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31. Posted by aharrold45 (Travel Guru 1281 posts) 9y

Some jobs that are paid to travel include:

Archaelogists (quite a boring life to get to be qualified to do that)
Pilot/Airline crew
Tour Guide (own a travel company and guide some of the tours)
Travel Writer
Foreign Correspondent
Yacht Crew (may be paid but most likely not by way of cash)
Film Location Scout - (can be from finding a perfect toilet for a scene in a movie to finding the perfect landscape for a scene like in Chronicles of Nardia).
Roadie for a rock band (BORING!!!!!)
Teacher of English as a Foreign Language
Cruise ship staff
CEO of an international company (usually on an enormous salary)
Own your own business and have branches in foreign countries
Work for a company like Lonely Planet
Travel photographer

That's about as far as my list goes

[ Edit: Edited on Feb 24, 2007, at 6:08 PM by aharrold45 ]

32. Posted by ristinw (Full Member 53 posts) 9y

Quoting Mel.

Hello Boreal

Sometimes people say, they work on the internet.
I am not exactly sure what they do, on the internet. But wouldnt that mean, that they can live, wherever they want?


:) Hey, work on the internet??? Sounds interesting. How do they do and what do they do?? I'm interesting on it!!

33. Posted by ristinw (Full Member 53 posts) 9y

what about doing some artistic job, like drawing portrait on the street or playing some music on the street? i know it sounds like crazy but i see some travellers doing that here in Macau:)

34. Posted by Herr Bert (Moderator 1384 posts) 9y

Quoting kombizz

how about being an English teacher, that is the easiest work in the world.

As long as you can show a TEFL you will be OK, for non-native speakers (even with a TEFL), it's a little bit harder.

35. Posted by MiaPortuga (Budding Member 2 posts) 9y

jornalism or volunteer:)

36. Posted by bennnn (Inactive 93 posts) 9y

Quoting ristinw

:) Hey, work on the internet??? Sounds interesting. How do they do and what do they do?? I'm interesting on it!!

Hi ristinw,
I'm no expert in it, but I do web developing, that is, i build websites. I figure with website codes being universal around the world, I can get a job anywhere (but it pays little).

But hey, I haven't travelled anywhere yet, so I don't know!

Other ways of working on the internet could be:
- starting your own online store
- sell advertising space on your website (if your website is popular)

that's all I know but I'm sure there are heaps of people that knows more!


37. Posted by t_maia (Travel Guru 3289 posts) 9y

Diplomatic service.

(Wish me luck, I have a job interview with the German AA on the 26th. )