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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.

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...
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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  
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  
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...
Portugal road trip
Portugal Road Trip Itinerary - Porto to Faro by Car! Portugal is a beautiful country full of welcoming and passionate people. There are many places that are on the cannot miss list, but if you want to soak in the true spirit of this beautiful country, there is no better way than with a Portugal road trip. Traveling by car gives...
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...