Traveling should not be about getting to know a place well before arriving. You won’t find Tripadvisor, Expedia, Lonely Planet or Booking here. These travel and hitchhiking resources aid in creating authentic experiences from the ground up.
Digihitch was once awesome, but the founder passed and now it’s just a bland bbP forum.
Hitchwiki is a database of geographical info useful to hitchhikers. I don’t use it.
The reddit hitchhiking group is active, mostly representing hitching in USoA
Couchsurfing is one of the nicest things. Meet people. Make friends. Do not depend on it.
Punk nomad are forums mostly for vagabonding, dumpster diving and train hopping in the USA.
WWOOFing provides rosters of farms you can work on in exchange for room and board. It’s global.
This is the best boathitchiking list. It’s for sailors looking for crew and vice versa.
Cruisers Forum, not to be confused with cruiserforum.com. This is a great resource for boat hitchhiking.
A simple message board for crew seekers and baot seekers.
An older database that still have its uses.
This is not what you’re looking for.
Watched a few episodes. Dig what it’s trying to do. But hitchhiking is boring from a viewer’s perspective.
Used to be free to read… a peer-reviewed paper on the sociology of hitchhiking.