How To Keep Your Wallet Full While Traveling

Use your knowledge

If you’re the type that’s happiest doing research, put your knowledge to good use while you’re away and get a job as a guide. It can be as formal as getting a job at a local museum or tour agency, or as simple as making yourself a website and offering small group tours around the city. If you use social media to your advantage, it’s easy to spread the word and get customers. By offering a few different types of tours, you can build up a large customer base, and eventually offer custom tours for different groups.

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Teach English

This is a really popular job, especially with young people. There are plenty of different agencies that can help you find a placement, but most jobs will require TESOL, TESL, or TEFL certification. Many of these agencies use placement advisors who will help you narrow down your country of choice and find a job, for a fee of course.

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Work on a farm

If you enjoy being outdoors and have lots of energy for physical work, then WWOOFing might be for you. WWOOF stands for Worldwide Working on Organic Farms, and it’s a hub where people can advertise for help on their farms during peak season. If you’re interested in traveling and don’t mind working for your room and board, then WWOOFing can be a perfect fit. All you have to do is join the WWOOF organization in your country (or countries!) of choice, and search a farm that sounds appealing. Pick fruit or veggies, sort and pack food for sale, or even work in the on-site farm store — there’s a job for every skill level.

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Keep Your Flight Boarding Pass and Get Discounts on Your Vacation

After boarding a flight, most people just stuff their boarding pass into their carry-on and forget about it. By doing this, you’re missing out on potential savings. Many airlines offer discounts and freebies for those who keep their boarding pass. Depending on where you land, you could score savings on tourist attractions, restaurants, wine, or even airport transfers.

The Most Common Scams from Around the World

There’s nothing like traversing the world and exploring new countries and cultures, but sometimes the experience is spoiled by dishonorable people preying on uninformed travelers. If you make an effort to learn about the classic scams, you’re unlikely to fall victim to them and can just enjoy the positive side of your trip. To help, here’s a list of common scams around the world for you to get acquainted with.

How to Make Friends During Your Trip

One of the biggest fears of people who want to embark on a solo trip is being alone. They think meeting new people will be a struggle, and if they can’t find a partner to travel with, they just cancel or postpone their adventure. The truth is that with a little bit of planning and initiative, it’s actually harder to be alone than you think. The travel community is extremely welcoming and one doesn’t need to try hard to be part of it.