Hitchhiking (also known as hitching or thumbing) is a means of transportation by asking usually strangers for a ride in their vehicle. The latter may require many rides from different people. A ride is usually, but not always, free.

Hitchhiking is not legal in all localities.
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Art of Travel: Hitchhiking
Advice to hitchhikers on potential risks, sign making and hitchhiking etiquette.
Bernd Wechner's Hitchhiking Resources
External and internal collection of information on hitchhiking.
Claudio Adriano Dobre
Stories, essential rules and practical tips from a long-time Romanian hitchhiker.
Hitch-Hiking.org
Anecdotes, FAQ and tips for newbie hitchhikers.
Hitchhiking in the Netherlands
City by city specific tips and information.
Hitchlog
Online logbook for hitchhikers to keep track of the routes they cover.
StiffarmingSociety: Hitchhiking
A series of long-distance hitchhiking strategies, including ways to plan trip architecture, selecting useful rides and utilizing a map, as well as links to external hitchhiking resources.
Veit Kühne
Contains stories, golden rules and FAQ from an experienced German hitchhiker.

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