Technomadia

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18th September 2009

Cherie and Chris are a pair of technomads traveling, living, working and playing full-time in a small solar powered RV, embracing nomadic serendipity.

Tales from Technomadia

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  1. January 2000
  2. Technomadia wrote a blog post Our iPhone App Essentials for RV Travel

    As Technomads, it should be no surprise that we are mobile technology lovers."

  3. August 2013
  4. Technomadia wrote a blog post Announcing State Lines for Android™!

    Can I buy beers on grocery stores?"

  5. April 2012
  6. Technomadia wrote a blog post Green Your Travel

    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."

  7. March 2012
  8. Technomadia reviewed The Brevard Zoo in Florida, United States

    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…"

  9. February 2012
  10. Technomadia wrote a blog post Introducing Coverage? 2012 for iPhone & iPad

    A bit over a year ago we released 'Coverage?' for the iPhone, iPad and Touch..."

  11. Technomadia reviewed City Museum in St. Louis, United States

    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 …"

  12. October 2011
  13. Technomadia wrote a blog post Our New iPhone App: Can I Drink the Water?

    It very simply answers the question – “is it safe to drink the water?” for over 200 countries. A very handy reference tool for travelers ."

  14. April 2011
  15. Technomadia wrote a blog post The Homebodied Nomad – Excuse #16

    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."

  16. March 2011
  17. Technomadia reviewed Drunk Bay in British Virgin Islands

    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…"

  18. January 2011
  19. Technomadia wrote a blog post Sex, and Work, on the Beach

    Oh, what a dream a laptop lifestyle seems to be."

  20. Technomadia wrote a blog post Our St. John Cost of Living

    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."

  21. Technomadia reviewed Saint Thomas in U.S. Virgin Islands

    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…"

  22. December 2010
  23. Technomadia wrote a blog post Introducing: Coverage? for iPhone & iPad

    Coverage provides an at-a-glance “universal” coverage map by interactively overlaying the coverage maps from the four major nationwide US cellular providers."

  24. Technomadia wrote a blog post Sharing some St. John Warmth

    Chances are, that most folks reading this are waking up to some awfully darn chilly weather..."

  25. Technomadia reviewed Trunk Bay in U.S. Virgin Islands

    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’…"

  26. November 2010
  27. Technomadia wrote a blog post Welcome to the Frontier!

    We arrived later than expected to US Virgin Island of St. John..."

  28. October 2010
  29. Technomadia wrote a blog post Evolving Models of Community

    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."

  30. September 2010
  31. Technomadia wrote a blog post Burning Man Pictorial – Day 7

    Sunday. The day of the Temple Burn"

  32. Technomadia wrote a blog post Burning Man Pictorial – Day 4

    Wow? It's already Thursday? Where does the time go."

  33. Technomadia wrote a blog post Burning Man Pictorial – Day 2

    Today at Camp Nomadia was an epic adventure in community building."

  34. August 2010
  35. Technomadia wrote a blog post Burning Man Bound & Camp Nomadia

    For many, Burning Man is a time to ramp up to..."

  36. Technomadia wrote a blog post Travelogue: Melbourne, FL to St. Louis, MO

    Time Frame: July 7 – August 1, 2010Miles Driven: 1818"

  37. July 2010
  38. Technomadia reviewed The Burning Man Festival in Black Rock Desert, United States

    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 …"

  39. May 2010
  40. Technomadia wrote a blog post Introducing: State Lines for iPhone

    "Travelling around the USA, you're likely to have had some of the same experiences we have..."

  41. Technomadia wrote a blog post Our Least Favorite Question: What’s Your Favorite Place?

    Being nomadic has given us the freedom to not have to choose a favorite place."

  42. Technomadia wrote a blog post Think Inside the Box (on wheels)

    Breaking free from the templates of conventional living usually involves tradeoffs."

  43. April 2010
  44. Technomadia wrote a blog post The Cathedral of Junk

    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..."

  45. March 2010
  46. Technomadia wrote a blog post Pondering New Challenges

    This coming May, we will mark our third nomadiversary of being on the road together."

  47. February 2010
  48. Technomadia wrote a blog post Travelogue: St. Louis to Florida

    ":Time frame: January 20 – February 20, 2010: Miles Driven: 1776"

  49. Technomadia wrote a blog post Video Edition: STS-130 – Launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour

    What we’re here for was to watch the last planned night shuttle launch. And one of the last five shuttle launches, period."

  50. Technomadia wrote a blog post Camp Nomadia – A Burning Man Theme Camp for Nomads, Vagabonds & Travelers

    As many of you know, we journey to Nevada’s Black Rock Desert every year to participate in Burning Man."

  51. January 2010
  52. Technomadia wrote a blog post A Buck a Mile

    A common question we get asked is ‘What is your average monthly cost to travel full time?’."

  53. Technomadia wrote a blog post Our 2009 Travel Route

    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'."

  54. Technomadia wrote a blog post Travelogue: Hemet, CA to St. Louis

    Time Period: Oct 25 – Dec 31, 2009"

  55. December 2009
  56. Technomadia wrote a blog post Digital Fasting

    Working 12 hour days at Amazon’s distribution center over the past month has forced us into a digital fast."

  57. Technomadia wrote a blog post Then & Now

    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"

  58. Technomadia wrote a blog post Our Visit to Slab City & East Jesus

    We had such as awesome time visiting and exploring Slab City – the remains of the abandoned Marine barracks of Camp Dunlap..."

  59. November 2009
  60. Technomadia wrote a blog post Salvation Mountain at Slab City – Leonard Knight’s Message of Love

    Some people have a calling, a message they must deliver to the world."

  61. Technomadia wrote a blog post Farewell Jeep, Hello Tundra

    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"

  62. October 2009
  63. Technomadia wrote a blog post Travelogue: Burning Man to Hemet, CA

    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"

  64. Technomadia wrote a blog post Think of us as Temporary Neighbors

    Much of our nomadic lifestyle is motivated less by visiting cool places, and more by visiting cool people."

  65. Technomadia wrote a blog post Excuses #7: Community

    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"

  66. September 2009
  67. Technomadia wrote a blog post Excuses #6: Pets

    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"

  68. Technomadia wrote a blog post Selecting a Home on Wheels

    "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."

  69. Technomadia wrote a blog post Excuses #5: Environmental Impact

    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."

  70. Technomadia wrote a blog post Travelogue: St. Louis to Burning Man

    The Technomad Trifecta: Scenic. Free. Connectivity. And we aimed to find it wherever we went."

  71. Technomadia wrote a blog post Excuses #4: Family

    "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."

  72. Technomadia wrote a blog post Excuses #3: Stuff

    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."

  73. Technomadia wrote a blog post Excuses #2: Affording It

    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:"

  74. Technomadia wrote a blog post Excuses #1: Jobs & Career

    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"