How to get paid to travel

It’s the dream for many – being able to travel the world and get paid at the same time.  Luckily, with thanks to the digital and internet age, this is now a possibility for many.  If you are interested in learning how to get paid to travel then read on.  In this article we will look at several ways you can make money when travelling.

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Family day out in Ilfracombe, north Devon

We recently spent two nights in an Airbnb in Devon to visit Woolacombe at my husband’s request for his birthday. Being a late booking, I couldn’t find accommodation left in Woolacombe, so we stayed in nearby Ilfracombe instead. With just two days to our visit in north Devon, we spent the first day at Woolacombe and the second whole day at Ilfracombe. Read on to see what we thought of Ilfracombe and our family travel photos.

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The best vegan junk food in Woolacombe!

We recently went to Woolacombe Beach in Devon for the first time. On returning from our recent trip exploring the likes of Daymer Bay and Crantock Beach for a week in Cornwall, we stopped for two nights in Ilfracombe Devon.

We were otherwise driving back on Ben’s birthday for three and a half hours, so when planning our holiday, I asked if he wanted to stop anywhere halfway home. Having not been to Woolacombe before, he suggested stopping here for a night or so.

There was no accommodation available in Woolacombe, but nearby Ilfracombe had an Airbnb cottage which was perfect. Another place we hadn’t been to yet in Devon and could also explore.

Read on to see where we found the best vegan junk food in Woolacombe and for some family travel photos at Woolacombe beach!

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Exploring Crantock Beach and Pentire Headland in Newquay, Cornwall

Ooh, I’ve found another favourite beach in Cornwall – Crantock Beach!

A beautiful vast beach along the River Gannel and its estuary out to sea. It’s a huge sandy beach which is ginormous when it’s low tide. At high tide the beach separates into two with tall, steep sand dunes taking over and looking so impressive.

We spent a day exploring Crantock Beach with the children and also viewing it from Pentire Headland in the late afternoon.

Crantock beach is managed by National Trust and we were surprised to find a parking space at 10am in the summer holidays and even more surprised at how quiet the beach was.

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the central Newquay beaches then Crantock is a must.

Here are my photos for the day exploring Crantock Beach and Pentire Headland.

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Daymer Beach to Brea Beach: coastal path walk with stunning views!

I love walking the coastal paths. You get to see the beaches from a different view and whenever we’re in Cornwall, I’m always stunned by how clear, blue and turquoise the seas actually are.

From the beach you simply can’t always tell how incredible the water truly is. Definitely take a walk up the coastal paths when you see them to appreciate the full beauty of the Cornish sea and the stunning coastal views.

Today I walked a short coastal path from Daymer Beach to Brea Beach in Cornwall. Including walking across Daymer beach from their carpark, the walk there and back was around 3km. If you don’t have a lot of things to carry then it was much quieter at Brea Beach and not far at all.

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Styling your Airbnb with Karndean vinyl + more great tips

Styling your home to attract Airbnb guests is vitally important if you want to successfully make money from keen travellers and fill your calendar with bookings. There are lots of tricks when it comes to styling your Airbnb home to ensure you appeal to the masses and also make it easier to maintain. 

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Visiting The Farm Animal Sanctuary in Evesham

On Sunday we visited The Farm Animal Sanctuary in Evesham, Worcestershire UK.  We wanted a family day out and Ben thought it would be good for the kids to see some animals somewhere, but we have decided not to continue supporting questionable zoos.  Instead I Googled for a nearby animal sanctuary for us to support instead and discovered The Farm Animal Sanctuary.  Perfect!

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5 of the best things to do in Soltau Germany

Having family in Germany is quite a blessing as we always have an excuse to visit this amazing country. Soltau, in the north of Germany might not be a well known holiday destination but this small German town is surrounded by some amazing gems for the whole family to enjoy.

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Tips for working remotely effectively while travelling + on the road

Being self-employed and working online is great, it means I can work from almost anywhere at any time.  However, running a self-employed business is not without its challenges and one of these is there never being any time off.  Sure, I can actually decide to take a week off, but I’ll lose a week’s pay and the chance to apply for any freelance work that pops up that week, so really I could lose even more than one week’s pay.  This means that whenever we are travelling, on holiday or on the road, I also need to work.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, even more people are finding they are able to work remotely.  Employers are allowing staff to work from home, which is giving more people the chance to work from wherever they choose.  Perhaps you are not self-employed like me, but you can work from home and have realised you can also work on the road whilst exploring new places.  But how can you work remotely effectively whilst travelling or on a road trip?

Read on for some top tips for how to work remotely effectively.

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Best things to do in Guernsey for couples

Guernsey is the second largest island of the Channel Islands full of beautiful countryside and coastline.  It’s a beautiful holiday destination not far from the UK which is not actually part of the UK as it self-governs, but it’s said to feel very British.  Whether you are planning a romantic getaway with your better half to Guernsey or you are lucky enough to live on this island already and need some inspiration for a date idea, here are some of the best things to do in Guernsey for couples.

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