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Brief overview

Hitch-Hikers Handbook is a top-rated hitchhiking and budget travel website featuring first-hand tips, unique and daring road stories and stunning travel photographs.

Ania & Jon encourage others to travel further and off the beaten track by showing how fascinating hitchhiking can be, allowing you to travel on a shoestring and deeply immerse yourself in the local culture.

Our popular weekly and yearly Travel Photography Competitions are an inextinguishable source of travel inspiration, showing stunning destinations around the world that should be included in any itinerary.

Gripping guest posts sent in by the readers are a fascinating account of both experienced and novice hitchhikers and their feats on the road.

Currently the site receives 18,000+ page views monthly from 130+ countries. Our readers are a modern, open-minded, adventurous and budget-conscious crowd. Our monthly reach on the blog and all the social media channels is over 38,000 people.

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(12th December 2015 – 12th January 2016)

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Features & Publications



News Shopper logoNews Shopper Bromley English teacher takes Yorkshire pudding to Tajikistan on 27 000 km Asian adventure

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Venture Travel Magazine Traveling by Thumb (March 2014)

HitchHikersHandbook in Venture Travel Magazine

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Orbi Toruń Toruń, Barcelona i… BBC News (in Polish)



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Unique Photo What does it take to become a travel photographer? Find out from the experts


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Nomad Wallet Travel for Free With Hitchhiking – It’s Safer Than You Think!


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Wonderlust Adventures Get Inspired to Hitchhike Travel

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Anna Everywhere
Get to know Polish travel & expat bloggers



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Globestoppeuse Autostoppeuses Fantastiques : Ania de Hitch-Hikers Handbook



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Where Is Your Toothbrush Two Toothbrushes: A traveler interview with Hitch-Hikers Handbook

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Lunchex Humans of Wanderlust: Ania Mochnacka


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Blurred Moments Travel Inspiration


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OpenWorld Mag What’s On Your Travel Bucketlist for 2015?


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Roving Snails Across Asia with a Suitcase of Gifts


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Happy Hobos — The Long Way Home – an Interview with Ania and Jon



Limitless Pursuits — Thumbs up! The couple hitchhiking 27,000km across the world 

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Double-Barrelled Travel  Love Mondays with Hitch-Hikers Handbook


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IranWire — A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Iran




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Features & Mentions


National Geographic Traveler Poland Do domu okrężną drogą 

Poznajcie parę, która przez rok podróżowała autostopem. To oni rozpowszechnili w Azji przepis na polskie pierogi!

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National Geographic Polska
Do domu okrężną drogą


Bristol Post
Bristol Post Thumbs up: Bristol hitchhiker and fianceé plan epic 9,000-mile journey to Mongolia and back


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UNESCO Initiatives Centre Poland Nasz Patronat: “Do Domu Okrężną Drogą czyli Autostopowa Sztafeta Kulturowa”

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The Greenwich Visitor Thumb a Holiday. Trek with a twist dreamed up in Park (November 2014)

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Adventure Travel Magazine.

Adventure Travel Magazine Expeditions Announcements

Adventure Travel MagazineDigital Nomad Travel Magazine.

Digital Nomad Travel Magazine Hitch-hikers are on the Road Again – Across Asia


Traseo. Do Domu Okrężną Drogą czyli Autostopowa Sztafeta Kulturowa


Etnosystem Autostopowa Sztafeta Kulturowa


independent Z Turcji do Europy Okrężną Drogą czyli Autostopowa Sztafeta Kulturowa 2015

Student News PLStudent News Do Domu Okrężną Drogą czyli Autostopowa Sztafeta Kulturowa


☆ Bob Around The World Top 100 Travel Blogs

About Basque Country (in Spanish) Bilbao City Guide & 17 Things to do for free in Bilbao Why do you never see hitch-hikers any more?

Backpacker Travel Hitchhiking

Cantabria Infinita (in Spanish) Travel Blogs

Emerald Waterways  Our favourite photo spots in Europe

Wikitravel Tips for Hitchhiking

NomadWiki Nomad Blogs

Kafe Pauza (in Macedonian) How to travel with little money? Cheap transport

Interesting Buildings Sighnaghi Georgia Street

The Daily Post Quick Tip: Take Up the Gauntlet




Wanderlust Magazine A hitchhiker’s guide to Azerbaijan

Nomadhead Magazine Why Hitchhiking is the Best Way to Spend Your Gap Year

eTraveler (in Polish) Trekking in a Thai jungle, sailing the Mekong River and visiting Angkor Wat & Balkan Peninsula by Thumb

eTramping Must See in Armenia: Haghpat Monastery & 35 Coolest Hostels From Around The World & 55 Travel Selfies From Around The World

Minor Sights Sos del Rey Católico, birthplace of a King

Contented Traveller  Barcelona – Outside My Front Door

Life Part 2 What Does it Cost to Live for a Month in Barcelona?

Price of Travel — Best cheap destinations in the world according to 22 expert travel bloggers 

Santa Fe Travelers — How to avoid travel disasters: lessons learned on the road

Wanderpopins  Travelers Share Images & Stories of Unique Vacation Getaways

Savored Journeys — 30 Awesome Places You’d Rather Be Right Now

One Modern Couple — Travellers’ Views Of Cultural Taboos

Double-Barrelled Travel  Best hiking adventures from around the world

Anna Everywhere  Amazing dates on the road

One Penny Trip Is A Travel Blog A Must For A Traveler?

Polonia Barcelona (in Polish)  Celebrating Chinese New Year in Barcelona

Drink Tea and Travel  Best Christmas Destinations Around the World

My Wanderlust The best cities for street art – chosen by travel bloggers

The Trusted Traveller Europe from Above

Holiday Nomad 10 Amazing Places to Hike Before You Die

Pat Travel 52 Weekendy w stolicach Europy

Hitchwiki Hitchhiking in Kars, Turkey & Hitchhiking in Vanadzor, Armenia.

Sponsors we have previously collaborated with


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Travel Photography Competition of the Year  2013 La Francesca Resort, Clickbooq,, OtherPeoplesPixels, Allyou, Big Folio and PortfolioLounge.

Travel Photography Competition of the Year 2012 Zenfolio 

The Long Way Home – Hitchhiking-Cultural Relay project 2015 IMG Europe, Funky Leisure, Joe Brown, Icepeak, Brubeck, Specshop, Spideroak, DropMySite, Gap Year, eBuyer, Stanfords, Amoeba Music and Source.

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