What You Should Know Before You Make the Jump

Posted on November 22, 2016

If you’re an avid traveler, the above question is probably one that you’ve Googled a few times.

Unfortunately, however, the answers that you’ve gotten probably haven’t done much to settle your fears about what that type of life would entail.

Hopefully, after reading this, you’ll have a better understanding of whether or not it is really possible to travel for a living.

Let’s find out.

So…Is It Possible?

Absolutely. At least, that’s the short answer.

Tens of thousands of people are already doing it.

But what about money? How do they pay for lodging, food, etc.?

Well, there are dozens of ways that this is done.

Some people make the decision to start a traveling blog and eventually develop an audience big enough that they can monetize.

Others make their living by working a remote job that enables them to work from anywhere with internet access.

Others decide to start a career in freelancing.

Some Other Ideas Include:

  • Teaching English in foreign countries
  • Selling timeshares in resort areas
  • Working at a resort
  • Starting an online business
  • Bartend
  • Teach a musical instrument

There are really an endless number of options when it comes to what you can do to earn money while traveling for a living.

What You Should Know Before You Make the Jump

What You Should Know Before You Make the Jump

When you stumbled on this article, you probably already had a pretty good idea that it was possible to travel for a living.

You likely came here seeking validation for your wanting to make the jump to a life of travel.

If you’re like most people, however, it was the fear of the unknown that was holding you back for so long.

And while that’s a completely rational fear, it’s important to understand that this fear of the unknown is something that probably won’t leave you when you make the jump.

You see, traveling to places you’ve never been for extended periods of time is going to lead to quite a bit of natural hesitation.

The majority of people around you probably won’t support the decision. After all, they’ll have many of the same fears that you do.

That certainly doesn’t mean, however, that you shouldn’t do it.

In almost every major and impactful decision that you’ll make in your life, there will be a certain level of fear involved.

Making the decision, and the jump, despite that fear is going to be necessary throughout your life.

That’s no different here.

Conclusion

So, do you really want to travel for a living?

In reality, the question about whether or not it’s possible to travel for a living is irrelevant.

It’s undeniably possible, as is evidenced by the thousands of people that are doing it and that have done it in the past.

The real question is whether or not your willing to make the sacrifices associated with a traveling life.

If you’re willing to make those sacrifices, and overcome your fear of the unknown, then traveling the world for a living will undoubtedly be something that changes your life for the better.


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