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March's Photo Challenge Theme: Communication

Keep in mind that though Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, that is but one tool we have for communicating in our modern world. The term "communication" can refer to a wide variety of verbal, visual, and written connectedness. Equipment like the telephone itself can illustrate communication. Your photo could include telephones, alarms, computers, cell […]

You Could Never Make a Living Doing That

Can you make a living traveling? Barbara Winter, author of Making a Living Without a Job, says yes. "Why are we so certain that love and money cannot coexist?" she asks. (And I have to say, if the guys she tells you about here below can turn THEIR passions into profits... YOU most certainly can!) […]

Combining Import-Export with Travel Writing and Photography

This time, armed with all the secrets our experts divulged this past weekend, I hope Bonnie incorporates both writing and photography into her shopping trip and transform it into a truly lucrative one. Remember: Three times the income, but not three times the work. I think she'll do it... we'll keep you posted...


YOUR LOCAL KNOWLEDGE PAYS AT WCITIES By Roberta Beach Jacobson, in Karpathos, Greece WCITIES, founded in 1998, publishes travel information on 1900 cities in over 70 countries and makes for the content available for syndication. The end-users are travelers -- both business and leisure. Douglas Madey (the content department contact) is looking for short reports […]

A 3-Step Camera Set-Up Everybody Needs to Know

The basics of a camera are really very simple. Ever heard of a pin-hole camera? It's nothing more than a light-tight box with a small hole on one side. Opposite the hole on the inside of the box is a piece of film that captures the light coming in through the hole. And on the […]

Special Report: How to Fund Your Travels - Day 4

A practical guide that would show you the fastest and surest route from amateur to pro -- so you could be making more money, faster, and enjoying the freedom and perks of this lifestyle sooner than you ever imagined possible.

Special Report: How to Fund Your Travels - Day 3

Our last two special reports have focused on import-export and travel writing -- two of the three get-paid-to-travel skills we're learning about here at our Lucrative Traveler's Conference in Fort Lauderdale this weekend. Today, we turn our attention to photography. Below, professional photographer Rich Wager shares his practical formula for launching a photography business that […]

Special Report: How to Fund Your Travels - Day 2

Travel writing is just one of the get-paid-to-travel skills we're focusing on here at our Lucrative Traveler's Conference in Fort Lauderdale this weekend. But, as it happens, it's something you don't have to get on a plane to practice. In fact, in today's Free Special Report, below, freelance writer Jennifer Stevens makes the compelling argument […]

Bonus Report Series: How to Fund Your Travels

Special series of reports: Fund Your Travels Dispatches, which focus on three complimentary skills -- travel writing, photography, and import-export -- which, together, can provide you not just an excuse to travel, but a lucrative income when you do.


GET PAID TO SHARE YOUR PASSION FOR THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS By Roberta Beach Jacobson, in Karpathos, Greece HAWAII Magazine is targeted at those who love the islands. This bi-monthly regional publication has a paid circulation of 74,000, the majority of whom reside outside Hawaii. The magazine's mission is to bring the beauty, history, and culture […]

Simple, Easy-to-Use Tricks to Improve Your Photographs

This month's photo challenge theme is "Paint the Town Red." And by the looks of it, that is exactly what's happening. Take a look at this image ... Good composition is a key ingredient in a saleable photograph. And The Rule of Thirds is one of the first tricks new photographers learn. The idea is […]

News from Conde Nast Traveler: On Cruising

The editors at Conde Nast Traveler did a little research and discovered a few things I think you should know about cruising.


BLEND YOUR LOVE OF LITERATURE WITH YOUR PASSION FOR TRAVEL -- AND SELL THE RESULT By Roberta Beach Jacobson, in Karpathos, Greece The Wall Street Journal called the Literary Traveler's website "a bookworm's delight." If you've ever been inspired by an artist or undertaken a journey to trace the steps of your favorite author, this […]

January Winners: “Blood, Sweat and Tears”

Each month it seems like the entries we receive for our online photo challenge get better and better. It’s getting more difficult to pick the winner… especially with last month’s theme --Blood, Sweat and Tears. It encompassed such a wide variety of subjects, that there were a half a dozen shots I would have loved […]

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