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Here you can find all our personal and travel stories. You can also read the travel tales of our friends from our TRIBE OF NOMADS.

 

Don't forget to check out our stories per COUNTRY, read all about HITCHHIKING, how to TRAVEL SMART OVER LAND & SEA and how to EARN AND SAVE MONEY ON YOUR TRAVELS.

 

And if reading isn't much of your thing (but wait, what are you doing here?), you might love our TRAVEL VIDEOS.

9 months of hitchhiking in Georgia: the good, the bad and the untold stories
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It’s been 9 months now since we hitched our first ride in Georgia. During that time we lived in Tbilisi … Read More

Why we’re still in Georgia after 8 months
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You might be wondering why we’re still in Georgia. It’s been eight months now since we’ve entered this country. We … Read More

“At your service” – Police encounters while hitchhiking in Georgia
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Georgia, a country where the police always have your back when you’re a hitchhiker! Read this awesome story by Taylor Beckwith … Read More

Visiting ghosts of the past in Chiatura – the Cable Car City of Georgia
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I recently saw a Belgian travel documentary called ‘Reizen Waes” in which the host of the show traveled to Chiatura, … Read More

The Katskhi Pillar – the Most Incredible Cliff Church in the World
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A few weeks ago we were watching a video about Georgia in which we briefly saw an image of a … Read More

Oh Georgia, sweet mother of wine!
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One thing I’ve learned about Georgia is that you can’t visit this country without having a taste of its homemade … Read More

One year of hitchhiking – the good, the bad and the untold stories. Part 2: Turkey
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As you could read in the first part of our one year of hitchhiking story, we kind of speeded through Europe. … Read More

One Year of Hitchhiking – The good, the bad and the untold stories. Part 1: Europe
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We’ve recently celebrated the first anniversary of our hitchhiking journey across the world. We didn’t get as far as expected … Read More

Dog Shooters & Roof Top Tents
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This week we feature a story from our fellow nomad and hitchhiker Emmanuel Marshall.  He describes himself as an excessively tall person with … Read More

Svaneti – will the Wild Heart of the Caucasus finally be tamed?
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  Located in northwestern Georgia and locked in the heart of the Caucasus mountains lies the historic province of Svaneti. … Read More

Lost and Found – The Magic of Travel
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This is the inspiring story by Miguel from Travelsauro about the Magic of Travel. I’ve liked to travel for as long as I … Read More

Things no one will tell you about teaching abroad
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I hear – or better said read – a lot of those overly positive stories about how wonderful and amazing … Read More

Don’t quit your daydream!
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A new story for our collection of inspiring Travel Stories! This story is written and filmed (!) by the lovely Renne of Travel Lushes!   Hey, I’m … Read More

One hell of a first hitchhike
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A new addition to our collection of crazy hitchhiking stories! Alex and Sebastiaan from Lost with Purpose had their first hitchhiking experience … Read More

Falling in love with Chaos
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This week we have the honor to add the inspiring story of Chris from Lessons Learned Abroad to our Travel Stories! LESSONS LEARNED FROM … Read More

You can do more with less. Why not Sell All Your Stuff?
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What would you do more if you had less stuff? We’re living in a society that throws advertisements about things … Read More

Finding a better life by following a gut feeling
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Much happened since Derek Cullen from No Hanging Around followed his gut feeling and decided to cycle through Africa. His intuition … Read More

In the Footsteps of the Nomadic Tribes
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The Nomadic Walk is a unique cultural event and happens only once a year around the third week of April. … Read More

A Clueless Traveler – by João Sousa
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Our friend João Sousa wrote a tale that is very recognizable for every traveler!   Hello, I’m João, 38 years old and born in … Read More

One market – many stories
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I had never realized how many stories a market can tell. I used to associate markets with my weekly shopping. Going … Read More

One week with a donkey in Kyrgyzstan – by Wonderlusters
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This week we share the beautiful story ” Three souls and eight legs walking aligned – One week with a donkey … Read More

The Kindness of Strangers
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    This is how I would describe the majority of the people we’ve met so far. Good, beautiful and … Read More

Why we hitchhike and sail across the whole world
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We have both been living on the road for several years, loving the unusual, inspiring, unconventional nomadic lifestyle. When we … Read More

Ask and it is given – an uncommon love story
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Whenever Niko and I tell our friends how we met, they react with amazement. That’s why I decided to share our story with you … Read More

Is Turkey dangerous? This is what we’ve learned so far!
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Turkey has been portrayed in a bad light lately by the media: people dying in bomb attacks, the war between … Read More

Leaving Europe in a hurry…
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Our journey through Europe is coming to an end!! Unbelievable how this first part of our journey went by so … Read More

Philotimo, a Greek secret worth knowing!
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Greece is a stunning country with kind, beautiful people and a fascinating history. The ancient Greeks left us with a … Read More

We all need a break sometimes
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A life of endless traveling. Sounds great, doesn’t it! We travel around the world, see unique places and astonishing destinations, … Read More

Meteora – an unusual place in Greece where monks love extreme sports!
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There is a mystical place in Greece called Meteora. Above the towns of Kalambaka and Kastraki 24 giant rock formations … Read More

A taste of the Albanian culture
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The moment we arrive in Albania, we notice we are in a different culture. It somehow doesn’t feel like Europe … Read More

The thrilling quest for the Albanian border
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Hitchhiking through Europe has been great so far. We’ve had rides from so many people of many different nationalities. That’s … Read More

An inspiring meeting on the side of the road
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My favorite part of traveling isn’t always the beautiful places I explore. My highlights during a journey are more about … Read More

Plitvice Jezera – a waterfall paradise in Croatia
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I’ve always felt very connected with waterfalls. They are a symbol of unleashed creativity, constant movement, an ever-changing and powerful … Read More

How to hitchhike a gondola in Venice
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Venice; the ‘Floating City’. Hundreds of canals flow through this beautiful place and separate it into 118 little islands. The … Read More

Why crossing borders at night isn’t always a good idea…
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Crossing a border in certain countries can be stressful. I’ve heard stories from Africa and South America. It never crossed … Read More

How to visit Monaco for free
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Located on the French Riviera Monaco is the world’s second smallest country and is known for being a rich and … Read More

Appreciating small things
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After a week of hitchhiking, sleeping in forests and camping near gas stations we finally arrived in Lyon. Not only … Read More

Paris, the city of new friendships, selfie sticks and jewel butt plugs…
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After 10 days of hitchhiking and camping on the side of the road, we arrived in Paris. We were happy … Read More

Le pain, le vin et l’autostop
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La douce France! How wonderful to be back! Not only did we miss the warmth of the sun but also … Read More

How to pack for a world trip – Man vs Woman
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You’re going to travel the world. What do you take with you? Your passport. Without that little book you wouldn’t … Read More

Life in a Tree House
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We have some unexpected visitors. A family with 4 kids. They were climbing down the mountain, struggling not to slip … Read More

Temple Grove, a spiritual retreat in Ireland
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In  How to save money while traveling  we explained how to save money on food and accommodation in exchange for … Read More

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