Traveling Tips

Don't Sell Your House

Why Selling Your Home To Become A Digital Nomad Is The Worst Possible Thing You Should Do

Posted by | Traveling Tips | 9 Comments

You’ve been reading blogs by other travelers for the past couple/few years. Oohing and Aahing over their photos and videos. You’ve filled your head with flights of fancy, delusions of grand adventures in foreign lands while living a carefree lifestyle unburdened by debt or a high cost of living. You’ve taken to the “free travel myth” hook, line, and sinker. And now you believe it’s a good idea to sell of your house, all of your possessions, and head out to travel the world on a whim, with nothing but your backpack, laptop, and the wind at your back.  Read More

Hiking to Milanovo, Bulgaria

A Hiking Trip to Milanovo, Bulgaria

Posted by | Bulgaria, Hiking, Live Like a Local, Traveling Tips | 14 Comments

A little-known town in the hills outside of Sofia, only accessible by a winding single-lane paved road that carves its way up through the hills in a series of switchbacks, or by hiking up a similar type of trail through the forest, Milanovo is one of those little places you only uncover by going off the beaten path. I was reminded the other day when I was reading some posts from over at Wandering Earl’s website of the beauty of Bulgaria, and some of the little things I miss after being away for a few years. Read More

Peeled Away - The Raw Side of Travel Blogging

Peeled Away – The Raw Side of Travel Blogging

Posted by | Blogging, Traveling Tips | 6 Comments

The end result that you, the reader, see upon publication is a polished, honed, crafted and planned piece of content. From the videos to the photos to the subject matter of the blog post in question, nothing is written by chance or upon whim. This is the reality of a professional travel blog; nothing is done without planning in advance. Want to know more? Let’s take a closer look behind the scenes. Read More

Sponsored Travel - Expertise in Social Media Marketing

Sponsored Travel – Social Media Marketing Expertise

Posted by | Entrepreneur, Social Media, sponsored travel, Traveling Tips | 2 Comments

When you look at the Holy Grail of travel blogging, the vast majority of bloggers who have sprung up since around 2012 or so will quote one thing as their primary reason for attempting to work in this profession: sponsored travel. But what many of them fail to realize is that earning sponsorships is a process that takes several years to build up to, and includes building up expertise as an Internet marketer, which directly translates into social media marketing, which is what comes before social media managment. Read More

Sponsored Travel - Expertise in Media and Public Relations

Sponsored Travel – Expertise In Media & Public Relations

Posted by | Entrepreneur, Social Media, sponsored travel, Traveling Tips | 4 Comments

When you look at the Holy Grail of travel blogging, the vast majority of bloggers who have sprung up since around 2012 or so will quote one thing as their primary reason for attempting to work in this profession: sponsored travel. But what many of them fail to realize is that earning sponsorships is a process that takes several years to build up to, and includes building up expertise, contacts and work-related experience in the fields of media and public relations. Read More