Episode Slice #3: Insights and Advice on Full-time Travel Blogging with Dave Lee
I have a fantastic guest on today’s episode slice—Dave Lee! I did a little happy dance when I found out he was going to come on the show. For those who don’t know Dave Lee, he is a full-time time traveler and travel blogger and a very interesting fella.
Here are some highlights from the interview:
- Advice on leaving your job to travel (dedication to the idea and setting goals for yourself)
- Some good flight sights for planning a trip (see links below)
- Buying plane tickets as you go for a round-the-world trip instead of buying plane tickets ahead of time
- Why travel blogging is a dream come true for him (an inside look on what it’s like)
- Tips for people who want to be successful travel bloggers (the importance of learning from veterans, getting mentors, and commitment)
- His program Travel Blog Success, which will help you figure out how to fund your travels and build up a successful blog
… and so much more!
People and Sites Mentioned in the Interview:
- Go Backpacking – Dave’sTravel Blog
- Medellin Living – Dave’s Colombia Blog
- Travel Blog Success – Dave’s program on building a successful travel blog)
- Air Treks – The site/company Dave used to buy a few of his airline tickets for his round-the-world trip.
- Flight Fox – A site where you can hire people to find the best travel deals for you. Dave saved around $300 when using this site.
- Dave and Deb from The Planet D – Webinar guest for Travel Blog Success
- Craig Martin from Indie Travel Podcast – Webinar guest for Travel Blog Success
- Nomadic Samuel – In less than 12 months of joining Travel Blog Success, Nomadic Samuel was making $6000 a month on travel blogging
Question of the day: ARE YOU A FULL-TIME TRAVEL BLOGGER? OR, DO YOU WANT TO BE ONE? Let me know in the comments!
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