If you’re running a travel blog and view it as a potential income source, stop calling it a travel blog and start calling it a travel website.
From the content director’s (sorry I just can’t use curator) point of view, the process doesn’t change one iota, but from the advertisers point of view the perception can change considerably.
Stop calling yourself a blogger. Start calling yourself a writer (or photographer, artist etc).
Stop running a blog. Start running a travel website.