Tips for finding a job after long term travel

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The seemingly daunting task of finding work after long term travel

Photo credit: Brenda Gottsabend

A time will come for most travellers when they need to start earning money again. Some take jobs on the road to top up funds, others develop mobile incomes that allow them to travel indefinitely. We always knew that we wanted to have a home base again and since we had no desire to take temporary jobs or set up a mobile business this meant re-entering the workforce. It hasn’t been a walk in the park but we got there in the end and learned a few things along the way.

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An update on life and our 2014 plans

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The delicious mud cake we had on New Years Eve

Fairly representative of my holiday break this year!

Happy New Year everyone! Apologies for our absence of late, New Years resolution number one is to start writing again so here I am. It’s funny how even though we haven’t been working the days just seem to fill up with things that need to be done, it’s quite easy to get into the bad habit of not sitting down to write and it’s something I’m trying my best to fix.

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So what happens now?

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So what happens next?

So what happens now?

Well we’ve made it back to the UK after the most amazing 17 months of our lives. After a busy couple of weeks of moving all of our belongings out of storage, making our house feel like a home again and catching up with loved ones, we are starting to slow down and reality is sinking in. It will be testing and no doubt a challenge to settle back into one place but we’re ready for it and are currently walking the fine line between excitement and and feeling anxious.

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