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The Trip 2017

The story of a guy going on a once in a lifetime road trip of 25.000 Km through 41 countries in 3 months all whilst supporting 12 charities.

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My adventure in Ukraine had come to an end. After spending a wonderful two weeks in Lviv, Vinnytsia, Odessa and Kiev (blog post: 25,000 Km Europe Road Trip Part 10: My travel to Ukraine) 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...
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When I announced my route for Europe’s longest road trip, people were shocked with one particular destination: “Why would you want to travel to 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 concerned that I...
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...
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In this episode, I am driving through the beautiful country of Norway. I just stayed for a few days in Oslo and although it is a wonderful big city, it was really expensive (Blogpost: Explore the City of Oslo on a Budget) and I wanted to explore the fjords and nature, Norway had to offer. My route is between Oslo and...
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...
I said my goodbyes to the Baltic states (blogpost: 25.000 km Europe road trip part 8 : Riga (Latvia) and Vilnius (Lithuania)) and after Vilnius the next stop was Warsaw (Poland). The distance was about 460 Km., but the roads were absolutely terrible! Gone are the fancy routes of the Baltic States which consisted of smooth tarmac and a gasstation every...
My time in Estonia had come to an end and after spending two days in Pärnu we crossed the border into Latvia to drive towards Riga. For this trip I was joined by two new road trip buddies; Haiko from The Netherlands and Eric from Ivory Coast. It was a fun trip as it was cool to have some...
After a quiet time in Finland my hopes were set for the famous Baltic States. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania were all on my bucket list and I could not wait to visit all their capitals: Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius. The ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn was easily booked with DirectFerries.com and for just € 55 ,- (passenger + car) I...
I finally did it! I had reached the most northern part in Europe and the North Cape was totally worth the extra kilometers Louie and I had to drive to get to the famous cliff. The northern part of Norway had been an absolute pleasure. With an adventure on the Lofoten Islands and a visit to "The Globe" statue...
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This episode: Visiting Odense in Copenhagen, Denmark! See me meet new Danish people, hanging out in Copenhagen, learning about Scottish beers and meeting new road trip buddies! Facebook: www.facebook.com/theroadtripguy Instagram: www.instragram.com/theroadtripguy If you like this video please subscribe or follow me on social media!