Cherie and Chris are a pair of technomads traveling, living, working and playing full-time in a small solar powered RV, embracing nomadic serendipity.
As Technomads, it should be no surprise that we are mobile technology lovers."
Each of us needs to find our own balance that combines exploring the world with preserving it. And if you stay conscious to your consumption, you don’t have to compromise your wanderlust for your desire to live a sustainable life."
I've always loved the Brevard Zoo – for a local community zoo, it’s really well run and the habitats amazingly natural and spacious. Recently however they took the bar up a notch and into the tree tops by installing a zip line…"
A bit over a year ago we released 'Coverage?' for the iPhone, iPad and Touch..."
We visit St. Louis often in our travels as we have family there, but it’s also become one of my favorite cities to spend time in. And we’ve had more nomadic rendezvouses here than anywhere else. And we always take our visiting friends to the …"
It very simply answers the question – “is it safe to drink the water?” for over 200 countries. A very handy reference tool for travelers ."
We’ve encountered a lot of folks who say they’d love to travel full time, or more often, but can’t imagine being away from home."
Just an easy 10 minute hike west of the Salt Pond Bay beach on the Coral Bay side of St. John, is Drunk Bay. Despite its name, this bay is not named for being the spot where St. Johnians come to party. But rather, the name ‘Drunk’ is taken f…"
Oh, what a dream a laptop lifestyle seems to be."
While Chris and I don’t stress about trying to follow a budget (our life is too variable!), a data geek like me enjoys tracking expenses and analyzing trends."
Last week we decided it was time to have an adventure off of St. John, and headed over to St. Thomas. There are people and car ferries that run just about every hour between Cruz Bay (the more populated side of St. John) and St. Thomas. It was also…"
Coverage provides an at-a-glance “universal” coverage map by interactively overlaying the coverage maps from the four major nationwide US cellular providers."
Chances are, that most folks reading this are waking up to some awfully darn chilly weather..."
Trunk Bay – St. John’s most famous beach – as seen from the Peace Hill hiking trail. Rated as one of the top in the world by a few sources. We’ve not snorkeled there yet, as it’s always crowded with tourists, and it’…"
We arrived later than expected to US Virgin Island of St. John..."
My biggest struggle with a nomadic lifestyle when I first hit the road over 3 years ago was a deep sense of loss of community."
Sunday. The day of the Temple Burn"
Wow? It's already Thursday? Where does the time go."
Today at Camp Nomadia was an epic adventure in community building."
For many, Burning Man is a time to ramp up to..."
Time Frame: July 7 – August 1, 2010Miles Driven: 1818"
As many of you already know, we are both Burning Man participants – Chris having gone since 1999 and us together since 2007. And for the past 2 years we have hosted a theme camp specifically for nomadic minded folks. For 2010, we will be doing the …"
"Travelling around the USA, you're likely to have had some of the same experiences we have..."
Being nomadic has given us the freedom to not have to choose a favorite place."
Breaking free from the templates of conventional living usually involves tradeoffs."
Even though I grew up in Austin, I moved away before I was old enough to really appreciate the level of weirdness the city embodies..."
This coming May, we will mark our third nomadiversary of being on the road together."
":Time frame: January 20 – February 20, 2010: Miles Driven: 1776"
What we’re here for was to watch the last planned night shuttle launch. And one of the last five shuttle launches, period."
As many of you know, we journey to Nevada’s Black Rock Desert every year to participate in Burning Man."
A common question we get asked is ‘What is your average monthly cost to travel full time?’."
Though we have been technomadic for several years now, 2009 was our first full year living on the road and in our trailer without any other physical place to call ‘home'."
Time Period: Oct 25 – Dec 31, 2009"
Working 12 hour days at Amazon’s distribution center over the past month has forced us into a digital fast."
Four years ago, I lived in a large luxurious two bedroom top floor corner condo located in the heart of San Francisco – walking distance to everything"
We had such as awesome time visiting and exploring Slab City – the remains of the abandoned Marine barracks of Camp Dunlap..."
Some people have a calling, a message they must deliver to the world."
When I first started living on the road in April 2006, I traded my beloved Toyota Prius with a friend for her 2002 Jeep Liberty. Her Jeep was the perfect match for the small Tab Trailer that I had set up to be my nomadic home, and no matter how much I wis"
Post Burning Man we only had one specific goal – to make it to Hemet, CA for much needed down time. We had met some folks in the area during our travels earlier in the year that we only had the opportunity to visit for a few days back in April – and we we"
Much of our nomadic lifestyle is motivated less by visiting cool places, and more by visiting cool people."
Whether it be via hobbies, spirituality, family, friends, special interests, sports, school, work, volunteerism, or what not – when you live in a stationary place, you tend to form connections with people around you that become important to you, and very"
Pets are part of the family to many, and it’s quite understandable why many folks make lifestyle compromises to keep them part of their lives. When I was first contemplating joining Chris to live on the road full time, the idea of giving up my cat Alma wa"
"Now comes a potentially overwhelming decision – what kind of recreational vehicle will you choose to make into your full time home on wheels? We’re often asked this question, and there is no one right answer."
One excuse we’ll often hear from more eco-aware folks is that traveling full time would inevitably have too high of an environmental impact for them to consider leaving home without a heavy burden of eco-guilt."
The Technomad Trifecta: Scenic. Free. Connectivity. And we aimed to find it wherever we went."
"We personally think that family connections are hugely important, so we’d like to offer up some alternative ways to think about incorporating travel in with family."
For those wanting to travel full time for an extended amount of time, breaking the acquisition cycle is pretty important as to scale way back on the space you allow for stuff in your life."
People often associate a high price tag with traveling. I think they often take the typical cost of a weeklong vacation and use that as a basis as what it might cost to travel full time. Some choices to consider for full time traveling include:"
In America, traveling full time is something that seems to be by default left for retirement after a career – when life savings, pension and social security can pay for the base expenses. Full Time RVing is a lifestyle that generations ahead of ours have"