The Road Trip Guy Blog

Welcome to The Road Trip Guy Travel Blog. Here you will find all the blogposts and video logs of our website.

traveling alone
6 Reasons on Why Traveling Alone on a Road Trip Sucks! Road trips are a great experience. They are a chance to see the world around you, as well as getting you to the place that you need to be. However, the idea of a road trip can be a little daunting if you plan to go it traveling alone. With...
Become a hitchhiker
Hitchhiking may not be as popular as it used to be, but it is still something that many people rely on to travel around. The trouble is that hitching can be tricky, especially when people have a lack of trust for hitchers. This is where we want to help. Which is why I have put together some of my top tips on how...
traveling world
The Harteau family has been on the road with their 1990 VW Westfalia since October 2012. What started out as a family dream of being a whole year on the road it changed over the course of 5 months when they decided to continue their journey on the road with no final destination This resulted in them traveling the...
driving miss norma
Sometimes you just come across something so unique and inspiring that you have to share it right away. Unfortunate, Miss Norma has passed away this month due to her illness, but oh boy did she leave an amazing and touching story behind! By doing a massive road trip through the USA, instead of going for her cancer treatment in...
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...
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...
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...
Volkswagen has introduced a prototype of the new all electrical Volkswagen eight-seater van. With the Volkswagen I.D Buzz the road trip spirit will be once again present but this time in a new and environmental friendly model. The van will have close to 374 HP and can go from 0-100 km per hour in just 5,3 seconds! That is...
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...
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...