I’m Matt Forney, I’m 25 years old, and I grew up in Syracuse, New York. I’m currently based in Ithaca, New York.
I started this blog in April of 2012 to chronicle a hitchhiking trip I took from Syracuse to Portland, Oregon, in order to see America, shock myself out of my comfort zone, and change my life. The trip lasted six months and took me more than 3,500 miles across sixteen states and through several of America’s major cities, including Chicago, Minneapolis and Seattle. Following the trip, I became an author, publishing books such as Confessions of an Online Hustler, The Hitchhiking Crash Course, and more. You can learn more about my books by visiting MattForneyBooks.com.
If you want to email me, click here. I can be found on Twitter, Facebook and Google+, and I also host a weekly podcast. My articles have also been published at The Spearhead, Return of Kings and other websites.