Europe Hitchhiking in Europe is fun. There are many small countries to enjoy hitching through, motorways in the Western parts can be exceptionally good, and overall hitchhiking is relatively safe. Some countries such as Germany are quite easy to hitch around, for example, for the large distances in a single lift, or with the possibility to go really fast (especially where driving speed is not limited). England is usually good because of the relatively short waiting time. Most other countries are at the average or rather easy hitchability level, e.g. the Netherlands, Belgium and East European countries. Some other countries are considered bad for the long waiting times (like Spain and Italy) but even there you might get a ride if you are patient enough.
Berlin Berlin Berlin is a huge city with several district articles containing sightseeing, restaurant, nightlife and accommodation listings — have a look at each of them. Berlin is the capital city of Germany and one of the 16 states (Länder) of the Federal Republic of Germany. Berlin is the largest city in Germany and has a population of 4.5 million within its metropolitan area and 3.5 million from over 190 countries within the city limits. Berlin is best known for its historical associations as the German capital, internationalism and tolerance, lively nightlife, its many cafés, clubs, bars, street art, and numerous museums, palaces, and other sites of historic interest. Berlin's architecture is quite varied.
The Hitchhiker's Guide For Adventurous Women “There is no way my world will have limits just because I am a girl!” Sarah, 31, is a school assistant with short hair, a frank demeanor and a self-professed anarchist punk DIY (do it yourself) attitude. She's also a proud and happy hitchhiker, catching rides between France, Spain and Switzerland, and writing about the subject of women hitching rides for The Choriza magazine. Stephanie, 29, also regularly gets on the road with strangers. “Hitchhiking alone when you are a woman is going against the most common clichés,” says the 29-year-old who works in communications at an international NGO. Stephanie spends her weekends in Ultimate Frisbee meetings around France, which she arrives at thanks to the generosity (and wheels) of people she's never met before.
Making Money As A Travel Photographer It’s not long before people with a passion for both photography and travel hit upon the idea that combining the skills is a cash-crop just waiting to be harvested. Then they email me. Or Matt Brandon. start [DokuWiki] Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in /www/htdocs/w005c939/inc/parserutils.php on line 159 Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in /www/htdocs/w005c939/inc/parserutils.php on line 162 Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in /www/htdocs/w005c939/inc/parserutils.php on line 293
20 Ways to Meet Credit Card Minimum Spend Requirements Posted By Trav Earning frequent flyer miles and travel rewards through credit card sign-up bonuses is far and away the best way to get large chunks of points quickly. In fact, it’s the way that I’ve earned over 90% of my 3 million frequent flyer miles in the last four years. However, when deciding which credit cards are right for you, there is one thing you must be keenly aware of: The minimum spend requirement. When most of the top end credit cards offer a sign up bonus, they also require you to spend a certain amount of money in a short period of time to get that bonus.
How I Traveled Across Continents With No Job and No Money for Years — Travel Hacks Original version posted at No Point Of Reference blog. To read more stuff like this follow @pavelc on Twitter and No Point Of Reference on Facebook. Normal life Surfing our way across the eastern Balkans We seem to have made a habit of cycling through country after country with little more than 2 days between borders. While this isn’t something I’m necessarily proud of (although it does suggest our amazing speed), we’ve come to appreciate that even 48 hours in a small country astride a bicycle can give one a certain feel for the place. Clean cyclists in Skopje How to Write Travel Stories That Sell Writing © by tonyhall “How do I get paid for my travel writing?” It’s a common question here at TBA. And fortunately, we’ve got an expert lined up to answer all your questions. In this MASSIVE guest post, Leyla Giray from Women-on-the-Road.com reveals how she became a successful travel writer… and how you can, too!
How to take incredible photos with your phone We recently discovered that the iPhone has become the most commonly used camera among Flickr users. Of course, there are photography purists who will say that taking a photo with your phone isn’t the same as using a sophisticated SLR camera, but the results speak for themselves. An improvement in the quality of camera phones, coupled with some great apps that really let you get creative, and you’d be amazed what kinds of photos you can take with your phone. The Karma cafe – no menu, You get what You deserve May 18th, 2009 I was within the perimeter of the citadel of Carcassonne, around eight o’clock in the morning, while I was having breakfast and pondering about the events occurred the day before, I understood the true essence of Karma. What is karma actually? The karma is the way of being of a creature mirrored in the others – essentially, the way You are, this is how the kind of people You will mostly attract to You will be. The good and the evil You do to others will be done to You; concerning the material things, what You give to others will be given to You in return equally measured but not necessarily in the same form. There are two types of karma: positive and negative, and each of the two types can be built in time doing good things or bad things.
Interview with a globetrotting porn star Photos courtesy of Tasha Reign Porn star Tasha Reign is a UCLA-educated published writer, the owner of her own production company, and a dedicated traveler who spends much of her time exploring the globe. I recently caught up with her and learned about her favorite travel spots, what countries really embrace mainstream sex, and why it sucks to fly with too much lube. AM: So where has your role as an international sex symbol allowed you to travel?
CyclingEurope.org Key to markers: Blue: The official route, Red: Suggestions, Green Bikes: Overnight stops, Yellow: Contacts Can you contribute to this map? Please follow this link. Welcome to the Eurovelo 8 section of CyclingEurope.org. It’s my plan to cycle from Athens to Cadiz, Spain in summer 2013. 11 things you do in Australia on a work visa 1. Befriend more Germans, Brits, and Canadians than Australians One of the hazards of living and working with mostly foreigners is that you know hardly any Australians. You may celebrate Canada Day and be able to say key phrases in German, but never discussed Tony Abbott’s many embarrassing statements with an actual Aussie. Locals don’t hang out at most of the places working holidaymakers do, and tend to work more long-term jobs, not the casual hospitality jobs that attract backpackers.