Washington D.C. – Lots of Pictures!

In 2012, I went to D.C. for work, and extended the trip by a couple of days so that we could see everything. Luckily Wes was able to join me. D.C. was a lot of fun and we were able to do everything pretty cheap. We used public transportation for everything, which was interesting since we are from St. Louis and are horrible and total newbies when it comes to public transportation and knowing where we are.

Washington D.C.

Ruby Slippers from The Wizard of Oz!


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Pictures from Puerto Rico

Back in August of 2011, we went to Puerto Rico. It was a lot of fun and it was also one of our first “real” vacations. The food was great and it was beautiful everywhere. We weren’t in Puerto Rico for long (I believe it was only 3 or 4 days), but it definitely made an impact on our lives!

More information on this trip soon!


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How to Work While Traveling

How to Work While TravelingTraveling is not just for pleasure because this activity can also be undertaken for the purpose of earning money.

There are various ways on how you can earn desirable amount of money while traveling. It only takes proper drive and determination to work as well as the required abilities.

These are the essential components that can help you gain consistent flow of cash out of traveling.

If you lack knowledge on how or where to start as far as work while traveling is concerned, you can count on the following ideas and suggestions to make money while traveling:

Write and Get paid 

You can combine work and pleasure when traveling and this is by means of writing. All you need is your paper, pen, camera and notebooks and you can already start writing articles and sharing your travel experience.

Start a blog

Blogging can be a great way to make money while travelling. If you do not want to write on paper, you can start using your laptop and make money out of blogging.

You can write travel blogs and other interesting travel topics and get paid for it. You can talk about the scenes or the feeling of traveling to each destination and make sure that your content is more engaging and appealing for readers. You can create blog posts, post regularly and earn money out of these.

I will say that starting a travel blog is NOT a way to get rich quick. There are many, many travel blogs out there and many of them do not make a single penny.

Consider Seasonal Jobs 

There are several seasonal jobs offered in vacation towns, especially during peak season. You can grab this opportunity and earn money while you are out by being a seasonal worker at resorts and/or national parks.

Engage in Other Online Jobs 

Even when traveling, you can engage in web design or freelance online jobs. If you have technical skills you can work while traveling by being a technical editor. You can also be an online researcher and get compensated for research work completed.

If you have the desire to work while traveling and earn a significant amount of money from it, you can also consider being a language teacher or tutor and conduct online tutorial. If you are equipped with the knowledge, skills and credentials, you can also offer business coaching and the like.

Working while traveling is possible and the most surprising about this is that you can earn money out of it.

There are many opportunities that you can grab especially when you go online. By being connected on the internet, you can become fast earner with just few clicks on your computer. When you go online, the world becomes your workplace and you get hold of the money in compensation for your hard work even when travelling. Who doesn’t want to work and travel at the same time?

These are just few of the different types of work while traveling that individuals can consider. Other options include being a volunteer, tour guide, tour organizer, fruit picker, day trader, tutor, instructor, freelance photographer, affiliate marketer and much more.

You just have to have the proper mindset combined with the right techniques as you work while traveling and you will surely do well!