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Old 11-06-2006, 01:47 AM   #1
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Hey everyone...I have been dreaming ofdoing some traveling for a LONG tim now.
I am planning just moving somewhere (that I can get a work visa) and getting a place
and just live the lifestyle a bit...I was thinking spain, Brazil, Argentina, maybe Australia
I am not too sure yet. I have about 8 months before I can leave so i have a lot of time to plan
and save more.

My questions are:

1. Has anyone else done this?
2. What countries are easiest to get a work Visa in? Is it absolutly necessary?
3. Is it easy to find roomates like it is heare in San Diego?
4. What would be my best bet as white american male (I speak ok Spanish but I am going to really crack down on studying/usng it more often) as far as jobs go...I have all my experience serving, bartending, and general restaurant work.


Any help is much appreciated.

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Welcome! In answer to your questions
1) Not me I'm afraid
2) The Australian gap year visa is pretty easy to get and if you intend to work it is necessary
3)Depends on where you go
4)Again depends on where you go. Probably labour type work would be your best bet. For bar tending you will need to speak the lingo and know dialects as well.

It seems like a good idea though, wish I had the guts to do it
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I assume you're American and if you are, it's not very easy to get work visas.

Check out bunac.org; you can get to Australia through them but not S. America I'm afraid.

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Thanks for the help guys...I am looking into Spain more than anything. From what I have read it is not all that difficult. I am going to contact the embassy manana.
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