How travel blogs really make money

When people ask me what I do for a living and I reply, "I'm a travel blogger," I can pretty much see the confusion in their faces.

They're thinking, How can a blog make money? Isn't that just a hobby? Who pays you? How much can you really make?

Based on my own experience — and those of many other bloggers in different industries — I'm going to answer these questions (and more).

Here's how travel blogs really make money