stories

  1. rando

    Howdy Kids! Happy New Year!

    Lurked on StP for quite a while before making an account but when I got tired of not being able to access parts of the site I decided I have nothing to lose! Throughout my late teens and now my early twenties I've hitchhiked through nearly every state in the lower 48. The traveling bug has...
  2. Honey Crust

    Oregon is my new favorite cryptid

    Was out traveling on the west coast with my boyfriend (Kyle) and his partner (Ryan) at the beginning of the month, and this is one of the creepier stories from that trip. We decided to drive through the night from San Fransisco to Portland, so we fixed up the back of the SUV into a lil sleepin...
  3. lawnchair

    Songs associated with specific memories?

    I'm pretty sure general travel-themed/road songs have been discussed before, as have many other topics about music. But I'm wondering - do any of you have specific songs that strongly remind you of specific travel stories or memories? I'll start - Train Under Water by Bright Eyes reminds me of...
  4. lawnchair

    Moments that made everything worth it?

    I wanna hear your stories about moments where you just knew that all the troubles and downsides of a nomadic lifestyle were worth it for you. Whether because of amazing views, freedom, community connections, or anything else, share your favorite moments.
  5. Desperado Deluxe

    Stupid Answers to Stupid Questions

    So if you've been travelling awhile you'll notice that people tend to ask the same questions over and over again. This gets tiring so instead of having to explain myself over and over I've generally come up with a list of short answers that are generally silly and stupid. Q. What brought you...
  6. la6865

    Looking for Interviews

    Hi everyone....I am a journalism/Creative Writing student at Emory University. I'm working on a final writing project about trainhopping - trainhopper's stories, backgrounds etc. (I became interested in the story after hearing about a great uncle of mine who hopped trains during the Great...
  7. NattyKiwi

    Photos Left home in April

    So, I thought id say hey to everybody and share some info on my journey so far. Iv wanted to leave for a very long time, and always talked about living a more free life of travels, meeting people, sharing, and just experiencing life in general. Good and Bad. Everyone who knew me would pretty...
  8. 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!!
  9. 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...