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The Reality of Being a Travel Blogger

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So What’s This Job Really Like? For the longest time, I dreamt of traveling the world for a living. Every job I had – whether it was teaching English in Spain, working as an administrator in London or a banker in Singapore – had always been a means to save up for travel. In 2008, […]

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Announcing the Launch of my Facebook Marketing Course

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I’ve been working on a secret project for six months now and today I’m extremely excited to finally share the news with you! Today is the launch of my new Facebook marketing course: the Complete Facebook Marketing Course. The course has been created in collaboration with Travel Blog Success, the biggest travel blogging academy in […]

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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 to Start A Travel Blog: A Complete Guide

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When I first started this travel blog in 2008, I didn’t know where it would lead me. This travel blog changed my life, in every sense of the world. Because of the blog, I get paid to travel the world: from Antarctica to Arctic, Iran to Zimbabwe. I’ve been to 100+ countries on all seven […]

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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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Celebrating Our Fifth Blogiversary: Looking Back


This October marks five years since the creation of this blog. I started this travel blog in 2008 to chronicle our travel stories and share with our friends and family, but somehow it grew and developed into one of the most popular travel resources on the web and it completely changed my life. This blog […]

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Back from a Blogging Hiatus: A Month of Reflection, New Directions and Giving Thanks

Beneath the Lantern

After taking a month-long break from blogging to focus on writing my book, I’m finally back with updates and plenty of thoughts. Many thanks for your patience and I’m glad that you all, our readers, are still sticking around! I’ll share more about my book in future (don’t want to jinx anything before it gets published) but in […]

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A Month of Hiatus: Taking A Break From Blogging

Be back soon!

Flickr image by YST   It’s been almost five years since this travel blog turned into a business and many things have happened since. I’ve taken on many other writing projects, my other half Alberto quit his job to join me in the venture, and we even launched our very own WildJunket Magazine! Thanks to the success […]

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Winning Best Travel Blogger of 2012 Award!

December has been a great month as we’ve been blessed with one good news after another. After learning that our magazine is a finalist in the Digital Magazine Awards 2012, we’re thrilled to announce that we’ve won the Best Travel Blogger of 2012 award from Holidays Extras! The Holidays Extras Customers’ Awards attracted votes from […]

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Down to Baja California

Mountains surrounding Loreto

**Our teammate Elica Sue is representing us on a press trip in Baja California, Mexico. We’ve heard so many people rave about the region and can’t wait to hear all about it. Meanwhile, she’s sharing with us her itinerary here, stay tuned here or follow her live coverage on our Twitter stream.** As the summer […]

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From Blog to Magazine: Our Story

We’ve just returned from a weekend at TBEX (Travel Bloggers Exchange) in Girona, Spain, where we mingled with fellow travel writers and bloggers, swapped ideas and shared a laugh or two. It was great meeting people who share the same passion and ideology and also catching up with old friends from the industry. A few of the sessions were […]

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Sharing Stories at Getaway Travel Blog Conference

I love it when a group of people who share the same passion get together, exchange ideas and share their stories. At the Getaway Travel Blog Conference held last Saturday, we did just that. The conference was a fun and casual social gathering where inspirational stories were told and new friendships were forged. The overall […]

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Travel Photography: Capture the Color

We’re stoked to have been nominated by fellow travel writer and blogger Abigail King in a photography contest titled “Capture the Color”. Organized by Travel Supermarket, this competition requires each blogger to submit travel photos that capture different colors and they will be judged by some of my favorite travel photographers. The winner of each category will win […]

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