Start Freelancing and Travel the World: How Kayla Quit Her Job to Travel and Write

When Andrew and I decided to leave Denver to drive from Canada to Patagonia, one of the first orders of business was to figure out how I’d make money. I decided to start freelancing and see if I could make it as a writer while we traveled. Here’s how I did it. 1. I started freelancing part-time, right away. I …

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 …

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 …

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 …