May Finances Overview: The Cost of Being a Digital Nomad in the US

When we put together our El Perro Tambien finances for May, we took into account some spending differences that we noted in April. Whereas in April we almost doubled our projected expenses (gulp!), we were only $166 over for the month of May. So, how much does it cost to be a digital nomad in the US? In May, we …

A Day at the Lake Superior Sea Caves

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The water is frigid, gently slapping the side of our slender sea kayak. I keep brushing my fingers against the waves as we paddle towards the Lake Superior sea caves off the northernmost tip of Wisconsin. The air is a balmy 88 degrees Fahrenheit, but Lake Superior is the world’s biggest refrigerator, staying cool all summer. I’ll share all of …

How to be an Outdoorsy Digital Nomad in Las Vegas

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To be perfectly honest, being a digital nomad in Las Vegas is almost too easy. The city is cheap, the nightlife is crazy, and the rock climbing and hiking is close by. Perhaps because I spent less time in Las Vegas than in Salt Lake City, I don’t have as much to say about being a digital nomad in Las …

April Finances Overview: Digital Nomad Costs in Utah and Nevada

When we put together our travel budget, we expected the month of April to cost us about $3,627 total. It’s April 29 as I write. I’m going to see how our actual April finances stack up against our original financial projections. Spoiler alert: we almost doubled our projected April expenses due to some surprise splurges on big-ticket items. On the …

How to be an Outdoorsy Digital Nomad in Salt Lake City

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We didn’t expect Salt Lake City to be our first stop on our trip. Thanks to a Couchsurfing fiasco in Durango, we left Colorado early. Utah did not disappoint. Even though we missed Moab (one of our favorite places on earth), Angel’s Landing in Zion, and many of Utah’s other iconic stops, we loved our two weeks in Utah. It …

Dog Trainer’s Traveling Tips from Sue Brown at The Light of Dog

Tell me about yourself as a trainer. How did you get started, how long have you been training, and where do you work now? ​I currently run my own business, The Light of Dog, just south of the Denver metro area. We offer group classes, private in-home training, boarding and behavior consultations. I have also have two books, write a …

Kayla’s Picks: Podcasts, Books, Websites, & Other Inspiration

We didn’t come up with the idea for El Perro Tambien in a vacuum. Since we both voraciously consume information, we decided it was a good idea to share some of the resources that inspired us for the trip. This is a sampler of some of the best media that Kayla consumes that helped her plan and prepare for the …

The Not-So-Sexy Half of Planning an International Road Trip

Whenever people hear that we’re planning an international road trip, their eyes light up. “Wow,” they say. “That must be so fun to plan! Are you excited?” Yes, we’re very excited. But there’s a not-so-fun side to some of planning an international road trip. Kayla is a huge planner, so she’s tackling the lion’s share of the planning our international road trip. …