Author: Mike Shubic

Mike Shubic is a seasoned road trip travel video blogger, traversing the byways of the world looking for those hidden gems of the road. From unique destinations, unexpected discoveries, creative cuisine, intriguing inns to exciting attractions…the road is his page. The experiences are his ink. And every 300 miles, a new chapter begins. Whether you live vicariously or by example, Mike will do the exploring so you can have an adventure.

NATJA Gold winner for best travel video

2017 NATJA Award Seal - Gold for best travel video - awarded to Mike Shubic of

Super excited to announce that I was awarded the Gold for best travel video by NATJA (North American Travel Journalist Association) in their 2017 content competition. This is a huge honor as NATJA is a very prestigious travel association, not to mention some stiff competition for the various awards. If...

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Heading to Incredible India

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Excited to announce that in a couple weeks I will be heading to Incredible India! I was one of 60 travel bloggers selected to participate in the 1st ever India tourism sponsored FAM trip entitled #IndiaBlogTrain. There were over 1000 travel bloggers who applied for the trip and I am...

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Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way road trip

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The Wild Atlantic Way runs the entire west coast of Ireland, over 1500 miles. This stunning stretch of road is broken up into six different and distinct regions. I spent ten days road tripping from the northern headlands of Donegal to the southern peninsulas of Killarney, to the west Cork...

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Church Rock an Arizona Roadside Attraction

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Along highway 160 in northeast Arizona, on the Navajo Nation, the landscape is quite dynamic—rapidly changing  from sandstone red rocks to a swath of odd mounds known as the Painted Desert. It's along this route about about 30 miles southeast of Monument Valley that the landscape turns flat. Then, out...

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Speaking at ITB Berlin in March

ITB Berlin Mike Shubic speaker

For the past two years I've been speaking at travel conferences around the world, mainly on the topic of video content. Today, I am excited to announce that I have been selected to speak at ITB Berlin, one of the largest travel conferences in the world. Hope to see you...

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Now an Allianz travel ambassador

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I'm so excited to announce that I am now a travel ambassador for Allianz Travel Insurance. I have been an Allianz customer for many years, it is so great to now be working with them to create inspiring travel content. As a travel ambassador, my job is to showcase the...

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Most Colorful Places in the World

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Color is the characteristic of human visual perception and it not only comes in various shades, but it is also a language. Color is communicated quicker to the brain than words or shapes, as it works directly on our feelings and emotions. Typically when we see colorful objects or scenes,...

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Bucket List for Road Trips [infographic]


Today there seems to be a bucket list for just about everything—how about a bucket list for road trips. This comprehensive infographic showcases some of the most epic road trips around the world. From the UK, USA, South Africa, Australia and beyond, this bucket list for road trips list should...

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The Perfect 7-Day Nova Scotia Road Trip Guide

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A Nova Scotia road trip is the perfect introduction into the Maritime region of Canada. Nova Scotia, which means “New Scotland” has a significant Scottish influence while also being known as Canada’s ocean playground. I road tripped around many areas of Nova Scotia and have put together what I think...

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B-roll rates

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Whether you're a DMO/CVB, a hotel/resort or a tourist attraction, everyone needs B-roll footage today. Most travel-related entities have stock photos, but today, you need an archive of B-roll as well. We at Mike's Road Trip can provide quality B-roll clips for myriad needs. Here are some example clips and...

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Top Instagram photos of 2017

Best Instagram images for 2017

This past year I have tried to be very active on Instagram and it seems to have paid off. My follower numbers have grown and so to have the number of likes and comments I receive on each photos. The collection below illustrates my most popular images. It is interesting...

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