Getting a bona fide job necessitates obtaining a work permit, a time-consuming and difficult process. The most likely source of paid employment is as an English teacher at one of the language institutes, or waiting tables or tending bar in a resort town. Naturalists or river guides may be able to find work with private lodges or adventure-travel operators. Don’t expect to make more than survival wages from these jobs.
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If you’ve ever thought about living and working abroad, then why not teach English as a foreign language (TEFL)? It could be the key to funding your travels and experiencing new cultures in a totally new way. You don’t need teaching experience or even the ability to speak the local language – although you might learn it while you’re out there.