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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.

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...
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...
Where is the Road Trip Guy now?
As a new feature on our website you can now check on the frontpage the actual whereabouts of The Road Trip Guy. If you are in the area and want to catch up please e-mail me or contact me through one of the social media channels.    
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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  
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In my first Vlog I will discus the different photo- & video camera's that I am planning to use during The Trip 2017. The GorillaPods will also be discussed. If any questions please feel free to ask me anytime. An extended review will come after The Trip 2017. Product description Camera 1: Canon Powershot G7X Mark 2 Camera 2: Canon Powershot A2300 Camera 3:...
lazy-louie
Every great story needs a hero, and whilst this is my adventure I wouldn’t be able to do it without a certain someone. My sidekick, my friend and the driving force behind my epic 25,000 km journey around Europe; Lazy Louie! Lazy Louie is more than just the car that will be driving me through the 41 countries, but it...
charity-road-trip
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...
goals-motivation
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...
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...
tips for finding cheap accommodation
Even though we know our destination, the thrills that life on the open road can offer means that more and more people are keen to experience it. However, a road trip can also be tiring, so it makes sense that we know what options are available when it comes to respite. Not every solution will fit everyone’s needs, but...