5 Ways To Earn While You Travel

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Ever wondered how your favorite travel influencers are making a living out of traveling? It’s intriguing how they get to enjoy their lives not having to work 9 to 5 and getting to explore all the wonders of the world.

So, let’s burst the secret bubble and get to know 5 ways you can build a life where you get to travel and earn side by side-

1. Find a remote job

There are a lot of companies that allow you to work remotely and pay you well for the same. Especially after the world was struck by the Covid-19 Pandemic, a lot many companies have shut down their offline offices and have shifted to the online mode.

Jobs like Virtual Assistant, Social Media Manager, and Content writer are a few examples of jobs that you can always opt for in the online mode of working. These will allow you to earn a living and go places at the same time. What are you waiting for, go plan your workcation now!

2. Be a digital creator

Now, this is something that won’t pay you back instantly because you need to build your audience gradually for which you’ll have to be regular with your content.

Once you have a good connection with your audience and a visible reach on your handle, brands would start recognizing you and would want to work with you in collaboration.

Jobs like travel blogging, travel blogging, travel photography, and writing are a few examples of jobs that you can start with to ultimately monetize from your skills while you travel.

3. Freelancing

Having a permanent job isn’t always necessary for you to be able to earn if you have skills like graphic designing, photography, editing, videography, etc., that can provide some value to someone by easing their lives.

You can always take freelance projects from clients after displaying some of your work in the field of your choice on your website or websites like Freelancer, Fiverr, and Upwork which let you showcase your skills to potential clients and makes it easier for you to get projects online.

The pay you get from these projects will majorly depend on how big the project is and what quality your work holds.

4. Becoming an instructor or travel guide

To succeed in this, you need to be truly passionate about their work because both these jobs need a good amount of experience and patience. The initial investment will also be required for you to attain the necessary skill set and qualifications required to do the job.

There are several jobs that you can go ahead with like-
• Trek leader- A basic mountaineering course will be good to start with, there are companies like Green Trails that allow you to intern with them allowing you to learn the roles and responsibilities that come along with this job.
• Paragliding instructor- There are various levels of courses available in this field that will help you learn the skill and expertise in it.
• Scuba Diving instructor – This skill can be learned in Pondicherry and later you can travel to different places to teach it.
• Surfing instructor- By volunteering, you can learn it for free in Mulki, Karnataka. Many people from across the world visit the place to learn this skill and later go to foreign countries to share their knowledge and train people to do the same.

5. Become an English teacher abroad

This might come to you as a surprise but there are several countries that will highly pay you for teaching English.

The pay ranges between 2ooo$- 6500$ per month.

If you are someone who loves to travel, is well-versed with English and would want to share your knowledge with students, then this is the job for you.

Some of the highest-paid TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) jobs are present in the following countries-

• UAE: Average pay- US$ 3000- 5000 per month.
• Saudi Arabia- Average pay- US$ 3000- 4000 per month.
• Hong Kong- Average pay- US$ 3000- 6500 per month.
• Oman- Average pay- US$ 2000- 3500 per month.


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