Working Wednesdays: Taking The Stress Out of Travel Blogging

Working Wednesdays: Taking The Stress Out of Travel Blogging

Every single week, people will email me and tell me it must be a “kick ass” “awesome” “super amazing” life to be a full time professional travel blogger, moving from city to village, from tent to 5star hotel, from country to republic and from airport floor to night bus. I’d be the cynic to tell Read more about Working Wednesdays: Taking The Stress Out of Travel Blogging[…]

Working Wednesdays: Churning Compost with Good Gym at the Skip Garden, London, England

Working Wednesdays: Churning Compost with Good Gym at the Skip Garden, London, England

As a backlog of jobs and working experiences builds up in my zany lifestyle, I felt the need to jot this one down while it’s fresh in my memory. Two weeks ago when I arrived back in London, England I was hanging out with long term friend, busy body, overall good guy and the best Read more about Working Wednesdays: Churning Compost with Good Gym at the Skip Garden, London, England[…]

Working Wednesdays: Delivering Telephone Books in Bangor, Northern Ireland

Working Wednesdays: Delivering Telephone Books in Bangor, Northern Ireland

Another vintage working Wednesday today comes from my hometown of Bangor and another odd job I ended up doing just for an extra bit of cash at the time. It was in 2001 and I had a car, so I was able to take on extra jobs like deliveries. Before the internet and mobile phone Read more about Working Wednesdays: Delivering Telephone Books in Bangor, Northern Ireland[…]

Working Wednesdays: Union Crew Rep for Freshers at Bournemouth University, England

Working Wednesdays: Union Crew Rep for Freshers at Bournemouth University, England

In my ongoing series detailing all the jobs I have done, I’m slowly getting through the back catalogue. I have done quite a few volunteer jobs down the years and haven’t got round to writing about them all. They are a great way to meet people, help others, improve yourself socially and mentally and you Read more about Working Wednesdays: Union Crew Rep for Freshers at Bournemouth University, England[…]

Working Wednesdays: Being Part of a Focus Group in Northern Ireland

Working Wednesdays: Being Part of a Focus Group in Northern Ireland

If you’ve followed the blog from the early days, you’ll know I covered my job history on here as I did it, especially the farming and bar work. Yet the Working Wednesdays feature still has at least 50 jobs I’ve done and not yet written about, so in an attempt to eventually get this blog Read more about Working Wednesdays: Being Part of a Focus Group in Northern Ireland[…]

Working Wednesdays: Back on the Air at Radio 3, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

“Travel blogging chilled the radio star” – tweaking of a lyric by The Buggles. If you have followed my journeys or indeed known me back in the early days, you’ll be aware of my passion for radio. What began as a “bit of craic” in a blue hut in Belfast’s Belvoir Park estate in 1997 turned Read more about Working Wednesdays: Back on the Air at Radio 3, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong[…]

Working Wednesdays: Top 10 Ways I Earn as A Travel Blogger

“Money money money in a rich man’s world” – Abba Working Wednesdays today touches on some of the ways I have earned money and products in the last few years which can hopefully get some of you thinking outside the box. Anyone that thinks travel blogging is just a hobby or just a few people Read more about Working Wednesdays: Top 10 Ways I Earn as A Travel Blogger[…]

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Working Wednesdays: 10 Reasons Why Travel Blogs Are Better Than Printed Travel Media

“I read the news today oh boy” – The Beatles Working Wednesdays returned with a flourish last week and I’m getting my head round more wacky job related experiences and opinions these days. When I first studied Journalism back in 1997 in Belfast City, travel blogs may have existed, but they certainly were not widespread, Read more about Working Wednesdays: 10 Reasons Why Travel Blogs Are Better Than Printed Travel Media[…]