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A huge list of hitchhiking-related websites can be also found [http://www.autostop.lt/links.php here].
 
A huge list of hitchhiking-related websites can be also found [http://www.autostop.lt/links.php here].
== Practical info ==
 
* '''[http://www.liftershalte.info/ Liftershalte.info]''' is a world map where everyone can mark hitching spots.
 
* The [http://www.hitchbase.com/index.php?LANG=eng Hitchbase] is a database where hitchhikers can seek for good places to hitchhike. Most entries are in English but some are written in German, too. It is not that easy to update the information there but what is already updated fascinates at times (e.g., tips for hitching in [[Finland]]).
 
  
* '''[http://www.traveloblog.com traveloblog.com]''' is a community site where many hitchhikers store their travel blogs. The most known of them is [[Ludovic Hubler]], [[France|French]] hitchhiker who finished his 5 year travel around the world utilizing various form of hitchhiking.
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Some hitchhikers write their own [[Blogging_Hitchhikers|blogs]].  
  
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== Social media==
  
* '''[http://www.suite101.com/welcome.cfm/hitch_hiking Suite 101]''' is a sort of on-line magazine which ran a monthly hitchhiking column from October 1996 to February 2003. The columnist, [http://bernd.wechner.info Bernd Wechner], ceased writing for Suite 101 in 2003 and the archive at Suite 101 itself has fallen into an embarrasing state of disrepair since. Bernd Wechner has however archived all the articles written for that column on [http://bernd.wechner.info/Hitchhiking/Suite101/ his own site] and [http://www.digihitch.com/featured_salman.html Morgan Salman Strub] has archived them on digihitch along with a wealth of other material from many contributors.
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=== Google ===
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* '''[https://plus.google.com/111222582430970219528/ German Hitchhiking Championship]'''
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* '''[https://plus.google.com/115204293701741712866/ Hitchwiki]'''
  
* '''[http://www.velabas.com Velabas - Travel Narrative]''' Is a website that documents one person's personal hitchhiking expeirences and drawings. It also links to many useful sites.
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=== Facebook===
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* '''[https://www.facebook.com/autostopfrance Autostop France]'''
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* '''[https://www.facebook.com/groups/289298241083749/ Hitchgathering group]'''
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* '''[https://www.facebook.com/hitchhiking Hitchhiking]'''
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* '''[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hitchlog/106464962761282 Hitchlog]'''
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* '''[https://www.facebook.com/Hitchwiki?ref=wiki Hitchwiki]'''
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* '''[https://www.facebook.com/randomroads?ref=wiki Random Roads magazine]'''
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* '''[https://www.facebook.com/tramprennen.org Tramprennen - a hitchhike race for drinking water]'''
  
* [http://www.cs.helsinki.fi/u/kjokisal/liftaus/ Hitchhikers' guide to Europe] is a website by Kirsi Jokisalo with tips about hitchhiking in several European countries.
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== Tools ==
* [http://hitch-hiking.org/ hitch-hiking.org] is a great site in English and German with lots of general information about hitchhiking, legal issues, including at the same time dozens of funny anecdotes.
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* '''[http://hitchlog.com/ Hitchlog.com]''' - A logbook to keep track of your rides.
* [http://www.franknature.nl/hitchhike/hitchhike.htm Hitchhiking in the Netherlands] (Ad-Hoc-Carpooling) - a neat website by [[User:Fverhart|Frank Verhart]].
 
  
* '''[http://www.ehow.com/how_4848627_hitchhike-effectively.html How To Hitchhike Effectively]''' An easy but comprehensive guide to hitchhiking including how to pick up prepare, find the best hitching spots, pick up rides, and enjoy rides.
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== Practical info ==
 
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* '''[http://bernd.wechner.info/Hitchhiking/ Bernd Wechner's Hitchhiking Resources]''' - External and internal collection of information on hitchhiking.
* [http://www.reddit.com/r/hitchhiking/ Hitchhiking reddit] - user submitted articles and discussion.
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* '''[http://www.claudioadrianodobre.com/ Claudio Adriano Dobre]''' - Stories, essential rules and practical tips from a long-time Romanian hitchhiker.
* [http://www.hitchhiking-europe.eu Hitchhiking-europe.eu] is a website where drivers can offer rides and where hitchhikers can respond to the offered rides.  
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* '''[http://www.franknature.nl/hitchhike/hitchhikeen.htm Frank Verhart]''' - Information about hitchhiking in the Netherlands from a skilled Dutch hitchhiker.
 
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* '''[http://hitch-hiking.org/ Hitch-Hiking.org]''' - Anecdotes, FAQ and tips for newbie hitchhikers.
=== Digihitch ===
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* '''[http://www.hitchbase.com/index.php?LANG=eng Hitchbase]''' - Database of city exits.
* [[Digihitch]] is a complete web portal devoted to hitchhiking, with thousands of members around the world, and a new, original content every day. The site receives over 40,000 visitors each month. [http://www.digihitch.com Digihitch.com] has many different areas of information to: showcase new stuff, help travelers prepare for a trip, or to allow registered members to share stories and articles.
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* '''[http://www.liftershalte.info/ Liftershalte.info]''' - World map where everyone can mark hitching spots.
* [http://www.digihitch.com/forums.html Great Campfire Forums] - Discussion forums with thousands of topics on everything related to hitchhiking, including forums on road culture and regional travel. People new to hitchhiking can get help in the ''Sparkies'' forum.
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* '''[http://www.reddit.com/r/hitchhiking/ Reddit group]''' - Discussion and user submitted articles.
* [http://www.digihitch.com/world/ Digihitch World] - Map-based navigation of worldwide hitchhiking resources. Click on a country or sub-region to view its stories, links and discussion groups. Members can also vote for each region based on 5 key points (including affordability, safety and 'hitchhikability')
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* '''[http://www.hospitalityclub.org/veit/indexeng.htm Veit Kühne]''' - Contains stories, golden rules and FAQ from an experienced German hitchhiker.
* [http://www.digihitch.com/encyclopedia.html Encyclopedia of Road Sub-Culture] - Includes hundreds of biographies, song lyrics, travel terms and movies. Favorites include our ''Hitchhiking in the Movies'' section- listing all movies that have hitchhiking- and ''Celebrity Sub-culture'', with a listing of actors, musicians and other notables who have been on the road.
 
  
 
== Other languages ==
 
== Other languages ==
  
 
There are also Hitchwikis (or sister projects in other names) in other languages, [[:es:|Spanish]], [[:de:|German]], [[:fr:|French]], [[:fi:|Finnish]], [[:pt:|Portuguese]], [[:bg:|Bulgarian]] and [[:ru:|Russian]].
 
There are also Hitchwikis (or sister projects in other names) in other languages, [[:es:|Spanish]], [[:de:|German]], [[:fr:|French]], [[:fi:|Finnish]], [[:pt:|Portuguese]], [[:bg:|Bulgarian]] and [[:ru:|Russian]].
 
=== Finnish ===
 
* '''[http://www.liftari.org Liftari.org]''' is a community webpage for Finnish hitchhikers. It's a community blog started in early 2004 that contains tips and stories about hitchhiking. The site is mostly in [[finland#Language|Finnish]] although foreigners who come to [[hitchhiking|hitchhike]] in [[Finland]] can post questions on the forum, too.
 
  
 
=== German ===
 
=== German ===
* [http://deu.anarchopedia.org/index.php/Tramp-Ratgeberin Hitchhike info on Anarchopedia] - '''wiki''' which is available under the ''GNU Free Documentation License'' (compatible with this wiki).
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* '''[http://abgefahren.hitchbase.com Abgefahren e.V. - Deutsche AutoStop Gesellschaft]''' - German Autostop Society which has regular meetings, interesting ideas, etc.
* [http://abgefahren.hitchbase.com Abgefahren e.V. - Deutsche AutoStop Gesellschaft] - German Autostop Society which has regular meetings, interesting ideas, etc.
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* '''[http://deu.anarchopedia.org/index.php/Tramp-Ratgeberin Hitchhike info on Anarchopedia]''' - '''wiki''' which is available under the ''GNU Free Documentation License'' (compatible with this wiki).
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* '''[http://sporttrampen.de Sport Trampen]''' - German club ''DTSG''
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* '''[http://tramprennen.org Tramprennen]''' - An annual hitchhike-race across the european mainland.
  
 
=== Russian ===
 
=== Russian ===
* [http://www.hike.ru hike.ru] - [[Russia]]n site with some information [http://hike.ru/?newlang=eng in English]
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* '''[http://www.hike.ru Hike.ru]''' - [[Russia]]n site with some information [http://hike.ru/?newlang=eng in English]
  
 
=== Spanish ===
 
=== Spanish ===
* [http://www.autostopargentina.com.ar AutostopArgentina] is a community page for hitch-hikers from [[Argentina]] and [[South America]] in general. There's lots of detailed data about hitchhiking in Argentina, HOWTO's, and a forum with more than 1200 registered members.
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* '''[http://www.autostopargentina.com.ar AutostopArgentina]''' is a community page for hitch-hikers from [[Argentina]] and [[South America]] in general. There's lots of detailed data about hitchhiking in Argentina, HOWTO's, and a forum with more than 1200 registered members.
 
 
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
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* [[Hitchhiking clubs]] around the world
 
* [[Wikis]] for wiki websites
 
* [[Wikis]] for wiki websites
 
* [[Multimedia]] for an overview of different media stuff on hitchhiking
 
* [[Multimedia]] for an overview of different media stuff on hitchhiking
* [[Hitchhiking clubs]] do you have a hitchhiking club in your country?
 
 
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Latest revision as of 18:53, 25 September 2018

Besides Hitchwiki there are quite a few decent websites out there with info about hitchhiking.

A huge list of hitchhiking-related websites can be also found here.

Some hitchhikers write their own blogs.

Social media

Google

Facebook

Tools

Practical info

Other languages

There are also Hitchwikis (or sister projects in other names) in other languages, Spanish, German, French, Finnish, Portuguese, Bulgarian and Russian.

German

Russian

Spanish

  • AutostopArgentina is a community page for hitch-hikers from Argentina and South America in general. There's lots of detailed data about hitchhiking in Argentina, HOWTO's, and a forum with more than 1200 registered members.

See also