Briton Ben Southall, who won in 2009 the contest «the best job in the world», worked as the caretaker of Hamilton island, part of the ridge of coral reefs at the North-Eastern coast of Australia, worked there for six months, and then settled on an even more attractive place.
Today, Ben along with his wife Sophie are traveling around the world in search of the most amazing places to stay and report on their visits to social networks in the framework of the program «Down Under», which is implemented by the Department of tourism of Australia and New Zealand.
A blog which the couple are called The Best Life In The World, according to British tabloid the Daily Mail.
This pair have already visited Tasmania and went from Singapore to London by car model Landrover.
«Life is good, if you live, work and travel with a loved one – even if you have to overcome any obstacles. To sit in the office all day boring as hell, no idea how people survive in this line of work for many years», – quotes the edition of words Ben.
Recall that the company Tourism Queensland declared competition on a post of caretaker of Hamilton island in January 2009. All employees of the company received a total of 34.7 thousand summary in 200 countries. The duties of the caretaker of the island include feeding turtles, keeping an online blog, video and photo shooting of neighborhoods. According to employers, these tasks will take no more than 12 hours per month. Work was provided for six months with pay in the amount of 150 thousand Australian dollars for the entire period. The winner got a house with a swimming pool, three bedrooms and two bathrooms. It also provided a Golf course next to the house and paid the fare to the place of work and back.