Though the sun is high in the summer sky snowheads will be counting down the days until the first snows touch the mountain tops in the Alps. But working travellers needn’t confide their job search to Europe. North American ski resorts will also begin welcoming holidaymakers in November and will have need of a temporary intake of workers from then until the end of the ski season in early April to serve beers, cook breakfasts, clean rooms, hire out skis and staff ski lifts.
Like most tourists to New York I visited the Empire State Building on my trip to New York. Unlike most tourists I haven’t been to the top. I stood in the queue until my impatience kicked in and instead followed a far shorter line down some steps and into what happily turned out to be the bar.
Thousands of jobs in America will need filling over the next few months as the summer camp industry scours the world looking for people to keep America’s children safe and entertained during summer 2015.
After a long distance relationship of four years, Molly Hawkins made the big move abroad in October 2013 to be with her American husband. She tells us more about being a British expat living in Ohio.
A consultant in media and communications, Andrea Petkovic swapped a real office in Zagreb for a virtual one and started working and traveling around the world. After six months travelling around Southeast Asia and Australia she ended up in New York.
Last week we posted a big list of backpacker hostels and guesthouses where it may be possible to work for your keep. We had intended this to be one post only but Wordpress decided otherwise and we had to split it into two. In part one we listed hostel work exchanges in Europe, Asia and Africa, while today's list of work to stay possibilites can be discovered in North America, South America and Australia and New Zealand.
More than 80 different microbrewed beers will be poured this year between July 23 and 27 in Portland, Oregon. Some of those beers can be earned by volunteering to help make the 27th Annual Oregon Brewers Festival a success.
A camp counsellor has been described as a "cross between a teacher and a big brother or sister." Your main role will be to keep the children safe and occupied for as long as they are awake, while those that don’t want to work directly with children may be able to find work in the background in catering, cleaning or maintenance positions.
Pola Henderson was less than three years old when she first travelled long distance and has been fond of jetting around ever since. She started blogging in 2010 and currently juggles her passion for globetrotting with a day job in marketing communication.
Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.