Category Tourism, Catering & Hospitality

13 Tips from Redditors on Finding a Job and Working in a Hostel

Reddit is a great source for getting answers, There is even a dedicated AMA – Ask Me Anything – subreddit for learning more about other people’s lives. Just today, experts, or those with just far too much time on their hands, are providing insights into topics as diverse as working at Walmart, serving in the US 101st Airborne Division, delivering pizza, getting stabbed repeatedly, accidently sleeping with a ladyboy and being constipated. Read More
Travel photos and a few words

TravelPhotoFacts: Free Travel to European Festivals

Hard working, friendly, professional and committed people can receive free tours to European festivals and events by joining the Pillow Adventure Travel Company team as ground crew, tour cooks, leaders and managers.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
Summer Jobs Abroad

Two Big Websites for Landing a Summer Job

Since we first began listing tourism companies in our directory numerous brands have been taken over or merged and consolidated their overseas recruitment for the group with a dedicated jobs website. Two of the largest, with among the most overseas jobs available each season, are TUI and Holidaybreak.Read More
Hostel jobs in Kuala Lumpur

Occasional Hostel Work in Kuala Lumpur

We saw numerous Jobs Offered signs - written in English - in Kuala Lumpur. At first we thought there are so many opportunities for working travellers looking to earn a few ringgits to keep them on the road longer in the region but quickly came to realise that the signs are in my language because our colonial past here provides a ready-made means of communication in a country with considerable ethnic diversity.Read More
Getting a holiday rep job

Landing a Holiday Rep Job

A career as a holiday rep is one of the most desirable roles in the travel industry. If you want to see the world, and get paid for it, there are few jobs where you can do so in such an outgoing, social environment. Read More
Working in Tenerife or Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain

The Ins and Outs of Finding Work on Tenerife and Lanzarote

The Canary Islands were once known as the Fortunate Islands; they earned the name for good reason. They are a winter free Nirvana boasting an almost perfect climate which attracts nearly 10 million visitors each year.Read More
Tour Group

WorldWideWorker: Caitlyn O’Dowd, Tour Guide

Five years after cramming her life into a backpack and leaving Australia to visit all the world's Olympic sites, Caitlyn O’Dowd divides her life between working as a tour guide and living off season in the Netherlands.Read More
Working on a Superyacht

WorldWideWorker: Katie Wilter, Superyacht Stewardess

Rhodes graduate Katie Wilter is a graphic designer and social media enthusiast with itchy feet. Now a super yacht stewardess she is seeing the world from a porthole and blogging about it. When we spoke to Katie she was heading along the east coast of the USA from Nova Scotia back down to Florida.Read More