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45 Great Jobs You Can Do While Traveling The World And How To Get Them

45 Great Jobs You Can Do While Traveling The World And How To Get Them
If you think that you can’t afford to travel the world, finding a job on the road may be just the ticket. Travel’s wonderful, sure, but little things like food and a place to sleep are good too. We’ve found some of the best ideas to get paid as you travel the world, with some help on how to land each job. Yacht Crew You should know the basics of sailing for this gig, although some jobs only require a keen willingness to learn and a great attitude. Charles as king of the yacht! Freelance Travel Writing Traditional freelance travel writing is a tough gig. Travel Blogging If you’re the enterprising sort, you can start your own travel blog. Volunteer While volunteer jobs by nature don’t pay, some will provide (often very basic) accommodation or meals, or both. WWoofing If you’ve ever been interested in volunteering on an organic farm, this might be the gig for you. Flight Attendant Pilot While this is out of the reach of most of us, those with flight experience can score great flights. Busking Tips!

Study abroad: Where to study in Europe... in English The last five years have seen an explosion in the number of English-taught degree programmes in continental Europe, according to the Institute of International Educations. This growth has been particularly noticeable in postgraduate study, its new report says, with the number of English-taught master's programmes available on the continent more than quadrupling in the last five years. We look at the 10 mainland European countries offering the most English-taught masters programmes, as listed on MastersPortal (estimated to represent 90 per cent of the total number of English-taught master's programmes on offer in Europe). "Typical" tuition fees for European students at public universities in each country are provided, as calculated by StudyPortals, but exact costs vary per programme and can be found at

DIY Marbled Glassware When graphic designer and artist Joanna Bean Martin shared with us her technique for marbling the bottoms of glassware with nail polish, we couldn’t wait to try it ourselves. Who knew it would be such an easy way to add color and pattern to your next tablescape or party? Remember, the brighter and bolder colors you use, the more the glasses will radiate and glow. Have fun! You’ll need:flat bottomed glasswarevariety of colorful nail polishclear nail polisha disposable plastic containernail polish removerpainters tapetoothpicks Mask off the bottom of the glass with painters tape. Fill a disposable, plastic container with water. Layer the colors one on top of the other. Submerge the bottom of the glass into the polish. Allow to dry completely before applying a layer of clear polish. Once everything has dried, remove the painters tape and touch up with nail polish remover and a cotton swab. Your glowing glasses are finished! Bottoms up!

Great Resume Designs that Catch Attention-and Got People Hired Inspiration June 21, 2011 When applying for a job, you have no choice but to do your best to outshine competition. Even before winning an interview, your qualifications (or in some instance, your character) are already judged by the resume you’ve submitted. It is then important to make your resume or CV as honest, concise, and striking as possible. If you are looking forward to a creative position, you will be expected to come up with something grand and extra creative as well. Take a look at how other designers compose their creative resumes. View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source View Source Author: Cadence Wu Cadence is You The Designer's senior blogger, and the most jack-of-all-trades of the staff.

11 Essentials to Pack for a Smarter Road Trip If you’re hitting the road for summer vacation, make sure you’re toting the right gear for a smooth, smart journey. 1. GPS Device Having a portable one of these helps for adventures taken outside your car, too. 2. An atlas you can hold in your hand is the ultimate back-up plan. 3. Don’t let your gadgets die on you. 4. The cooler, or portable ice chest, was invented in 1951, but things have gotten a little fancier in the 63 years since. 5. Because you never know when you’ll need to snuggle up. 6. This is a must, especially when on the open road. 7. Chances are you’ll require some minor repairs before your car, so be sure to bring a first aid kit. 8. Music is a road trip must, but audio books are a great way to break up the trip and make the time fly. 9. You probably threw these in your drawer and forgot about them, but they can come in handy on a road trip. 10. Keep some quarters and spare paper cash so you never have to go digging. 11.

Volunteer Vacations - Ecotourism Volunteer Vacations The personal benefits of vacations are well-known: They can reduce stress, rekindle relationships and rejuvenate you physically. But your vacation can also benefit the world around you. Across the country and around the world there are opportunities to study the environment and preserve the landscape with Volunteer Vacations. "The key to a successful Volunteer Vacation is being realistic about your desire and abilities," says Doug Cutchins, one of the authors of Volunteer Vacations. Cutchins suggests asking about the demographics of others on the trip with the host organization. Cutchins gave us some great suggestions for short-term Volunteer Vacations, and we added a few additional trips that we'd love to take.

Grow Healthy Hair Naturally - Proven and Tested BEFORE Client with over processed dull and dry hair After: 6 months later - same client with new found hair growth! How to: 1) We do not massage our hair enough! Use approximately 1/2 cup of distilled white vinegar for this process and add more if necessary. 2) DO NOT RINSE; after massaging with distilled white vinegar, take a tablespoon of rosemary oil (used to promote hair growth for centuries) and massage all areas of the head - for thicker hair use another tablespoon. **Massaging the scalp is the key here - take your time and be thorough! Distilled white vinegar is a natural product build up remover and clarifies hair. Rosemary Oil - stimulates circulation to hair follicles which leads to healthy hair growth. 3) Now that you have treated your scalp - where the hair grows from and promoted circulation; Use Coconut Oil right from the jar and emulsify in your hands, approximately a quarter size at a time. Coconut oil easy to find in most Supermarkets.

55 Examples of Light and Clean Resume Designs Have a creative resume is important, because it will speaks your capability and cretivity. And clean design it will give a professional, clean impression to employer. In this showcase article we have collected 55 examples of creative resume with clean design style, I hope they will inspire you in designing your own creative resume that represent yourself. How Do I Become a Volunteer? The Peace Corps offers a unique experience to make a difference around the world and bring the benefits of that experience back home. The personal and professional rewards of Peace Corps service last a lifetime. Deciding to apply to the Peace Corps takes research and deliberation. What Peace Corps is Looking For in a Volunteer Applicant The Right Person for the Right Job How to Strengthen Your Application Find out what skill sets increase your chances of qualifying for Peace Corps Volunteer positions, and how you can strengthen your qualifications without a specialized degree. FAQs Find answers to some frequently asked questions The Application Process On average the process from application to invitation takes from seven to twelve months. Core Expectations In working toward fulfilling the Peace Corps mission of promoting world peace and friendship, as a trainee and Volunteer, we ask that you understand and agree to our Core Expectations. How can I get volunteer experience?

The 10 Best Places to Teach English Abroad Ever thought about teaching abroad? Read on about the top ten places to do it and start planning your big adventure! The list of reasons to teach abroad is endless. It’s a great way to get to know a culture up close and over a longer amount of time, to give back, make some money, gain work experience, and so on. The hard part is deciding where you want to do it! Our list of the most popular places to teach abroad is here to give you some insight into what you can find where. 1. Why South Korea: Teaching opportunities are abundant, salaries are high (especially compared to the cost of living outside of big cities), and many positions include big perks like paid airfare or free housing. 2. midweekpost Why the Czech Republic: None of the hassle of obtaining an EU visa applies. 3. Jurvetson Why Thailand: Close your eyes and imagine paradise. 4. kalandrakas Why Japan: A variety of programs, safe travel, and a respected position. 5. 6. 7. ‘David 8. Eustaquio Santimano 9. 10. jyri

The Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day' for 2012 *Update: The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012 have just been published. Click here to check out the most up-to-date post! After the positive reception from last year’s “Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2011“, the Sifter promised to highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘ at the end of every quarter, eventually culminating in an epic Top 100 for 2012. It’s hard to believe we’re already into the final quarter of 2012. *Please note the photographs themselves were not necessarily taken in 2012, they just happened to be featured as a ‘Picture of the Day’ this year. Enjoy!

Jobs Board Senior Photographic Assistant Rankin’s team are looking for a new Senior Photographic Assistant. This is a full time position and all applicants must have a minimum of three years professional Photographic assisting experience, a passport and a Clean Drivers license. We are looking for someone to commit to this role for at least 2 years. Applicants should have solid studio skills and previous experience using medium format cameras and working with different flash systems. This is a great opportunity for someone with initiative who is keen to work as part of a team and take on responsibility. Applicants who do not meet this criteria will not be considered. Social Media Intern Hunger TV are currently on the hunt for a social media intern. Want to see how a fashion and lifestyle website works from the inside? - It should go without saying that you’ll have a strong knowledge of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, GIFs, YouTube, blogs etc. - A head full of creative ideas and an eye for design

How I Flew Around the World for Less than $220 | Spartan Traveler 8.7.13 Update: Don’t have time to read this whole post? Here are my top picks for credit cards that give you huge bonuses for signing up: Citi AAdvantage Platinum Visa and the Barclay Arrival MasterCard. Happy travels! This year I flew around the world and visited 11 countries over a period of 6 months. The cost of my ’round-the-world’ ticket? Can you do the same thing? Budapest, Hungary—It’s a question I got more than once: “So, are you rich?” These questions are upsetting because they highlight the dominant perception that travel is a luxury restricted to the wealthy. In fact, for the last 15 months I’ve been living on a stipend that most people would associate with the poverty line in the United States, or about $1200 a month (see 20 things I Learned While Traveling around the World). But international flights are expensive, no matter how cheaply you decide to live once you get to your destination. I couldn’t have been more wrong. My Round-the-World (RTW) Flight Itinerary That’s right.

10 Very Cheap Holidays: Paradise for Pennies Cheap doesn’t have to mean nasty, and in these challenging times budget options are more sought-after than ever. Holidays are no exception, and we are here to show you that you can have an amazing holiday on a shoestring budget! Some options are more obvious, while others will take you beyond the usual holiday ideas and perhaps beyond your comfort zone! Taking a very cheap holiday can require some stretching of the mind as well as the budget, but the reward is a unique and exciting break that you will never forget. Workaway Workaway is an organisation which allows travellers to find property owners abroad who are willing to provide food and lodging in exchange for a few hours help. WWOOFing WWOOF is a network of organisations which aim to provide ‘World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms’ for travellers wishing to find cheap board and lodging while experiencing various types of organic farming. Housesitting Couch Surfing Island Caretaker House Swap Overbooked Flights Wild Camping Images: