Traveling the world is probably the most popular dream people have, because it is also probably the most exciting thing you can think about. At least is it for people with a traveling and adventurous spirit. There are many people that really don´t care about having material possessions, because their greatest possession is the cultural learning and the wisdom all traveling experiences give them. Seeing the world, listening and learning other languages, meeting other cultures, tasting new flavors, sharing with people from other countries, understanding how they live, what their history is and how all of this influences their way to see life and act upon it. For travelers this is what makes traveling so fascinating. The entire world is out there to be discovered and to give all of our 6 senses the delight of enjoying the most thrilling moments. The only problem is that not everybody can afford the expenses of traveling anywhere they want, for as long as they want to. That is why traveling has become a real art, and of course, there are different ways of traveling. It all depends on what you priorities are because your priorities will define the amount of money you are willing to spend traveling. A real traveler, doesn’t really care if he sleeps on a 5 star hotel bed. All he wants is to see the world, to travel as much as he can, to see as many famous or secret places in the world as he is able to, and the difference here is that he probably doesn’t have the money to do it, but he has the energy and the will work his way to travel around the world. There are so many different ways to be able to pay for traveling. Saving is of course one of them, having a loaded bank account is another one, or draining your credit card is also an option, even if it is not the best. Some travelers choose to get a job or different jobs that allow them to travel and work at the same time. Here is a list of the top 4 jobs a traveler can have in order to travel the world while working.
Traveling as an Au-Pair is a great option if you like kids. It offers you the possibility to travel abroad and work as an in-house babysitter with families that will be happy to have you around. Au-Pairs are just babysitter but are actually treated as part of the family. The family that you are assigned to by an international Au-Pair agency will provide a nice place to stay at their house, with all living expenses and pay a salary. If the family decides to go on a trip, the Au-Pair will also travel with the or instead they will give the Au-Pair some vacation time. There are Au-Pair services in many countries and the good thing about it is that you are able to get to the other side of the continent without spending one cent.
English or any other language Teacher
Knowing a second language will always be a good thing and give you lots of advantages, especially when you travel. When it comes to native English speakers or people who speak English as a second language, it will also represent a lot of benefits because it means that you will be able to teach English or your native language, anywhere you go. That will help you get the money you need to live temporary where you are and probably save some money to plan and continue to your next trip.
Cruise Line Worker
Cruises are known for hiring a huge amount of people for their crew. There are cruises that can get to an amount of more than 800 crew members on only one ship. There are people of all kinds of professions and skills needed on board. From chefs, waiters, cleaning staff members, artists required for the cruise shows, sales people for the duty free shops, entertainers, management staff members, healthcare services, and many other necessary people in order to offer an excellent on board service. As a cruise crew member you will be able to travel around the destinations the cruise offers, probably working hard, but without paying anything.
Writer for a travel guidebook
This job is the perfect combination for those who like to travel and also like to write about all the experiences and adventures while they have been traveling. There a certain known traveling guides that hire those type of traveler/writers to make books with the “to do´s” and “not to do´s” when visiting a specific places. They write about the fun places to go, the food to try, the good, the bad, the unexpected and the things that you will find for sure. Of course these travelers are hired for this and all the expenses will be covered because in return, they will create great content for the traveler´s books.