Earning Money While Travelling

There is so much to see on this human-straddled green planet and sometimes trips must be multiple months long to provide you the full experience of a new land. Budgeting a trip to the best of your ability is the smartest way to stretch your money – and time – out, but what happens when budgeting isn’t enough? There are a number of ways to make a little bit of money here and there, legally, while on your travels – thanks to the beauty of the internet.

Advertising in Blogging

Blogging can allow you to share your travel experiences and tips, or discuss whatever topics happen to hold your interest with those around the globe who possess these same interests. However, did you know blogging can also bring you some income? Blogging sites can be set up with payment for subscription to access certain parts of a site or can host pay-per-click advertisements. These provide you a certain amount of money for every time someone clicks on said advertisements – these advertisements can be relevant to your blog – making your audience more apt to click. Another option with ad-hosting is to provide links to those products being advertised for purchase: each time a visitor purchases that product via the blog’s link, a commission percentage is received by the blog’s author.

Personally Selling Photography

If you have a passion for photography, you merely need to market yourself to spread the word. It all comes down to interests: nature, animals, architecture, cars, whatever you fancy. Capturing these bemusements through photography on open sites, or personal blogs or portfolios, will provide your work an internet presence. Open sites that showcase wallpapers,such as nature wallpaper or supercar wallpaper, where anyone can post professional photos within the vein of interest, is an excellent way to find your niche and gain a diverse following. Having an internet presence allows you to reach audiences all over the globe and sell your photography to individuals or companies that desire physical or digital copies.

Freelance Work

There are a number of websites that connect people with skillsets with those looking for those skillsets: writing, virtual assistance, website design, the list goes on. Working freelance does demand a time, effort, and a strong internet connection, so it works best if you aren’t moving around too often. Getting started in freelance can be difficult, but can be a relatively reliable way to fund yourself on your global explorations.

While the Earth, to our comparatively little feet, seems quite vast, the internet has shrunken our planet down to the size of the screens of our laptops and computers, tablets and phones. This has allowed us to connect to anywhere, everywhere, and anyone at the click of mouse. So, while you are galavanting around Europe, you can reach your audiences in Japan, Australia, or the United States via the wonderful world wide web. The internet is your oyster!

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Beautiful Blogger Award

My 3rd recognition from one of my blogger friends Anil dada from http://exxtracts.wordpress.com. This is truly inspiring for me knowing that someone is actually appreciating my work. He is a dedicated blogger, traveller, photographer, and a fantastic supporter. Since I enjoy travelling and taking pictures…I love reading his posts.

 

The Rules come with the acceptance of the awards are as follows :

1. Thank the person who nominated you

Many many thanks to Anil da from http://exxtracts.wordpress.com from bottom of my heart for your encouragement and support.

2. Post the award image to your page

 

Beautiful Blogger Award

 

3. Tell 7 facts about yourself

a. I love dark chocolates, especially the Belgian ones

b. But I can’t eat dark chocolate by itself, I need a cup of mint or other herbal tea with it.

c. I like driving big SUVs.

d. And I like to roll down my windows with AC on and loud music when I am driving.

e. Talking about music, my mom was a great vocalist. She managed to release a CD in her lifetime which makes me really proud.

f. I learned to play “tabla” , an Indian drum, since I was little. And my favorite part of it was to be able to play it whenever my mom used to sing.

g. I can eat REALLY hot stuff…yummmm.

 

4. Nominate only 15 other bloggers for the award you received only, and let them know about the nomination :

 

a. http://jumpforjoyphotoproject.wordpress.com

b. http://briangaynorphotography.com/about-the-photoblog

c. http://peacewith2fingers.wordpress.com/about/

d. http://photopane.wordpress.com/about-2

e. http://gorgeouscompany.wordpress.com/about/geoff-clow

f. http://mimijab.wordpress.com/about

g. http://mikeosbornphoto.com/about

h. http://mikeosbornphoto.com/about

i. http://travelersdish.wordpress.com/about

j. http://virginiaplantation.wordpress.com/about-us

k. http://mysuccessisyoursuccess.wordpress.com/about

l. http://moesneverhome.wordpress.com/about

m. http://hikingphoto.com/about

n. http://mselenalevontraveling.com/el

o. http://bangforyourbrussels.wordpress.com/category/travel

 

Ligo Circle of Appreciation

What a beautiful surprise from Anil dada at http://exxtracts.wordpress.com/  for nominating me for my first appreciation. Thank you, thank you, thank you…

Ligo Circle of Appreciation

About the Ligo Celebration in Latvia from where it origins :

The yearly Līgo celebration happens every summer solstice in Latvia. At this time they adorn their heads with Līgos of flowers, oak leaves, grasses and plants. They  join circles around bonfires and celebrate life, and their  appreciation of each other.

Here’s our Līgo Circle of Appreciation among fellow bloggers.

For duration of 22 days, starting on 1st October 2012, we will be inviting 2 bloggers per day to join the Līgo Circle of Appreciation.

PLEASE NOTE: This is an Appreciation, NOT an Award.

To fully participate in the Līgo Circle of Appreciation:~

* Complete this sentence about blogging: ”A great blog is…

* Refer back to the blogger who invited you

* Invite 2 bloggers to join the Līgo Circle of Appreciation on a post”

:):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

A great blog is when an author can express his/her feelings and that can entertain or educate its readers at the same time.

Thanks Anil da http://exxtracts.wordpress.com/  for this appreciation. It always feels awesome to receive such recognitions. You made my day…again.

2 bloggers who are invited to join the Ligo Circle of Appreciation:

http://gypsyroadtrip.com/about/

http://lonnalisawilliams.wordpress.com/about-lonna/

One Lovely Blog Award

Wow, I was once again nominated for One Lovely Blog Award by one of my followers http://exxtracts.wordpress.com/ This is a great blog with so many beautiful travel pictures. Thanks Anil for this awesome gift.

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Here are the rules that come with accepting this nomination:

(a) Thank the person who nominated you and link back to them in your post (and put in the logo)

(b) Share 7 things about yourself

(c) Nominate 15 or so bloggers you admire

(d) Contact your chosen bloggers to let them know

a) Once again a big thanks to Anil from http://exxtracts.wordpress.com/ for this beautiful recognition, it’s always nice when someone appreciate your work.

b) Here are 7 things about myself

1) I am a mother of 2 beautiful and intelligent daughters Tahira (6 1/2) and Umayra (2 1/2).

2) I believe in God and I also believe that every event of our lives has a specific purpose behind it, which we, humans, can’t sometimes grasp.

3) Italy is my most favorite country out of all the countries I’ve visited so far in Europe.

4) I miss my motherland, Bangladesh, very much but it scares me when I think about living there for the rest of my life.

5) I sometimes crave for good sushi and Mexican Pizza from Taco Bell (which we don’t get in Belgium).

6) My sisters are my best friends.

7) I wish we all could live happily ever after in one big house, so I wouldn’t have missed my loved ones who live far far away from me.

c) Here are 15 great blogs that I think should be nominated for this award:

1) http://vinakent.wordpress.com/about/

2) http://thelensmaster.wordpress.com/the-lens-the-stories-behind/

3) http://www.travelwriterepeat.com/?page_id=483

4) http://coffeeateight.com/about/

5) http://definitionofsanity.wordpress.com/about/

6) http://givetheglobe.wordpress.com/about

7) http://notyetgrounded.wordpress.com/about-me

8) http://rwhite687.wordpress.com/about/

9) http://cancerkillingrecipe.wordpress.com/about

10) http://convergentjourney.com/about

11) http://blackhelios.wordpress.com/about/

12) http://ooamerica.com/about/

13) http://thevariousone.com/

14) http://sequinix.wordpress.com/about

15) http://arjungabriel.wordpress.com/about

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