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A Career in Travel Blogging — My Secrets to Success

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Want to pursue a career in travel blogging? Read my post on how to start a travel blog before learning my secret tips on how to grow your travel blog and turn it into a business. In 2008, I started this travel blog. Then in 2010, I took the plunge and became a full-time travel […]

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How I Get Paid to Travel

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After all, it had always been my dream to travel for a living. Before becoming a travel blogger, I had a 9-to-5 job like everyone else did — but they were just a means for me to save up and go travel. My life back then went like this: Work, save, travel, and repeat. I […]

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How to Become a Travel Blogger

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How to Become a Travel Blogger When I first started this blog in 2008, never in a million years could I imagine where it would take me. It’s brought me around the world – across 100 odd countries and seven continents – and led to some epic adventures and lifetime experiences. From expedition cruising in Antarctica […]

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11 Ways to Travel More Without Quitting Your Job

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Ways to Travel More Without Quitting Your Job While the idea of quitting your job to travel the world sounds romantic, it’s definitely not for everyone. And it doesn’t need to be. Before becoming a travel writer, I had a regular job like everyone else but I still managed to travel at least five times a […]

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How to Stay Energized and Happy While Traveling

For people who travel as much as I do, staying energized can be quite a challenge. Intense customs screening processes, jetlag, changes in climate etc. all add up to the stress of frequent travel. Sometimes traveling so frequently takes a toll on my mental and physical wellbeing. As a travel writer, I’m on the road all […]

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Winter in Cyprus: How It’s Like

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When planning our recent trip to Cyprus, we were a bit hesitant about traveling in winter. We knew winter in Cyprus would be warmer than elsewhere in Europe, but we weren’t quite sure if it would be the best time to visit. Would it be cold and gloomy? Or would restaurants and hotels be closed […]

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How To Sleep Better on Planes

With the holiday season now in full swing, I’m sure many of you are gearing up for your winter trip or the annual Christmas reunion with your family (I know we are!). We know how important it is to get a good night’s rest on the flight so you’re all refresh and ready to hit the […]

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How to Speed Through Airport Security this Holiday Season

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With the holiday season coming up, airports will be getting busier than ever, and flying is about to get more annoying than it already is. Holiday travel this year will probably be even more challenging with extra airport security worldwide after the recent Paris terrorist attacks and the Russian plane crash in Egypt. As full-time travelers, we […]

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Travel Setbacks: What to Do When Something Goes Wrong

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After 12 years of traveling 90+ countries across all seven continents, I’ve picked up a trick or two when it comes to world travel. But it didn’t come easy, I’ve had to learn the ropes of traveling through these unfortunate travel mishaps. I’ve missed so many flights that I can’t keep count and I’ve lost so […]

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How to Survive Baby’s First Flight

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We’ve just returned from Baby Kaleya’s first first international trip, and I’m proud to report that Kaleya was a great flyer. Save for one scream fest on our flight back from the Maldives, she slept through most of the flights and charmed everyone with her smile and cuteness. In fact, she flew so well that […]

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10 Air Travel Hacks to Make Your Next Flight Better

Travel hacks to make your next flight better

You know what my least favorite part of traveling is? Flying. It’s no secret that I hate flying. These days, flying has has become more of a nuisance than a luxury. As airlines continue to cut cost, the quality of in-flight service and comfort level are deteriorating. While it’s easy to find cheap flights these […]

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Traveling with Baby — My Packing List and Tips

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Let’s face it — Traveling with a baby isn’t easy, but as long as you plan ahead and make some adjustments, traveling with your baby can lead to wonderful experiences. Our five-month-old baby has already been on several road trips around Spain, and we’re now in Singapore on her first trip abroad. She seems to […]

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How to Travel Responsibly

How To Travel Responsibly

As travelers, it is our responsibility to ensure the activities we engage in protect the environment and support communities. When traveling with an operator, we need to look beyond the eco-friendly claims, and ask what they are really doing to support the environment, local people, animals, and plants. Here are some tips to help you […]

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