Buddy The Traveling Monkey Shop

Hello and welcome to the Buddy The Traveling Monkey Shop! Below you’ll find some of our favorite travel items. Everything from the backpacks we use to the services we use to make travel more affordable.

Carry-On Essentials

Besides some clothes, these items are always in our backpack. We go more in-depth on these items in this post.

Carry-On Essentials

Zazzle luggage tag

Chester Carry-On Luggage

When we need to travel with more than just our backpack, we use our Chester carry-on luggage. This carry-on has been all over with us and it’s held up quite nicely. You can read our full review to learn more. Or if you’d like to go ahead and start shopping, click here. Remember to enter coupon code BUDDY10 for an extra 10% of your purchase.

Vicky with her Chester carry on luggage

Cold Weather Items

Before we traveled to Iceland, we realized how unprepared we were for cold climates. These items helped us survive lol!

Cold Weather Items

Warm Weather Items

We head to the beach as often as we can! We grew up in Florida, can you blame us? 😉 We also have this article that goes more in depth on our favorite beach products.

Warm Weather Items

Buddy The Traveling Monkey Gear

Show the world how much you love Buddy The Traveling Monkey! Whether you’re on a trip or hanging out at home, we’ve got something for you. To see all products, click here.

Buddy The traveling monkey products, part of Our Carry-On Travel Essentials

Trusted Housesitters

Trusted Housesitters has become invaluable to us since becoming digital nomads. We look for homes in a city we want to visit and are able to explore over an extended amount of time, without having to pay for accommodation! You can read about our personal experience with Trusted Housesitters and when you’re ready to sign up, click here and use code RAF79399 at check out to receive 25% off.

Vicky and dog


Another website we’ve recently started using is HouseSitMexico. They offer house sits specifically in Mexico.

What's It Like to LIVE in Mexico

World Travel Tracker Map

We think this is such a fun way to keep track of your travels! Scratch off each country or state as you visit. Click here for more info.

Track your travels with this fun World Travel Tracker Map by Landmass Goods. It's a great way to inspire others and fuel your own wanderlust.