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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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Now that the starting date of The Trip has been set it is time to start planning my goals for what surely will be an epic road trip adventure. With so many countries to visit, I will be focusing on these seven goals during the 3 month period on the road. My goals for The Trip 1) Be the first person in the world to make the...
On the 17th of May it was finally time. My next adventure would take me back to the 50’s when the former eastern German automaker VEB designed the Trabant. What was supposed to be a symbol for the engineering skills of East Berlin resulted in disaster. The Trabant had the reputation of being old, slow, loud en very uncomfortable! Just...
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...
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Please see the related blogpost here. If you like this video please subscribe or follow me on social media! This episode: Saying goodbye to the family and heading to Berlin. Meeting new people, eating great food and going on a Trabi Safari through Berlin! Check out the madness! Facebook: www.facebook.com/theroadtripguy Instagram: www.instragram.com/theroadtripguy Charity : Trees for All Social media:https://www.treesforall.nl/uw-bijdrage/onze-mogelijkheden/?utm_source=social&utm_campaign=roadtripguy Newsletter:https://www.treesforall.nl/uw-bijdrage/onze-mogelijkheden/?utm_source=nieuwsbrief&utm_campaign=roadtripguy Blog:https://www.treesforall.nl/uw-bijdrage/onze-mogelijkheden/?utm_source=blog&utm_campaign=roadtripguy  
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In Vlog # 2 I discuss why I chose a Volkswagen Beetle instead of a Volkswagen Van and why Lazy Louie is such an amazing car! Car decoration done by : www.autostickertotaal.nl Facebook: www.facebook.com/theroadtripguy Instagram: www.instagram.com/theroadtripguy Twitter: www.twitter.com/theroadtripguy  
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...
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Now that The Trip 2017 has been confirmed and my 7 goals have been set, it is time to start working on finding 12 interesting and suitable charities. During the road trip through Europe I plan to involve these charities by trying to raise funds, write blogposts about their activities and of course visit them. So, how do I choose the right charity for...
All good things must come to end and so was my time in Denmark. I had such a great experience in Copenhagen that it was hard to leave and say goodbye to my new friends. Good thing that Tom & Kane became my new road trip buddies! They were also planning to go to Gothenburg and after to Stockholm to...
If you ever visited Denmark you will think mainly of two things: Beautiful architecture and expensive tourist activities. It is indeed a problem for many tourists that the cost of going out for dinner, visiting the museums and zoos and having an alcoholic beverage comes at a higher cost compared to the rest of Europe. Good thing, I figured...
In the beginning of May , with just one week left before the Trip 2017, it was time to finalize the small details and finish the last steps to make the start of the journey as smooth as possible. Did I have everything in check? Was all the paperwork done? All visa’s/insurances and other important documents in check? A...