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9 Things you should be aware of when backpacking and hitch-hiking in Italy

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Food & Drink 1) Keeping your budget low & eating well is difficult in Italy To be honest with you, we were hugely disappointed with Italian food. Of course, if you can afford a meal in a fancy restaurant, you … Continue reading

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Guest post: My First Hitchhike – by Surya Bhattacharya (Perpetuallyperipatetic)

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In this week’s guest post… we meet the wonderful Surya as she battles her fear and the darkness on her first ever hitchhike. The braveness she demonstrates is a source of inspiration as missing buses, language differences and finding herself on a border at dusk are all … Continue reading

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Hitch-hiking in Slovenia: advantages and disadvantages

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Advantages Slovenia might possibly be one of the easiest countries to hitch-hike in the entire Central Europe for several reasons. First of all, the country is tiny, so you will never be crossing large distances which will also give you some … Continue reading

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Italy’s Absolute Musts

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Most Beautiful Nature Spot We haven’t been to the Italian Dolomites which would otherwise probably be number 1 on our list, since we love mountains, but of all the places we’ve been to in Italy, probably Sardinia should be named … Continue reading

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12 Things you should be aware of when backpacking and hitch-hiking in Portugal

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Food & Drink  1) Typical food and what not to buy Typical food in Portugal consists of soup and as a main course grilled fish or grilled meat with rice or chips. The cheapest and most popular snack are bifanas, … Continue reading

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Portugal’s Absolute Musts

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Most Beautiful Nature Spot Whilst it would be obvious to choose of the many beaches that are so popular with families and two week holidaymakers, for us rock always trumps sand and we feel that Serra da Estrela, the highest … Continue reading

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Seville: hitchhiking and transport tips

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Transport Seville airport is located 10 km north-west of the city and offers frequent domestic and international services with a focus on low cost airlines such as Ryanair and Vueling. Santa Justa Train Station (Avenida Kansas City, S/N) is a 10-15 minute walk … Continue reading

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Guest post: Hitchtenstein: Hitching to Liechtenstein – by Conor Bolas (A Bolas About)

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In this week’s guest post… we find Conor, and his friend Leo, on the trail of adventure to one of Europe’s smallest states Liechtenstein. Proving, no matter how big or how small, the opportunities to learn something new are endless… … Continue reading

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‘Balkan Peninsula by Thumb 2013’ trip described in etraveler.pl

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Good news, everyone! Our recent trip has been covered by a Polish independent travel website etraveler.pl. Thank you all who made this trip possible and supported us throughout our journey! Thanks to all the drivers, CS hosts and random people … Continue reading

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Balkan Peninsula by Thumb 2013 – trip summary (in English / po polsku)

Przejdź do wersji polskiej Italy… where all the roads lead to Rome We started our 2-month hitch-hiking trip in Rome where we admired the marvels of antiquity and enjoyed a scooter ride by night, offered by our wonderful Roman hosts. … Continue reading

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Guest post: A tactical guide to Hitchhiking – by Uncle Spike

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In this week’s guest post… we join new contributor Uncle Spike as he shares his wisdom and experience of hitch-hiking including its dark arts.  Wanderlust was my watchword, and very much part and parcel of who I was in the … Continue reading

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The End of the Line in Belgrade, Serbia

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Cloaked hoods scurry around, attempting to dodge the raindrops that beat incessantly on the awning above our heads and grey clouds signal the end of the summer’s dream. The announcer announces but we know it’s not for us as we … Continue reading

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