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For many people, traveling the world is the ultimate dream. It gives them the chance to visit new and exciting destinations while developing as a person. However, there is one very obvious downside to this grand plan: it costs way too much money!
Thankfully, though, it is possible to make a bit of money while you are on your travels. Here are some ideas that can help you earn the big bucks and travel and work!
There are a lot of travel bloggers out there right now, and it’s a good idea to start thinking about joining them!
Blogging is a great hobby and one that lets all your friends and family back home keep up to date with all your adventures.
Not only that, though, but you can also use it to bring in some extra cash.
Once you get your travel blog established, you should think about trying to find a company to sponsor your blog.
You could also sell advertising space on the website to businesses and companies. Or get started with affiliate marketing.
There are more than 50+ ways to make money with your blog. If you don’t have a blog yet, read my non-techie guide here on starting a blog.
Traveling doesn’t just have to be for leisure purposes. In fact, many people head off to foreign destinations so that they can work in their chosen destination for a few months.
You might like the sound of working in a bar in Australia over their winter as the weather will still be amazing.
Or why not take a few ski instructor courses so that you can hit the slopes and teach others how to ski?
There are lots of jobs that you can incorporate into your travels! Read my Working Holiday Guide Oceania (Australia and New Zealand) here if you’re planning to see the other side of the work while making some money.
Do you always have your camera by your side when you are traveling? This could be another great way to make some extra cash! All you need to do is sell your best pictures. There are a number of ways you can do this.
Firstly, you could approach photography shops and see if they will stock some prints for you. Remember that the shop will probably take a commission from your sales. Alternatively, you could set up a website and sell the snaps yourself.
Just make sure that you are promoting them enough so as many people as possible see them! I wrote a few articles about websites to sell your photography, read part one here and navigate your way to the other articles from there.
If you have always fancied the idea of living in a certain country for a few months, the best way to do that is by becoming an au pair. An au pair is basically a nanny who lives with a family for a set period. You will be paid a wage and will also be provided with accommodation and all your food.
This is a great option for any travelers who are great with kids! Would you rather not live with a family all the time? There are still ways you can make money from working with kids. For instance, how about becoming a tutor and tutoring the subject you did at college?
Traveling around the world doesn’t have to completely break the bank. In fact, these tips could help you make a profit!