By Susan Griffith
This unique and highly acclaimed guide, freshly updated, for working travelers explains how to find temporary work around the world not only in advance but also when on the spot while traveling. It incorporates hundreds of first-hand accounts from people who have actually done the jobs with a mass of hard factual information to offer authoritative advice on how to find work. Note: The descriptive content below refers to the 13th edition.
Jobs featured include:
- Picking olives in Greece
- Teaching English in Moscow
- Yacht crewing in the West Indies
- Selling ice cream in Cape Town
- Fishing for prawns off Australia
- Ski jobs in Val d’Isere
- Archaeological digs in Israel
- Mountain farming in Austria
- Croupier on a cruise ship
- Kayak guide in Nepal
- Conservation in Ireland
- Film extra in Bangkok
Work Your Way Around the World gives information on all the main areas of temporary work including the tourist industry, childcare, voluntary work, business and industry, and teaching English.
In addition, it covers:
- Working a passage – how to travel for free by land, sea, and air
- Enterprise – how to earn money by spotting some local opportunity
- Dates and details of harvests from Denmark to New Zealand
The book’s regional section gives country-by-country guides to the different types of work to be found by those prepared to pack their bags and go and look for it. The section includes where the jobs are, what work permits may are required, and essential addresses for finding a job.
608 pages. Softcover. October 2009.