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About the Monkeys
Hi! We’re Army and Ryan. We’re getting ready to leave our stationary life behind and set off to see the world on a never ending adventure. Join us here throughout the entire planning process and into the great beyond!
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Traveling for my day-job as a simultaneous interpreter isn’t quite as glamorous as you’d think. I seldom get to stay in fancy hotels since clients would prefer to pay for my lodging in a Travelodge or Motel 6. This time, however, I actually got to...read more
Please raise your hand if you ever found yourself enticed by articles on the internet that said something like, “You can live on $500/month abroad!” Exactly. When we first approached the idea of becoming perpetual travelers, we actually read more than a dozen articles...read more
I had to take a super last-minute work trip to San Francisco during the 4th of July weekend. I would normally book Southwest or Economy/Premium Economy and use my own dime to upgrade if the flight was going to be more than 5 hours long. Clients like my approach since...read more
Digital Nomad Finance Series: Introduction (Preparing for the Digital Nomad Lifestyle.. and beyond!)
In our second post ever, we bared our financial soul and laid out why we think we need $41,000 for our first year abroad. It provides a very realistic financial overview for anyone else (under similar circumstances, of course) considering this lifestyle. We truly...read more
For our spontaneous 3-night mini vacation in New Orleans, we stayed 2 nights (Friday and Saturday) at the Wyndham Hotel New Orleans and 1 night (Sunday) at the Hilton New Orleans (St. Charles Avenue). Check out how we only spent $160 on airfare and hotel when it...read more