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My dream life began the day I decided to start my own blog

"I'm so glad I decided to start my own blog," says Connie Reed. As a money-making blogger, she's stayed at luxury resorts and had thrilling adventures...

Money isn’t the only reason you should start your own blog

J Money (not his real name) worked at 38 jobs over the course of his lifetime - but before he had the "start your own blog" idea, none of those jobs stuck. As a teenager, he scraped together money through babysitting, mowing lawns, walking dogs, stocking vending machines, making bagels, prep cooking and working as […]

Six reasons why you should start a blog

If you have something to say and a desire to share it with other people, there’s no better way than blogging. Here are six big reasons to start a blog.

This year: make an income blogging

You can make a very generous income blogging--once you know how. Here are some tips to get you started living a life of fun, freedom and more money.

Fear of writing travel articles

Fear of writing is a problem that all of us get after a trip. Here's how you can easily get past it and turn your trip into a saleable article.

How to choose FAM trips… in snow or shine

FAM trips are a great way of seeing the world on somebody else's dime. Here's what you should know to get the best from them...

Fam tours, press trips, and how to keep the invites coming

Fam tours and press trips for writers help you travel to exciting destinations with some (or all) of your expenses covered. Here's what you should know...

How to land a press trip as a travel writer

Once you get your first few by-lines as a travel writer, you can move on to applying for press trips. Following are some tips on landing a press trip.

Fun, Easy Way to Profit from Your Hobbies

So many of our readers have everything they need to take a dream trip on someone else’s tab. They just don’t realize it.

Interesting Tours from our Travel Workshops

During years of travel workshops, I’ve had a number of strange and exciting experiences along the way...

How to Fund Your Travels and Do What You Love

Whatever it is that you love, you can use it to fund your travels by creating a “fun biz” around it.

The Best Travel Experience of 2015 Awaits

Take a minute to dream big. If money were no object, where would you go? And what would you do there?

A chart of the best shoulder season destinations

A chart of the best shoulder season destinations

We love shoulder season: hotels are cheap, crowds are thin, and the weather is mild. Here's a chart of the best shoulder season destinations

$770 (plus perks) from one inflight magazine article

Getting your article inside the pages of an inflight magazine is a dream of many writers. Here's how you can get the most out of your trip.

I love my new travel writing job

Travel writing is one of the most fun and rewarding jobs in the world. Here's how Theresa St. John landed her first travel writing job...