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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.
(12th December 2015 – 12th January 2016)
Top 10 Visitors by Country — 12th December 2015 – 12th January 2016
All Visitors by Country — 12th December 2015 – 12th January 2016
Features & Publications
News Shopper — Bromley English teacher takes Yorkshire pudding to Tajikistan on 27 000 km Asian adventure
Venture Travel Magazine — Traveling by Thumb (March 2014)
Orbi Toruń — Toruń, Barcelona i… BBC News (in Polish)
Wonderlust Adventures — Get Inspired to Hitchhike Travel
Anna Everywhere — Get to know Polish travel & expat bloggers
Globestoppeuse — Autostoppeuses Fantastiques : Ania de Hitch-Hikers Handbook
Where Is Your Toothbrush — Two Toothbrushes: A traveler interview with Hitch-Hikers Handbook
Lunchex — Humans of Wanderlust: Ania Mochnacka
Blurred Moments — Travel Inspiration
OpenWorld Mag — What’s On Your Travel Bucketlist for 2015?
Roving Snails — Across Asia with a Suitcase of Gifts
Limitless Pursuits — Thumbs up! The couple hitchhiking 27,000km across the world
Double-Barrelled Travel — Love Mondays with Hitch-Hikers Handbook
IranWire — A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Iran
- Toruń, old town square, Poland — visit the BBC gallery
- Pamukkale, Turkey — visit the BBC gallery
- Rainy weather in Laos — visit the BBC Mundo gallery
- Tbilisi old town,Georgia— visit the BBC Mundo gallery
- Streets of Valencia, Spain — visit the BBC Mundo gallery
- Ponto-cho, Kyoto, Japan — visit the BBC Mundo gallery
- Kasuga-taisha, Nara, Japan — visit the BBC Mundo Gallery
- Tatra Mountains, Poland — visit the BBC Mundo gallery
- Carcassonne, France — visit Yahoo! Travel
- Town hall, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam — visit Yahoo! Travel on Facebook
- Bangkok by night, Thailand — visit Travelfish gallery
- Rice field, Don Det, Laos — visit Travelfish gallery
- Angkor Wat, Cambodia — visit Travelfish gallery
- Sukhothai, Thailand — visit Travelfish gallery
Features & Mentions
National Geographic Polska — Do domu okrężną drogą
UNESCO Initiatives Centre Poland — Nasz Patronat: “Do Domu Okrężną Drogą czyli Autostopowa Sztafeta Kulturowa”
The Greenwich Visitor — Thumb a Holiday. Trek with a twist dreamed up in Park (November 2014)
Adventure Travel Magazine — Expeditions Announcements
Digital Nomad Travel Magazine — Hitch-hikers are on the Road Again – Across Asia
Etnosystem.pl — Autostopowa Sztafeta Kulturowa
Independent.pl — Z Turcji do Europy Okrężną Drogą czyli Autostopowa Sztafeta Kulturowa 2015
Student News — Do Domu Okrężną Drogą czyli Autostopowa Sztafeta Kulturowa
☆ Bob Around The World — Top 100 Travel Blogs
☆ Motoring.co.uk — 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
☆ 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
Sponsors we have previously collaborated with
★ 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.