How to Travel The World for Free
This is the unbelievable attempt of award-winning comedian Michael Wigge to travel 25,000 miles from Europe to Antarctica, without any money. On his journey he immerses himself into fascinating subcultures, sleeps on the street with homeless people and nourishes himself with flowers. With the help of over 100 people Wigge manages to get free food, free accommodation and free transportation for his 150 days across 4 continents and 11 countries. This unusual travel diary combines adventure with humorous situations and insightful interviews on people's relationship with money.
How to Travel The World for Free Previous Broadcasts
Go West (Episode #103)
KQED Life: Mon, Dec 22, 2014 -- 11:30 PM
Via route 66, Michael Wigge hitchhikes to the Grand Canyon and to Las Vegas, where he tries different approaches to earn food and transport. He meets millionaires, gamblers and tourists. After Los Angeles and San Francisco, Wigge lives in Hawaii with alternative lifestylers - all without money, of course.
- KQED Life: Tue, Dec 23, 2014 -- 5:30 AM
Burger, Bike, & Boors (Episode #102)
KQED Life: Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 11:30 PM
Michael Wigge sleeps in Montreal free of charge as a couchsurfer. After walking through Ohio, he reaches the tiny village of Berlin, where Amish farmers take him in and let him sleep in their barn. After a grueling tour by bike and bus, Wigge spends several days with homeless man Joseph. Will Wigge manage to get further West?
- KQED Life: Tue, Dec 16, 2014 -- 5:30 AM