Hitchhiking news and news archive
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Here you are welcome to mention current hitchhiking events, such as big hospitality exchange camps, hitchhike races or meet-ups.
- 07 - 08 May 2016 - The 3rd Swiss Hitchhiking Championship will be held again in Fribourg. Organized by the Autostopp Verein Schweiz.
- 13 - 16 May 2016 - The Abgefahren Hitchhiking Race starts this year from the Hanseatic city Hamburg to a secret location.
- 21 - 22 May 2016 - Lithuanian hitchhiking competition organised by Vilnius Hitchhiking club. FB event
- 10 - 13 June 2016 - The biggest hitchhiking race of the Nordics, Hitchball 4000, will be organized for the 4th time by the Finnish hitchhiking association HitchPro.
- 18 June 2016 - Czech hitchhiking championship from Prague to Primorsko in Bulgaria. Route goes via Kisinev in Moldavia, return via Dubrovnik.
- 8 - 10 July 2016 - HungaroHitch is a 3 days long hitchhiker race starting from Budapest. Register and more info on www.hungarohitch.com!
- 19 August - 3 September 2016 - Tramprennen 2016 - a hitchhiking race across Europe- goes on 8 different routes from Halle (Saale) , Freising, Leutkirch and Innsbruck to Tsigov Chark in Bulgaria! More information on tramprennen.org
- 9 April 2016 Tatyana Kozyreva, a well-known Russian hitchhiker, has passed away on the 3rd of April 2016, at the age of 43 in Indonesia, near Bandar Aceh in a diving accident. Tatyana was known for having written and self-published several books on hitchhiking and related topics under the name Tatyana Yashnikova. The talks she gave drew crowds. In the Russian hitchhiking scene she was the most “famous” of the female solo travellers and hitchhikers. A detailed obituary (English), blog article (French) & FB (English)
- 15 January 2016 Help get How to live without money (eBook) translated in English!
- 5 December 2015 New Android Hitchhiking Maps has been released. Offline maps, Street View preview and all of the spots from Hitchwiki: Google Play
- 25 November 2015 Release of eBook from hitchhiking baby Petit Bibi's adventure around the world: bibiontheroad.net
- 30 April 2015 An Austrian Hitchhiking Community is forming with the Name Ausfahrt Links to increase public awareness of people about hitchhiking as a means of transport in Austria. Find more information on the Website, like them on Facebook.
- 24 April 2015 Miran Ipavec has just announced that he has managed to hitch through 31(!) European countries in just under 10 days.
- 26th December 2014 Folks behind Hitchwiki are building a new hospitality exchange community for hitchhikers and other travellers: Trustroots.org — It's time to join it and spread the word!
- 13th December 2014 Anick-Marie (formerly Perilisk and now Globestoppeuse) made available Hitchhiking, a 2010 How-to zine including an analysis of the different safety advice with their pros and cons, including women-specific advice