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Budget Bicycle Touring

‘Budget’ and ‘bicycle touring’ are three words that one normally cannot put together. When I first decided to delve into the world of bicycle touring online, I was overwhelmed by the vast quantities of i...


A Guide to Hitchhiking

After hitchhiking across twenty something countries with very little money and having the time of my life, I have built up a good knowledge of what to do and what not to do when hitchhiking. Here’s how to Enjoy Several Mo...



Behind the Scenes: Interview with Our Columnist, Jamie Bowlby-Whiting

So good to have you join WildJunket team! Tell us a bit more about yourself. I’m from a tiny village (think one small shop, one pub) in England and grew up dreaming of exploring the world, but was too scared to go anywher...


How to Overcome Loneliness on the Road

Humans are social animals and quite often, we are not used to spending extended periods of time alone. When you’re on the road, you’re likely to be around strangers and in places where you know nobody. How can you o...



Hitchhiking Across Europe: My Journey

Walking away from a stable job and with my world on my shoulders, I asked my kind mother to drive me to a gas station I knew near a busy road. Coming from a small village, she was wary of my idea to hitchhike through Europe alo...


Why I Quit My Life to Travel

As I approached the end of my teenage years, I was forced to answer a question that would affect the rest of my life. What should I study at university? Effectively, it asked what job and life I would have until the end of my d...



Top 5 Places to Teach English Abroad

In recent years, English has emerged triumphant as the global language for international communication. Looking back, it hasn’t always been this way. At times, French, German, and Russian all vied for the prestigious titl...


How to Live the Life That You Want

We all know how it is that we are meant to live our lives. We go to school and we work hard to get good grades. We graduate and get a good job that enables us to pay our mortgage at the end of each month. We then take two weeks...