advice

  1. SouthernSammon

    Noable locations to visit

    Hey y'all, I hope everybody is doing well! I'm planning to head out on a somewhat long-term hitchhiking venture out west, ultimately my goal is to meet new people and hopefully stumble upon cool opportunities. Leaving from the armpit of the USA, known as Florida, I want to hit as many...
  2. Fimdridil

    Well here I go then...

    Hi there stranger! How weird that you are viewing this through a screen somewhere far away from me. Would you, as a stranger, be so kind to lend me some advice? I hope I don't sound too naive but atleast im honest hihi, here it goes: I am 18 years old and I am planning to leave my home very...
  3. NohaTarek

    1st time hiking in america - advice

    Hey guys ::cat:: this is my first time to post here... i'm an international student from egypt, & this is my 1st year learning & exploring in america ::bookworm:: while in the holidays now, i want to travel... i can't afford, of course, staying in hotels & all that stuff! right now, the...
  4. Kierat

    Hello!!! New to travel and felt the need to introduce myselfy

    Everyone on this website seems to be the sweetest people. My names kiera, I'm new to traveling and slightly nervous about it. im from michigan, I'm 17(but will be 18 by the time i hop on a train). I've never been into train travel until I stumbled upon this website. Originally I wanted to live...
  5. D

    Detroit, to live?

    I looking for a new homebase out of Minneapolis. I've heard some things about Detroit, but it seems to be in extremes. I've heard it's not bike-friendly and the public transit is a mess. I would need a car to get around. But, I know a lot of punks and hippies moved that way and they are turning...
  6. Fupe

    hi i’m new and shit, an absolute novice

    just everything you guys talk about and that lifestyle has always intrigued me but i’m absoutly terrified about stepping out to do it myself because i don’t want to be left alone. what’s the chances someone would be willing to take some newbie under their wing, and what’s the chances id want to...
  7. Roger Blu

    Craving the Nomadic Life.

    Hey everyone! I've been on STP for a while but this is the first time I post, the reason for this is because I feel i need wisdom beyond what I can percieve in my day to day and through my peers. Any advice from anyone will be very much appreciated. The thing is, for the better part of my life...
  8. spikey ohara

    New Here: looking for a squat in mainland europe

    hey guys, im a 19 year old kid just out of school looking to grow as a person by exploring new environments and cultures before i begin college. i want to move out of Dublin as soon as possible, and am afraid to do so without a solid place to sleep in as im new to the scene. i would love to find...
  9. BenAxeMan

    Packing help

    Hey everyone, I made a packing list of things I want to/think I should take with me when I start train hopping and hitch hiking. I tried to think light but the more I thought the more I remembered something I temembered I should bring. I'm packing it all into a medium sized Alice pack with the...
  10. shea

    This reckless spirit of mine

    I want to dive head first into the volcano that is my fucked up head. Im on the 2 months work 2 months play life style. I think im addicted to it. Part of me wants to be a contributing, decent member of society, but eventually greed takes control. My desire for freedom consumes me. I can blame...
  11. T

    Heading out on my summer voyage soon.

    I made this profile a year or so ago, and I never actually ended up going anywhere. Now, I'm finally doing it. I've got the opportunity, I'm getting my car fixed up, and its summer. I'm here in the introduction section in order to hopefully build friendships with other dwellers and people who...
  12. Zak

    Advice for travelling with back issues?

    So I've got a jacked-up back. Disc degeneration, narrowing of the thingy due to osteoporosis, etc. etc. I've come to the conclusion that leather-tramping or train hopping is probably not the way to go. Most likely rubber-tramping it, car living. My basic problem would then be...work. I.E. I'm...
  13. Matt Derrick

    7 Hitchhiking Tips to Get You On the RoadVideo 

    I thought this might be helpful for some of the people out there that are new to the idea of hitchhiking.
  14. Matt Derrick

    Things I Wish I Knew | Hitchhiking Tips & AdviceVideo 

    Some great hitchhiking advice from @HippieGangster; It's nice to see more StP'ers making videos!
  15. dabtime710

    19 yrs old and packin my bags. Best yards in California?

    Hey everybody first let me just thank you for all the information ive already been able to get ahold of just as a lurker. this and the r/vagabond community on reddit have been awesome and i love both communities, so thanks again! now let me apologize beforehand for how friggin long this post is...