All posts filed under: Travel Blogging

How To Start A Travel Blog In 7 Easy Steps

Travel blogging has given me the freedom to travel the world. But more than that it has provided me the financial help and support I needed to make travelling a full time career. So if you want to start your own blog too, and make living out of it, read ahead.   Before I start, let me warn you that travel blogging isn’t as easy as it looks. Bloggers like me rarely share the huge amount of behind-the-scenes fuckups that go into making this lifestyle possible. My journey, too, has been a rollercoaster ride – but to tell you the truth, all the efforts were totally worth it. Travelling is already an interesting profession, and blogging makes it a little more exiting, and motivating. Moreover when you want to make travelling a full time career, you need to look for ways to make money out of it. To me, there seemed no better option than blogging. It has taken me more than one year to become a professional blogger – professional in the sense that I’ve …

Getting Your First Few Sponsorships

I know I took a long time in delivering my promised tips on How to Score a FAM Trip. And I apologies for that. The problem is, I am one of those unskilled writers who need some inspiration, a fresh perspective perhaps, before they can pen down their thoughts. And I got my inspiration just a couple of days few, hence I am writing. What inspiration, you asked? For my Europe backpacking trip, which is happening sometime between March and April, next year, Basil Tourism Board (in Switzerland) and German Tourism Board, have just confirmed that they’ll be supporting FootlooseDev, on his trip. Though they’re not paying me any money (I did not even ask for it), they’re offering a few days of free stay, transport and a guided tour – in short, they’ll put in a complete itinerary in place. Isn’t that awesome? It sure is. Blogging itself is awesome, and rewarding, if you know how to do it right! It has been 11+ months now since I’ve been blogging. And I’ve started getting …