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Stories, interviews and discussions about traveling freely, spontaneously and indefinitely. Tailor-made for hitchhikers, backpackers, couchsurfers and all who love to travel.
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Stories, interviews and discussions about traveling freely, spontaneously and indefinitely. Tailor-made for hitchhikers, backpackers, couchsurfers and all who love to travel.

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#46 - Speeding to the South

8/17/2019
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Driving a friend's car from San Diego to New Orleans, Kenny pauses only in Phoenix, Albuquerque and briefly in Texas for an unfortunate speeding ticket. After some good times in New Orleans and BivyPack sewing in Mississippi, it's time to move on. -- Kenny's book "A Six-Pack of Hitchhiking Stories" is available on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2IynlFm You can also follow Kenny's adventures in several places: http://www.hobolifestyle.com @HoboLifestyle on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube Find...

Duration:00:20:55

#45 - I Found Liz Stewart

7/25/2019
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Liz Stewart disappeared from Alabama on 4/20/2018, leaving people in Mobile feeling confused and angry on a day that was supposed to go down as a historic turning point in Marijuana reform. Over a year later, I've tracked her down. Her story, which she was finally willing to share, goes far beyond the botched Marijuana March she organized and then canceled without explanation. It begins with loneliness, then a viral surge of unexpected attention ranging from false companionship, stalkers,...

Duration:01:59:58

#44 - Kicks in California

7/15/2019
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Kenny's spent the past month hitching around California and a pinch of Nevada in the wake of his book release. Camping, lots of hitchhiking, failed gambling attempts and getting to San Diego waiting on a friend's Jeep to be ready for the next road trip. Kenny's book "A Six-Pack of Hitchhiking Stories" is available on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2IynlFm You can watch the "On The Road Again" cover played in this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/eV5FoIkdGK4 You can also follow Kenny's...

Duration:00:24:12

#43 - A Six-Pack of Hitchhiking Stories

6/13/2019
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"A Six-Pack of Hitchhiking Stories" is Kenny Flannery's first book. He explains the process of writing it while talking about the stories themselves. Get a copy yourself on Amazon at https://amzn.to/2IynlFm and share your review, and get involved in the brewery book tour to follow. You can also follow Kenny's adventures in several places: http://www.hobolifestyle.com @HoboLifestyle on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube Find good travel gear at http://www.FreestyleTravelGear.com -Get a $20...

Duration:00:23:00

#42 - Jess Futrell

6/2/2019
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Jess Futrell is the wife of Kenny's old friend Aaron. They talk about meeting before Kenny's travels and the past decade of shenanigans, as well as a mutual progression of beer appreciation over the years. Afterwards, Kenny talks about his latest travels since France, Spain, over to Boston, New York and eventually to Wyoming and Idaho on route to Sacramento for some house-sitting for Aaron and Jess. You can also follow Kenny's adventures in several places: http://www.hobolifestyle.com...

Duration:01:29:01

#41 - European Layover

4/26/2019
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From South Africa Kenny goes to Europe to hitchhike around in a roundabout effort to get to the US as cheaply as possible. Good beer adventures and a lost phone successfully tracked down along the way. You can also follow Kenny's adventures in several places: http://www.hobolifestyle.com @HoboLifestyle on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube Find good travel gear at http://www.FreestyleTravelGear.com -Get a $20 credit on Airbnb: http://www.airbnb.com/c/kflannery16?s=8 -Free ride on uber:...

Duration:00:18:11

#40 - South Africa Hitchhiking

3/28/2019
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Kenny hitchhikes across South Africa from Johannesburg to Cape Town where he's cat-sitting and writing. Halfway across he gets a hit of generosity that counteracts a near-mugging immediately after. You can also follow Kenny's adventures in several places: http://www.hobolifestyle.com @HoboLifestyle on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube Find good travel gear at http://www.FreestyleTravelGear.com -Get a $20 credit on Airbnb: http://www.airbnb.com/c/kflannery16?s=8 -Free ride on uber:...

Duration:00:28:58

#39 - Held Captive in Egypt for Six Days

3/1/2019
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While hitchhiking Kenny gets detained by police in Egypt for over six days with little explanation or communication, unsure when he'll ever get released as conditions grow worse by the hour. You can also follow Kenny's adventures in several places: http://www.hobolifestyle.com @HoboLifestyle on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube Find good travel gear at http://www.FreestyleTravelGear.com -Get a $20 credit on Airbnb: http://www.airbnb.com/c/kflannery16?s=8 -Free ride on uber:...

Duration:01:39:38

#38 - Walter Heck

1/19/2019
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Walter Heck got rid of everything he couldn't fit in a backpack and spent five years around the world. Along the way he started a successful tech consulting company, met Kenny in Alaska and even met his wife while hitchhiking into Turkey. Hear his stories and catch up with Kenny's latest travels through Morocco and back to Europe. Find good travel gear at http://www.FreestyleTravelGear.com -Get a $20 credit on Airbnb: http://www.airbnb.com/c/kflannery16?s=8 -Free ride on uber:...

Duration:01:39:30

#37 - Trustroots and Travel Apps

12/29/2018
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Trustroots is a hospitality network and more, a network of people hosting and traveling. I've featured them in an episode before, now I visit and contribute to one of their collectives again. Also discussed is Kiwi and Rome2Rio; one service stands atop all other flight search apps while the other dominates the transportation multi-search of walking, biking, rideshare, buses, trains and planes as well. Talk of this and personal travels around Spain. http://www.trustroots.org...

Duration:00:33:37

#36 - Jumping to Spain

12/10/2018
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From Mississippi to Spain with half of the United States (and Tijuana) in between, Kenny talks about hitchhiking around to catch his cheap flight from San Francisco to Barcelona. You can freely download or subscribe to this show in many ways and everywhere podcasts can be found, check out http://www.freestyletravelshow.com. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/freestyle-travel-show/id1229479428 http://www.soundcloud.com/freestyletravel http://www.twitter.com/freetravelshow...

Duration:00:24:33

#35 - Finding Flights

10/26/2018
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Finding cheap flights when you're a flexible freestyle traveler allows some interesting strategies. I share the techniques and sites I use to trip around the world on the cheap, taking advantage of my time and space flexibility, as well as willingness to add bonus trips to my travels. You can freely download or subscribe to this show in many ways and everywhere podcasts can be found, check out http://www.freestyletravelshow.com....

Duration:00:33:08

#34 - Stealth Camping

9/24/2018
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Stealth camping involves sleeping in unusual places in a pinch. Kenny talks about what to look for, special techniques and how to use Google Maps to help find good spots when it seems like there's nowhere to tuck away. You can freely download or subscribe to this show in many ways and everywhere podcasts can be found, check out http://www.freestyletravelshow.com. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/freestyle-travel-show/id1229479428 http://www.soundcloud.com/freestyletravel...

Duration:00:29:14

#33 - Reno to NYC Hitchhiking

8/23/2018
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Hitchhiking from Reno to NYC involves "dirty kids" pan handling for gas in between meth tattoos, stories of ripping ducks heads off and moving slowly eastbound. Other rides bring Kenny to friends in Minnesota, Chicago and more as the road to New York unfolds by the mile. You can freely download or subscribe to this show in many ways and everywhere podcasts can be found, check out http://www.freestyletravelshow.com. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/freestyle-travel-show/id1229479428...

Duration:00:39:44

#32 - Hitching to Free Casino Rooms

8/6/2018
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Kenny gets free rooms in Reno casinos after visiting California friends and navigating through psychedelic formalities. You can freely download or subscribe to this show in many ways and everywhere podcasts can be found, check out http://www.freestyletravelshow.com. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/freestyle-travel-show/id1229479428 http://www.soundcloud.com/freestyletravel http://www.twitter.com/freetravelshow http://www.facebook.com/freestyletravelshow RSS Feed:...

Duration:00:29:03

#31 - John Lovegrove: Epic Beer Journey

7/17/2018
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61 Portland breweries in one day! That's what Kenny does as he joins epic beer drinker John Lovegrove in Oregon. This episode leads up with characters met on the road just hitchhiking from Wyoming to Portland, then launches into not only Kenny and John's epic day, but also stories of John's other beer challenges. Finally it ends with some travel stories and conversation of beer challenges to come. You can freely download or subscribe to this show in many ways and everywhere podcasts can be...

Duration:01:15:42

#30 - Hitchhiking Texas to Wyoming

7/10/2018
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Hitchhiking from Texas to Wyoming was easy going with some generosity that made hard-to-camp-in areas a non-issue. You can freely download or subscribe to this show in many ways and everywhere podcasts can be found, check out http://www.freestyletravelshow.com. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/freestyle-travel-show/id1229479428 http://www.soundcloud.com/freestyletravel http://www.twitter.com/freetravelshow http://www.facebook.com/freestyletravelshow RSS Feed:...

Duration:00:30:30

#29 - Feeling Free

6/22/2018
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Freedom! Kenny finishes up the BivyPack project in Mississippi and finally blasts off, making his way to Texas and already running into travel magic on a slow saunter of a hitch towards Colorado. You can freely download or subscribe to this show in many ways and everywhere podcasts can be found, check out http://www.freestyletravelshow.com. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/freestyle-travel-show/id1229479428 http://www.soundcloud.com/freestyletravel http://www.twitter.com/freetravelshow...

Duration:00:16:00

#28 - Fabric & Sanity

4/27/2018
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Being in Mississippi has been all about the BivyPack. Kenny talks about production that's getting going, other projects he's been working on and trying to maintain his sanity whilst being in one place for a while. You can freely download or subscribe to this show in many ways and everywhere podcasts can be found, check out http://www.freestyletravelshow.com. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/freestyle-travel-show/id1229479428 http://www.soundcloud.com/freestyletravel...

Duration:00:29:05

#27 - Liz Stewart

4/4/2018
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Liz Stewart is organizing the Alabama March for Marijuana to be held in Mobile, Alabama on April 20th to raise awareness and steer towards legalizing weed in the state and ultimately the country. She's an artist, comedian, writer and an all around interesting person to listen to. https://lizstew.art/ Marijuana March event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/144416092932869/ You can freely download or subscribe to this show in many ways and everywhere podcasts can be found, check out...

Duration:00:50:27