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Top 4 Benefits of Travel Blogging for a Backpacker

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Curious & excited to write a travel blog? Here are the four beneficial factors of travel writing for a travel lover.

If you are a travel freak you are in the right place. If you travel frequently, you must be already reading travel blogs and articles. You can become a travel blogger too.

There's a caveat though - You must not expect money to rain right off the bat. More to this, you must do it only if traveling is your passion. If it's not your passion, you will find it hard to keep going mostly when your travel blogs aren't getting much traffic.

That said, this isn't something that guarantees a one hundred percent desired outcome. However, if you are really into traveling, you may think of this as a passive source of income in the beginning. Who knows? If you succeed your passion can become your full-time career.

Let the world know about your memories and the thrills you experienced while on tour. Below, I m going to describe the benefits of writing tour diaries if you are passionate about sharing your travel experiences with the world.

A Travel Blogger's Plan: Spend by Traveling and Earn by Writing

A Travel Blogger's Plan: Spend by Traveling and Earn by Writing

Benefit 1. You Can Maintain the Balance Of Passion, Profession, and Income

I have good news for all of you who love traveling and looking to make a career out of it. You should have some patience but the outcome is worth it. Suppose you went on a trip and you wrote a blog about what you witnessed over there. You can either submit your article to a website that will pay you or you can earn money from adding the blogpost to your website.

You can use the generated money to plan a dream trip and then write your experience in your own words and this cycle continues endlessly: Travel-write-repeat. In the beginning, you may have to invest some money but later as you get well established as a travel blogger, you will be able to manage your finances and your virtual tour guides can become viral on the internet.

So the idea is that, if you are passionate about writing and your profession is traveling then you can earn some extra income or if you are passionate about traveling and your profession is writing, still, you can earn extra bucks. You can make it possible by utilizing your writing skills to describe what you love to do i.e. traveling.

I have also observed people living three passions together - writing, traveling, and photography. They do what they love to do and earn from it.

A Featured and Helpful Travel Guide have the chances of getting Printed in the Travel Magazines.

A Featured and Helpful Travel Guide have the chances of getting Printed in the Travel Magazines.

Benefit 2. You Can Become A Guide to Connect With The Travel Lovers

If you are a travel enthusiast, you can attract travelers by providing them with guides to visit the places you have visited. If your content is helpful and has detailed knowledge about the location you have been to then it can help the wanderers to reach out to your blogs before they pack their bags.

You are providing them precise info about the best restaurants, hotels for lodging, and the sights that are worth watching. Your articles will help them plan everything so that they can make the most of their trip. They can also make their trip profitable if you mention the cost-cutting offers that are available every season.

You can motivate them to travel and connect to your blogs. When they benefit, they will share in their circles how your blogs made their trip better. This will bring genuine and interested people to your blog.

You can Plan a Great Trip with Your Newly Acquainted Digital Contacts and have Fun at your Mutually Favorite Travel Spot.

You can Plan a Great Trip with Your Newly Acquainted Digital Contacts and have Fun at your Mutually Favorite Travel Spot.

Benefit 3. Your Travel Blog Forms A Connection with the Like-Minded Folks

When you write a travel blog, article, or story you get an appreciation from various like-minded travelers. You know more about what these travelers are up to if you join such travel communities digitally.

You will get to know about less explored but worth watching places. On the flip side, Even the readers of your blog will acquire knowledge about the places you have visited. They will plan to visit those amazing destinations.

If someone has traveled to a tourist spot in summers he can share his experience with the one who was there in winters. In this way, the people reading these travel stories will be able to learn about how the beauty of a place changes each season. They will be more curious to give it a visit.

 Surrounding Yourself with the Beauty of Nature and Writing Your Travel Journal is Fun.

Surrounding Yourself with the Beauty of Nature and Writing Your Travel Journal is Fun.

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Benefit 4. Your Blog Is A Platform for Pouring Your Heart Out

The most prominent freedom travel bloggers get while writing is that they can pour their hearts into their stories. Travel diaries aren't just about the distance, place, route, means of transport, how to get there, or where to stay but something more than that. It's about the author's own experience of the place and the emotions he felt while he was at his dream destination.

This freedom in writing isn't generally witnessed in other writing niches except for literature or any form of creative writing. In my opinion, if you are emotionally connected with a place then it reflects in your stories.

The stories can be about the amazing incidences that occurred or the fun moments you had while you were traveling.


Traveling is a boon to the broken heart who wants to take a break from daily chores. Even if you want to write on other genres apart from traveling then a vacation break can produce the juices of creativity that will sprout various intriguing topics out of your heart.

Worried faces of writers regained the lost charm in the last few years as they learned the use of digital resources to publish, promote, edit, and reach out their write-ups to people worldwide. Today, some of the most in-demand topics on the internet are Self Help, Motivation, Skill Learning Tutorials, recipes, Parenting, Dating, and Traveling.

All you have to do is plan a trip and follow your heart! Nature is a teacher, healer, and a great source of creativity. If you choose to write a travel blog then you will definitely reap the advantages of touring. But still, Traveling will play a vital role in your writing career no matter what your niche is.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2020 Niks


Niks (author) from India on July 25, 2020:

Happy to know that you find this topic good. Keep reading, Danny. Indeed, travel is a fun and if you can earn from it then it's like a cherry on the cake.

Niks (author) from India on July 25, 2020:

Thanks. I'm more than happy to read your comment. Glad to know that you find this hub knowledgable. Keep commenting Dinkar.

Niks (author) from India on July 25, 2020:

Thanks, Liz. Yeah, it's a great combination that many of the modern travel-loving people are trying to work out. Happy to find that you liked this combo of writing and traveling.

Danny from India on July 25, 2020:

Nicely expressed article. Travel to explore and earn. It is a good topic.

Dinkar Singh on July 25, 2020:

wow, great knowledge to grab.

Liz Westwood from UK on July 25, 2020:

This sounds like an ideal combination that I have yet to make work for me.

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