The alarm rings to herald another Monday morning: same old job and the same boring routine. As you make your commute to the office, does your mind drift to an alternative life where you are living the dream and where you look forward to the end of the weekend so that you can go back to work again? There are some amazing job opportunities out there, so maybe you should be taking a chance and following your dreams.
For a little inspiration here are some of the best jobs in the world, and who knows, maybe one day you will be employed in one of these fantastic positions!
Private Island Caretaker
The official number one best job in the world is the famous “private island caretaker” that Australian tourist officials published some time ago. Although it is not currently available, this job deserves its place here because it’s just too awesome to be missed. As a private island caretaker your main responsibilities would be spending 12 hours a month feeding turtles, watching whales and picking up the island's post.
Video Game Tester
For those of you who just love video games (yes, I am looking at you, random guy who has already spent his holiday savings on the latest edition of [insert any video game here]), we have the sweetest job in the world. Why not become a video game tester. You will both play video games all day and get paid for that!
A bonus: you get to tease the game developers by constantly proposing new ways to improve user experience and game functionality.
Oh, yes, I am not kidding. There is such a profession. Of course, you will have to master some alcohol tasting skills (no, those mastered down the local do not count) but once you check that off the list, you’re good to go. Meaning let the beer drinking begin!
A bonus: Your wife will never have the right to be mad at you for coming home drunk. “That’s my job, hun, and that’s the most dedicated brew master standing right in front of you!”
OK, I know this might be a tough one, but still, who can put a price tag on a masterpiece? Whether it is painting, sculpture, or any other kind of art you are keen on, now you can practice it as much as you want. So, grab the [insert whatever tools you need here] and let the art making begin!
A bonus: Now that you are a millionaire, you can even organize your own exhibitions – another excuse to have fun while meeting some really interesting people.
Are you in love with words? Have you already filled like a bazzilion diaries? If this is the case with you, then you should definitely embark on a freelance writing career. The thing is that even if you don’t write for a living, if there’s a writer in you, you’ll still be writing just for the sake of it. It may not be the fast-track to becoming a millionaire but there is great satisfaction to be gained from seeing your words being published.
A bonus: Doing what you love and getting paid for it is absolutely amazing.
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