You will learn about organic farming and get first-hand experience of working on a farm. In return, you will get free room and board. It’s also a great way to meet locals and form lifelong connections.
If farming isn’t your thing, you can also find volunteer work at hostels in return for free accommodation.
There has never been a better time to travel and get paid by working remotely. The opportunities have exploded since many companies that would not typically offer remote positions listen to what their employees want post-covid.
A time-tested way to fund your travel is to teach English overseas. If you are fluent in English, get a TEFL certification to make it easier to land jobs.
If you work for a multinational corporation with branches in other cities, ask your company for a transfer or find opportunities for work-related travel. Usually, employers will cover the cost of flights and hotels for an official visit.
Working for a management consulting company is another way to have your company fund your travel. Most management consulting firms like Accenture, Deloitte, and McKinsey require domestic and international travel.
If you have experience working with children and want to live in one place for at least a few months, consider working as an Au Pair or a live-in Nanny.
Whatever your skills, you can leverage them to make money on the road with sites like Fiverr and TaskRabbit.
There are tons of credit cards with travel reward options out there that earn you points simply for using your card for your everyday expenses.
One of the oldest, most trusted ways to travel frugally and meet new people is through Couchsurfing. This site started the original community of travelers who offer up their homes for other travel.