Ludovic Hubler - the Craziest Hitchhiker
Ludovic traveled for 5 years by thumb across the Sahara Desert, the Atlantic & Pacific Oceans, around Antarctica, through the Americas and overland through Asia back to Europe in his quest to get to know the world close up.
From England to India With No Money
When Tom Thumb, founder of roadjunky.com
was 20 he made his way overland to India without a penny in his pocket. Risking illness, hunger and over-friendly truck drivers, he ended up stuck in India with no money or visa... but that's another story.
The CouchSurfing Phenomenon
One of the modern miracles of the internet, Couchsurfing.com has proven to the world that the spirit of hospitality and cultural exchange isn't dead. One of Europe's leading CouchSurfers, Florian Fisher will talk about how sleeping on someone's couch helps change the world.
5 Years Living in Mongolia
Alexandre Harting will share funny, scary and intriguing stories that happened to him while living in Ulan Bataar, Mongolia and exploring the most remote parts of the country.
Traveling With No Plans or Money
Nans and Guillaume explain the world of neo-nomadism, learning to roam the world in a spontaneous fashion, gathering food, hitchhiking on boats and planes, reconnecting to the people they meet in the spirit of Slow Travel.
Vagabonding in America and Studying with a Mexican Shaman
Rory Milller lived hand to mouth in America for years, riding freight trains and working as a cowboy until he spent several months studying with a shaman in Mexico and learned that the only true journey is inward.
Making a Living on the Road with a Video Camera
Who hasn't been broke on the road before? David Bochu had been backpacking around the world for over 2 years with his video camera and his laptop, focusing on the life of backpackers. He is coming to Berlin to present 2 films of 12 min. about how to make some money on the road.
David is a French film director and head of "Voyager Autrement"- "traveling differently" in english- his production company.
Women Traveling Alone
Travelling alone sometimes sounds difficult or inaccessible for women. But is it all that different from any other type of travelling? Anick-Marie Bouchard explores the reality of solo travel in female shoes, arguing that it is more accessible than people think and promoting an approach based on mental preparation and self-empowerment.
More speakers and presentations to be confirmed...