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In Motivation & Inspiration you will find the best road trip routes (with description & maps) and inspiring stories of other travellers.

In the summer of 2017, as part of my European road trip (blogpost: 25.000 km Europe road trip part 9 : Warsaw and Krakow in Poland) I planned to visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps and the museum nearby Krakow, Poland. Established by the Nazis in 1940, the Polish city of Oswiecim was selected by the "Third Reich" to be the...
My time on the Lofoten Islands was coming to an end and there was one final Norwegian landmark that was on my bucketlist; The North Cape. The North Cape is often considered the northernmost point of Europe. On the top of the cliff there is a beautiful viewing point of the merger of the Norwegian sea and the Barents...
Visiting the Lofoten has always been my dream. I arrived in the port of Sørvågen at 6.30 AM after taking a 3-hour ferry from Bodø. It was a early trip, but once I arrived it was all worth it. As it was still early on a Friday morning and my room was not available until 2.00 PM I decided to drive...
road trip in Iceland
I know the title talks about a description of what a great road trip in Iceland is like but at this moment, I am finding it hard to articulate my words on what I imagine it would really feel like. Apart from the fact that I am making it a quest to visit 41 countries on my european road trip,...
road trip in Philippines
How do you discover the beauty that the Philippines have to offer? Well there is only one answer and that is through a well planned road trip. You can decide to start your road trip in Philippines by driving your own car (probably the best way to get the full on experience without any inconveniences) or make use of public...
What is your medicine? An easy fix all for a road tripper feeling down on a journey is music ! After all, it is said to be the medicine of the soul. As a matter of fact, there have been studies that reveal that the type of music you listen to on a regular basis has an effect on your daily...
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Since March 2016 I’m traveling from The Netherlands to Australia by electric car. Without any money I completely rely on the energy I receive from people around the world. During this journey I will visit inspiring people, projects, companies and events to make a documentary about sustainability. My goal is to find out what sustainability is, to create awareness...
This road trip in England is from St Ives to Bridport. The trip is approximately 210 miles (336 km) and will take you through some breathtaking scenery that you will want to get out and take photos of and that is perfectly fine because when you are on a road trip, it is all about the experience of the...
Road trips are the part of life that allows us to see much more of the world than when we zip from one place to another. A road trip in Ireland is something that is meant to be savored and if you have traveled through this beautiful country, you have likely realized that there are many attractions if you...
In February 2015 8 of us chipped in and bought ourselves an old Ford E-350 school bus. We spent the next 5 months renovating and fixing it up to road trip shape. Unfortunately it wasn't enough since we had to leave her in Trapper Creek Alaska with a broken transmission. I hope you enjoy watching our adventure. Shot and edited...