Not Making Money Travel Blogging? Try Blog Trips

How to Find Blog Trips So the big questions of the day: if you are not making money travel blogging, what else is there? Answer: Blog Trips. Sometimes called ‘sponsored trips’, ‘press trips'(for traditional media), or more succinctly: “free” vacations¹. I started out this week by going to the Super Bowl of travel networking events, World Travel Market in London, …

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World Travel Market: Make Money Travel Blogging

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 …

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Can You Really Make Money Travel Blogging?

Well the time has come yet again, for me to stretch my networking muscles (acute dexterity with champagne in one hand and hors d’oeuvre in the other) and linguistic prowess (shameless lies and flattery) to the travel community. I don’t abhor the gratuitous drinking, but I do seem to falter when it comes to the endless conversations. Last month I …

Falling in Love in Rome

I am in love.  But it is a bit more complicated than that.  It’s a love not from finding my dream travel job. It’s a love that no matter how bad it gets – the late night fights, the occasional cheating with the fast and unhealthy sirens who call when you have had too much vino rosso – it never …

Travel Blogger Conference TBEX 2012: SWAG

Movie stars get them. Orpah’s audience never misses out. And Traveler bloggers – they are no exception.There are a myriad of reasons to become a travel blogger -free trips and to get paid to travel for some, or  commitment to self-inflicted poverty and lack of domestic dating options come to mind  for others– but the numero uno reason to take …

Location Independent Jobs: Copy-Editing, a Bumping Networking Road

Location Independent Jobs: Copy Editing Marketing “So what area are you in…? “What’s your field…? “Oh very, very interesting…those studies on non-parallel methodologies and their inverse affect on categorical, non-linear small-medium enterprise in China’s Zxjixcuiufdifhong province.” These were my opening lines. Something to that effect anyway. I was attending one of the many conferences for the academic elite and aspiring …