Friday Travel Dreaming – 4/12/13

In this week’s round-up of  travel inspiration and news we bring you ways to make money to finance your travel:

The Best Jobs that can Pay for your Travel

First we direct your attention to our guest post from earlier in the week. Leah Kaminsky shares five jobs that can finance your travel or let you work your way around the world.


5 Ways to Make Extra Income Online Today

Along those same lines, travel blogger Nora Dunn (who we have featured on this site before) brings you even more ways you can generate income online, to help finance your travel bug.

Turning a Travel Passion into a Business

Ann Becker shares how to take your love of travel, or a certain place in particular, and turn it into a business that will sustain you — and your passion!

Real Jobs are Overrated

And in case you think the only answer lies in maintaining a “real job” — that ideas of traveling the world are just a fantasy — check out this excellent article over at BootsnAll.

Jobless? Yes, but I was on an extended trip with my best friend and had my whole life to work. Penniless? Getting there, but money can’t put a smile on your face the way drinking fruit juice and singing karaoke with a group of Cambodians can. Happy? Definitely. The happiest I had been in a long time. For once, I was able to stop stressing about the future and really grasp the present.

About Shelley Seale

Shelley is a wanderer and student of the world, yoga chick, voracious reader and dog lover. She pounds the keyboard as a freelance writer, author and publication designer, based in Austin, Texas when she isn't traipsing around the globe. Shelley has written for National Geographic, USA Today, The Guardian, The Week, Fodor's, The Telegraph and Texas Monthly, among others. Shelley has performed a catch on the flying trapeze, boarded down a live volcano, and was once robbed by a monkey in India. But she doesn’t know how to whistle.
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