Backpacking and earning a living online

I meet many friends who don’t know how to earn online. So, I thought to make a convenient list or give some general ideas.

I meet many friends who don’t know how to earn online. So, I thought to make a list.

Sometimes making a living or earning online while traveling is just about knowing where to look for information or growing opportunity. Also you need to grow your own reliable network so that you eventually have a stream of job options. It’s not easy, it’s pretty challenging but it can be adventurous.

Sometimes just having a laptop or even a smart phone and some dedicated time with your awesome brain, it’s possible to earn money. Initially it’s difficult, because you need to build a portfolio so that you can convince people that you will be able to provide quality service. It can be frustrating, but also rewarding.

These jobs are typically not stable careers, but if you are resilient enough, you can make decent living. Also, some people travel to Asia or places where it is not expensive and you can easily or comfortably get through by earning few dollars a day.

Some example jobs:
a) Teaching english or other language over skype or other web conferencing program
https://www.dailywritingtips.com/make-money-teaching-engli…/

b) Translation
https://speakt.com/translators/
https://unbabel.com/translators/

c) Data labeling on Amazon mechanical turk https://www.mturk.com/

g) Graphics design, designing T-shirts (http://redbubble.com), stickers etc.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idyuIF1PYvI

h) Dog walking, baby sitting what not..check http://craiglist.com basically doing something for someone else when the job provider don’t have time but you have time. etc.

i) Uber also falls into this category.
http://uber.com

j) For housewives who have babies and can’t afford to go outside
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95W399Vv0bc

k) Being a photographer, model, youtuber, blogger, vlogger and earning through ad reveneue.

i) Delivering packages (http://roadie.com)

j) Earn with crypto websites. Basically earn tokens that can be exchangeable with dollars.
Blog on http://hive.com/blog and earn steem
Vlog on d.tube and earn DTC http://d.tube
Change from Chrome/Mozilla to Brave browser and earn BAT token.
There are also job platforms where you can search by category. Typically you create your portfolio here, get recommendations from people you worked with.

1. http://upwork.com
2. http://guru.com
3. http://toptal.com
Some others: https://www.hostinger.com/tutorials/best-freelance-websites

Some others videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BInTtIWb6C4

Even craiglist.

Find some more in this quora post:
https://www.quora.com/How-can-I-earn-money-online-or-have-a…
https://www.hostinger.com/tutorials/best-freelance-websites

Read make money traveling for more options:
https://www.claimcompass.eu/blog/make-money-traveling/

Everything is on the internet. You just need to be patient and dedicated, and figure out what you like to do.

Good luck.

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A little outside

It’s been a great weekend leaving the known small world of a small town behind me. It was a nice small trip in Chicago that I have been wanting for the entire summer. Because my car broke down a month ago, I couldn’t do it. But then I just decided all on a sudden on Friday that I should be at Chicago on Saturday. Why does it always have to be such hasty decision for me? Like everything. I will just have to decide in the last moment! Haha, I am such a freak. Well, I have been busy and occupied with lots of new things. So, it was kinda hard to take some time out. Anyway, I had fun breathing some fresh air in this late summer. My friend and I did some photo shoots, it was my first ever photo shoot. It’s not that easy to open up in front of camera. Isn’t it?

Hiking Naperville Riverwalk

It was a great experience to walk by the river Naperville. I knew about a hiking trail there from a Facebook group event. However, eventually, I did it by myself. It was a rainy saturday morning when I left home in West Lafayette. Then I drove two hours to the small cute Naperville town. I asked few people about where to start walking and they were kind enough to show me. It was really green, calm and serene. I loved the sound of the water and started walking. There were several bridges across the river. The river walk starts from the Washington street and then ends in Jefferson street. There is an awesome tall wind chime in between which creates wonderful sound. I also recorded the wind chime sound for few minutes. I was not the only person taking a nice walk by the river. There were some other couples and runners who accompanied me. I also liked the Naperville downtown. It is very neat and I was amazed by a number of street paint works. After my walk, I had my lunch in a cafe near the Washington street. Then I went to Chicago. I will post some of my Chicago experience in the next post.

Hiking in Midwest

It’s summer. I wish I can turn into a butterfly now. I wish I can fly and harness the wild natural beauty and soothe my mind. I am looking for hiking opportunity to some new mountains or trails. I hope there are plenty to explore near the midwest where I am located. I was searching about the popular hiking spots around here. Midwest, even though it has erratic weather pattern, is blessed with the seasonal changes which allow to enjoy winter, summer and spring. There are places, national parks full of beautiful trees, rivers, creeks, bridges and every place has its own inherent beauty to explore. It’s been a while I haven’t got closer to a waterfall. It wouldn’t be a bad idea to get wet with some waterfall water. Nature is calling me. I should pack my backpack and have a camera to make the journey to the heart of nature.

(1) Martinsville, Indiana: Tecumseh Trail 

I may encounter lizards, turtles and deer; wild berries and mushrooms. I think I will enjoy the Yellowwood Lake.

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(2) Eagan, Minnesota: Lebanon Hills Regional Park 

Lakes, light woods, marshes and meadows near the twin cities.

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(3) Ponca, Nebraska: Ponca State Park

Timber, open prairie and the banks of the Missouri River. I think I can enjoy the grassy, wide paths.

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(4) Utica, Illinois: Matthiessen State Park

I should not miss the wooden boardwalks, bridges and stairs in north-central Illinois ridges and through fragrant cedar groves on the Upper Dells trails.

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(5) Garretson, South Dakota: Palisades State Park

To enjoy Split Rock Creek, which carved 50-foot bluffs and rugged formations from large deposits of rosy Sioux quartzite. Filled with short but challenging trails.

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(6) Loudonville, Ohio: Mohican State Park

Interconnected trails around the Clear Fork of the Mohican River. There are a covered bridge and two waterfalls and a climbable fire tower to explore.

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(7) Mcgregor, Iowa: Pikes Peak State Park

A wooden boardwalk that I should not miss. This offers a forest of hardwoods and large ferns lines and lovely waterfalls through these hills by the Mississippi.

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(8) Marquette, Kansas: Kanopolis State Park

Blessed with sandstone canyons and bluffs in central Kansas. It starts on the Buffalo Track Canyon Nature Trail at Trailhead C, and follow it 0.75 miles through a flower-filled meadow, where the Horsethief Canyon Trail begins. It’s a 5.5-mile hike. I can enjoy Buffalo Creek, pass caves and climb over sandstone slabs.

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(9) Ste. Genevieve, Missouri: Hawn State Park

An easy hike under 2 miles round-trip. Pickle Creek Trail,  4-mile White Oaks Trail, wildflower meadows and more. Cool!

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(10) Mesick, Michigan: Huron-Manistee National Forests

Manistee River Trail with all its white pine stands, giant ferns. It would be awesome to pass through the suspension bridge across the Manistee River.

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(11) Wisconsin: Ice Age National Scenic Trail

1,000 forested trail miles trace the edge of the last continental glacier across the state. No wonder.. it’s ice age trail.

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(12)Lisbon, North Dakota: Sheyenne River State Forest

This is a 4.5-mile round-trip with Mineral Springs and Waterfall Trail packs. Things to enjoy are bridges over streams and the Sheyenne River Valley and the waterfall.

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So, let’s hike and be part of nature.

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