6 Careers That Allow You To Travel The World

8:54 am 26 Nov, 2013

The notion of traveling around the globe is fascinating to most people, but their jobs and homes often keep them stuck in one place. At the most traveling means going to the other side of the town, or planning an annual holiday with the family, but there is hardly any chance for traveling around the globe, unless you’re not a pilot or a flight attendant. Since all of us cannot be pilots, we think there is no other way out, but fortunately there are some not-so-obvious career options that can take you around the world. In the list compiled below, we’ve found for you 6 best careers for people who love to travel the world. Read on.

6. Travel nurse:

Good nurses are hard to find and those willing to travel even harder. But, if you are willing and in the position to handle the responsibilities of a travelling nurse, there are always temporary positions wherever they’re needed. Sometimes you might just have to be the nurse mending a broken leg in LA, while at other times you may be assigned for nursing labor and delivery. Besides you can also be hired as an air cab nurse, and may have to go to the most unimaginable destinations. General rule for travel nurses is that companies hiring them also provide accommodation and travel stipend in addition to the salaries they earn, so there is money, service and travel.

6 Careers That Allow You To Travel The World

5. Roadies:

Road crew members are affectionately known as roadies. These guys handle everything related with stage production for a touring band or other performers. From managing light, sound, it’s their job to set the stage right. The most apt people to hire as roadies thus include engineers, stagehands, riggers and instrument technicians. The road ahead is not easy, you’ll have to start by lugging around the light and sound equipment at smaller theaters or work for lesser known personalities, and only gradually can you work your way up to becoming the roadie you’ve always wanted to be.

6 Careers That Allow You To Travel The World

4. Tour Guide:

One of the most fascinating and obvious career choices if you love to travel is to become a tour guide. Imagine yourself exploring cities like Rome and London- while also getting paid for the work you do. Tour guides can work in different profiles, while some of them can work at museum; others can get appointed at ghost parks or even get hired for bus tours. What’s best is that as you spend more time and gain more experience, you also have the option to someday run your own tour company.

6 Careers That Allow You To Travel The World

3. International aid worker:


International aid workers are people who extend help to countries that are economically down trodden or the ones that are struggling to recover from natural disaster, war or famine. Depending on their field of specialty, aid workers can be teachers, doctors, nurses, engineers, agriculturists, etc. It not only fulfills your desire to see the world, but it also rewards them for serving the needy with their skills and knowledge. Moreover, you can also earn your travel expense from the services, as most of the international workers get paid for their work and contribution.

6 Careers That Allow You To Travel The World

2. Archaeologist:

If travelling and making discoveries is your purpose, there is nothing better than joining the league of archaeologists. Imagine unearthing skeletons, or discovering ancient tools, or tumbling upon a hidden treasures. It’s your chance to glimpse thousands of or even millions of years into the past – something most people can only do through history books, if at all. There is also a false perception about archaeologists – they keep digging. Sometimes, archaeologists don’t have to dig at all. They may have to conduct research for museums or government universities.

6 Careers That Allow You To Travel The World

1. English Teacher:

The world’s most vastly spoken language is English and fortunately there is high demand of English teachers in places where its use is missing. It connects diverse cultures, and also helps in bridging the gap between countries that wish to enjoy foreign trade relations. People in the non-English speaking countries often yearn for help from people who are well versed with the language. So, here is also a chance for you to travel to these countries, explore them, while also adding value to the language skills of its people by teaching them English.

6 Careers That Allow You To Travel The World

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