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. …

Travel Budget for International Dog-Friendly Road Tripping

UPDATE as of 4/29/18: we updated our budget to reflect our actual costs during our first month of being on the road. Please check out the new budget and where we went wrong.  How exactly are we financing a multi-year international road trip with our dog? How We Plan to Make Money from the Road Unlike many international road-trippers, Andrew …

(2018) The Ultimate Road Trip with Dog Checklist for Adventurers

As we prepared for a multi-year trip with Barley, we realized that we needed a road trip with dog checklist. A quick Google search yielded either minimalist road trip with dog checklists that hardly covered what Barley brings on an overnight, or multi-page checklists that included superfluous luxuries. We needed a different road trip with dog checklist – one made …