Program 306: Germany Faux-Pas; Ferenc Mate's Real Life; Becoming a Road Trip Pilgrim

Release Date: 11-10-2012


If texting a phone message is the biggest workout your hands get all day, Ferenc Mate shares the rewards of relying on one another, instead of our gadgets. Dan Austin describes his journey into becoming a "road trip pilgrim," and how a low-budget bike journey changed his view of the world.  Plus, listeners share teachable moments they encountered while traveling in Germany.


  • Ferenc Mate, author of "A Real Life" (W. W. Norton)
  • Dan Austin, co-founder of the 88 Bikes Project, and author of "True Fans" and "The Road Trip Pilgrim's Guide"