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Trip Status Update – 4/16/21

We’ve come a long way, baby. We pretty much ended up using our blog as our trip status update over the past four years. Most recently, we shared our current plan for our final non-pilgrimage year, here. Our youngest are heading off to college in the fall and we will be making a sort of soft launch. We will be taking a number of longer poker trips over the next year as we solve many of the logistical issues of spending full-time on the road.

Most recently, we looked into the tax implications of working outside of our home state of Massachusetts.

We also need to figure out our mail situation, how we will ensure internet access on the road, and any health insurance implications.

In the next year we also plan to rent an RV for a brief vacation to help us decide whether we will be travelling by RV or AirBnB/VRBO once we hit the road for real.

In the meantime, we have a lot of exciting trips planned for the next year!

 

Trip Status Update

 

Trip Status Update – 10/21/17

Our inaugural status update! Hooray!  The current update is that we are early in the planning stages for our Poker Pilgrimage. We have a preliminary route plan, and an initial placeholder budget:

Monthly Budget CategoryAmountNotes
Lodging1800Assumes $60/night at VRBO or AirBNB
FIOS0No cable
Utilities0No Utilities
Phone / Internet Access150Need to Explore Options
Health Insurance (couple)1200Need to Explore Options
Car Insurance (1 car)60
Groceries300Need to estimate
Accounting230
Gas400Need to calculate
Car Property Tax50
Medical100
Dining600Need to estimate
Entertainment200Need to estimate
Gifts200
Household0No household!
Poker1000Need to estimate
Charity50
Emergency Fund100
Total6440

We have currently saved $538 toward our bankroll (also to be discussed soon!) and are launching our planning and exploration blog Poker Pilgrims next week.