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Need a career break. Or simply a new career.

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1. Posted by Jem24 (First Time Poster 1 posts) 8y

Hi folks.

Well I don't really know where to start. I'm 27 and only getting older.

My job is going particullarly badly. In fact if things get worse I wont have on. I'm training to be an architect.

I would like to go somewhere and sketch, paint, walk, Kayak and anythin that is outdoors or creative and possibly something that could lead to a new career. If my job does not work out I would like to go travel for at least 6 months. If my job goes well then a month will do. maybee this time next year.

I'm just seeing what my options are. My job could be over within 6 months. I have no idea.

Thanks

James

2. Posted by opospa (Travel Guru 1836 posts) 8y

Welcome to TP!!!

3. Posted by CatAttack (Inactive 15 posts) 8y

Hi James,

My suggestion is - go and do it!

If you want to travel, do it now, as you may not have the opportunity later on (sorry, I probably shouldn't be giving you life advice - I'm only 20).

But anyway, get an idea of where you want to go, that will fulfill what you want to do. Remember, you can paint, draw and photograph anywhere around the world.

Have you thought for the time being, doing these things in your home town in your spare time? Maybe you will feel less like your job is not satisfying enough.

I love the outdoors and photography (even though I don't know much about cameras or photography). I'm moving to Vietnam in July from Australia, and man oh man is it scary, but it keeps me motivated and inspired to keep living every day to the fullest. Corny I know, but I don't care :P

Keep the positive mindrame!!

Cat.

4. Posted by wouterrr (Travel Guru 3379 posts) 8y

Catattack gave some good advice. Just go and travel and enjoy life to the fullest. If you come back you can make a positive and fresh new start;)

5. Posted by jago (First Time Poster 1 posts) 8y

Try tefl then you can work and play around the world

6. Posted by mikeyBoab (Travel Guru 5077 posts) 8y

Hi James and welcome.

Any update?