Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.
Most of the working abroad posts we feature on The Working Traveller are researched, ‘how to’ type pieces. Though I have plenty of travel tales to tell it is a rare day when I have not been able to duck out of sight when physical labour is mentioned.
Young travellers, aged 18 to 30 currently have the chance to win one of 18 working holiday visas and a guaranteed job in Queensland.
If rumours of the gap year’s demise are true then this post will go mostly unread as students instead forego a break between A levels and university to avoid the rise in tuition fees. Plenty though will either worry about the financial hangover later or consider a year out a worthwhile investment in their future.
Not content with paying full price cash money to hire a vehicle, Working Travellers can get their hands behind the steering wheel of a rental car or motorhome for as little as AUS$1 a day.
If you’ve gone to work in Australia hoping for a farm picking job but had no luck, you could try working in a backpackers for an extra dollar or ten, or even a bed for the night. If you’re backpacking in Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns or Byron Bay take heed of these tips.
Three photos of Nhulunbuy, Australia.
Whether cuddly or creepy crawly everyone has a favourite animal. From bats in Australia to Wolves in America, here are 11 opportunities to work with animals and one chance to work for them (cats).
For skint travellers, with (or without) work visas, willing to work harder than I did thinking up the following pun here is our pick of the crops for summer.
Hello. We haven't done a great deal this month. Mostly, we've loafed around our friends, Helen and Peter's house in Nhulunbuy, in the Northern Territory of Australia, enjoying the comforts of home.