Life on the road as a travel blogger, isn’t always a box of chocolate. It can get pretty intense. I most recently wrote a blog post about “A Day In The Life Of A Travel Blogger” to give you an inside look in what traveling as a travel blogger looks like. Here is a more intense schedule of a week in the life of travel blogger.
I took my recent Europe trip as an example:
Day 1 – (ICELAND) 7:00am start; breakfast, hotel pick-up transportation, hop on bus for the Golden Circle Full-Day Tour, hike Thingvellir National Park, hop on bus, hike Gulfoss Waterfalls, lunch, hop on bus, hike to geyser, hop on bus, Hellisheioi Power Plant and snack, hop on bus (hour drive; 7pm), hop on The Northern Lights Tour bus (7:30pm), bus stop to see the northern lights, hop on bus, stop at a light house to see northern lights, hop back on bus to hotel (1:00am), no dinner, sleep at 3am.
Day 2 – (ICELAND) 5:00am start; pack, breakfast, transport to airport, check-in, board plane (ICELAND>LONDON), fly, sleep 2hrs, land, airport customs, pick-up luggage, lunch, layover, check-in, passport issues, talk to embassy, find hotel & transportation to city, take new passport photos, transport to hotel, check-in, unpack, hookah lounge, dinner, sleep at 11pm.
Day 3 – (LONDON) 7:00am start, pack, find transportation to embassy, hop on the subway (Tube), change 3 different subways, arrive at embassy, get new passport, shop, breakfast, hop back on the 3 subways, arrive at hotel, pick up luggage, taxi to train station, train to the airport, check-in, board plane, fly, sleep, land at Budapest, clear customs, wait for luggage, transportation to hotel, arrive at hotel, check-in, unpack, meet a friend, take a walking tour at night of Budapest, dinner, drinks, sleep at 2am.
Day 4 – (BUDAPEST) 9:00am start, pack, breakfast, hop on a city tour bus, stop at Varosliget city park, hop on bus, stop at Citadella, hop on bus, walk to Hungarian Parliament building, arrive at hotel, lunch, pickup luggage, taxi to train station, buy ticket, depart train to Vienna (3hrs), edit photos, arrive to Vienna train station, taxi to hotel, hotel check-in, unpack, room service dinner, sleep at 3am.
Day 5 – (VIENNA) 8:00am start, breakfast, hotel tour, taxi to city center, hop on city tour bus, exploring Vienna by foot, coffee & snack break, walk through city center, hop on taxi to Prater amusements park, hop on taxi to hotel, nap, dinner and cocktails meeting with hotel manager, sleep at 11pm.
Day 6 – (VIENNA) 8:00am start, pack, breakfast, check-out, subway to Schönbrunn Palace, taxi to hotel, pickup luggage, taxi to train station, buy train ticket to Prague, depart the train (5hr), edit photos, videos and write, arrive to Prague, currency exchange, taxi to hotel, check-in, unpack, dinner, write, sleep at 2am.
Day 7 –(PRAGUE) 7:00am start, breakfast, coffee meeting with hotel media, hotel tour, walk to old town center, hop on city tour bus, stop at the dancing building, hop on bus, Prague Castle, coffee break, hop on bus, walk to hotel, dinner, write, sleep at 2am.