It’s more than just how to make money travel blogging.
I came. I saw. I drank – everything. Everything at every country. I didn’t want to be rude. Life is more than just trying to make money travel blogging. I had to savior the moment, and with every country in the world in attendance practically (hell Kazakhstan was there), I couldn’t help myself. Every country at the World Travel Market had its own booth where alongside their public relations, they doled out their country’s delicacies and drink. I devoured the olive tapenades, the crostinis, the fine aged cheeses – between glasses of Maltese wine, Hungarian palinka, my early afternoon Brazilian caipirinhas, or my morning fresh made cappuccino by my favorite Italians (yes, they still yelled and ranted like we were in a café in Rome – che cazzo dici!?). The food du jour was delicious, plentiful, and most important of all – free. I may still be on the fence about the ease at which one can make money travel blogging – believe me, I am – but one thing that I am not skeptical of anymore, and that is the river of flowing free goods – free blog trips, free food, free booze, free entertainment, free dirty stares from a distant land’s PR reps unfamiliar with what “Bloggaas?” are – that seem to grace the tables of starving travel bloggers. Hell, put together these goods with some budgeting software, and staying on the travel road long-term seems even more obtainable
The Food & Drink
So in the end – can we definitively answer the question of can you make money travel blogging? Can you live out your childhood fantasies by setting sail around the world on someone else’s dime?
I don’t know – but who needs to travel the world when the world can come to you at World Travel Market?