around The World | A Volunteer Work Program

WWOOF Your Way Around The World | A Volunteer Work Program

One way to travel the world and save on food and accommodation and learn about organic farming is to WWOOF. That’s right, WWOOF is an exchange program in 120 or so countries. In exchange for about 4-6 hours of volunteer work a day on an organic farm your host will...

Make Money Doing Paid Online Surveys | MyOpinions Surveys

Make Money Doing Paid Online Surveys | MyOpinions Surveys

Like many, I am interested in making extra dollars through working on line. And I have been having some success with doing paid online surveys. I wish I could say I could retire on the money I am making from paid on line surveys, but I can’t. But every little bit...

Get a Job in a Scottish Ski Resort | Live Work Play Travel

Get a Job in a Scottish Ski Resort | Live Work Play Travel

Do you like skiing, snowboarding or just spending time in a snowy environment? Then consider getting a job in a Scottish Ski Resort. If you didn’t know that Scotland had ski resorts, well you will be surprised to learn they have five. And each snow season, the...

Living and Working in Saudi Arabia as a Renal Nurse

Living and Working in Saudi Arabia as a Renal Nurse

Open Sesame is a term used in the movie Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. It was said to open the door of the cave in the desert in Saudi Arabia where Ali Baba and his band of thieves hid their treasure. But Saudi Arabia is a lot more than a desert with forty thieves...

How to Busk or Street Perform as You Work And Travel Abroad

How to Busk or Street Perform as You Work And Travel Abroad

Many of us want to make some cash while we are travelling the world. After all, it is what keeps us travelling. One way to make some cash is to do some busking or street performing. In my opinion, if you have looked at a busker and thought, ‘I can do that’, then you...

How to find a Hostel Job

How to find a Hostel Job

It is believed the idea of a hostel was first conceived in Germany around the beginning of the 20th Century. It was a German school teacher, Richard Schirrmann, who after numerous school trips created dormitory style accommodation for his students. This concept of...

Over 30? Your Travel and Work Abroad Options

Over 30? Your Travel and Work Abroad Options

Where to Next? Over 30 - your travel and work abroad options   Living, working and playing abroad in your twenties is almost a rite of passage these days. You finish high school and live your dream of travelling around the globe by having a gap year or working...

Teach English in Japan: A guide to finding jobs

Teach English in Japan: A guide to finding jobs

In the 1980s if you had blonde hair and blue eyes you could easily step off the plane and walk into an English teaching position and make huge bucks. Things have changed somewhat since then. In this blog I will provide you with an overview of what it is like to Teach...

Summer Camp USA Jobs

Summer Camp USA Jobs

Some people say it is the best job you will ever have - a summer camp USA job, that is. America’s camping tradition began in 1861 and boasts over 12,000 summer camps, catering to some 10 million children aged between 6-16 years annually. You may have even seen movies...

What work I did while travelling – 10 travellers tell

What work I did while travelling – 10 travellers tell

The world is yours   Picking up work as you travel the world is a great way to increase your money to keep you travelling. Some travellers find work in their current field of employment while others try something completely different. Sometimes it...

How to Travel and Work Abroad as an Au Pair or Nanny

How to Travel and Work Abroad as an Au Pair or Nanny

Travel and Work Abroad as an Au Pair or Nanny   Becoming a nanny in London way back in 1991 was my introduction to the world of child care. I had just got back from a jaunt around Europe and needed a job. What I discovered was that most nanny and Au Pair jobs are...

How To Find Yacht Jobs: Get Paid To Sail The World

How To Find Yacht Jobs: Get Paid To Sail The World

A great place to start your travel and work abroad adventures is to find a yacht job and get paid to sail the world.   For most of us, traveling around the world on a luxury yacht is a dream. This life is usually reserved for the rich and famous. But it doesn’t...

Kibbutz Volunteer Israel

Kibbutz Volunteer Israel

Day off spent at the Dead Sea Volunteer on a Kibbutz in Israel Even though I personally enjoyed my kibbutz volunteer experience in Israel, it is definitely not for everyone. You work hard, live in very basic rooms, earn a pittance and have no privacy. But...

Work and Ski New Zealand – How To Find a Ski Job in New Zealand

Work and Ski New Zealand – How To Find a Ski Job in New Zealand

Whenever you are in New Zealand, the ‘land of the long white cloud’, you are never too far from a ski slope, particularly on the South Island. Many people head to New Zealand's South Island to ski and snowboard each year. To ensure visitors enjoy their time in the...

Backpacker Jobs | What Are They and How To Find One

Backpacker Jobs | What Are They and How To Find One

So you are travelling the world and while on the road you discover you have spent all your money. How do you make some quick money to continue travelling? It would be easy to call home and get some sent to you however, there are backpacker jobs that you could find....

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