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Driving from Oslo to Bergen
Driving from Oslo to Bergen - Tyrifjorden, Aurlandsfjorden & Stave Churches The route between Oslo and Bergen has the reputation for being one of the most beautiful roads (either by car or train) on this planet. After spending a few days in Oslo I was excited to hit the road again. This is my adventure driving from Oslo to...
The perfect balance of planning and being spontaneous can be hard to find. Especially when budgeting is your biggest concern. Traveling pros calculate as many costs possible before they leave to have a better idea of how much money is left for fun when they get there. This guide will help you line out your trip, but still leave...
road trip plan europe
Have you been dreaming already about your upcoming holiday? And have you already started planning your road trip through Europe? If so, you can use my 7 steps that I have applied when planning my 30,000 Km European road trip through 41 countries. Sit back, relax and you will have the best road trip possible! Determine the route when planning...
visit the arnold schwarzenegger museum
"I'll be back!", "There is no tumor!" or "Get to the chopper!" Who did not grow up with these amazing one-liners ? I am of course talking about the famous action star Arnold Schwarzenegger who took the action movie genre by storm with classics like The Terminator, Commando, Predator and Total Recall during the 80's and early 90's. Arnold was born in...
road trip in turkey bodrum
There is no better way to experience a country than on a road trip and if Turkey is among the countries you plan on visiting, you will be pleased to know that there is much to see. There are many routes that can be taken, but if you want to see the best of the best in Turkey, I...
Road trip with friends!
Never Discount the Need for True Friendship!  Family road trips are wonderful ways to bring the family together and enjoy some quality time. It is however important to remember that not all people have families that they get along with enough to take on a long road trip. Friends however tend to be easier to take because we do not...
Korczowa-Krakovets border
The moment was finally there. After traveling through almost ten European Union countries (Norway not being included) it was time for a real test. Crossing the border from Poland into the Ukraine (Korczowa-Krakovets border) has a notorious reputation for being the worst and longest border cross from Europe. Waiting up to 24 hours and sleeping in the car were...
road trip in ukraine
When I announced my route for Europe’s longest road trip, people were shocked with one particular destination: “Why would you want to do a road trip in Ukraine? Your car will be stolen within a day, everybody is corrupt and it is currently a warzone over there!” It was an expected reaction and I understood that my family and friends were...
balea lac
Road Trip Romania to Balea Lac, Transfagarasan, Brasov & Bran Dracula Castle My adventure in Ukraine had come to an end. After spending two wonderful weeks in Lviv, Vinnytsia, Odessa and Kiev it was time for me and Lazy Louie to hit the road and drive towards the beautiful country of Romania. This country was on my radar for quiet some...
Good day everybody , my name is Niels Thomas and I welcome you to my first blog post of the Road Trip Guy. I was born and raised in the province of Utrecht in the beautiful and sunny country of the Netherlands. Just in case you never visited the Netherlands before.. it is a joke.. there is no sun.. like ever! During my...