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Working Around The World, What Could You Do

For many people who want to travel the world, they feel as though they are stuck at home because of their job. Thankfully we live in a world where we are more connected than we have ever been and that gives us the chance to take that job and find it somewhere else on the planet. Taking the skills that you have to another country can greatly help you to realize your dreams of traveling the world, and it will also help those that you have decided to work with. Even if you don’t have a job but you need to find one abroad in order to travel, here are some ideas for you.

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Nursing

Nursing is a highly desirable profession around the world and if you have the skills, you can find travel nursing jobs with absolute ease. The reason for the appeal of nurses that were trained in the United States is twofold, firstly because there is a great lack of nurses in many countries around the world, and secondly because the US is considered a privileged place to train as a medical professional and there are many who want to learn from these skills.

Bar Work

If you are just looking to travel around the world, hopping from country to country, you should look at something temporary such as bar work. There are bars all over the world, staff turnover is usually pretty high and you do not need too many skills to get a job there.

Volunteering

If you want to do some good in the world whilst you travel through, why not look into the possibility of volunteering with a charity. Regardless of what your passion is, there are charities all over the world that you could help from conservation projects to feeding the hungry, animal rights work and regeneration projects. The key is to work out what it is you want to do and then identify if it falls in line with where in the world you wish to go.

Teaching

Teaching english is something that many young people find to be the best way of living their travel dreams and doing something good at the same time. Because of the ways in which education works in some countries such as Thailand and Vietnam, you can teach with only a basic qualification and you won’t need to study very long at all. Not only will you be able to travel the world but you can help to educate a great many young students.

Vineyards

The vineyards of Europe and South America in particular have become very popular in recent years for gap year students and travelers. Vineyards are very much seasonal and this plays perfectly into the hands of anyone who is looking to travel but does not want to be stuck down to a job for the rest of their life. If you are interested in this then be sure to check online for when the vineyards are in their working seasons.

Want to Get Traveling? Here’s How

The idea of traveling around the world, meeting new people, being introduced to new cultures and ways of life is something that appeals to many. The difference however between those who say that they like to travel, and those who actually do is vast and ether are only a certain number of people who actually take the plunge and get out there to see the world. If you feel as though you fall into the category of those who do want to get out of your bubble and see what the world has in store for you, here are just some of the ways which you can do exactly that.

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Studying Abroad

If you are currently studying or would like to pick up some more education, you can do just that and travel at the same time by entering into education in another country. You could study abroad in New Zealand, Mexico, Norway or Algeria, wherever you choose. Many universities around the world are involved in a community and this means that you can transfer your home studies abroad if you so wish as well. What better way to see a new country that to involve yourself in their education?

Backpacking

Whilst you may be able to see a little bit of a new country with a 2 week beach vacation, there is nothing that quite compares to strapping on a backpack and heading off to see the real country. In order to go backpacking you may need to save up quite a bit of money so that you can pay for all of your travel and your adventures but in terms of a life experience, it doesn’t get much better. When backpacking you will see a side to the country which few will be able to, you can integrate with the culture and the way of life and you can meet some incredible people as you wander along the road.

Working

If you really have a desire to travel then why not take a job in another country, the internet has made this easier than ever before. When you work in another country you are forced into respecting their customs and their way of life and it is the perfect way to truly get to know the locals. Regardless of what your skill set is, there are always ways of finding a job in another country and it could be the bets experience of your life.

Volunteering

There are many international charities that need your help and you could not only travel the world with them, but be able to give something back in the process. Whatever it is that you want to do by way of volunteering, there are options available to you from helping marine life in Norway, feeding the hungry in Africa or teaching English in China. The world is your oyster if you wish to volunteer and you can spend your time doing good and seeing new things.

Holiday Inspiration for the Lone Traveller

Many people say that travelling alone is one of the greatest things that they have ever experienced. When you are on your own in a strange country it really forces you to talk to strangers, experience new things, and navigate your way all by yourself. It is a great way to learn more about yourself and work on any weaknesses that you may have. Here are five holiday inspirations for the lone traveller.

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Work On A Cruise Ship

Working on a Cruise Ship is a great way to travel the world inexpensively. There are a lot of Cruise Ship Companies available with plenty of opportunity so it is important for you to research and find the best fit for you. Visiting the ports of call with co-workers is a great way to create lasting memories that you will cherish for years to come.

Volunteer In India

Volunteering in India is a great way to experience the enthralling culture of India. It allows you to interact with people in the country and learn a lot about the different cultures in this country that has a population or 1.3 billion people. There are plenty of opportunities for volunteering in India and you can teach English, help in orphanages, and build wells and other sanitation in villages, help with medical services and many more. There is also plenty of opportunity to explore on your own as volunteering will only take a portion of your day.

Do A Round The World Trip

Travelling the world can be a life-changing experience, and one which you will never forget. You can get fantastic deals on airline tickets that allow you to easily see many countries inexpensively. You can also travel between countries by train, ferry, rented car or even walking depending on the countries that you choose to go to. The most important thing is that you do the research before hand to make sure about visas that you may require. It is also good to get all of your vaccinations done before you leave home to ensure that you do not get sick while travelling.

Learn How To Surf In Australia

Surfing is an exciting sport that will tone your body, help you to increase your stamina and give you better balance. There are plenty of opportunities in Australia to learn surfing and find cheap accommodation. There are many surf camps scattered along the coast to choose from. Some of them offer cheap lodging or you can stay in backpacker hotels. You can also get a work permit and get a job in bar, restaurant, or hotel to help fund your travels.

Work In A Ski Chalet

Working in a ski chalet is a great way to travel abroad. You will meet plenty of people that have a similar mindset to yourself. You can get certified as a ski instructor if you are a strong skier. This will allow you to operate lifts, teach people how to ski, or work as a rescue worker. There are plenty of other employment opportunities as well like working as cleaning staff in a resort or working in a bar or restaurant. Working at night in a bar or restaurant leaves your days are free to hit the slopes. Many ski hills offer free passes to people who work there.

Cultural Destinations to Expand your Mind

Taking a vacation does not need to be a time to shut your brain off. Learning about new cultures with fascinating history will expand your mind much more than the day to day monotony of working does. Learning will also leave you refreshed, relaxed, and ready to go back to work when the time comes.

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St Petersburg

St. Petersburg is a fascinating city in Russia that is full of exciting cultural treasures that must be visited. The Hermitage is a lovely museum that is full of ancient artefacts and art. A visit to the Winter Palace is a must for people who are interested in learning more about the culture of this fascinating city. The stunning architecture of Church of Spilled Blood is something that must be seen to be believed. The Russian Ballet is world famous; if you have the opportunity catch a performance at the Mariinsky Theatre.

Prague 

Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic and this beautiful city is steeped in history and it is a great walking city. The Old Town Square has existed since the 10th century and it a great place to start your visit. You can then wander across The Charles Bridge that is lined with beautiful statues and wind your way up the hill to St Vitus Cathedral. The cathedral is placed in a narrow space which means you have to crane your neck to see the top of this stunning building.

Bagan

Bagan is located in Myanmar and it is an exciting city to visit for travellers. There are many beautiful Buddhist temples that you can visit. Make sure you visit Ananda Pahto which was completed in the 12th century. This remarkably preserved temple is a treat for visitors of all ages. You can take guided walking or cycling tours of the city. There are over 2000 Buddhist structures that give the skyline a magical feel. One great way to truly experience the beauty of this is to go for a ride in a hot air balloon.

Rome

Rome is a fascinating city to visit and there are many historical treasures to visit. The Colosseum is over 2,000 years old and this amphitheatre once hosted events that seated 50,000 to 80,000 spectators. Visiting the Vatican City is also a must. It is best to join through guided tours as this will allow you skip lines and allow you access to more buildings. Be sure to check out The Sistine chapel and see the beautiful work that Michelangelo painted here.

Budapest

Budapest, Hungary is known as the “the city of baths” and because there are more than one hundred thermal springs that run underground there. Make sure you take the time to visit one of the public baths. Széchenyi Baths has 15 thermal baths for you to relax in. Try visiting the hookah lounges and immerse yourself in the culture. You can also take Hungarian cooking classes that allow for sampling at the end of class. You can also take a cruise along the Danube River and explore the city from the water.