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.

These are some of the most Scenic Roads of Ireland

Road near Cliffs of Moher. Photo by: Mike Shubic of

The scenic roads of Ireland are a road trippers nirvana. The angelic tapestry that forms Ireland’s landscape has taken thousands of years to weft and warp into a masterpiece that only nature could weave. The rural farmlands have sheep wandering aimlessly with cattle making their home in actual old homes....

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NATJA Bronze winner for the Travel Video category

For the second year in a row was recognized by NATJA (North American Travel Journalist Association) with a bronze award for the Travel Video category. We also received an honorable mention for a different video. Last year we took Gold in the same category. The NATJA Bronze Travel Video...

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Visiting Slab City and Salvation Mountain

Slab City, California and its focal point, Salvation Mountain, is one of the most bizarre and eclectic places I think I’ve ever visited. I learned of this off-the-grid community after reading a blog post on the Salton Sea, a nearby excursion I also visited while road tripping from Temecula to...

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San Diego to Temecula

Road Trip to Temecula. Photo by Mike of

After spending just over two weeks in San Diego, tomorrow I will be heading northeast to spend a few days in Temecula. While I've driven through Temecula a couple of times, I've never stayed or explored. I do know that the area is well known for its wineries and hot...

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Staying coastal in San Diego

Coastal sunset in San Deigo by Mike of

The lure of the coast is undeniable. For me, it brings back fond memories as a child playing on the beach and making sand castles with a moat using water from waves washing ashore. As an adult, sunsets, romantic strolls along the beach and surfing always generate lasting memories. I...

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Road Trip Packing List (Free downloadable PDF)

Road Trip Packing list screenshot

Road Trip Packing List brought you by: Everyone loves a good road trip, but unfortunately we often forget something. For this very reason, I came up with the ultimate road trip packing list to help make sure nothing is left behind. Of course, each of us have our own...

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My top 9 Instagram images of 2018

MikesRoadTrip top-9 on Instagram

2018 took me all over the world, but apparently 6 of my top 9 images on Instagram were domestic locations. Tell me which one is your favorite by leaving a comment below. If you're not following me on Instagram, please click here. Here are the locations of each image in...

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Life Saving Road Trip Tips

Road Trip Tips that could save your life by

These are some of my life saving road trip tips that I hope you will find helpful.  As the "Most road tripped man in the world," I have a few miles under my belt and have had my fair share of close-calls. I thought it would be helpful to put...

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That’s a Wrap! Travel Recap of 2018

Travel recap 2018 a trip to Los Cabos

This is a travel recap of 2018 I thought would be fun to share. Whew, what a year of travel it was! Here was my road trip travel adventures by the numbers... Total miles traveled, around 142,000 (air and road). 96 days spent abroad (outside the U.S.). 52 different hotels....

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Favorite pieces of luggage for 2018

Delsey CRUISE LITE HARDSIDE luggage by

As a professional travel blogger I have luggage makers often send me pieces from their latest lines to try out. I thought it would be helpful for you, my travel friends and followers, to provide an overview of my favorite pieces of luggage I've used this year. Luggage models often...

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