10 Hobbies That You Can Turn Into Remote Careers To Live Abroad
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Photo Credit: Photo by Urban Sanden on Unsplash

10 Hobbies That You Can Turn Into Remote Careers To Live Abroad

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Leah Freeman-Haskin
Leah Freeman-Haskin Nov 8, 2019

One of the most difficult parts about moving abroad is trying to figure out how you’ll make money to support your travels and lifestyle. It often means getting a little creative. Here are a few hobbies that people have taken a step further to create successful careers.


Hone your skills to take this hobby to a professional level. Good photographers are in need all over the world, so whether you land a job shooting travel images for an online publication or private events, with the right skills and a beautiful portfolio, you will always be able to find work.

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Working on local farms in exchange for room and board has become a handy way for people to support their travels. If you are more of a solo-traveler, selling your fresh produce at local farmer’s markets or vendors can bring in a steady flow of cash.

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Social Media

Love capturing your OOTD? Or sweet images of your favorite puppy? If you are a natural when it comes to gaining a following on social media, it may be time to consider ways to monetize your hobby.

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Take your college athletic skills abroad and find work as a coach for a local or professional sports team. Personal training for private clients or at a gym is another way to take your love for fitness and sports to a professional level abroad. It will certainly help if you can speak the local language.

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If you find your friends often calling you for advice on their upcoming travel adventures, you may want to turn your expertise into a business. Online travel agents or tour guides can make a steady income and are always needed.

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