Five Small Business Ideas For Globetrotters

“To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, To gain all while you give, to roam the roads of lands remote, to travel is to live.” 

(Hans Christian Andersen)

The spirit of a globetrotter is innate, most people like experiencing new places and cultures. However, if your wallet is a limiting factor, you might find it hard to spread your wings.  

The good news is that it is possible with the right tools and attitude. Here are several small business ideas to keep you fed on your travels.

1)Travel Blogger

If you find yourself traveling a lot and need a small business to keep you going, consider a travel blog. Many people on the internet love reading about experiences of places they would wish to visit or places they have been.

Take advantage of this fact by setting up a blog, vlog, and podcast and share your experiences with people. Monetize your blog and get paid.

2) Affiliate Marketer

Affiliate marketing is a skill you can easily pick up to make money from anywhere around the globe. All you need is a stable internet connection and a strategy to make people use your links to purchase items. 

Create appealing content such as blogs, reviews, and youtube videos to appeal to people and then sell to them using affiliate links. Companies usually pay a lot to affiliates and may end up becoming your full-time income.


There are many ways you can make money as a photographer while traveling, all you need is a good camera.

There are many stock image and footage websites out there looking for creators to upload more and more pictures for people to buy. They pay a healthy commission based on the selling price.

The other way is by charging people at tourist sites to take their photographs. This strategy is fool-proof and can create a steady income as you travel.

4)Start A Travel Agency

People are constantly looking for advice and opinions on travel. Set up a website and give recommendations and advice from your personal trips. You can;

  • Give people advice on safety and precautions to follow when visiting places you found were threatening or memorable.
  • Give recommendations on hotels, and their prices and review any other places you visit for people to have first-hand information before they can travel.
  • Use our camera to take photos and videos of your experiences and share them with your online following.

The startup cost is minimal, and returns could be very high now that people are moving on from the pandemic.

5)Become a consultant

Professionals are always in demand, if you have a specific area you are well versed in, you can tap this into a business where you offer consultation on the go for a fee. This strategy offers you the freedom to work remotely on projects you want and gives you a chance to grow your trade.

The best business always relies on cunning, creativity, and work

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