All posts tagged: Travel Blogging Tips

How Much It Cost Me To Run This Blog So Far And How Much Has It Helped

I wrote this article back in July 2017 honestly mentioning how blogging helped me travel around the world —  while doing a fair comparison between how much I invested in starting a travel blog and running it so far with how much it helped in return (in terms of money I made so far and the number of free tours I scored and to where all). Moving ahead, and one year later, as I write this update (in December 2018) I’ve gained much more out of blogging than what is mentioned in the article here. I am currently working on that updated version to give you a better idea about how blogging has helped me travel to 20+ countries until now while spending almost nothing from my pocket, and astonishingly even making a bit of money in the process. I will provide the link of the updated article here as soon as I write it. The ideal way of calculating the profitability of any business is by comparing the total effort and money you’ve invested …

Getting Your First Few Travel Sponsorships

I know I took a long time in delivering my promised tips on scoring free press trips (or travel sponsorships) and I apologise 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 two-month long backpacking trip in Europe, which is starting in March, next year (two months from now) Zurich Tourism Board, Frankfurt Tourism Board and Budapest Tourism Board have already confirmed that they’ll be sponsoring my trip in their city. Though they’re not paying me any money, they’re offering a few days of free stay, transport, guided tour(s) and activities – in short, they’ll create an itinerary for me to explore their city. Isn’t that awesome? It sure is. Blogging itself is awesome, and rewarding too if you know how to do it right! It has been a year now since I’ve been blogging. And I’ve …