- Hitchwiki is a collaborative website for gathering information about hitchhiking and other ways of extremely cheap transport.Feel free to share your knowledge with us!
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
25th November 2014 Rules of Thumb: How to Hitch-Hike and Live on the Road, a detailed guidebook on hitch-hiking, has just been released for free, on Kindle, and in Paperback. Aimed at less experienced hitch-hikers about to undertake long-distance journeys.
27th September 2014 The famous Russian hitchhiker Alexey Vorov intends to race around the world in his new project 500 HOURS in order to promote peace and hospitality and to show how small our tiny planet is. Track his progress here
06th August - 28th September 2014 The TravelMakers Project is a journey from Berlin to Istanbul. The project is a combination of hitchhiking throughout Europe, creating street art, volunteering and contributing within urban communities in active social projects, and filming on the way. Learn more about their project and donate to their cause on Travel Makers - Hitchhiking for Social Projects
21 July 2014 The registrations for this years "Tramprennen", a hitchhiking race across Europe from Würzburg (Ger) to Lake Ohrid (Macedonia) are open now on tramprennen.org.
26 May 2014 The registration for the Abgefahren Hitchhiking Championships is now open. Abgefahren e.V. is looking forward to seeing you!
21 March 2014 Lawrence On Board, a new hitchhiking promotion program in Kansas needs your vote on facebook! They have been selected as semifinalists in the TEDxFulbright Social Innovations Challenge! The winner gets the full support of the TED and Fulbright communities. Cast your vote on facebook here!
13 January 2014 There is a new book about hitch-hiking: American Eyeball.
- 25 - 26 April 2015 - 2nd Swiss Hitchhiking Championship with Viva con Agua Switzerland, going from Fribourg to Lago di Como in Italy, find us here or on Facebook
- 30 April -3 May 2015 - 8th DTSG race in the region east of Berlin, Germany (Märkische Schweiz), more here (German)
- 22 - 25 May 2015 - Save the date of Pentecost for the Abgefahren hitchhiking race starting in Cottbus.
- 12 - 15 June 2015 - The biggest hitchhiking race of the Nordics, Hitchball 4000, will be organized for the 3rd time by the Finnish hitchhiking association HitchPro. The Facebook event is now online!
- 22 August - 6 September 2015 - This year going to Albania: the 8th Tramprennen for Viva Con Agua drinking water projects. See also facebook or Tramprennen.
- 1 August 2015 - Hitchgathering somewhere in Europe. Location to be announced soonish.