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The Essential Toiletries for Travel and Extended Trips

Staying clean while traveling without emptying your entire bathroom into your backpack is essential.

Packing light for your trip (whether f…

The first BivyPack production and the rest of my 2016 adventures

Those of you who've followed this blog since 2007, when my travels began, were used to detailed accounts of each adventure as they tran…

Nick Noyes and Hopping (podcast)

Nick Noyes and I filmed "Hopping: The backpacking beer adventure" back in January and released episodes on YouTube this past summ…

Hitchhiking in the USA Summer of 2020

As you'll see in the video below, this summer was full of interesting and good times. Starting in Montana, I hitchhiked through Idaho, …

Mystery Solved Hitchhiking to Midwest (podcast)

After a mysterious disappearance of gear, Kenny hits the road and covers many miles and states hitchhiking, and miraculously gets some clos…

Montana Sake Blackout Mystery (podcast)

Waking up in a yard in Montana, unsure how I got there, and later unsure where some of my stuff had gone to. I unwrap that mystery and poli…

Hitchhiking in Montana (podcast)

Hitchhiking around Montana has proven beautiful. Kenny talks about dumb mistakes, great rides, stealth camping, brewery visits, and what…

State of Travel in The States (podcast)

Kenny talks about travel in the states right now, the fate of Couchsurfing, a Google Fi & Google Voice travel hack, and his most recent…

Kayaking to Melvin Brewing on the Snake River

I took a kayak down the Snake River to get to the Melvin Brewing mothership taproom in Alpine, Wyoming. I was thirsty, it seemed like a goo…

Driving to the Tetons in Jackson Hole Wyoming

After a long stretch in Mississippi during the start of the shutdowns, I hitchhiked up to New York City. One big reason for this was to dri…

The "Hopping" beer & travel docuseries is off to a great start

My childhood friend Nick, who's spent the last decade in the film industry, geared up and joined me in my natural habitat: on the road …

Hitchhiking to NYC in May 2020 (podcast)

After a long shutdown in the south, Kenny jumps at the first window to hitchhike up to New York City. The world is as open as he hoped, hi…

Teasing my new BivyPack design - the "Pandemic Pack"

Locked down in Mississippi, I've been using the time to make myself a new BivyPack. I've implemented some new designs I've had…

Psychedelic David (podcast)

David is on an indefinite trip living many different lives as he swirls through the universe. Kenny sits down and chats about everything f…

Nomadic in a Pandemic (podcast)

Living indefinitely out of a backpack becomes strange when the world decides to shutdown. Kenny shares his perspective as the dominoes kee…

Marijuana Harvest for Travel Money (podcast)

Trimming weed over the years has earned me and countless other funds to travel the world. I dig into the California marijuana harvest expl…

Hitchhiking Statistics 2019

I compiled detailed hitchhiking statistics from my 269 rides in 2019, including some nerdy charts.

At 68 total days hitchhiking, this was …