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 …

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A Dog’s Eye View of Wisconsin

Holy biscuits of bacon! I love Wisconsin! I’ve been swimming. Every. Single. Day. Kayla’s dad lives on 40 acres of property and I can run around with sticks and basketballs all day. He’s got little baby chickens that I can herd (oh-so-gently) and a cat that really seems to want to sleep instead of play. Memphis was so gosh-darn hot, …

A Dog’s Eye View of Las Vegas

We all slept on the pull-out couch on our last night in Salt Lake City. The next morning, we got up early and they packed the car again. We drove for a long time, then stopped for a hike. I ran all over the hills and stained my paws dark red with Utah dirt. It was awesome! Andrew and Kayla …

This Is Not A Drill – Concussions, Ripped Nails, and Lost Houses

Cleaning & Packing & Concussions, Oh My! They packed and cleaned nonstop, all day. Kayla kept making me move while she swept, and Andrew shoed me away from sleeping on his warm laundry. The whole apartment reeked of chemicals. I stayed as close to them  as I could as the apartment emptied. It echoed each time they closed the door behind …

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. …