In This Issue:
Long Live the Thumb
Whatever you do, don’t pick up a hitchhiker. So your mama might say. And you may believe it, until you find yourself with a thumb in the air. When I was a kid (and this was the 90’s), there was this party. And it was several towns over. I wanted to go, and so did […]
Hitchhiking in Pakistan
When I was 20, I hitchhiked across the Sahara dessert by alone. I have yet to stop since. This time around, I find myself in Pakistan.
How Full-time Nomads Make a Living While Traveling
The survey results are in…how do people make a living while traveling? Do they have kids or are they young and free? What kinds of jobs do they do? Updated for 2015!
How to Ride the Magic Ribbon
Hitchhiking in the new age of wanderlust comes with cell phones, social media and adventure blogs. It’s different than other decades because hitchhikers and drivers are different. What hasn’t changed is that it is still the getaway for poets, artists and dreamers hungry for inspiration on the open road. Runaways and the restless go to […]
The Ridden Rail
Stories of the history of train hoppers, what the lifestyle truly is like, the different types of people who do it and where they fit, or don’t, into society.
Hitchhiking Safety Revisited
Statistics on highway safety from the FBI, California Department of Transportation and elsewhere showing hitchhiking not as dangerous as touted.
Hitchhike the Oregon Coast
The realities of hitchhiking this beautiful, well traveled route. Spoiler: it’s safe!