People who are keen to expatriate but aren't sure what to do might want to consider Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) as an alternative to menial jobs.
According to expatriate advice website Shelter Offshore, TEFL is a "fantastic way to do something different and exciting whilst living in and enjoying a new culture".
However, there are a number of things to consider when relocating abroad.
People using TEFL as a source of income while travelling should still be sure to check their expat health insurance needs before they head off on their adventure.
Travellers should be aware that TEFL-trainees are in demand all over the world.
The demand for English teachers is "really high", according to Shelter Offshore and you don't need to be a standard classroom teacher either.
"English teachers are needed in schools, universities and in business," remarked the site.
"You can also teach as a private tutor or as a volunteer teacher, so if you don’t have the confidence to stand up in front of a massive class of students then you don’t have to."
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