Careers Involving World Travel

There are many people who love to travel throughout their lives. Such people usually prefer to constantly stay on the move by selecting career opportunities which enables them to travel across the different parts of the world. They may end up choosing careers in anthropology (for instance, studying the lives of various tribes and their customs and traditions), archaeology (for example, historical excursions and excavations to discover new civilizations), tourism and hospitality industry (for instance, getting involved with airlines and cruise lines as on-board staff members), consultants (for example a professor who is invited as a part time international faculty), or other similar jobs like business executives, sales executives, diplomatic officers or volunteers and social service providers. These careers not just pay the people but also provide them with a wonderful opportunity to visit different parts of the world.

One can also take up the job of a Tour Operator or Guide or Escort. They serve as cultural ambassadors and they need to explain the historical, geographical and cultural significance of the area. In addition to accompanying tourists and visitors, the tour escort must coordinate everything including hotel check-ins, sightseeing and transportation. The benefit of this job is that they get to meet people from all parts of the world, and apart from their regular salary, they also receive handsome tips from satisfied customers and tourists.

Another option is to function as Diplomatic Security Engineering Officers, who are responsible for the protection of Department of State employees, infrastructure as well as confidential information. They are hired to serve in overseas embassies and consulates, and the service areas are often located in remote and inhospitable areas where travelling is very inconvenient. But this career is very rewarding, and bestows the individual with the satisfaction of representing the country and protecting the country’s interests overseas.

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