Archive for 'Travel Technology'

Travel Gadgets, 2014 Edition: The latest additions to my travel gear

Posted on 16. Sep, 2014 by .

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  When I think about the fact that I’ve been on the road since April 2010, I realize that that’s an incredibly long time – next spring it will be half a decade that I’ve been roaming the globe! While most of the things in my backpack haven’t changed all that much (I do pick […]

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Hg2: A Hedonist’s Guide | iPhone app review

Posted on 10. Jul, 2011 by .

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During our three-month jaunt in Europe this spring, in addition to researching fellow travel blogs and peeking into the usual Lonely Planet or Footprint guide, we decided to employ the help of the Hedonist Hg2 iPhone app for a more well-rounded look at Europe’s major cities. Read our review to out if we think it’s worth downloading…

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How to earn money online while you travel

Posted on 20. Oct, 2010 by .

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Maybe you have a healthy lump of cash set aside for you to deplete at will while you backpack your way around the globe, or perhaps you are independently wealthy and if this is you, congratulations! For the rest of us out there, at some point, picking up work along during our around the world adventures is inevitable.

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How to combine Long-Term Travel and Work

Posted on 02. Oct, 2010 by .

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Combining round-the-world, long-term travel with work means that we have a guaranteed income, but on the other hand it means that we had to plan our travels around our work schedule. So, how is that working out, you ask?

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Travel Technology: USB Cell Batteries

Posted on 14. Sep, 2010 by .

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The USB Cell AA Batteries can be recharged up to 500 times, cut down on pollution (over 15 billion alkaline batteries are discarded each year world-wide) and each charge lasts about 12 hours of constant use, much longer for occasional use.

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The Kodak zi8 pocket camcorder – the best could still be better | Travel Tech Review

Posted on 13. Aug, 2010 by .

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The zi8 is a vast improvement on its older sister, the zi6, and this version has also surpassed the more famous and funky-looking Flip Video camcorders.

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iPad envy? Not yet.

Posted on 09. Jul, 2010 by .

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On the top of our priority list for before setting off on our round the world trip was the purchase of a top-notch netbook. At the time of our purchase, the iPad had yet to hit the market, so the choice between a netbook and a clunky laptop was an obvious one. However, despite a few geeky twinges of initial iPad envy, there is no question that the netbook is by far the best choice for a Globetrotter Girl.

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