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Jobs that enable you to see the world for free

By Carlton Leisure - 30/04/2014


Willing to travel the world and worrying about the expenses and your job? Why not look for a job that pays you to see the world? Here’re jobs that enable you to travel the world for almost free.

Tour Guide

You might have seen tour guides while on a vacation telling people details of important tourist attractions. A tour guide gets opportunity to explore new cities, see different set of cultures and meet people from varying cultural backgrounds. The flipside of this profession is irregular working days and lack of job security. But after working for long in this field you may develop contacts to get more work. Some foreign tourists pay handsomely to their guides.

English Teacher

Do you have excellent command over the world’s most popular language - English? Then you can get paid for travelling the world as teaching for English language is very much in demand in some parts of the world. Teaching English in foreign country requires certification but if you don’t have a certificate you can get it in a month’s time.

Travelling Nurse

Some countries in the world have acute shortage of nursing staff and they invites nurses from overseas to look after patients. They get temporary job offers and opportunities to move from hospital to hospital. In the process, they get opportunity to visit different countries and get acquainted to new cultures. The pay and perks are also excellent.


The job of archaeologists involves preservation of artefacts of ancient human cultures. In this process, they require to visit far off places in their countries and overseas. In this way they get an opportunity to visit different countries and explore their interesting cultures.

Travel Writer

The job of a travel writer requires travelling to different countries and cities around the world and getting paid for it. The renowned travel writers are offered free stay, free meals and free drinks by reputed hotel chains. If you are a passionate traveller with a knack for writing you should seek an opportunity with noted travel guide publishers like Lonely Planet, Rough Guides, Fodors and Frommers as they hire writers for their publications. Even if you don’t get opportunity keep penning down your experiences on blog and share it on social networking sites. As your blog gets popular you will be contacted by publishers to write reviews for them.

Cruise Line Worker

working on a cruise liner allows you to explore the world as a part of your job. Besides being paid you will also be provided with accommodation and free meals. So whether you are a chef, photographer, technician or security personnel, cruise ship jobs could be ideal way to travel around the world without spending big bucks.

Flight Attendant

Travelling to different part of the world is part of the job of a flight attendant. And you don’t need to be highly qualified to join this job as basic education; pleasing personality and prior customer service experience are enough to join as a flight attendant. The working hours could be irregular but you will get a chance to see the major world cities as a part of your job.