- The ability to work remotely while having the flexibility to travel is becoming more important for workers.
- We rounded up nine jobs that will let you travel the world while getting paid in the process.
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The freedom to work remotely is becoming more and more appealing to workers today.
And for many workers, the ability to travel while they’re on the clock can turn a mundane job into their dream setup.
If you’re looking for a job that will let you work remotely, dictate your own schedule, and travel whenever you want, you might be in luck. There are plenty of gigs that fit that description, from online language tutors to tour guides.
Read on to learn more about nine remote jobs that let you travel the world while getting paid in the process.
The "digital nomad" lifestyle has opened up the playing field when it comes to living and working remotely, so long as you have a laptop and solid Wi-Fi connection.
Enter content creator, a loosely defined job title that can encompass anything from helping create brand recognition for companies to copywriting gigs for blogs, PR agencies, and websites of all stripes. It’s exactly this type of work that many travel writers use to help supplement their income while they’re on the road.
Global freelancing platform Upwork is one such website that connects businesses to independent contractors or content creators to one another for everything from short-term projects to full-time work.
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Teaching English online has become an increasingly popular vocation for people looking to live remotely in the country of their choosing while having the flexibility to travel abroad.
While prerequisites for teaching English online vary from site to site and country to country, at the very least you need to be a native English speaker, have a strong Wi-Fi connection, and a little bit of patience to boot. Some countries require Teaching English as a Foreign Language certification in order to teach online, so it’s important to do a little research before jumping in.
In addition to English, there are plenty of subjects to teach online, including math, chemistry, music, and art.
While the French term of endearment for a female nanny may seem slightly outdated, au pair is still very much an occupation that remains alive and well, and is an excellent option for those looking to live and work while traveling remotely.
In addition to carrying a lot of responsibility, and in some cases requiring previous childcare experience, being an au pair can also be incredibly rewarding. The website AuPairWorld connects families and au pairs around the world and is a great place to start if you’re interested in learning more.
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