5 Careers That Give You Freedom To Travel

When you’re trapped in the 9 to 5, life can start to get a little dull, and your opportunities to travel are limited to your annual leave.

For the adventurers among us, this just isn’t enough – the call to explore the world is a powerful one. but did you know that many freelance jobs can be done anywhere?

However, many freelance careers can give you complete freedom to travel, and though breaking into the market can take a little time, websites like Upwork can help you find positions that suit your skills.

If the travel bug has bitten you, then check out these 5 freelance jobs that will let you work almost anywhere in the world!


Now of course, this isn’t for everyone – you have to be fluent in more than just your native language. But for a talented multi-linguist, this can be a great way to profit from that oh-so-coveted skill.

As a translator, you’ll be an asset to any business with global offices and working as a freelancer you’ll have time – and freedom – to travel!

Travel Blogging

Perhaps you’re already an amateur blogger writing your own odes to the joys of travel. But if you’re savvy, it’s possible to turn that hobby into a profitable profession.

Use an agency such as Maratopia Digital Marketing to keep your website looking professional, boost your brand, and grow your following!

Travel blogging is an excellent way for you to see the world. After all, how else are you going to let your followers know which museum in New York is the best to visit? After all, we also managed to keep this blog alive during all of our travels and even made some money with it on the side.


If you’re creative with a camera and aren’t already making money from your talent, then why not?

There is nothing more rewarding than doing what you love, so go out and photograph the world. Find freelance jobs or sell your prints – or both!


We know that the words ‘accountant’ and ‘adventure’ aren’t two that are typically paired together, but hear us out…

If you’re an accountant who is sick of your four office walls, then why not consider going freelance? This will allow you carry on your career from anywhere, whether it’s a beach in St. Barts or a quaint café in Copenhagen.

Online Teacher

This is a great opportunity for those who love to educate but are bored with the restrictions of the classroom. If you’re reading this and shouting “that’s me!” then take your teaching skills on the road.

Work as an online teacher can be done from anywhere with an Internet connection – just make sure you master those time zones so you’re not late for class! 

These are just five of the many careers that will give you the chance to travel, and for one more little bonus…

Why not consider turning your house into an Airbnb while you’re away? It’s not for everyone, but if you don’t mind having people use your home, then this can be a great way for you to earn a little extra!

Have you gone freelance? Is your office also a beach? Tell us all about it in the comments below!

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