Take The Longest Way
Christopher Rehage, author, movie maker, and creator of the viral film ‘THE LONGEST WAY 1.0 – 350 Days of hiking through China’ sits down with Daniel Karim in order to talk about his journey of becoming, what he learned from traveling around the world and why we should always take the longest way.
What is this episode about?
- How Christoph Rehage became the person he is today.
- What he learned from 350 Days of hiking through China.
- The story behind the viral youtube movie ‘The Longest Way”.
- Why the Gobi desert is best for healing a broken heart.
- How his journey started.
- What he learned from his mother.
- Why we should be careful about what we aim for.
- What his book ‘The Longest Way’ is about.
- How he stumbled into vlogging.
- Advice for introverts.
- Why it is important to become the heroes of our own story.
- His methods for writing something every day.
Video Interview With Christoph Rehage
About the guest
- Christoph Rehage
- 1981 in Hanover, Germany
- of German, Hungarian, Danish, Russian, French Swiss, and Armenian ancestry
- likes to experience things, read, take pictures, swim, eat, an empty inbox, Cool Hand Luke, Magritte, Reich-Ranicki
- dislikes U2
- magister degree in: Sinology, Slavic Literature, Modern History
- lived in Bad Nenndorf, Wichita, Frankfurt, Paris, Munich, Beijing, Hamburg
- worked at Hagebau, WOM, McDonald’s, Louvre, Élysée Montmartre, Continental
- speaks German, English, Chinese, some French, and some Russian
- published in Beijing News, New Weekly, Southern Metropolis Daily, People’s Daily, Evolve Magazine
- books: The Longest Way (German, Chinese, Russian), China On Foot (German), Chinese Characteristics (Chinese), Neuschweinstein (German, Chinese)
- always wanted to be a truck driver or an author (or have a Greek restaurant in Greece)