Whether the peoples in your fantasy world travel by land or water there will be those who specialize in getting others from place to place. This is another new background for 5e D&D.
Shave and a haircut? Two bits an’ a few minutes. I’ll fix those braids too.
Add the Barber to your D&D world.
Spelljammer’s errata says that every player should start with a Feat. With that becoming the new norm in 5e D&D you shouldn’t limit yourself to the three suggested Feats.
Getting rid of Traits, Ideals, Bonds and Flaws is a mistake that reduces story opportunities rather than expand story. There is another way.
Don’t be murdered by clerks, be the clerks that murder. This is another Background for 5th edition D&D.
You are a server of fine teas. Maybe you worked in a tea shop, or were a tea merchant, or were the tea master for a noble estate. You prepare teas and small bites of food for the thinking peoples in the area. This can be as simple as a cuppa or an elaborate ritual.
Often welcomed in strange towns, a messenger sometimes wears an official uniform of a ruling power and at others is a freelancer working without direction from above. You and your messenger companion are a symbol of civilization even in the furthest outposts.
Sure, a spell caster might be able to use Message, or two people may have Sending Stone for magical cell phones. But, the Far Talkers converse over a distance of miles, not feet. They speak with many, not one, signaling a warning or just chattering about the weather. Far Talkers and Messengers help societies that stretch over leagues communicate and maintain a culture.
Whether by bow, snare, or spear you are a provider for your people. Start your heroic journey as a Hunter.
You use the art and science of foods and other natural goods to change the way people experience the world.