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Travel and Adventure Jobs

Some Matadorians have jobs that directly involve travel and adventure, whether they work as a wildlife biologist, a bush pilot, the deckhand on a cargo ship, or a dishwasher at McMurdo Station in Antarctica.

We profile these individuals across the Network to find out what they do, why the do it, and how their professions influence and affect their travel lives (and vice versa).

Also, in a series at the Matador Life channel called “How’d you get that gig?”, we examine what it takes to land your own travel adventure job.

Travel and Adventure Jobs Articles

8 common questions and comments I get as a wildlife guide, but should never hear

by Shelby Huff

The importance of developing your own ethics in travel journalism

by Joe Baur

This is your life. Do what you love, and do it often.

by Blaze Nowara

How to (really) find a job overseas

by Elaina Giolando

11 things every flight attendant is guilty of

by Ashley Durance

6 lies you tell yourself when you’re volunteering off the grid

by Vanessa Van Doren

11 things people do when they go to Australia on a work visa

by Caroline Eubanks

How being a chef has made me a better traveler

by David Poole

13 signs you’ve been an au pair for too long

by Jess Buchan

Tips from a flight attendant: How to be the world’s best passenger

by Annie Kingston

10 lessons I learned from travel hosts around the world

by Gina Corsiglia

20 signs you’ve been a yachtie for too long

by Abby Gallagher

10 reasons being a pilot isn’t as cool as you think (and 1 that makes it all worthwhile)

by Louis Graham

7 expats tell us how they scored the life of their dreams

by Leslie Finlay

What it’s like to work on a commercial fishing boat in Alaska

by Branden Eastwood

Interview with a globetrotting porn star

by Adam Mars

How to use sex to travel

by Claire Litton-Cohn

What’s the formula for a kickass travel guide?

by Katka Lapelosov√°
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