Category Working

Bad experience Teaching English in Korea

James Benge’s TEFL Torment

You’ve got your ticket and a job abroad lined up. What can go wrong? Well, lots of things can and sometimes we like to present a reminder that working abroad isn’t all puppies and pie. This cautionary tale from James Benge originally appeared in TWT when it formed the magazine section of our Overseas Job Centre site:

“This is just a short warning emphasising the need for people who are going to teach abroad to check their contracts. This is due to a recent trip to South Korea where my plan was to stay for twelve months being cut short after only six weeks...

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Ski resort jobs in the Alps

It’s Time to Act for Alpine Ski Resort Jobs

While those looking to spend a couple of weeks whizzing up and down mountains and in and out of bars have plenty of time before they need to book their hols, those of us wanting a job in Europe's ski resorts have to start acting now.Read More
AgriVenture Farm Work in Sweden

6 Months Working on a Farm in Sweden

Half a year in rural Sweden is one of many programmes arranged each year by AgriVenture, an organisation that offers young travellers, aged 18 to 30, the chance to travel and work on a farm, in agriculture, horticulture or home management in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA and Japan.Read More
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #14

Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.Read More
Expedia Pioneer Dream Job

Expedia Invites You to Create Your Dream Job

Expedia are looking for someone to create their dream job. The Successful applicant will have the year of their life travelling the UK, experiencing the best known locations and the hidden gems while meeting and mixing with the people who make the country great.Read More
Fruit Picking Jobs in Riverina, Australia

A Downloadable Map + Google = Fruit Picking Jobs in Riverina, Australia

The Riverina tourist authorities once used to produce a handy guide to taking a working holiday in this region of NSW. While searching for it recently we came up short – the site now seems to focus on information for travellers who don’t need to break their backs harvesting crops – but we did find this downloadable PDF map that could be put to use in a job hunt in the area.Read More
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #13

Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.Read More
Susan Griffith, Work Your Way Around the World

Travel Hall of Fame: Susan Griffith

Though its roots go much further back, The Working Traveller in its current blog format turned four years old yesterday. It is no exaggeration to say this site would not exist had I not once picked up a copy of Susan Griffith’s Work Your Way Around the World.Read More
Free Travel on a Cruise Ship

Gentleman Dance Hosts Wanted for Cruise Ship Jobs

Working a passage by sea is now largely confined to crewing on privately owned yachts. The days of going down to the docks and offering to make yourself useful during a voyage are now mostly long gone but nimble on their toes gentlemen aged 40 plus can earn near free travel at sea by dancing and socialising with single women on board cruise ships. Read More
Work and volunteer abroad

139 Travellers That Have Worked and Volunteered Abroad

Chris quit a job for a life on the road, working as a surf instructor in Ecuador and appearing in a nudist movie, Franca and Dale took care of 600 dogs in Thailand, Kim dropped explosives out of a helicopter onto ski slopes, while Kaley went to Spain in 2009 to teach English and stayed because of a boy.Read More