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  1. G

    Trainhoppers in Baltimore/DC area?

    hey, friends any experienced train hoppers in the area? i’m looking for some companions that are willing to help me with a first ride. ive done endless research / preparation so i ain’t gonna burden you with slingin me an entire train hop 101. it’d just be cool to not go it alone the first time...
  2. Queenp317

    Hello Everyone!

    I'm new to this site and interested in this way of life. Conventional living has proven to be a let down for me and I'm hoping to learn, experience, and enjoy the life I am living. I call Texas my birth place and I call Utah my home. I'm easy going, laid back, and just looking for adventure. -LP
  3. thattrombonekyd

    Music, Travel, and living out of a car

    Hey guys, thought I'd introduce myself and what I'm looking to do. I am Sawyer (thattrombonekyd - instagram) and I hail from Topeka, KS. I currently live in Fort Wayne, IN. I have realized that I don't want the normal 9-5 lifestyle anymore ,and all I want to do is make awesome music and travel...
  4. Antonia sandoval

    Hi!

    Hi! I'm new here! :D I'm 31 years old looking for a studio apartment for rent in or near Largo, St. Pete F.L. Currently living in Tampa but found a job in St. Pete and need to move ASAP because my only transportation is my bicycle. Also I will like to meet people in the area!
  5. Babo

    Rainbow gathering, South Island , New Zealand?

    Hey fam. Have heard so much about the gathering on South Island here, but can't find out where it is at all. Also heard the gathering on north island was amazing. Have met lots of rainbows at festivals and in Hippie havena never been to gathering and really want to try it. Any help is immensely...
  6. Apple Core

    Personal Philosophy

    Do you have a philosophy, thoughts, a meaning/purpose, or a line of reasoning that relates to traveling and your overall lifestyle? Akin to the question "why do you travel", but less direct and more general. What keeps you living the life when you're at a low point? What drives you? What's...
  7. kaptrein

    Hi Everyone!

    Hi everyone! I'm a 19 year old Photography student from the Netherlands. My life so far has been a bit boring and I want to explore new places and am looking for new adventures. I have a great interest in nature photography and last year I stumbled upon urbex photography. This was the start of...
  8. 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...
  9. Berky

    Hey there! New member here!

    I stumbled across this website and it's exactly what I'm looking for! I have been dreaming about train hopping and hitchhiking for a while but had a hard time finding (current) forums for it. Everyone around where I live that I tell about my future plans to do this shoots me down and tells me to...
  10. ghostkittxn

    hey im new here and i need to get out of my head

    this seems like a pretty awesome site and im exited to explore it. Im kinda younger but i really want to travel more.I cant really afford a car (big surprise i know) but when my boyfriend fixes his car and renews his license we might go on more adventures (but theres still costs there). I would...
  11. 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...
  12. Some Dogs

    New to this site, need advice

    I'm a student at a community college in Virginia and I'm working full time at a Waffle House (I'm there right now, actually) I'm so tired of the grind and I just want to go out with no responsibilites. I have a dog and a car and I'm an aspiring musician with a lot of folk punk influence...
  13. Stealy dann

    Tryin to go West from the Midwest of course

    Hey friends. My names Danny an I'm from Minnesota. I grew up on a rez just south of Duluth but that wasn't doing good for me an instilled a sense of not really ever feeling at home and I guess that's what I'm chasing. I've been lucky enough to have a place to stay and a group of friends for the...
  14. Babo

    Anyone ever done the working holiday visa for New Zealand?

    Just got my visa approved and got my tickets. Ready to go next month! Just wondering if anyone here would have tips on things. Mainly, if there are any great places to work that you know of. And what all I need for that besides visa? Tax # etc. Anything that I really shouldn't miss? Great...
  15. Jbird

    Hey man.

    I am the Jbird and I have felt the amber wind, but only once before. I am a semi-experienced backpacker and I am a novice trad climber. I would like like to dig into the train-hopping culture and ride the waves of irresponsibility. Maybe I will find a niche in society, or maybe I will wander...
  16. Tank42

    In Denver for now, new to StP

    Hey there fellow travellers! I'm 32, male college graduate. I just recently left a nice apartment behind in the upper Midwest after a bad breakup and am now roughing it in Denver for the time being. I'm not tied down here, been just working allot through a day labor place. I'm saving up to...
  17. AaronOnTheRoad

    New to this site

    Hello, my name's Aaron and I'm new to traveling around the country. (USA) I came here to learn information about the way I travel. (Hitching) I also came here to make new friends. Besides that I'm glad to be here.
  18. Ick

    New to stp

    Hey im ick im new to stp. Been on the road/rails for 2 years.usually use dkcsc and a regular om4jt kid.raised in mass. In tn headed northeast at the moment
  19. optfut2017

    Queer trans writer/founder ISO stories

    Hey all, I'm Moses. I'm a late 20s recently housed traveler and host living in Baltimore. Recently, I started a journalistic project called Queers Documenting Survival. I'm looking for other queers to tell their survival stories, however you interpret survival. I've been on and off the street...
  20. lunarfox

    Nice to meet you :)

    Hello, my name is Kayla, or lunarfox (thought it sounded cool), whichever you prefer. I've always had an interest in traveling and it never seemed like a reality to me until more & more people I knew started taking to the road. When I was younger I always went on road trips with my grandfather...
  21. LaKa

    New on the road

    I've decided to live out of my little hybrid instead of paying this expensive California rent. All the friends think its crazy but so far its been working for me. It's only been about a week now and I have no complaints besides getting bored or lonely sometimes. I start a new job in 6 days and I...
  22. DeanBean93

    Another twenty something with nothing to do and nowhere to go.

    My name is Dean, 23 and I have no idea what the fuck I am going to do. Wasted the last six years of my life doing nothing but drinking, doing drugs and living in my imagination. Thought about moving out to California and joining a militia but someone made me realize how dumb that is. I'd...
  23. Continental Drifter

    Smokey Mountain High...

    Greetings fellow travelers! I've been afoot for some time now: from Nashville, Tennessee to past Gatlinburg on the latest range. Still headed east and I'll eventually end up in the New England Territory; I've explored and discovered many great sites here in the mountains of Eastern Tenn., I've...
  24. fcknpoet

    Hey.

    Hey. New here. Just wanted to say hi and introduce myself. I'm 28, traveled from the west coast to the east cost -where I'm currently residing. Proud owner of a crazy little awesome dog named Riot. Art, music, poetry, traveling, urban exploration, etc... = shit I fucking love. I struggle with...
  25. Katthizzsohyphy

    Hi from Chicago

    Hey, I'm Katt. I've been posted up near Chicago for about a year. If there's any mom's around here, I'd love to chat. I'm from Detroit, and have lived all over metro Detroit , Monterey, CA (x2), Yuma, Az, and Okinawa. I've done extended stays in New Orleans (squatting with dirty kids...
  26. Richard174391

    New to this

    Hello! My name is Richard. Im very interested in travelling but dont know where to start (well i have ideas). I am currently only 17 years old but have graduated high school and really dont have anything to do except take a couple college courses. College however is not exactly what im looking...
  27. Leocalifornya

    Howdy y'all

    Leo Californya here.. Just landed in Ukiah, California after living in the middle of the Mendocino National Forest for ten days. Lake Pilsbury is nice this time of year by the way. I have to say, being amongst other humans, and so many at that, is a bit surreal. Places like walmart are usually...
  28. Sadvocodo

    Im new to this

    So im new to this. Have been wanting to travel for a while. Will have the oppurtunity to soon enough. I joined this site to get info currently and eventually share my experience. Would love for some first hand advice! Okay so my name is Richard, i sometimes go by rachael (plan on dropping that...
  29. Natalie Catherine

    Hello from Canada!

    Hi, guys. I initially came across this board while doing research into the best channels to promote a new web-series about crusty kids on and wish I'd found it sooner... like when I was still on the road. My life has always been almost comically contradictory. I went from being signed to one of...
  30. 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...
  31. Alley Dredd

    OMFG My Head Hurts, but Whats Up Guys?.

    I'm Dredd, I live in SoCal(not the good part, the shitty desert part) but that suits going to change. I've never roamed before, even though I have friends that have, and shit like that. So I'm just hoping to learn all I can, contribute what I can, and see what happens from there.
  32. meadow brown

    hello!!!!

    hi i'm meadow! i' i'm 18 years old i'm new on this website. i'd really like some traveler friends! i want to hear all about your adventures and travels and journeys. what was your best experience on the road? add me on facebook!!
  33. Alena

    heyyy from home base

    Get this. 2 years. 2 years it took me to find this. In this day and age, it's taken me up until now to stumble upon this rad lil networking site. Resources on resources, I've been missing all of the fun. Anyway, I'm Lena, a not so tender 20 years old. Took off after graduating high school...
  34. Inuyoujo

    Hello from East to West!

    Hello community, I go by Pluto (among other names, that's my current one) and I'm new to this world. I found this site in a search of "How to Squat". I've been traveling for a while now, but hitting Philadelphia has made me think of many alternatives to what I'm doing. I've also had a shelter...
  35. Lauren

    Alaskan Texan

    Hey, I'm Lauren. Decided about a week before my 18th birthday to ditch my home life in Fort Worth and haul ass to Alaska. Just got here on Friday. Already met so many great people. Planning on hitching around for a while. Any tips for an 18 year old girl hitchhiking? I like to believe i have...
  36. UrBex Taylor

    "Swear to shake it up if you swear to listen.."

    Hello fellow humans! I just discovered this site yesterday and I'm only falling further in love with it with every second. I'm hoping/looking to meet some cool ass people who do some cool ass stuff! I listen to all kinds of music, mostly rock/metal, but I really do listen to everything from...
  37. Sio

    Deeeng I hope I'm doing this right

    Hey duders, my name is Siobhan (good luck pronouncin'). I've done a bit of hitchin the past few years, around the Pacific northwest and the midwest, but now I just moved into my very own car. I intend to head north towards Oregon (I'm in Santa Cruz right meowmeow), and then I think I might head...