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.

Traverse City Road Trip Guide

A Traverse City road trip around the lower peninsula of Michigan embodies everything a road tripper could want—there are curvy roads that induce a desire to see around the next bend; Roadside farm stands spilling over with fresh produce; Cobalt blue water set against a backdrop of hardwood trees set...

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Strangest Driving Laws around the World

As a road trip blogger, I thought it would be fun to highlight some of the strangest driving laws I've come across. Driving in another state, or even overseas, will illustrate how cultures can vary greatly across the world—driving/car culture is no different. Driving ethos can change completely just a...

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Zookz is Z’elicious: Best sandwiches in Phoenix

Year-after-year Zookz is named one of the best sandwich shops in Phoenix for their uniquely shaped and creative concoctions. Every time I find myself in the Phoenix area, I make an effort to meet a friend or colleague at Zookz to introduce them to this fantastic, locally owned, gourmet sandwich...

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Now in Traverse City, Michigan

Aerial road shot in Traverse City, MI by

For the past couple of days I've been road tripping around Traverse City, Michigan. This has been a trip that has been on the books for nearly a year and I'm so excited to finally be here. So far, Travere City has been everything I had hoped it would be....

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Quintana Roo, Mexico at a Glance

Quintana Roo Sunrise by

Quintana Roo is located on the Yucatán Peninsula, along the stunning Caribbean coast. This Mexican state is probably best known for its long sandy beaches of Cancun, or the Mayan Ruins of Tulum. Quintana Roo is a haven for sun worshipers, adventure seekers and water enthusiasts. It’s place full of...

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Drove through AZ mine country today

Ray Mine near Winkelman AZ by

Today I drove through southern Arizona down Hwy 177, a road of rolling hills I had never been down before. This stretch of highway from Superior to Aravaipa Canyon seems to be in the heart of Arizona mining country. I think I must have passed at least 4 different mines,...

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Amangiri: A look at ultimate exclusivity

Water feature at Amangiri by

Amangiri is one of the most expensive and exclusive hotels in the world. It's one of those places that, if you have to ask how much it costs, you can't afford it. There are five star resorts, and then there are properties like Amangiri that are exclusive to the very...

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