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 four continents and eleven countries.
This unusual travel diary combines adventure with humorous situations and insightful interviews on people’s relationship with money. A must for every travel and adventure fan …
Join Wigge on a wild ride as he trades an apple for a house in forty-two steps.
Most people like to travel in comfort: they stay in fancy hotels, never leave tourist spots, and stay away from the locals. Michael Wigge isn’t like most people, though. After travelling the world without money for 150 days while writing How to Travel the World for Free, his next challenge: turn an apple into a house in Hawaii.
Michael Wigge travels all 50 states in 50 days and faces 50 incredible challenges.
48 out of these 50 states will be traveled by camper van, 14,000 miles on the road. This will mean not much sleeping. Be prepared for a 60 minute sprint challenge from top to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, a challenge to finally touch Donald Trump at his Trump Rally, a German challenge on the 50 million Americans with German heritage, or a weight lost challenge in Colorado, Americas least obese state. You will see me in Florida, trying to figure out what a swing state is. I will learn the trumpet in New Orleans and try to find diamonds in the crater of diamonds in Arkansas.
Michael Wigge wants to find out if it’s really possible to travel by children’s scooter right across Germany from the island of Sylt in the north to the most southerly point in Bavaria – and in just 80 days, to boot.