I'm new to working abroad

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1. Posted by Shana (Budding Member 12 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

Hi everyone,
I am thinking of going travelling, but i am nervous of going solo so i am now looking into going and having a taster by working somewhere maybe in europe. I would like to hear of anyones experiences/advice/info of travelling or working abroad
Cheers Shana ;)

2. Posted by jordy (Full Member 54 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

hello, sorry to c no one has replied to u yet

i work in the USA for a summer and it was awesom..i went with camp america. very good and would recommend it to anyone the only thing is u dont want to be to old.

i know it not europe.

Safe travels

3. Posted by Peter (Admin 6632 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

Hey Shana,

Go for it! It is a great opportunity to get out and meet people and see the world at your own pace. Travelling with someone is great fun, but going by yourself is an entirely different experience. I know of plenty of people who have done it and didn't regret it for a moment. Just be open to talking to strangers in hostels and you will make some good friends along the way. And hey, you can always try to arrange a meetup with someone else on this site :)

Cheers, Peter

4. Posted by Rraven (Travel Guru 5924 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

hey there, have you tired to work in an international company say locally to get some basic experience and then get a transfer to a foreign branch, looking around at the moment it seems to be one of the easier ways to get a job and still know what you are doing, on the other you could use the fact that you are a native english speaker and become a teacher abroad, i just checked a tefl site about a week ago and there appear to be a load of jobs for that in Italy, Spain and France in Europe or for further afield there are always ones in China and Dubai........have a great time and good luck

5. Posted by Shana (Budding Member 12 posts) 14y Star this if you like it!

Hey there!
i'm loving all the advice and inspiration, keep it coming! Thanks Raven for giving me an idea of how to go about working abroad, i'll look into it!