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

How long does it take to drive around 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 Ireland
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...
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...
surfing in Sagres
When you think of surfing you might think about places like Hawaii, Bali and California. But did you know that Europe has one of the most populair surfspots in the world? And that the Algarve in Portugal has been in the top 5 for many years? During my 30,000 km road trip through Europe, I wanted to see what...
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...
How to Get to Auschwitz From Krakow
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. I wrote this free guide on "How to Get to Auschwitz From Krakow by Car or Bus". Established by the Nazis...
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...
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...
video
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...