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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

Here are ten jobs that allow you to travel the world

by Katie Scott Aiton

23 awesome travel jobs and how to get them

by Michelle Schusterman

Confessions of a housekeeper at a luxury French ski resort

by Kiki Rees-Stavros

The Ultimate Digital Nomad Guide to Iran

by Adil Gherib

This surfer and design icon is the original digital nomad

by Rory Moulton

How traveling made me unemployable

by Alyssa Ramos

5 fundamentals for a strong travel brand

by Emily Arno

I worked at an all-inclusive resort in Mexico. Here’s what they don’t tell you before getting the job

by Kimberley Chan

How to live in mansions around the world rent-free

by Michaela Cross

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
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