TechnomadicsVagabonding Europe

We are Katherine Herriman & Michael Tyson. We began Technomadics in June of 2009 to chronicle our vagabond lifestyle. Having escaped the financial burden of rent and bills, and reclaimed our life from full-time jobs, we’ve since pursued our dreams with determination and passion -- Katherine with her art and Michael with his software development business.

Next: Read more about us, see the latest blog entries below, read our three year recap, or start from the very beginning.

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Detained, But Not Deported: The Long Road to England Part 2

Michael

We’re stuck in a very ill Nettle right outside the border control booths of the ferry port. It’s not quite the worst-case scenario we’d envisioned for this crossing, but… Well, … Continue reading

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The Long Road to England: Part 1

Michael

After much daydreaming about fish and chips, bagels, ubiquitous 3G internet and speaking English again, the time has arrived to jump back on the autoroutes of France and drive back … Continue reading

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Lavender Fields & Hot Air Balloons

Katherine

I do realise that a good chunk of you are probably gagging on the glitterbomb of glory that has been my birthday proceedings so far, but I’m not quite done … Continue reading

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Birthday Calanquing

Michael

For Katherine’s big three-zero birthday, our plan was to hire us some kayaks and paddle around some sea cliffs and tranquil cyan water. Unfortunately, it didn’t quite turn out that … Continue reading

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Hiking the Calanques on the French Riviera

Katherine

When we saw photos of the French Riviera’s calanques — fjord-like inlets carved into the white limestone — the problem of where we were going to spend my 30th birthday … Continue reading

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Three Years On The Road: The Story So Far

Michael

We reached a milestone this week: Three years since we left Australia to come and travel around Europe. Three years ago, we packed up/sold our stuff, said farewell to family … Continue reading

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1 Month in Barcelona

Katherine

Most of our days in Barcelona, as has become our habit, are spent quietly working away in Nettle. We often joke that we live a normal life, like anybody else, … Continue reading

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Camp Audiobus

Michael

After arriving in Barcelona, we spend a few days just hanging around, doing a few bits and pieces on Audiobus, wandering around the town of Calella nearby. It’s all slightly … Continue reading

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Over the Mountains: The Road to Barcelona

Michael

We are going to Barcelona! We have a friend, Hayden, who lives there — we went to uni together, and he’s since moved over here to do a maths PhD … Continue reading

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Leaving Alet

Michael

I know. We’ve been conspicuously silent. So silent, in fact, that a few kind souls have actually written to us to make sure we’re still, you know, alive (thank you, … Continue reading