How to Work Online and Travel The World: MYTH or FACT?

It is almost everyone’s dream to travel the world and yet the biggest reason that is stopping everyone is MONEY.

  • How can I travel without money?
  • How can I finance all the stuff I want to do without my job?
  • How can I have my time to travel if my job would not let me?
  • How can I enjoy a LONG vacation without worrying about money and my job?

Those are just few of the most common questions why people could not travel the world AND, for the backpacker’s career trend? Quitting jobs to travel the world.  Yes, according to US survey more and more Americans are quitting their jobs every year and not joining work force. said, there’s 2 Million Americans quitting their job every month, for whatever reasons they have.  Also, I noticed that there are more backpackers traveling now than when I started in 2008.  The stats I mentioned above is from US survey, not to mention the people who quit their jobs from all over the world to pursue their long time dream… To travel the world.

What’s Keeping You from Fulfilling Your Dream?

What people don’t know is that there are a lot of opportunities offered around us in an unconventional way, specially now that it is the modern age of computers making our lives easier.  Why not use it to your advantage?  Internet has enable people around the world get connected, that doesn’t stop dealing with workforce.  What do you think make the Outsourcing successful? INTERNET.  Working online, only we could not get the underlying system how it works, only few does and making money by building an empire as a conventional company.

Ways to Fund Your Travels

Yeah, yeah… Okay, I’ll stop dealing with the deeper issues but all I am saying is that outsourcing is a successful business.  Freelancers can make money out of it by dealing with direct employers on your own per project so you would not need to be binded with a lot of conditions and get tied working 9-5 in a cubicle.

Use your skills and advertise your expertise online, let the people all over the world that they can hire you on a job you can do via Internet correspondence.  Aside from the tips I gave you on how to extend your trip or how to travel cheap which both helps you to stretch your itinerary and budget while traveling, you can also earn extra income online.  I’m sure there are a lot of ways that I haven’t mention, but it’s for us to find out if we really want to make it a reality.

Home Based Online Jobs like data entry encoding, web/graphics designing, e-Commerce, SEO/ Social Media Marketing, Email Support, etc. can make you money everywhere you are in the world.  Meaning, you can work at your own phase, own time, everywhere you are with your speedy Internet and computer then wallah!  You got your future all set for traveling the world with no sweat!  Just be smart and resourceful and you’ll get what you wish for.

Here are my top 2 online jobs websites that you can start with:

  • Freelancer
  • Online Jobs Free
  • Others…

What are you waiting for? Set yourself up now and sooner than you think, you’ll be earning money that would make you travel the world.

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6 thoughts on “How to Work Online and Travel The World

  1. I quit my copywriting job in an office almost three years ago to do a similar thing on the road, earning more money for about two hours of work a day and much greater control and flexibility. It’s been perfect for me, and even when I’ve had problems with internet access in some countries (Indonesia especially) I’ve never had to miss a deadline. It’s just everywhere.

    People have asked me a lot about my job, but then get disappointed when they find out it actually involves work and being good at what you do. I don’t know what they expected. These people then usually just stay in their unhappy jobs because they can’t motivate themselves or need someone telling them what to do every day. I’m sorry for them.

    When people tell me they’re ‘jealous’ or ‘envious’ of my job, it just annoys me. When has being jealous got anyone anywhere? If you want to make changes in your life, the opportunities are there. If you don’t look for them, I guess you just didn’t care that much – people should just accept that and we’ll all be happy in our lives.

    I’d recommend online jobs for everyone. It’s not a daydream.

    1. Well said! There you go people, that’s coming from Dave who have been traveling the world with the online job funds. He’s one of the few people who inspired me to work on my own phase! 🙂

  2. great post for a jobless traveller like me…thanks for sharing Lyndsay…glad to made it to over 30 countries now and still hoping for more to come…probably will meet some where along the road! have a safe trip to you!

    1. You’re always welcome and thanks for dropping by the blog! Yep, hope to meet you somewhere…let me know when you’re headed to Southern Thailand. 🙂

  3. Thanks Lindsay and hope to see you again at True Manila and enjoy wherever you go. Take Care.

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