These Posts Won’t Help You Get 100,000 Page Views Per Month

No Blogging Help Here

I've Googled a lot when it comes to improving a travel blog. 

Weeks worth of searching for every tip, piece of advice, or insider secret there is in order to build my blog to 100,000 page views per month (and a dream $100,000 per year blogging income). Why is this arbitrary figure important to me? I really have no clue, but it certainly sounds nice, doesn't it? For me, this represents a five-fold traffic increase from my current figures, and seemed like a good 12-month target to give myself.

So I began searching for what to do in order to make that happen.

What did I discover from that search?  The people who write about hitting that magic figure have no idea how they got there.  Seriously!

I'm here to tell you that nearly everyone who tries to explain how they got X number of page views within just a few months of work is absolutely, 100%, clueless.

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How Many Days Do You Need on Easter Island?

Ahu Tongariki on Easter Island

When it comes to helping others with their trips to Easter Island, we seem to get one question over and over again. 

It is simply this: how many nights do I need?

Considering Easter Island is only about 60 square miles and you can drive around it in a few hours, you may think you only need two or three night there.

But in order to truly see it all, we have determined that the magic number is five nights to visit Easter Island, and we have a very good reason for it.

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16 Photos of a Sri Lankan Elephant Safari at Kaudulla National Park

Elephants at Kaudulla National Park, Sri Lanka

There were certainly several experiences during my Sri Lanka tourism that had me uttering “wow,” but there was one place where I kept saying it over and over again: Kaudulla National Park.

If you are looking to go on a Sri Lankan elephant safari, Kaudulla National Park is the place to do it during the months of September to November. What you get here is truly exceptional.

I pick my word choice on purpose there because I do not think there is any better way to describe the scene as you pull up to a group of several hundred elephants congregating in one small area.

In fact, as words do not do this scene justice, I'm going to let my photos do the talking in this photo essay from my experience.

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Blogger vs WordPress – Tips for Starting Your Blog

Blogger Homepage

Deciding to start a travel blog for your long-term trip is a big one. Whether you blog to keep friends and family updated, or open a site to run professionally, blogging your journey adds a new assortment of topics you must plan for in addition to your every day travels.

Our Blog Your Trip series is designed to help answer these questions and give you travel blogging ideas as well as the tools to run a successful blog through giving away all of our own secrets!  

But before we get to that, we have to start at the beginning. To start, we have to ask one of the first questions you may find yourself facing: where are you going to blog? And the answer goes a bit deeper than simply asking Blogger vs WordPress.

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