12 Mistakes to Avoid During Your First Year Blogging

First Year Blogging

The most important thing when starting a blog is to be realistic. So here’s your reality check. I’m not here to tell you to write great content. Have an eye-catching headlines. Use long-term tail keywords. Share your posts on social media. Include share buttons. Use analytics. Yes of course these things can help. But you can do all these things (and more) and still only have a handful of people reading your blog. Itchy Feet Travel had its first birthday a few months ago. My first year blogging had many ups and downs. Many challenges and frustrations. Some mistakes and some wins.

Learn from my mistakes to avoid repeating them.

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Budget Travel Tips: How to Save Money While Traveling

Budget Travel Tips save money while traveling

Want to know how you can save money while traveling? Having traveled to over thirty countries as a student on a budget, I was always looking for ways to save money. There are many different ways you can be a smart traveler and avoid paying more than you have to. Even little things can add up and make a difference! Check out these budget travel tips that will help you save money while travelling. The more you save the more you can travel!

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11 Perfect Packing Light Tips – Packing Made Smart and Easy!

Packing Light: Tips to Make You a Better Packer

Packing light. Easier said than done, right? If you’ve ever lived to regret the day that you over-packed, then you’ll understand the importance and difficulty of packing light. In my earlier post on the Advantages of Packing Light, I tell the story of 11 times I seriously regretted packing too much luggage. I’ve always had a hard time packing light and used to be a chronic over-packer. The good news is, that believe it or not, packing and light do not have to be an oxymoron. It just takes a little practice and dedication. In this article, you’ll find 11 packing light tips to help you become a lighter, and better, packer.

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Advantages of Packing Light: 11 Times You Will Regret Over-Packing

Advantages of Packing Light

Hello, my name’s Alannah and I’m an over-packer. It’s been 3 years since the last time I over-packed. Thankfully, this is a problem of the past for me. It took some negative experiences for me to change my packing habits. Several instances of suitcase rage. So what are the many advantages of packing light? Why is it better to not haul a ton of stuff that you don’t need around the world?

I want to share my bad packing experiences with you so that you don’t make the same mistakes. These are 11 times I regretted over-packing. They are situations that anyone could easily run into while traveling. I am sharing them with you in the hope that you will mend your over-packing ways and realize that sometimes, less is more.

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15 Signs That You’ve Caught The Travel Bug

“Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life” – Michael Palin

You might have heard about an epidemic that is sweeping the globe called the travel bug. Once caught, the bug is known to spread quickly, turning the carrier into a travel hungry nomad. Are you infected?

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