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Other Useful Sites can be a source of inspiration, a source of ideas and a means to spend time.

Dumpster Diving

Trashwiki is a collaborative world wide guide of creating value from trash!:As "One person's trash is another's treasure", this wiki is written for and by dumpster divers, freegans and others of such kind. Here you will find plenty of trash-related articles: you can search by specific countries, by places like markets, by food types, etc. They already have 792 articles on trash and living for free. You can find precise descriptions of how to get rid of your trash in a sustainable manner, how to sensibly recuperate trash, how to share and get stuff for free, and much much more...

Foraging

  • Eattheweeds.com is a guide to foraging, eating wild plants, edible wild food and other things. Hosted by Green Dean.
  • Falling Fruit allows urban foragers to map out and review locations around the world where the public can find free fruits, vegetables and herbs growing in their area.

Moneyless

  • Justfortheloveofit.org presents the world's fastest growing alternative economy ... a Moneyless World. Save money. Learn new skills. Reduce your carbon footprint.Meet new friends locally. Get help with projects for free. Share skills, tools, and spaces through freeshare. Share advice, information or ask freeconomic questions in their forum. The Freeconomy Community's aim is to help reconnect people in their local communities through the simple act of sharing.
  • Moneyless.org - Rich Without Money. Tips, Blogs, Stories, Books
  • Moneyless.info lists various moneyless websites.
  • Makerfox is a moneyless crowdfunding platform. So it's a bit like Kickstarter, but without monetary transactions.
  • Ecobasa.org working for the vision of a gift economy network that connects people and sustainable communities - A network that connects needs with available gifts, facilitating the exchange of knowledge, services and resources.

Trading

  • Gumtree is an extensive network of online classifieds and community websites. Gumtree now covers 60 cities across 6 countries - the UK, Ireland, Poland, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. It is the UK's largest website for local community classifieds. The site has sections for live-in jobs, travel partners, rideshares, skills & language swap etc.
  • The Freecycle Network is made up of 5,110 groups with 5,247,494 members around the world. It's a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns. It's all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills. Each local group is moderated by local volunteers. Membership is free. To sign up, find your community by entering it into the search box above or by clicking on 'Browse Groups' above the search box." (Unfortunately the trademark™ is not a joke. The organization is not very friendly with anyone using the name without putting a ™ in potential trouble.
  • Unity is a new (2016) multi-saving and sharing platform for food, items, skills, transport, spaces...be part of the transformation and make change possible.
  • Exchange Tree. ExchangeTree facilitates the pursuit of passions, interests, and needs through exchange within communities. Through ExchangeTree, you can use your goods, skills, and knowledge as currency to trade with other members. At ExchangeTree, we believe that EVERYONE has something to offer, whether it's teaching someone how to cook, proof-reading a potential novel, shoveling snow from a driveway, or trading away an old amp to an aspiring musician. We want to help connect people and eliminate money as a factor in achieving goals. Getting started is easy!

Gear

Forums

  • Women Digital Nomads' is a site that helps women digital nomads find the best cities to live and work remotely. You will find individual city guides on coworking spaces, visa, work-friendly cafes, accommodation, places to exercise and more. The site also covers women safety and availability of women necessities in each city.
  • The 'backpacking-site.com' is a site set up as a comprehensive resource for intrepid travelers everywhere. You will find information on every aspect of backpacking and low cost travel.
  • Tribal Living has been set up by a co-operative of like minded people wanting to bring people and communities together, along with their ideas, so that they can all make a difference in the world. It is a place to discuss issues around sustainable living, alternative dwellings and living off the land in harmony with nature. They would like people to contribute their experiences, learn from others, and unite in making this planet a better place to live.
  • Squat the Planet is a unique online community exploring nomadic lifestyles, strange landscapes, and intentional communities around the globe. Come see what the world has to offer when you torch the picket fence and set out for a life of adventure.
  • Digihitch - The original idea and content for digihitch came from Morgan 'Sal'man Strüb (inspired by the hard work of hitchhikers like Bernd 'The Thumb' Wechner). However, Salman, the Founder (September 25, 1973 – March 28, 2010) passed away.
  • Hitchingit was started by Dave aka Walk Of Life in December 2013. Many of the mods came from Digihitch; whose future they believe is uncertain.
  • Nomad List is an aggregate of the most trending locations within the world for people who want to travel and work at the same time. The homepage lists a number of cities, along with the average monthly expenses you expect to spend, quality of WiFi connections, current weather, flight duration, quality of environment (pollution benchmarks), and time zone differences.
  • Nomads - a life of cheap/free travel has a presence on Facebook.
  • HastagNomads - digital nomad chat community.
  • FindaNomad is a free online tool that helps digital nomads discover where friends and potential new friends are right now – and where they’ll be throughout the next year.
  • Reddit’s 10,000-member forum for “hitchhikers, trainhoppers, backpackers, rubbertramps [who travel by car or van], squatters, tramps, and other houseless travelers.”

Survival

Weather

Random stuff

Russian Language

Academy of Free Travel

  • The Academy of Free Travel (Russian: Академия Вольных Путешествий) is a travel club based in Russia, founded on September 2, 1995. The main organizer of the club's activities is the Russian travel guide author Anton Krotov. Participants in the club's activities are mostly from the former Soviet Union and the main language is Russian, but people from all countries are welcome to join the AVP.