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In Motivation & Inspiration you will find the best road trip routes (with description & maps) and inspiring stories of other travellers.

road trip plan europe
Have you been dreaming already about your upcoming holiday? And have you already started planning your road trip through Europe? If so, you can use my 7 steps that I have applied when planning my 30,000 Km European road trip through 41 countries. Sit back, relax and you will have the best road trip possible! Determine the route when planning...
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For our first interview on The Road Trip Guy I got the chance to speak with Brian DeFrees. Brian has done a massive USA road trip of 12,255 miles (19.600 Km) and made a time-lapse video of his trip. Unexpectedly that video went viral on the internet and received well over one million views on Youtube! I would like to...
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After cruising out to the West Coast from Pennsylvania in his VW Bus for a photography internship, James Barkman has set his sights on living on his own terms. For him this means perfecting his craft by hunting down photo-ops full time in his Westfalia with Surfboards on top and a Dual-Sport Motorcycle in tow. James, 22, might not be...
How to Get to Auschwitz From Krakow
A Guide on How to Get to Auschwitz From Krakow by Car or Bus 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. I wrote this free guide on "How...
best family road trips
Don't Miss The Five Best Road Trips of Your Life! During your lifetime there will be several moments where your travels make such an impact that the memories will stay with you forever. Hitting the road with a road trip is definitely a great way to celebrate your holiday and to create these amazing moments with friends and family.  In this blog post I will...
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AirMapp & Serial Kombi present "RESURRECTION", a short movie about the found and the rescue of a 1955 panelvan. It was abandonned deep in the french alps valley since at least 40 years and they pulled it out of the forest in september 2016 by "restoring" it on site and driving it down the mountain ! These guys are true...
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The short film Isolation is directed by Mathieu Bernat and David Guersan. The film takes you from a busy modern society on a spiritual quest through the beautiful Scottish Highlands. The main character is trying to re-connect with his Scottish roots while traveling to the outback with a classic Volkswagen bus. He experiences a pleasant lesson from living in isolation and solitude. If the...
Friendship Wish
“Dude, that road trip project of yours is awesome!” He said.   “Thanks a lot. I am happy to hear you like it. You want to come a long for a part of the Trip? I know you like to travel so to would be great to catch up and hit the road for a few days? "   “Nah, I don’t have...
I am sure all of us have at least one are two bad experiences while being on the road or on your well-deserved holiday. Hours of traveling with that annoying little brother or sister will surely create some funny and tense moments. In the United States of America that is no different. At the american talk-show of Jimmy Fallon...
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This 1952 Standard Microbus was saved by the cool guys at www.airmapp.com in the middle of nowhere in Sweden. It was airlifted by a helicopter from a national park as the bus was found 8km from the nearest road and there was no other solution to pick it up as all motorized vehicles are prohibited in the park. AirMapp is a social...