Most of us would love to travel all the time but actually doing it can be a challenge. We either can’t get the time off work or you are too broke to afford it. Well, wouldn’t it be nice to bet and be a winner to afford travel or more realistically to have a job that actually pays for you to travel the country?

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So, if you’re looking for work where you get to see the world, consider these careers where travel is an essential part of the job.

1. Tour Guide

If you’re particularly interested in one area of the world, you can find tour guide jobs abroad and really get to know a specific region. With this work, you will undoubtedly be dealing with a lot of tourists, so being a people person is a must. Furthermore, it’s also important to have good public speaking skills to ensure that your tour is TripAdvisor worthy. You want to make people love this adventure just as much as you do! Tour guide jobs abroad range anywhere from adventure tours to historical tours to city and sightseeing tours (Added bonus: Once you have the skills and experience under your belt, you will have a great chance of finding jobs in the tourism industry in another location if you ever feel the need to switch up the scenery).


2. Picture Perfect Photographer

On your way to becoming a NatGeo contributor, armed with a DSLR and your trusty wide angle lens, you can make a decent living with photography jobs abroad. Depending on who you work for, you could travel far and wide to capture photos of our amazing world from the highest mountains to the deepest oceans. If you’re a freelance photographer, you might find yourself in some interesting places in order to find intriguing subjects and landscapes for a variety of outlets and publications.


3. Cruise Ship Employee

HELLO SAILOR! If you don’t mind close quarters and long days (or weeks) at sea, you might want to look into working as a cruise ship employee. When working in this field, you can make a few doubloons and hone your trade. Not only that, with no rent and free food, you can start to sock away some serious treasure. If you’re looking for a nice summer job that also allows you to travel, working on a cruise ship will accomplish both of those goals. Since cruise ships require employees for several different jobs–serving, cooking, cleaning, entertaining, babysitting, instructing water aerobics, and more–you are sure to find something you love.

4. Flight Attendant

This job not only has the appeal of travel, but the pay is great as well. If you don’t mind high altitude and work well with people, working abroad as a flight attendant is a great way to see the world and get paid at the same time. Besides the places you might visit during layovers, you’ll also have access to free flights which will allow you to travel anywhere in the world on your off-time. You’ll soon become a travelling pro, and jetting across the country at a moment’s notice will become second nature to you.

5. Scuba Diving Instructor

Scuba diving jobs are a great profession for athletic individuals with a deep love for the deep blue. If you’re already a certified scuba diver, then great! Becoming a certified diver takes a little investing at first (both in cash and in time), but pays off the end when you’re exploring reefs and underwater cliffs all over the world. There are scuba diving jobs in every part of the world with some environmental clean-up, you’ll be sure to get paid! All you have to do is get there.