5 episodes

Join passionate hitchhiker Jarrod Pickford as he thumbs his way around the world. On these journeys he’ll befriend all types of characters asking them that burning question: “What makes you pick up strangers from the side of the road?”. It’s a podcast journey which takes you to the planet’s remote and forgotten places while celebrating humanity, life, culture, food, new friends and of course, eccentrics.

The Hitchhiker Jarrod Pickford : Vagabond & Podcast Producer

    • Places & Travel

Join passionate hitchhiker Jarrod Pickford as he thumbs his way around the world. On these journeys he’ll befriend all types of characters asking them that burning question: “What makes you pick up strangers from the side of the road?”. It’s a podcast journey which takes you to the planet’s remote and forgotten places while celebrating humanity, life, culture, food, new friends and of course, eccentrics.

    Wales Part 3 : The Adventures of Harlech

    Wales Part 3 : The Adventures of Harlech

    I arrive in Harlech and meet a couple of local elders, Sue Pottle and Bob Major. Bob and I became instant BBFs for a few days and theh I sat down with Sue who told me about her relationship with a famous Russian spy, plus she's the daughter of a very famous British athlete who's responsible for winning a few Oscars.

    • 32 min
    Wales Part 2 : The Tanat Valley to Harlech

    Wales Part 2 : The Tanat Valley to Harlech

    In this episode I hitch a ride travelling with a few interesting characters plus I find myself hanging with the Welsh Choir.

    • 30 min
    Wales Part 1 : Brecon to Oswestry

    Wales Part 1 : Brecon to Oswestry

    In this episode my Welsh family drop me in the backroads of Wales, finding my first ride with Nigel who reminisces about The Royal Welsh Show. I also takes a ride with Arthur who tells his story about his hardships during the coal disruptions in the 80’s.
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    • 34 min
    South Sydney Part 2

    South Sydney Part 2

    In this episode I travel back to the South of Sydney then gather up the ladies from my Aunties Arts & Crafts Club. We have a show down for the best fish and chips in the area. I also score a Housesit for a few months by the beach. See what happens when you hitchhiker!

    • 26 min
    South Sydney Part 1

    South Sydney Part 1

    Welcome to The Hitchhiker Podcast. In this episode I go hitchhking 2 hours south of Sydney where I met the oldest hitchhiker in the world (probably) plus young Sam picked me up, he was voted the best fish and chip shop in New South Wales.  



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    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

maiaspapaya ,

Traveling from home via podcast

Love this podcast! I can go all over without leaving home.

sezzbear ,

A great way to travel on a budget

Listening to Jarrod’s podcasts is a great way to experience the characters and culture of the places he visits and the people he meets. Can’t wait to hear more.

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