Work is worship. Well, not for those who don’t really like their jobs. If your job is to do something for a living that’s got nothing to do with what you’re actually passionate about, you could be leading a very dissatisfied life. And what could be worse than to have the travel gene in you and be stuck doing a 9 to 5 job which hasn’t got even the remotest connection to traveling? Not to worry though, for passionate travelers like you out there, we have got a list of innovative jobs you could do for a living which will not only satisfy the traveler in you but also keep money flowing into your bank accounts. Read on to find out what type of job suits your personality best and give it a shot.
- Tour guide
If you’re bored of your desk job, then try your hand at being a tour guide. You need not do this only in your city or even your country. Read up on different parts of the world and countries that have good job opportunities for tour guides. This way, not only can you show people around famous places and see them yourself, but you also get to travel to new places quite frequently. If you get bored of being a tour guide, you can always try your hand at other jobs within this industry such as event planning, transportation facility, activity partners, social media management, sales etc.
- Flight attendant
Agreed that a flight attendant is someone who is an important part of the cabin crew of an aeroplane, but there is more to it than that. A flight attendant is someone who gets to travel the world in a posh aeroplane, stay for a day or two in an exotic location, and set sail for a new one again. All this without the hassle of having to look for cheap flights! What could be more exciting than this job! Check and see if you fit the criteria required to be a flight attendant and give this a try. It is definitely worth a shot as you not only get to travel the world, but you also get paid to do it!
- Travel writer
There are a lot of writers out there and among the most popular types are the travel writers. All you really need for this type of a job is a bit of flair in writing. There are several types of writings you can do such as travel journals, travel books, guidebooks, travel novels, travel features and articles etc. Read samples pieces of these and polish your writing skills as best as you can. There are many famous travelers and their travel writings you can take inspiration from. All you need to do is book flights, travel, write, and repeat.
- Travel photographer
Gear up all you shutterbugs as this is the best news you’ll ever receive! If you’re an avid photographer then the tourism industry beckons you with arms wide open. One of the most exciting jobs ever, this involves taking stunning travel pictures which are much in demand by the travel industry. You can click pictures of scenic locales, luxury hotels, historic monuments, wildlife or even reportage. The sky’s the limit for this job! Invest in a good camera and make sure you have all the equipment you will need before trying your luck as a travel photographer.
- Travel reporter
With the travel industry so vast now, it is no surprise that travel has its own branch within the journalism industry. Become a travel reporter and go to different places in search of awesome travel stories. Entertain your audiences with reports of your life on the road and how the journey’s changed your life for the better. This is a noble profession in that you also have the opportunity to encourage and influence fellow travelers to venture into new lands. Change locations and do it all over again. There is no scope for boredom with this job.
Also read: TRAVEL IS THE LATEST LIFESTYLE STATEMENT!