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

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,...
video
For our first interview on The Road Trip Guy I got the chance to speak with Brian DeFrees. Brian has done a massive USA road trip of 12,255 miles (19.600 Km) and made a time-lapse video of his trip. Unexpectedly that video went viral on the internet and received well over one million views on Youtube! I would like to...
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...
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...
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...
The USA is known for many things from celebrities to some of the most amazing national parks to be found anywhere. Therefore, it can be difficult to determine how to see the best sights the country has to offer. If you want to really get into the American site seeing experience, there is no better way than with a good road trip in...
Mongol Rally
The Mongol Rally is one of the most famous rallies in Europe. It's over 10,000 miles across a large variety of landscapes in Europe and Asia and has gained a huge popularity under youngsters. There is zero back up, no support teams and also no route.. long story short.. you are on your own! Of course you have your...
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 Norway
When you choose to fly to a destination, you are often doing yourself and your traveling companions a significant disservice. You can see quite a lot from the sky, but when you arrive at your destination is entirely up to the airline. If there are any flight delays, you may miss out on some of the activities that you...