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What can I do for the next 5-6 weeks?

I chose not to go on vacation with my family (to their native country that I've been to before) to take summer classes instead. My summer session 2 class filled up and I got screwed out of a seat. Now, I'm stuck here (NYC) with nothing to do for the rest of the summer. Help me not lose my mind and fill this time up. [more inside]
posted by DayTripper on Jul 16, 2014 - 22 answers

Freelance / self-employed tax deduction for reimbursed travel expenses?

Can a freelance / self-employed person (filing Schedule C) deduct from her taxes the cost of business travel (airfare, lodging) that she was later reimbursed for? [more inside]
posted by toomuchkatherine on Feb 9, 2014 - 3 answers

Can I live on the road for <$45/day only including hotels

How can I find out more about the economics of living in certain parts of the United States or in other parts of the world but for short time periods (i.e. likely 3 month to 6 month intervals?) Limited to places that would cost a max of $45/day. [more inside]
posted by Wolfster on Sep 27, 2013 - 18 answers

Looking for an ideal field bag for science in the bush.

I've just finished a few months of fieldwork and my thoughts are turning to how I might make the next expedition go more smoothly and comfortably than the last. I have realized that I really need a separate bag for field gear -- for camera equipment, dissection tools, chemicals, etc. I think I know what sort of thing I'm after, but I don't know how to find it. [more inside]
posted by Scientist on Jul 17, 2013 - 10 answers

Do I have to share a hotel room with my coworker?

Is it common in your academic workplace for people to share hotel rooms at conferences with colleagues? [more inside]
posted by aabbbiee on May 9, 2013 - 60 answers

Should I stay or should I go now?

Should I stay in the job I've always wanted (at the expense of a dream) or go on the trip that I've always wanted (at the expense of stability)? [more inside]
posted by liquorice on May 2, 2013 - 26 answers

Spouse working away from family. How does this work?

As you can see from my past posting my husband lost his job last month. In the meantime the jobs he's qualified for are probably not in our area (CT). Chances are after talking to recruiters in his specialty, he will have to take a job in another part of the country - probably south/southwest. [more inside]
posted by lasamana on Mar 27, 2013 - 31 answers

Expense Report Tips and Tricks

First time filing expense reports. How do you guys make it easier? [more inside]
posted by nickhb on Mar 12, 2013 - 14 answers

Movin' on up

I've lived in just one city for most of my adult life. I know a lot of people who've spent their large parts of their adult lives working and living in many different cities. Those of you who've done this, how did you go about doing it? How did it work out for you? [more inside]
posted by Ziggy500 on Jan 14, 2013 - 8 answers

General principles for maintaining weight while traveling globally

Help me figure out a way to eat healthily, without gaining weight, while traveling on work, across climates, geography, cuisines and hotels. Gained 7lbs/3kg in just the past 2 weeks of travel for work. [more inside]
posted by infini on Dec 10, 2012 - 44 answers

But when that open ro-oad starts to callin me/ Theres somethin oer the hill that I gotta see

You have wanderlust, a little money, and unexpectedly, a free month or two. What do you do? [more inside]
posted by andromache on Dec 6, 2012 - 26 answers

How can I learn Spanish by immersion inexpensively?

Year off between undergrad and dental school. Optimally, I would like to go to South or Central America for the purpose of learning Spanish. Best way to do this? [more inside]
posted by mellosphere on Oct 11, 2012 - 13 answers

Entschuldigung, ich versteh nicht: ich bin Amerikaner...

I am traveling to Europe for work, for a week. I have never been outside the US before. Please tell me about very simple, basic things which I might not know due to inexperience. [more inside]
posted by overeducated_alligator on Sep 18, 2012 - 70 answers

What are the main cities for creative, arts and media scenes in Canada?

What are the main cities for creative, arts and media scenes in Canada? [more inside]
posted by stackhaus23 on Sep 17, 2012 - 9 answers

Entry level work for an American outside the US?

Entry level work for an American outside the US? [more inside]
posted by Nighthawk3729 on Jul 4, 2012 - 27 answers

Entry level jobs for FEMA, the red cross or an ESL position in South America?

I want to travel, one way I have heard to do this is through organizations such as FEMA and the red cross. I am graduating with a Bachelors in English in 3 weeks and am 24 years old. There are no entry level jobs that I saw available on their websites, am I doing something wrong? Does anyone know where I can find entry level positions? I had thought about teaching English in a Spanish speaking country, does anyone know of some reputable programs for someone wish bare-bones Spanish knowledge looking to improve?
posted by Nighthawk3729 on Apr 20, 2012 - 13 answers

Find out where it's happening, and get yourself there?

Can I- a college student- work for the Obama campaign (in dc, in chicago, in a swing state) this summer and not starve? Or are there other wacky, do-it-while-you're-young-live-out-of-your-car summer experiences Askmefi would suggest? [more inside]
posted by 221bbs on Apr 16, 2012 - 14 answers

How does one 24 yr old fresh out of college make money while traveling? Starting in New York. Teaching English?

I am terrified to travel. Trying to overcome some of the most basic of challenges is intimidating such as where do I eat, where do I sleep, how do I make money all come to mind. I figure I keep a bag of rice with some peanut butter and oats on me for food. I'm thinking a tent for a place to sleep and panhandling if I wind up screwing this up too bad. I would day labor no problem if it comes down to it, wondering if anyone has any experience with this? I keep trying to find travel companions, but everyone keeps falling through. [more inside]
posted by Nighthawk3729 on Mar 19, 2012 - 28 answers

How to work as a civil engineer in France

Australian civil engineer wanting to work over in france, and possibly stay - is there anyway this will work? [more inside]
posted by parryb on Mar 10, 2012 - 5 answers

Who can two art/design types move from the UK to the USA and find work?

Why is it so hard for UK citizens to move and work in the USA? [more inside]
posted by stackhaus23 on Feb 26, 2012 - 19 answers

Traveling for work 101

Looking for some tips on traveling for work. [more inside]
posted by lunasol on Jan 26, 2012 - 27 answers

Tips for China?

I'm going to China for a year to teach English. Any advice? [more inside]
posted by Rinku on Jan 11, 2012 - 12 answers

How much of a higher salary for lots of traveling?

How much more should a job pay if a significant amount of travel is required? More details inside... [more inside]
posted by taojones on Dec 27, 2011 - 13 answers

3 weeks in Ha Noi / Vietnam - can you please advise on accommodation and give some general advice.

3 weeks in Ha Noi / Vietnam - can you please advise on accommodation and give some general advice. [more inside]
posted by dmagic on Oct 18, 2011 - 10 answers

Who'd say no to an exciting adventure? My husband.

How can my husband and I balance my dream job (in Asia) with his not-quite-wanting to go? [more inside]
posted by blazingunicorn on Aug 23, 2011 - 44 answers

Help me make most of my 5 week stay in Buenos Aires.

Help me make most of my 5 week stay in Buenos Aires. [more inside]
posted by dmagic on Jul 6, 2011 - 4 answers

I've got nothing but time...

What would you do with 2 months and $2000? [more inside]
posted by brynna on Apr 25, 2011 - 28 answers

casting a broad net

Looking for work in June and July. Somewhere other than the US. [more inside]
posted by threeants on Apr 3, 2011 - 5 answers

Looking for examples of a corporate travel policy that is friendly and not punitive to frequent travelers.

Looking for examples of a corporate travel policy that is friendly and not punitive to frequent travelers. [more inside]
posted by donovan on Mar 7, 2011 - 16 answers

Help me not loose my dream job before Ive even started!

My us non immigrant work visa was temporarily refused under section 221(g). I cant work out how to do anything about it. [more inside]
posted by jcwilliams on Jan 29, 2011 - 1 answer

World travel as a lifestyle?

I want to travel the world as a lifestyle, but I'm a recently-graduated programmer with no job experience. How do I make this a possibility? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 31, 2010 - 21 answers

Can I find temporary work in Australia?

What kind of job could I, a franglo-canadian journalist/researcher/communications-type in her mid-twenties, find in Australia? [more inside]
posted by OLechat on Dec 14, 2010 - 5 answers

What options does my Argentine boyfriend have to move back with me and find work in the United States?

What options does my Argentine boyfriend have to move back with me and find work in the United States? [more inside]
posted by inatizzy on Dec 1, 2010 - 9 answers

Advice for expats living in Buenos Aires

I'd like to move to Buenos Aires for about a year. What should I know before moving there? [more inside]
posted by coelacanth! on Nov 23, 2010 - 4 answers

What are some good ideas to boost my income using my free travel benefits?

I've just accepted a desk job with a large airline. What are some good ideas to boost my income using my free travel benefits? [more inside]
posted by hussmanne on Oct 20, 2010 - 13 answers

Making the nomadic lifestyle work. Or making me work for it. Or something.

Can this freelance developer make this nomadic lifestyle thing work (tax and visa questions about Asia especially)? [more inside]
posted by innocuous_sockpuppet on Oct 20, 2010 - 6 answers

How Do I Become an International Tour Leader?

I want to lead international tour groups. Please help me figure out how to find a job! [more inside]
posted by Violet Blue on Sep 22, 2010 - 11 answers

If It's Tuesday, This Must Be The Road to Misery and Divorce

My job is slowly demanding more and more travel. This puts a lot of stress on my family. Any suggestions for making it easier on them and me? [more inside]
posted by These Premises Are Alarmed on Aug 3, 2010 - 15 answers

What should we (tech startup guys) do when visiting/scouting San Francisco for two weeks in August?

A coworker and I will be in SF from August 17-29th to meet people, look around, and in general get a feel for the area. What should we do? [more inside]
posted by polexa on Jun 18, 2010 - 6 answers

Where in Portland should I look for both entertainment and a career boost?

Where is the best play to stay (neighborhood, hotel) for a long weekend in Portland? Time will be split between business and pleasure, scoping out job prospects (electrical/computer engineering) Friday and Monday, and seeking out good local music and beer Saturday/Sunday. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 15, 2010 - 6 answers

Need a shiny new card

I need a second credit card, where do I go about finding a good one? [more inside]
posted by French Fry on May 10, 2010 - 8 answers

Grandma wants a traveling job!

Employment ideas? What can I do that would let me travel extensively? [more inside]
posted by srbrunson on Feb 12, 2010 - 8 answers

Can you really not get insurance to travel there?

Nigeria: Lagos: So just how dangerous is it to go there these days? There is a possiblity that I may need to go to Lagos for work for a week or two later this year. Is this a bad idea? [more inside]
posted by mary8nne on Feb 11, 2010 - 8 answers

City-Hopping in the USA and Europe

I'm wanting to spend a month or so in each of some of the coolest cities of the USA/Europe. I've got a full-time work-from-anywhere-there's-wi-fi job that'll keep me going but still want to keep expenses down. Done something similar? What was your best way to find lodgings? [more inside]
posted by chbrown on Jan 4, 2010 - 11 answers

Am I an jerk to consider quitting?

I'm lucky enough to have a job. Am I an jerk to consider quitting? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 2, 2010 - 23 answers

Propitious places to move to & unusual living situations for having 3 or 4 days a week free to work on personal project

I'm working on a project that requires at least 3 or 4 full days attention each week. What are some places in the US or world I could move to, &/or unusual living situations, that would give me a good chance of doing this? [more inside]
posted by cotesdurhone on Nov 19, 2009 - 6 answers

How to learn from the world?

Taking A Year Off. (yes, I realize it sounds like this.) [more inside]
posted by allymusiqua on Oct 18, 2009 - 11 answers

Desire to Become a Travel Agent

I'm interested in becoming a travel agent. How do I become one and find a job? [more inside]
posted by VC Drake on Oct 1, 2009 - 2 answers

Travel Nurse in UK?

As a registered nurse for 2 years now in the U.S., I’m thinking about going to England for a temporary nursing job for a year. I’m looking at this company Continental Travel Nurse. Anyone familiar with this company or other reputable programs. What are the benefits or pitfalls of such programs?
posted by mrmarley on Aug 27, 2009 - 1 answer

American guy and British girl - how and where to work and travel together?

American guy and British girl - how and where to work and travel together? Looking for advice / tales of experience [more inside]
posted by crayz on Aug 2, 2009 - 14 answers

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