By: Ana Margarita Olar|

According to Tim Ferris, the real treasure of today is not money, but time and mobility. It’s being in control of what you do with your time and being able to see places while you still can. Of course, you need to have some source of income to do it. Here are some tips on how to have a cash flow while traveling:

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Travel Blogging.

You can start your own travel blog but you need to have a lot of work and perseverance before you really have an income with this job. You need to find a way to stand out among the rest and establish a large number of audiences who constantly reads and shares your blogs. It can take about a year of hard work and constant blogging before you’ll be able to earn a whopping 1,000 dollars every month.

Freelance Travel Writing.

You can earn by submitting your travel articles and pictures to a web page. But just like blogging, it may take a lot of travel and writing before you earn steadily.


If you are curious about organic farming, you can try this one. Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms needs volunteers and farmers. And because this is a volunteer job, you will not earn but you’ll get to visit different places while harvesting and you only need to work a specified number of hours in exchange for your room and board.

Internet Affiliate Marketer

Internet Affiliate Marketers create the website which sells other people’s products and takes a certain percentage as a sales commission. This doesn’t need any formal education but you need to have an entrepreneurial mindset and knowledge of today’s technology.

Work for your accommodation

There are hostels that will let you stay for free in exchange for some work around the hostel. You have to apply to this program before you leave on sites such as Hostelworld.

Tour organizer

What a perfect way to earn and travel at the same time. If you have the ability to plan trip itineraries, and stay arrangements, this may be a perfect job for you.

Seasonal Fruit or Vegetable Picker

The demand for seasonal farm labor is high but be physically ready for long and hard work. You can find work on picking crops or shearing sheep. And because this job depends on the harvest, you need to search on harvest schedules of places you want to visit.

So what are you waiting for? Take full control of your time and mobility while you still can, because aside there are many ways to earn while you are traveling. Be imaginative, be creative and find out what suits you best.