Posts by Jeremy


Updated on: 04/17/18During our exploration of Italy, we were fortunate enough to take several walking tours as guests of Walks of Italy– one of the country’s premier tour companies. We covered five tours, in three cities, featuring an array of topics from the historical, to culinary, and even a bit religious at the Vatican Museums. In the end we walked away with a fond appreciation for all things Italy (far more than I had...

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Updated on: 04/13/182018 marks the ten year anniversary of my first international trip (solo at least). This whirlwind tour of Europe was my college graduation present to myself and, unbeknownst to me at the time, would spark my wanderlust and put me on a path to become a travel writer, blogger, and photographer. Since that fateful journey I’ve explored over 70 countries, on five continents, totaling over two solid years on the...

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Updated on: 04/9/18It is said that all beaches in the Seychelles are public, and if you’re envisioning free access to any beach you want I am sad to say you have another thing coming. The unfortunate truth of the matter is that just because all beaches are supposedly public does not necessarily mean that you will have unrestricted access to visit them as you please. (We say “supposedly public” because as much as it...

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Updated on: 04/13/18Currently, travel affiliate programs are our second highest income stream, just behind CPM advertising with our private ad network, Mediavine. We make well over $7,500 per year in total across our affiliate programs, and have spent the last few years A/B testing which programs and placements convert the best- both on our global travel blog, Living the Dream, and our local Pittsburgh blog, Discover the Burgh. In...

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Updated on: 03/29/18“Is it possible to visit the Seychelles without spending a lot of money?” This island nation is widely considered to be one of the most expensive travel destinations in the world, and we got this question a lot when we said we were going for a two week vacation. In fact, most of the time it was followed up with “how can you afford that?!” (The answer? Points; but we’ll get into that later.) As we...

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