Work as You Travel! The 10 Best Jobs for Digital Nomads

Today, we’re gonna talk about the Top 10 jobs that you could do as a Digital Nomad.

A lot of people dream about traveling the world and having the freedom to go wherever they want whenever they want. In this article we are going to talk about jobs that are giving you that freedom.

1- Web Developer

This is maybe one of the most common jobs as a Digital Nomad. Web developers are responsible for designing and developing websites and website applications. Using a variety of programming languages, coding and web technologies.

2- Filmmaking

The second one is filmmaking and if you have watched this channel long enough you may have seen my previous video when we were allowed to travel. Of course for this you are gonna need camera gear and equipment and you can for example start a Youtube channel like this one or you can also give courses online and help others to get started.

3- Virtual Assistant

Job number three, a virtual assistant. So what do they actually do? A virtual assistant is generally self-employed and provides professional administrative, technical, or creative assistance to clients remotely from home office or anywhere in the world. If you want to become one, try to find your niche and stick to it, which will allow you to get recommendations and find more jobs in the future.

4- Copywriting

Next copywriting, many digital nomads do copywriting jobs to get started. . A professional copywriter basically pitches your brand to a target audience. They promote or sell a product or an idea directly through some type of creative campaign. These could be ads on the subway, social media or in a magazine, a commercial for TV, a direct marketing email and so on.

5- Blogging

The next one is something that I do and it is blogging. I am a travel blogger but also focus my website/blog for digital nomads. There are many ways that you could make money on your blog, you can collaborate with travel agencies and write articles in order to promote them and recommend a product via an affiliate link.

6- Photographer

This is also something that I do – Obviously, if you want to be a travel photographer you’re gonna need camera equipment and a laptop to edit your images. You can pretty much do this job from anywhere in the world and sell your photos online to earn money.

7- Tour operator / organiser

Being a tour operator or organiser will allow you to travel a lot. Tour operators are responsible for organising and preparing holiday tours. They follow trends in the popularity of destinations and packages, and adjust company plans accordingly. Skills in other languages would be a big advantage in this role. So, if you speak more than one language you may want to consider it.

8- Courses Creator

Next Course creator. Online course creators use different learning management systems that provide people access to online classes. You can try to find someone that will create a course for you and in exchange they will take a commission on each sale. The good thing about this is when you have created the course it is a totally passive income stream.

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You can create courses for everything. Photography course, filmmaking as we mentioned earlier, language course… anything you want actually.

9- Product review

If you have a youtube channel, you may want to try reviewing products online. There are different ways you can do that. If you just get started, you can ask for a collaboration and get free products in exchange of promoting them through your Youtube channel and social media. However, if you have many Subscribers and followers, you can actually get paid and even ask for a commission for each sale using a promo code under your name.

We have done a few product reviews in the past and I have also created templates for you that will help you pitch a brand that I will link in the description below.

10- Scuba diver instructor

A Diving Instructor teaches people who are interested in learning how to dive either for recreational or commercial purposes. … A Diving Instructor teaches his students the required various diving skills to prepare them for their open water dives.

I met quite a few people who were doing this and this is a great job that will allow you to travel the world, especially if you love exotic places and beautiful beaches.


We are not a big site and this job isn’t always easy. We do it because we love it – we love providing epic and free content. We love the knowledge that our content keeps you adventuring. If you wish to buy us a coffee we will really appreciate it.

And for transparency’s sake, please know that some of the links in our content are affiliate links. That means that if you book your accommodation, buy your gear, or sort your insurance through our link, we earn a small commission (at no extra cost to you). That said, we only link to the gear we trust and never recommend services we don’t believe are up to scratch. Again, thank you!

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