Fun Jobs That Require Travel

Let your career take you to new heights, literally.

Let your career take you to new heights, literally.

The philosopher Saint Augustine said "The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page." So why not enjoy a bit of travel while you work? The majority of people spend more time working than enjoying their surroundings, but that doesn't have to be you. If you've always wanted to be one of those women with an exciting job that allows you to travel instead of sitting behind a desk all day, then an undertaking in a new field may be just what you need.

Travel Writer

Do you have a knack for writing and a fondness for traveling? Travel writing may be the job for you. Fortunately, you don't need a ton of passport stamps to get started, but it helps to have had a few visits to well-known tourist destinations. As a travel writer you would review hotels, restaurants and activities for various travel publications including brochures. Starting your own travel blog can help you broaden your audience so that you can snag great gigs as a freelancer or as a staff writer. A college degree isn't required for this career, but excellent writing skills are essential for advancement.

Consultant

Consultants provide companies with expert advice on various subjects including marketing, finance, diversity training and more. Frequent on-site visits to different companies is what keeps consultants on the go. A degree and several solid years of work experience in your selected field of expertise are a must for making sure your client roster and itinerary stay full.

English Teacher

Teaching English as a second language in other countries is a great way to work abroad. Some schools may pay for your living arrangements and you'll get to move as frequently as every semester. Although having an English as a Second Language (ESL) certification is not required it may come in handy when applying for highly sought-after positions.

Curator

If you have a passion for art and a master's degree in arts administration or a related field, then a career as a curator may be just right for you. Curators have to travel to find and retrieve valuable items to display at museums, cultural parks, botanical gardens, zoos and other fun places. This is certainly a job that would keep your excitement level high.

 

About the Author

Christina Caldwell is a contributor for online publications such as Women's eNews and Little Pink Book. Her work has also been featured in the popular U.K. magazine "Black Heritage Today." Caldwell holds a bachelor's degree in marketing and communications.

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