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The Trip 2017

The story of a guy going on a once in a lifetime road trip of 30.000 Km through 41 countries in 6 months all whilst supporting several charities.

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...
With over 20 islands, the Gothenburg Archipelago is a beautiful collection of islands right in front of the city of Gothenburg. I visited the south archipelago and will discuss how I got to most of the islands for just € 18,- and spend a great day wildlife & nature sightseeing, eating delicious foods and checking out the local history...
Norwayvideo
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...
I was walking around Bergen when I came across a ticket shop for the famous fjord cruises. Between all the big offers, on a small  A-4 paper there was a sign that said; Learn how to make apple juice and sauces. Visit the Eplet Bed and Apple farm in Solvorn! Hmm.. That is something new, I thought. I don't have...
What is the first thing you think about when you hear the name: Italy? Let me guess, Rome, Venice and Napoli! Am I right? Whilst these cities are of course one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, there is actually a whole region in Italy where you can relax for days without ever getting bored. (Related: My...
ukraine train tickets
Ukraine Train Tickets - How to Buy Online During my stay in the Ukraine (blogpost: 25,000 Km. Europe Road Trip Part 10: Visiting Ukraine) I visited the cities of Kiev and Odessa by train. Although, road tripping in Ukraine is an amazing experience, some of the roads are in such a bad condition that a relaxing train ride for a...
road trip in ukraine
When I announced my route for Europe’s longest road trip, people were shocked with one particular destination: “Why would you want to do a road trip in 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...
The Trip 2017: Amsterdam to Berlin
On the 15th of May (at 9.00 am) I left my home and started this amazing journey with Louie and I. After a warm goodbye of my family and neighbours it was time to hit the road! Bam, all of a sudden all the adrenaline was kicking in and as soon as I put the car in first gear I...
balea lac
Road Trip Romania to Balea Lac, Transfagarasan, Brasov & Bran Dracula Castle My adventure in Ukraine had come to an end. After spending two wonderful weeks in Lviv, Vinnytsia, Odessa and Kiev 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 radar for quiet some...
Best North Coast 500 Itinerary,Campsites & Hotels in Scotland
The Best North Coast 500 Itinerary, Campsites & Hotels in Scotland Road trips began to become popular in the United States with the introduction of the famed Route 66. The route gives the ability to cut the country right through the middle and see it all. No routes have ever been able to live up to the experience of driving this...