Travel Work

Guitarist finding travel work Photo Credit: Dc Lovensky

Although doing so isn’t easy, some musicians manage to find travel work in cafes, hostels, and bars as they travel. At the least, you’ll probably get a few free drinks in exchange for doing what you love anyway!

All long-term travelers are looking for ways to make their trips sustainable. Blogging isn’t an easy way to get there…but until you become Insta-famous, there are some other options.

Teaching English, fruit picking, bar/cafe work, TEFL, and a lot of seasonal jobs keep backpacking travelers on the road indefinitely. Many backpackers in Southeast Asia end up in Australia at the end of their trips to take advantage of the generous working holiday visa.

Here are some other options for finding work abroad as you travel.