Are you a Travel Bee? Here are the top 5 Paid Professions for travel lovers

Does it ever cross your mind while sitting in an office cubicle to leave everything, quit your job, pack your bags, hop onto a plane, and just set yourselves free to explore the world? Obviously, most of us do. But, the question is how? Exploring and Globe- trotting around the world can indeed be a lavish and fun idea, but for those who have fortunes in their kitty. What if we have 9 to 5 jobs to earn some income? Can we really quit and afford to travel? Well, there is an opportunity for redemption. Perhaps, you do not need to flush your bank account, or leave your source of income either, in order to live your dream of travelling around the earth. You can enjoy the perks of both universes, which is- travelling and employment, by bagging a job that requires travelling. This will fuel your insatiable need to trot the globe, meanwhile, stuffing your bank account with a good amount of fortune. amsterdam-954381_1280Here are the five professions for travel that will eventually, satisfy your travel cravings, making your bank accounts happy as well.


Abbie The Tour GuideIf you are very friendly, outgoing, and knowledgeable about places around, then this profession is waiting for you. Imagine spending your time in a foreign country guiding travel lovers about places, culture, food, practices, and much more. Famous travel hotspots are always in a need of travel guide that can lead tourists through cultural excursions and city sightseeing. Pick up the city of your choice and brush up your local language skills of that place, history, and culture. If you love interacting with new people and are passionate about travelling, you will love this job.


2394843377_d6b9c78a2fThis is a dream job for the people who are passionate for writing and simultaneously, love travelling. All they have to do is travel, review, and write about places. There are various perks of being a travel blogger or a writer. If you are great and efficient in your writing stuff, there are too many followers on your blog, and people refer your writing or blog as a review before visiting the place, then, there are countries and companies, who will provide you with VIP treatment in high hopes of an amazing review. Bagging a travel writer job is tough, but once you establish yourself, you could even become a celebrity travel host or a celebrity travel writer like Elizabeth Gilbert.


Yacht-SamarThis is an ultimate dream gig of a globetrotter, employed on a cruise line. Extravagant and glamorous lifestyle on sea, exotic places, scrumptious delicacies, lavish onboard accommodations, and a brief exploration of pelagic life, what more could a travel lover want? Cruising lines and Superyacht companies have several openings. Whether you are a bartender, dancer, server, engineer, counselor, or a writer, having a passion for travel, this job is perfect for you. These are paid a good amount of fortune, though, you need to work long hours sometimes, but being able to travel side by side sounds well. Isn’t it?


2516097_2edf1571These are the set of people who travel across the globe in order to and discover and preserve the ancient artifacts belonging to the ancient human civilization and cultures. A career in this field requires a lot of travelling to various places on earth, sometimes even a remote place, which you might not have heard of, ever. An archaeologist earns huge bucks and at the same time this job could prove nerve-wracking and back-breaking, but it’s better for a travel lover to do this job, rather than fidgeting and breaking their back in their office cubicle in front of a computer with loads of file piled up on desk.


sp-cabin-crew-imgThe perks for serving in an airline, you can travel places and, you can also make a good amount of money. Getting into this profession requires hard training though, but as soon as it is done, all you do is, travel, explore, and live in a different country for a day or two, most importantly, all of this for free. Apart from this, you can get discounted flight rate for your personal travel purpose and other amenities as well.   So, why just sit and waste time in a profession you do not have a passion for, when already there are a myriad of occupations involved with travelling that will fuel your bank account, and will also help in fulfilling your dreams for travelling? All you need to do is figure out the travel profession, which you are willing to opt and go for it.

Diana Coker
Diana Coker is a staff writer at The HR Digest, based in New York. She also reports for brands like Technowize. Diana covers HR news, corporate culture, employee benefits, compensation, and leadership. She loves writing HR success stories of individuals who inspire the world. She’s keen on political science and entertains her readers by covering usual workplace tactics.

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