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Southern Europe

In the Southern Europe section you will find all blogposts and video logs of The Trip 2017 regarding countries in Southern Europe.

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 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...
What is the first thing you think about when you hear the name: Italy? Let me guess, Rome, Venice and Napoli! Am I right? Whilst these cities are of course one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, there is actually a whole region in Italy where you can relax for days without ever getting bored. (Related: My...
Best Water Park In Gran Canaria
Choosing The Best Water Park In Gran Canaria – What Options Do I Have? When you think about Gran Canaria, there is not much hitting you – an island with beautiful beaches, lots of green in the middle, fine sand and heat. This is pretty much true, but the thing is – there is much more to do and see...
car rent gran canaria
Fantastic! You have booked an amazing holiday to the beautiful island of Gran Canaria. This stunning piece of paradise is part of the famous Canary Islands and is the seconds most popular island of the archipelago. To enjoy a holiday on the island to the fullest, most people decide to rent a car in Gran Canaria. The roads and...
Top family hotels in gran canaria
​Exploring The 7 Best Family Hotels In Gran Canaria – Something For Everyone Whether you just want a tranquil place with no wild parties or you travel with family, finding a family hotel could be the key to a great holiday in Gran Canaria.  Hi, my name is John and just like the Road Trip Guy himself I love to travel...
surfing in Sagres
When you think of surfing you might think about places like Hawaii, Bali and California. But did you know that Europe has one of the most populair surfspots in the world? And that the Algarve in Portugal has been in the top 5 for many years? During my 30,000 km road trip through Europe, I wanted to see what...
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 ?...
Montenegro Road Trip
Montenegro Road Trip Itinerary – Tivat, Kotor, Budva, Bar & Ulcinj I did not know much about Montenegro to be honest. During my years studying Wildlife Conservation Management in Leeuwarden (The Netherlands) I had a friend who was born in this mysterious country and he always told me it was like heaven on earth. Well, now it was time to...
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...