To Support a Nomadic Life of Camping and Traveling Guide: 2018 [Latest]
Why many travelers and campers dream to live a nomadic life? Because this life is full of wonders and adventures. There are unlimited opportunities to make new connections, gain experiences that can change you completely. Sometimes, this habit becomes a permanent system of life when they believe “Change is home”.
As long as you are able to pay weekly bills in this independent life, there isn’t any better life. But there is another side of the coin also. Nomads face various challenges, disadvantages, and bitterness.
In fact you can do anything that you like living a nomadic life. You can even start fishing with a spinning reel and still can do your daily task using your laptop.
Living a nomadic life is very fun yet challenging especially those who struggle to keep the financial meter running. Taking control over expenses is really tough. Local cultural bindings may become a threat to your earning.
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Here are some best ways which will give you financial freedom in camping and traveling.
Pay off All Previous Debt:
Before starting your trip, if you have any dues, settle those. You have to plan for your startup expenses such as travel fare, food expenses, staying bills and other circumstances. Savvy nomads plan their monetary strategy 2 or 3 years before. Many of them live a budget life until they gather sufficient amount to start.
Moreover, you should have sufficient information about the places you are going to visit. If you aren’t aware of the expenses, how you can plan?
Figuring out earning opportunities for paying bills:
Before leaving your house, note down the lists of your skills set and expertise. You may survive with any sort of skills, but you have to have keep faith in your particular capability. To support your claim, prepare resume/experience portfolio with proper references. A training certification will add more value.
Savvy tourists don’t rely on putting all eggs in one basket. Rather they become experts in diversified income streams. So that, if any fails you can switch to other easily. There are few simple but useful ways with which you can keep your earning wheel running.
Engage Your Entertainment Talent:
If you are skilled in entraining people, use your talent. Playing music or dance, acrobatics, magic, mime, or even Martial arts can be some of them.
These are really evergreen street performing jobs which are trendy in all seasons. Better to perform in the main or central street or in the festival area.
In some cases, you may require proper permission or license. So don’t take it lightly.
Writing and earning:
For decades writing is one of the most major ways to support living. You really can earn a lo through it. Campers and traveler can participate in the freelance inscription and sell while visiting. I did few other creative things.
I build a blog and generated a passive income. As a nomad photographer, it was one of my successful decision. Besides capturing interesting snaps, I try to express my entertaining time through writing. I’ve found this investment very successful in terms of return.
I sometimes write reviews of places or device I use. My nomad buddy sells online training materials and storybooks.
Play nice on online. Since all transactions are held through online, there has some serious risk involved. I couldn’t recover my first payment. I know how it feels when my hard works don’t convert. Do proper study before stepping into such transaction.
Selling Camera works:
In a photo contest, I got a huge appreciation for my darkroom camera act. Then suddenly, an idea popped up in my mind. Why not selling them online? Seriously, it worked well. If you are confident in photography, why you’re losing time to update those on only social media? Sell them online or at least through stock media.
A pro tip; don’t sale without post-processing. I edit photographs to improve its shine. I know you may think a good device won’t need after works. But I benefited. I know perfect images sale more.
How to turn an idea into reality:
Always dream big. If you have a brilliant idea, make it happen. Like, who said you have to be a great coder to develop a gear app?
Anybody can do it, how? Actually, a little investment can turn your idea into reality. And you can’t imagine how much money you can generate if you really have any trendy idea. It’s a guaranteed stable income to support your nomadic life.
Normally nomads are curious. If not then why they prefer another way of life? That’s why their road trips bring lots of outcomes. You can turn one of those interesting trips into some creative projects. I tell you, people love innovative projects. If you are lucky, you might get donations.
Do you have a plan “B”? If not, do it now:
Planning of road trip may become unsuccessful sometimes. Living without a permanent home isn’t really for everyone.
You are only seeing a small part. The other part may ruin your preparation. So set a plan “B”. Above all, you’ll be alone to take care of yourself.
If the primary plan fails, a contingency plan will be your best friend.
Don’t start until you’re 100% ready. This isn’t a holiday, you are going to enjoy! Ask yourself 100 times “do I really want “this life”?” You don’t have to follow your travel buddy. Follow your sense and be realistic. When you are positive to live a nomadic life, above guidelines will help you to pursue your dream.