Is it possible to make a living while sitting on your arse in the sunshine of a distant land? Yes it is. I know because I'm doing it right now; tappng on a keyboard while little boats bob on the clear blue Ionian sea in front of me. Want to do the same? Then read on for some tips.
DJing in Dubai
"Local clubs are screaming out for UK DJ's," says Ian Wood who spent three years working as a DJ in the United Arab Emirates.
Work Down Under
What would seem like routine work at home is a totally new experience when youre in another culture. Joanna Brough got her hands on a working holiday visa and managed to earn a fair bit of money from office work in New Zealand.
The Italian Job
We award Paddy Gourlay four stars for this piece about his time as an English speaking salesman near Milan
A Pig in a Cage. On Antibiotics
In this crazy world it is sometimes a comforting thought to know that you can still make a half decent living from saying "hellomynameis <yourname> howcanihelpyou?" many, many, hundreds of times per day. Nixers, recruitment spcialists in Ireland, tell it like it is in the world of the Call Centre.
Care Work in the UK
Demanding but well paid and flexible live in jobs are available in the UK to care workers from EU and commonwealth countries.
Living Rent Free as a Property Caretaker
There are virtually no age limits when it comes to caretaking. Owners are actively seeking 'mature' or 'retired' singles and couples to look after their properties.
Rebecca Davison spent Eighteen Months in the Big Apple working for YAI, the Young Adults Institute, a not-for profit organisation providing services for people with learning disabilities.
For cheap ways of crossing the globe's watery bits we present our guide to Hitch-hiking the Seas
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Blogger's Guides to Other Ways to Work Abroad
Bloggers write about their experiences working in tourism, catering and hospitality jobs.
Directory > Other Work Links
There are many other ways to finance a stay away from home, from skilled trades like accountancy to subjecting your body to clinical medical studies.
Directory > Sea & Sky Links
From services matching yacht skippers and unpaid crew to global cruise and air lines, there are still ways to cross oceans cheaply by working your passage.
Directory > Creativity & Enterprise Links
Can't find or don't want a job? Why not create your own. In many corners of the world travellers have used their talents and ideas to stay for longer.