Start a Travel Blog.

Travel blogging, digital nomadism, location independence; a dream of many and reality of few. If you’re craving adventure and longing for a life of independence, dictated by a successful travel blogging business, then you have found the right place. I itch for travel, I always have, and when I learnt that travel blogging was a sustainable career…I just knew it was for me.

It took me years to learn how to turn my creativity into profit. To figure out the steps to grow social media accounts and to drive traffic, how to pitch to companies and how to earn passive income.

Below you will see some of the tools I use to create success from my blog as well as articles which explain my trials, tribulations, tests, experiences, and the how and why’s of my travel blogging success. Use these tools to create your own income, to start your own business, and to more easily navigate the confusing world of blogging.
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Siteground is a great hosting site known for fabulous 24 hour phone and online support. If you are like me and not code savy, this means everything. To start your blog you will need a host, think of it as renting a space on the internet like a stall at a farmers market. With good support and a reasonable cost, Siteground are awesome.


Themeforest has an incredible amount of themes to choose from. If you’re starting a blog, jumping into the wordpress world, or simply looking for an update, Themeforest has hundreds of different types of themes to choose from. With magazine style themes, shopping, blogging, and much more, you will have no problem finding the perfect theme.

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Tailwind is the ultimate scheduler for Pinterest, one of the largest traffic drivers in blogging. Using Tailwind you can effortlessly pin over 100 pins a day helping your blog grow significantly. Save time and reach success on Pinterest

Tweetdeck provides an easy way to schedule tweets on twitter. Using Tweetdeck you can schedule tweets with the full allotment of characters weeks in advanced including images. Set columns up to watch twitter chats so you can join in easily and learn how your followers interact with ease.

Buffer is another scheduler which works with a variety of social media platforms. Buffer allows the user to plan, edit, and hashtag their posts ahead of time so the only thing they need to do is interact with their followers. Get your platforms in order with Buffer.

affiliate programs for travel bloggers

Hosts a variety of affiliates.

Holiday booking affiliate.

Hosts a variety of affiliates.

Create a store/Share great products.

Travel insurance affiliate.

Hotel referral.

travel photography gear

JOBY GorillaPod
for the perfect selfie.

Adobe Lightroom CC
because edited photos are just nicer.

DJI Phantom 3 Standard drone
for the most epic travel shots ever.

GoPro Hero 5 Session
for those epic action shots.

Lumix DMC-FZ200
for those crisp clean shots.

Oppilas Wireless Shutter Remote
for those times when theres no one else to take the photo.

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Liking the photography gear I've listed? Check out My Travel Shop to see more of the gear I take with me on my adventures.

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Some of the links used in this post are affiliate links from which I may earn a small commission. This comes at no additional cost to you. Every product and link used in this post are things I genuinely use during my travels. I only recommend items I believe in. The small income I receive here will help maintain this blog and make it more awesome for you! Thank you so much for your support.