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photo of Hamilton Island from hotelchatter.com

photo of Hamilton Island from hotelchatter.com

I saw this article on the BBC website today (be sure to play the video).  Despite being someone who gets bored during a beach holiday, I was sorely tempted to apply:

Tourism officials in Australia are describing it as “the best job in the world”.

They want someone to work on a tropical island off the Queensland coast.

No formal qualifications are needed but candidates must be willing to swim, snorkel, dive and sail.

In return, the successful applicant will receive a salary of A$150,000 ($103,000, £70,000) for six months and get to live rent-free in a three-bedroom villa, complete with pool.

I mean, it’s no Frank Bruni gig, but it definitely beats commuting to Canary Wharf.

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