HoboTraveler.com Celebrates 10 Years

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I purchased the name “HoboTraveler.com” while in the Voyager Hostel in Panama City 10 years ago.

Creation Date: 28-jan-2000

Sosua, Dominican Republic --- Wednesday, February 3, 2010
By Andy Graham of HoboTraveler.com
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There were times, when I first traveled when:

1. I did not wear shoes for a month.
2. Asked a girlfriend, what month is was.

Times Change
There were no Blogs, newsletters were the new thing.

I thought I was hot stuff, I had been out two years, and this seemed a lifetime. I was doing interview with experienced travelers…. They had to have traveled for over one year; I now consider this just a newbie. (I needed to find a way to make money.)

Everything has change, life is simpler, easier and better, maybe one thing is missing. I miss the rooms full of travelers, all talking about their trips. I do not know where they went, but nowadays everyone is calling their friends at home, and not out and about talking.

I am happy, I lost all my friends from home from about 2000-2008 or whenever Skype.com can into being; now I have them back.

Well, do not worry, I ain’t going anywhere, I am the old man of Travel, I live here, you are in my home. I still like to travel more than I like to write or be famous. I am one of the richest Hoboes on the planet, truly is a confusion.

Andy Graham - A Traveler

The HoboTraveler.com

HoboTraveler.com Celebrates 10 Years


Frank - That would be hilarious Andy would then be the first stick traveler!

Andy - Congrats on 10 years, goodluck on your next 10!

John Tadpole

Go Andy Go! A pleasure to follow along on your travels. Alabama is still here.

Happy Birthday !! Suk San Wan Keut!

Parabéns a você
Chestit Rojden Den!
Som owie nek mein aryouk yrinyu!
Bon aniversari!
Yat Fai Lok!
Sretan Rodendan!
Vsechno nejlepsi k Tvym narozeninam!!
Tillykke med fodselsdagen!
Van harte gefeliciteerd met je verjaardag!

Palju onne sunnipaevaks!
Tavalodet Mobarak!
Hyvaa syntymapaivaa!
Bonne Fete!
Joyeux Anniversaire!
Lá breithe mhaith agat!
Alles Gute zum Geburtstag!
Eytyxismena Genethlia! or Chronia Pola!
Inuuinni pilluarit!
Hauoli la hanau!
Yom Huledet Same'ach!
Janam Din ki badhai!
Boldog szuletesnapot! or Isten eltessen!
Til hamingju med afmaelisdaginn!
Selamat Ulang Tahun!
Buon Compleanno!
Otanjou-bi Omedetou Gozaimasu!
Saeng il chuk ha ham ni da!

Rojbun a te piroz be!
Vill Gleck fir daei Geburtsdaag!
qu ni sheng er kuai le
Sreken roden den!
Selamat Hari Jadi!
Nifrahlek ghal gheluq sninek!
Torson odriin mend hurgee!
bil hoozho bi'dizhchi-neeji' 'aneilkaah!

Janma dhin ko Subha kamana!
Gratulerer med dagen!
Padayish rawaz day unbaraksha!
Feliz Cumpleaños!
San leaz quiet lo!
Chuc Mung Sinh Nhat!


Congratulations Andy on hobotraveler.com 10th birthday. 10 years is a long time in the internet world. I've always said that a year in the internet world is like a dog year, ie 1 dog year is 7 human years. The internet changes so fast that 1 year is like 7 in other industries. So 10 years makes you 70 years in the internet world, which makes you one of the old dogs of internet travel (and I say that in the most respectful manner).

I remember stumbling upon your site in 2000 when I was living in London. I didn't realise it had just started that year. I used to like the "never go home" logo you used to have. I was still about one year away from learning HTML and starting to make my own websites.

All the best for the next 10.