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    Is this possible if I am prepared to do any job?
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    become a vagabond
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    (Original post by Eggs20)
    Is this possible if I am prepared to do any job?
    Become a steward/stewardess/pilot . You'll be travelling and working. :ahee:
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    Good luck getting working visas in the likes of America. It can be done I suppose but you're better off sticking to one international profession (like banking for example) and move to different branches around the world.

    Randomly moving between countries and taking up ill paying jobs (because that's all you'd probably be able to get) is not affordable or sustainable.

    If you eventually meet someone and you want to build a family it is an unstable lifestyle for children so this method of living is ultimately short lived


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    It's not that easy to just pick up casual cash work without any documentation in most countries. A better idea would be to work as a freelancer, using Skype and email to contact clients, and paypal for payments, so that you can do your job wherever you want.
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    It's a great idea and is basically what I do!

    I am a qualified English teacher now (for teaching abroad) and can apply for jobs anywhere in the world. As I teach English to students in, say, South Korea, I earn great money and use it to travel.

    Teach to travel! It's the way forward.
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    I know how you feel.. I pretty much tried to do the same but it's quite hard! I worked solidly to save up to travel, spent all the money, came back and had to earn to go away again. It's doable, but not the most fun as you can't enjoy working until you go away... Being at uni you obviously get a student loan so using it to go travelling where possible is a good way to do it, but then you have to ration your loan!

    Being an air steward is a good way to travel, or if you're into writing you can be a travel journalist. A lot of travel bloggers review hotels and places for their blogs and if you're successful you can get paid for it. This might take a bit of the fun out of it, working when travelling but its a good way to try and do it if you can.

    You can do different schemes to travel as well which takes the burden off of saving so much. Stuff like au pairing (see: https://www.aupairworld.com/en), or teaching English abroad in language schools (LAL have loads: http://www.lalschools.com/en)? You would be working in the place you're travelling to but this is often the best way to see and experience places for real, plus its a very cost-effective way of travelling. There are specific companies to help students travel, organisations like Smaller Earth run volunteer programmes you could try, you get accommodation and things included in what you pay. Smaller Earth also do a Camp Leaders programme where you get paid for working in a summer camp in the US for a few months, and you can travel after so it works out essentially being free! (http://www.campleaders.com/) I did one with another company but it seems that a lot of people that work for Camp Leaders stay on and do multiple other camps during their career, so that would be a good way to travel each year.

    Ultimately, you've got to have a job to be able to afford travelling, even if this is a bar job in Thailand or something. If you say you're prepared to do any job then yes it is doable, but you should try and get a job you enjoy doing to make it worthwhile.

    All the best mate,

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    (Original post by Eggs20)
    Is this possible if I am prepared to do any job?
    cant you become an airline pilot, journalist, oil worker, international salesman, or any other job that involves travelling?
 
 
 
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