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.

Road trip Slovenia
Road Trip Slovenia - Visiting Ljubljana & Lake Bled Hello Mr. Road Trip Slovenia! Thank you very much for making me wait almost 4 hours at your border crossing from Croatia into your country. I was thinking that morning: "Hmm, what would make my day extra interesting?" Well, how about an amazing slow service and 4 hours waiting in line ?...
Road trip in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Road trip Bosnia & Herzegovina - Mostar & The Kravica Waterfalls During my travels through Croatia, I actually entered Bosnia and Herzegovina twice! One time by accident when I was traveling from Dubrovnik to Split by crossing the small seaside village of Neum and the other one when driving towards Mostar. What a great way to start my road trip in Bosnia and...
Road trip in Croatia
Road trip in Croatia – Beaches, Bears, Game of Thrones and more! After Montenegro and Albania it was finally time to enter the European Union once again. A road trip in Croatia was next in line and the fairytale stories of the beautiful islands and coastlines of Dalmatia had been om my travel bucket list for quiet some time. During this...
road trip in albania
It had been a long day and I drove from Athens (Greece) all the way to the border crossing nearby Sarandë. Here is where my crazy adventure in the beautiful country of Albania started. Demolished road, broken traffic signs, lunatic drivers and beautiful coastal lines. My road trip in Albania was of to a great start! It was an interesting combination...
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 Greece Itinerary - Thessaloniki, Athens, Halkidiki & Greek gods! After my stay in beautiful Bulgaria, I felt it was time to relax on a white sandy beach, with a cocktail in my hand as I enjoy my view over the crystal blue shorelines. I drove through Serbia and Macedonia to eventually arrive in Thessaloniki, Greece. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcquLoIpNJk During my Greek road...
road trip romania
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...
road trip in ukraine
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...
Korczowa-Krakovets border
The moment was finally there. After traveling through almost ten European Union countries (Norway not being included) it was time for a real test. Crossing the border from Poland into the Ukraine (Korczowa-Krakovets border) has a notorious reputation for being the worst and longest border cross from Europe. Waiting up to 24 hours and sleeping in the car were...
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...