The Alternative Ways Travel Blog

The Alternative Ways Travel Blog exists to help you grow your career through travel. The following posts are a compilation of travel stories, advice, and reviews from myself and the people I meet through traveling. These posts were written to inspire you to leave your comfort and pursue your dream of making travel into a lifestyle.

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WWOOF Around The World

The World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms, commonly known as ‘WWOOF’, offers individuals the incredible opportunity to work on Organic…

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Work Abroad in your Dream Country with AIESEC

What if you could work in the country of your dreams for a few years? What if you could finally…

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Visiting Vietnam off the beaten path – Ha Giang Guide

Are you looking for a place to relax and experience the mountain-life? A place to experience memorable moments with a…

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The Secret to Travel is in the Mind, not the Location

The Secret to Travel is in the Mind, not the Location Interview with Mikaël Themier – Co-Founder of ‘Portraits of…

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The Alternative Way Receives the Liebster Award

The Alternative Way Receives the Liebster Award 3 months ago I officially launched this blog with the vision of helping…

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Professionally Start A Blog in 20 minutes

I started my first blog in 2015, and today it earns enough for me to keep traveling long-term, growing my…

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Phong Nha Ke Bang during Rain Season

Visiting Phong Nha Ke Bang during Rain Season If, like me, you did 0 research before coming to Phong Nha…

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Open Water Diving Course in Honduras

Utila Honduras is one of the cheapest and most beautiful places in the world to learn how to dive. It…

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On Our Way To Sailboat Living

After a 10-hour, terribly jam-packed bus ride, we unloaded and headed to the Chinese hotel across the street. It had…

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Ma Le, Vietnam’s town of happiness and simplicity

Welcome to Vietnam’s town of Happiness and Simplicity Ever since I was a child, I’ve had this fantasy of living…

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Living on the edge – Paraglide Around the World

Imagine yourself travelling from one mountain to the next by flying. Imagine yourself in a position to take the best…

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Interview with The Remote Life

Working remotely is one of the best ways to grow your career through travel. According to industry experts, it is…

Travel Photography Jobs Abroad | How To Become a traveling photographer
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How To Travel As A Photographer

During my travels across Central America I met a humble gentleman named David Carmona. Looking into his eyes, there was…

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How To Sail the World for Free

You can sail the world for free with Findacrew.net, a platform for ship captains to post their planned trip, and state…

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How to Negotiate in a Foreign Country

How to Negotiate in a Foreign Country You just arrived in China. You don’t know the language, you barely know…

how to get your first freelance contracts
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How To Get Your First Freelance Contract

I remember when I secured my first freelance contract. You should have seen the look on my face! I was…

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How To Get Worldwide Travel Nursing Jobs

If you are anything like me, then you probably love to reach out and discover fascinating things about other people.…

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How To Get Traveling Engineering Jobs

With my little brother well on his way to becoming an engineer, I wanted to help him out and show…

how to find social work travel jobs
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How to find Social Work Travel Jobs

Many people believe that having a career means settling down in a small town, commuting 30 minutes to work in…

traveling physical therapist
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How to become a Traveling Physical Therapist

During my travels in Sri Lanka I met a very amiable French girl that was traveling with her brother. She told…

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How To Become a Scuba Diving Instructor

The following guest post was written by professional scuba diving instructor Elliot Leimer. The featured pictures are by Mekan Photography.…

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How Couchsurfing led to Teaching English in Hanoi

  How Couchsurfing led to Teaching English in Hanoi Having experienced multiple Couchsurfing experiences of all kinds, I was truly…

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Hole in the Wall Cities

  The term “Hole in the Wall” has been used around the world when talking about restaurants that look like…

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Game of Thrones Tours in Belfast

Game of Thrones Tours in Belfast There’s probably nothing more wonderful for Game of Thrones fans than to be able…

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Free Online Web Development Courses With Certificates

Have you ever wanted to create a new website, or wondered how people can make such eye-catching and appealing webpages?…

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Fluorescent Plankton in Cat Ba Vietnam

A Well Kept Secret – Fluorescent Plankton in Cat Ba Vietnam There are many amazing natural wonders in the world, but…

Finding a balance between work and travel
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Finding a Balance Between Work and Travel as a Digital Nomad

Finding a balance between work and travel as a digital nomad Guest post by Travis Bennett, founder of Nomad Stack…

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Extreme Travel Gadgets

Great gadgets can make our lives easier and more efficient and this is especially true when travelling. But in recent…

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Du Gia Backpacker Hostel – Coc Pang Vietnam

We’ve all lived it at least once. That comfort, that joy, that warm feeling of love. The first time you…

cost of motorcycling in Vietnam
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Cost of Motorcycling in Vietnam

Before I begin this article, I want to make it clear that I recommend every single one of you to…

cook morel mushrooms to travel through Europe
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Cooking Morel Mushrooms to travel through Europe

We’ve all heard some crazy stories of world adventurers leaving home and going on epic adventures across the world. Like…

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Bioluminescence in Thailand – A Surprise Discovery

There are few things in the world that are more impressive than discovering bioluminescence in Thailand. To my great surprise,…

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Best Websites For Freelancing Photography & Entry Level Work

Job flexibility has become a huge phenomenon. People all over the world are working without leaving their house and making…

Best House Sitting Websites
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Best House Sitting Websites in 2017

If you are interested in House Sitting, luckily for you there’s never been a better time to start! More and…

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Best Freelance Websites For Engineers

The following list can also be useful for designers and other other people that want to freelance. Interested in traveling…

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Australia On $3 a Day: 3 Rock-Solid Travel Tips

One of the beauties of travel is that every now and then you come across individuals who are doing amazing…

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5 Cheap Ways to Travel The World for Broke Students

Are you a young, adventurous student – keen to travel the world but worried about financial constraints? Well, stress no…

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5 Alternative things to do in Cat Ba

As one of the largest islands in the Halong Archipelago, Cat Ba Island offers a variety of awesome alternative experiences…

10 local foods not to miss while in Vietnam
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10 Local Foods not to miss while in Vietnam

10 Local Foods not to miss while in Vietnam One of my top 3 reasons for traveling across the world…

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Visiting Vietnam off the beaten path – Ha Giang Guide

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How To Get Your First Freelance Contract

I remember when I secured my first freelance contract. You should have seen the look on my face! I was ecstatic, as I had pitched over 50 times before finally getting a yes. So I know where you are coming from. Here are some of…

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How To Get Traveling Engineering Jobs

With my little brother well on his way to becoming an engineer, I wanted to help him out and show him its possible to grow your career through travel. He should not deprive himself of travel because he is an engineer. And so shouldn’t you.…

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