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Jumping the Grooveshark

“I am an American, Coney Island born – Brooklyn, that sprightly borough – and go at things as I have taught myself, free-style, and will make the record in my own way: first to knock, first admitted.” No problem getting admitted. But I’ve been knocking on the wrong doors. And so the free-style record was broken. I have backed a …

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Hobo Heroes: Cody Lundin

Join us as we sing the praises of another Hobo Hero for making a significant contribution to the wonderful world of travel & adventure: today, the incomparable Cody Lundin! Cody Lundin was born in 1921. His father, Leo Lundin, was a traveling cobbler and shoemaker of Danish descent. His mother, Moon Minx, was a celebrated soccer coach and the daughter …

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God Bless You, Bill Murray

Are you ready for the summer? Are you ready for the good times? The best travel movies are the travel movies that nourish the wayfaring soul. From the soda pop and cotton candy anticipation of Little Fugitive to the Frankfurter and Miller Lite resolution in The Straight Story, great travel movies provide a life’s worth of travel wisdom in 90 …

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Hobo Heroes: Dr James Bobo Fay

This week, we’re starting a  new category of posts: the Hobo Laureates Hero Gallery, being a pantheon of praise peopled by heroes who have made a significant contribution to the wider world of travel and adventure. These are all people we love and admire, genuine trailblazers, champions of hobo lore, paragons of style and exploration! Read all about their life …