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How to travel the world with almost no money | Tomislav Perko | TEDxTUHH

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Many people daydream about traveling the world, but all of them have the same excuse - lack of money. Tomislav, after traveling the world for years with almost no money, shows how it is possible for everyone to do the same, if they really want to. Tomislav Perko, 29, is a travel writer from Croatia. After a career of a stockbroker, broke because of the financial crisis, he hits the road and turns it into his home. He uses alternative ways of traveling – hitchhiking, couchsurfing, working/volunteering, and manages to wander around the world with just a little bit of money in his pocket, meeting the most amazing people on the way. Five years later, he publishes a book “1000 Days of Spring” and goes around giving lectures about what it means to live on the road. Find out more on his website: http://tomislavperko.com/en/. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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Mitali Vaidya (15 часов назад)
i'm sad that being a woman stops me from doing all this. hitchhiking is not even an option if you're female.
Muhammad Ilyas (1 день назад)
Man got the time of his life
Omanji sinkala (2 дня назад)
Muhammad Roshan (2 дня назад)
this 18 minutes video taught me a lot of things than some of the famous travel channels. truly great
walter finocchiaro (3 дня назад)
Thank you 🙏
Adii Cr7 king (4 дня назад)
Astonishing>>>>> <3
Ed Goretoy (4 дня назад)
I'm Russian, don't worry about the Georgians. They are good people, they are our brothers. BUT THE UKRAINIANS, SOMEONE MIGHT KILL YOU!!!
Amitabh Joshi (4 дня назад)
At 14:58 - we Indians have a lot of frontiers... but we r not judgmental about anyone. we beleive there r both good & bad ppl everywhere. What happens to u at a particular place depends upon several factors... ur behaviour, situation, time & of course... ur luck.😊😊
Yash Nema (5 дней назад)
That indian part 😂😂😂😂
Fei-Long遁水黃隆 (6 дней назад)
so great
morocco saram (6 дней назад)
It does really work?
Sweet Homes (7 дней назад)
Seems like he has REALLY travelled to Kenya
Reason Together (9 дней назад)
Fantastic ! Lol
Artem Troll (10 дней назад)
Блядь сука, нахуй нам эту парашу задали, лучше бы дворником пошел будто мать гласила а не в эту ебаную шарагу
always facts never (13 дней назад)
you're the man.
Yograj Malik (13 дней назад)
He told his story in a fun way. I am definitely gonna travel the world.
Uma Pessoa (14 дней назад)
Interesting how almost everyone here finds their own magical excuse to not travel. Whether it is fairly reasonable (My passport is bad) to simply ridiculous (I'm an introvert). You're all missing his point
Eugen Golubic (14 дней назад)
Well, he is from Croatia. The best way to travel for us is without money because we don't have any.
Aryan Biswas (15 дней назад)
One day 😇
Kashmiri (16 дней назад)
Hands down, one of the best Ted talks i've seen about budget traveling, inspiring and entertaining. I agree on the point of balance and it really resonate with how I feel about this lifestyle.
Jessica Sanchez (16 дней назад)
That's all well and good but truth is, hitchhiking is SERIOUSLY DANGEROUS for women.
I AM INFINITE (17 дней назад)
Flawless presentation. I love the fact that he mentions it may not be for everyone. Yes, he is very persuasive in regards to the reasons why people should travel, but he also implicates that there are many downsides to be aware of such as hunger, sickness and even post travel depression. Overall, great information for anyone who is thinking about backpacking. Tomislav, you are on point with this one!
Tracy Frantz (18 дней назад)
I totally identify with some of the points made here. It's very lonely but once you realise why you're where you are then it becomes somewhat rewarding in a way.
mei hoi (18 дней назад)
Hey I met you in Odisha ...Puri .. was amazing memory ..surf camp..
Chase Randall (18 дней назад)
when he said "you will miss belonging to a story my face lit up -- he's absolutely right 100% correct!!!! MAN!!! I missed not having a purpose and now that I have one again I have forgotten how I've missed it so. Thank you Tomislav.
xy z (19 дней назад)
I kinda feel bad for being german rn
Anoop madathil (20 дней назад)
Have any sublimal contact.
nardaone (21 день назад)
What if you need to get, and pay for visas since you have a "third world" passport?
Sweaty Confetti (21 день назад)
His pet sheeps name is Maria Juana I feel like I am the only one who cathed that
Bay Dipnot (22 дня назад)
Hi, I'm Ertuğrul I m mathematical engineering student and I am from Turkey. I am finding language friend for English , can you be friend with me? write me if you want too 🙂
etsy/ mylovelylady (24 дня назад)
This guy is a clown
dj Delazion (24 дня назад)
its definitely possible to travel on a shoestring... however it really depends on your DISCIPLINE too.. Especially for those of us from more rich countries where we grew up with everything, perhaps in Croatia he learned from an early age to be frugal. its important to learn NOT to over spend when traveling, its important to learn some quick maths so you can calculate the exchange rates quickly and NOT get ripped off. its also important to have discipline, maybe you will be traveling with people who have money and want to stay in nice hotels or go our drinking to clubs every night... The style of traveling he did is not the same,,,,, what he is advocating its a different road less traveled compared to the gap year students backpacking on their student loans... but still dont let that dissuade you, learn discipline and enjoy the simpler things...
Ryuu Sakurai (27 дней назад)
blaženi ti jebe se tebi što Mađarska mora nema.
Suniet K Verma (28 дней назад)
India is a world in itself..india has supreme power but niether india scare anyone nor india fear anyone....welcome to india foreigners. ..✌
stephanie hammond (1 месяц назад)
I hitchhiked many years in California even during the time that poor girl Had her arms chopped of maybe I was crazy but I still did it
Muhammed Shafi (1 месяц назад)
Which is the. Bgm?
Bushra Сирия (1 месяц назад)
jbaby007 (1 месяц назад)
I'm starting my travels at the end of this month in Hawaii!!!
Travel with James (1 месяц назад)
Did anyone noticed he look a like Indian Cricketer Yuvaraj Singh
vinay tomar (1 месяц назад)
What about visa ?
Nick Alex Cage (1 месяц назад)
If I hadn’t hitchhiked by accident I would say this guy is full of it. It is one of those things you need to do experience in life .
Gabbs dy (1 месяц назад)
For people saying women should travel with a male companion thats just such a great solution!! So this world is unsafe for women due to males animalistic mindset and the solution is to become dependent on them. Thats equallity and democracy. Such great idea, just unbelievable!
First Last (19 дней назад)
umm... not all men have animalistic mindsets and even if they did there would be nothing we could do about it, being naturally more agressive is part of their biology. Also, do you have a better solution for women? Even if a woman learns self defense there's still a good chance that an average man can just overpower her with raw strength. Equality? Do you suggest that every woman should take testosterone and steroids just so we can be "equal"? How does democracy play into this? (ps not trying to be rude I just can't make any sense of what you said)
Mobaba Moba (1 месяц назад)
What he forgot to tell is you're better be a straight butch male to travel like this.
Mobaba Moba (1 месяц назад)
Don't you have to be a citizen of Australia (or any country) to work there?
Orlaith Hendron (1 месяц назад)
Only applies to White Men!
xChao5x Gaming (1 месяц назад)
Eleni Carali (1 месяц назад)
Tgis is an amazing video! You're pretty cool, thanks for sharing your story!🙌🙌🙌🙌👍
tl travel (1 месяц назад)
my target is traveling around the world although I am a girl. but I believe I can do it
LY dreamer (1 месяц назад)
why would anybody kill you I mean come on
Davegetaway (1 месяц назад)
As a traveller I can say that this is totally true!!! You don t need money you just need to go out there and experience and stop believing that conventional things are the only way to live a life. That s what other people tell us because they are afraid to do what we do
Kalal (1 месяц назад)
Still anyone out there who wants to go on an adventure with me (i'm 20 btw)
Southpaw Frames (1 месяц назад)
India never attacked any country in first place.
Blert Shabani (1 месяц назад)
Instructions unclear got rekt
yuriy arutiunian (1 месяц назад)
I think one of the most important thing is to know how to behave with different people in different places, because the way you behave in one place can be absolutely inappropriate in another one. Also you have to know the places to never go to. People might not to kill you somewhere, but might involve you in the actions that are difficult to get out.
rahul raj show (1 месяц назад)
This is what i want in my life..
Rajesh Godara (1 месяц назад)
Save money and spend on travel
Manpreet Singh (1 месяц назад)
This man is amazing..
la crema (1 месяц назад)
Any want wanna do southameria and see all the poverty and become part of it? Planning on doin this soon .
Adelaida H. Buteler (1 месяц назад)
I traveled for almost 4 years, doing all that he said. I did hitchicking so many times, i worked as volunteer in more than 15 hostels . I really think that travel is more control your mind than anything else. You have to trust that everything is going to work out. And i'm completely agree about that famous crisis when you go back home. When you feel that you dont belong to any place. And all your friends are around the world. When you came out of the bubble is not easy to go back. But in the end you know that you need to be part of something. As he said, you have to find the balance between have a home and dont stop exploring.
kara max (1 месяц назад)
I love this guy
vijay (1 месяц назад)
dont you need money for the visas?
Themeextension (1 месяц назад)
how you manage your visa for countries?
Khrawbok Y Nongtdu (1 месяц назад)
What about visa or even passport????
Chasing the Wind (1 месяц назад)
nice one :). kind of random but not random question, what's been your fav place to travel?
Scorpio Moon (1 месяц назад)
I realize that no one is really all that interested in hearing all the cool details of your travel adventures but you have your memories and experiences in your soul.
Petra Skylar (1 месяц назад)
naš čovik
Jerca Razvan Adrian (1 месяц назад)
What does '' Almost no money'' means, exactly? For those who say that hitchhiking is dangerous... I must tell you guys.. Everything is dangerous. Everybody has to sacrifice something. You cannot have it cheap and safe in the same time (but if you do, please share ). Plus you know i can just come and kill you at home too😉➕
Fergal Downes (1 месяц назад)
Howdy mate, very good video that you have here. Nice work.
Anjith Reddy (1 месяц назад)
I get full laugh everytime I listen the statement about Indian 😁😜😂 Might be warned about people of other states inside India 😜
Das Kai-ser (1 месяц назад)
i have untreatable major depression, severe ptsd, anhedonia, etc for 10 years. ive been eating like 9 pills a day for 3 years. ive lost all my friends and family. i recently found out that i can live a life that maybe has meaning, by volunteering work in social and charity work, through sites like wwoofing, workaway, helpx , where accomodation and food is provided. i think i might want to live out my entire life volunteering and doing charity work until the day my body is unable to. i really need to find out if this is the cure i have been looking for for 10 years. i would like to see even a candle, in this dark place i still cant escape from. i just need about $1,000 - $3,000 worth of gear though. i dont even have hiking boots. heck, i don't even have a backpack. and some of these volunteer sites expect you to camp out on site. my illness has taken everything away from me, and left my bank account at near $0, while I get food stamps from the government, and am unable to secure a job, nor hold on to one. do you think anyone would help me if i set up a gofundme or something along those lines? im not american though. may peace be upon us all. <3
Abhijeet Darode (1 месяц назад)
Yes I'm indian & Frontier 😎🔥❤️
Mavisss K (1 месяц назад)
Mavisss K (1 месяц назад)
I would only travel when i will get a very short hair cut. I am a npn binary person, I would love it and thanks it I would look like a boy and not attractive for straight men, okay and thinking that way it provides me a safety. Pls, someone make a guide for women!!!! We are AFRAID!
Mavisss K (1 месяц назад)
How to travel if you're a girl. I mean, if you're a woman, of course, not a teen... There might be men who would use your vulnerability
Miguel tvid (1 месяц назад)
im going to disneyland
Christina Reynolds (1 месяц назад)
Why would you want to travel in the first place. Just stay at home
Migre Seu Negócio (1 месяц назад)
Dá uma olhada no canal da nossa nave Tedxtuhh!! ????
Ghumakkar SC (1 месяц назад)
Awesome man. You just nailed it.
youtoober2013 (1 месяц назад)
5:03 Lesson #58 lol
youtoober2013 (1 месяц назад)
3:17 LMFAO "why? haha what are you doing?"
Grace G (1 месяц назад)
In India you have to show your bank statements to even apply for travel visa and then you have to buy travel insurance and air ticket to apply for visa. If its not there they won't accept the application also. LOL!!! Only easy for people who are either rich or born in Europe, US, UK, Canada, etc... You are even granted visa on arrival for so many countries.
Supermsbros (1 месяц назад)
One day when I grow up I'm gonna travel the world. I don't care about where I go all I want is to make a journey and stories to share with people
Vishwadeep Kapoor (1 месяц назад)
Fear story ends at the gateway of India 😂😂 at (15:14)
Perfect story!!!!! Cheers from TURKEY!
U should make tv shows. Perfect speech and humour balance! Cheers.
Sayan Majumdar (1 месяц назад)
You forgot to mention how to and where to poop for free 😜
James Adam (1 месяц назад)
Can someone help me in 15 and i started to think further in my life so im wondering how do i travel to england like what do i need ? so i cloud stay there and live and get a job house familly and stuff to But the thing is i don't know what do i need to go there like what kind of credit card i would need what documents i would need to enter the country to fly there from lithuania and can i drive in uk with eu drive licenses ? help please
S BrazCan (1 месяц назад)
Good luck hitch hiking to Iran if you're a woman....
arzoo bijlani (1 месяц назад)
hello yeah we are the last frontier !😂😂
Sayan Majumdar (1 месяц назад)
arzoo bijlani we are the one who doesn't get threatened by anyone 😉
Kat the blender (1 месяц назад)
Croatia?!? I literally threw my phone when I realized we are from the same country 😂😂 shook af
sandy0811 (1 месяц назад)
It wanted him so bad to stop moving so his head would be between the E and D letter (some OCD maybe?) But amazing Ted Talk. Love his slight humor and all the tipps he gave are so helpful for someone who alsways wanted to move on in his/her life but is too fearful (yeah, because maybe someone could you). LOVE IT !!
Christian (2 месяца назад)
There is a reason why everyone lives in his own safe house, because we don't know everyone. If we stay and hitchhike at some stranger, the chances are pretty high they are up to no good. Yes the media makes things worse than it is, but there is always a true side behind it. Always have a backup and be careful of people you don't know.
edie maar (2 месяца назад)
“Talk to the drivers” Good day Ivan Milat
Ibtissem Benhammada (2 месяца назад)
The best tedx talk ever ✌️✌️
Akshay k Godara (2 месяца назад)
India 🇮🇳 “last frontier”
Divya Somani (2 месяца назад)
I really like your story. Your life seems to be an adventure. I love to travel but can't because of some personal commitment but i have tried couchsurfing, and it was an eye opener for me. I came across another concept called work for accommodation on Hippohelp. Have you tried it?
T O P (2 месяца назад)
I would do that but I would probably miss my nice cool AC-ed room and my computer 5 seconds in
Velen Mah (2 месяца назад)
Answer: Watch travel documentary
Om Boogie (2 месяца назад)
Great correlation to how to approach life
Eduward Willem Storbeck (2 месяца назад)
Now that is all i needed to hear. see you on the road.

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