Author: Mike Shubic

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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.

Cinque Terre Weather

Cinque Terre aerial by Mike Shubic of MikesRoadTrip.com

Cinque Terre weather is fairly mild, but the winter months can be a bit cold, around 3 degrees Celsius for an average low and 11 degrees for an average high (38 low to 52 high in Fahrenheit). The peak summer months can be on the warm side, 18 degrees Celsius...

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Holographic Fanny Pack information and review

Holographic Fanny Pack for plus size women

The Holographic Fanny Pack seems to be all the rage right now and it’s one of the most popular items on Amazon. Among all fanny packs, the plus size fanny packs for women seem to be the biggest hit. There is no denying that these waist packs have made a comeback.  Synonymous with the 1980s,...

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Sant’Egle offers a remarkable reprieve from the mundane

Sant'Egle in Tuscany - Photo by: Mike Shubic of MikesRoadTrip.com

The Sant'Egle Agriturismo Biologico (organic farm) in Tuscany offers guests a remarkable experience well beyond the typical lodging experience. Staying at Sant’egle is refreshingly different thanks to Erika and Alessandro, two well traveled and thoughtful people who have created a respite sanctuary that you simply must put on your bucket...

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Ultimate Guide for a Tuscany Road Trip (part two)

Tuscany Road Trip iconic Tuscan image by Mike Shubic of MikesRoadTrip.com

Click the following link to read the first part of this Tuscany Road Trip Guide. BACK TO TUSCANY: DAYS 16 THROUGH 19 Tuscany Road Trip to Suvereto, Italy Suvereto is a marvelous medieval hamlet surrounded by ancient walls. The village features stupendous Tuscan architecture, cobblestone alleys, shaded colonnades and evocative...

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10 Incredible places to visit in Germany

Rudesheim vineyards along Rhine in one of the many incredible places to visit in Germany - Photo by: MikesRoadTrip.com

This compilation of places to visit in Germany has been forged after several road trips to many parts of the country. You’ll find lodging, restaurants and sights listed, but only when I can highly recommend them. Germany is a place that weaves timeless tradition, stunning landscapes, idyllic villages and vibrant...

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Check for $91.94 in the mail

another check for $91.94

Did you receive a check in the mail for $91.94 recently? Well so did I. These checks from Scharfstein v. BP WCP LLC are part of a suite against ARCO gas stations as part of a multi million-dollar class action settlement that affects nearly two million people, mostly from Oregon....

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The Ultimate Romania Road Trip Guide

A Romania road trip is one full of twists and turns, both literally and figuratively. The country has some absolutely stunning scenery, while much of it is unspoiled by tourism. It is a country full of contrasts, with classic European old world cities, villages where man still uses horse &...

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Ultimate Road Trip Romania Guide Part Two

B-Class Merceds along road in Romania

Click the following link if you missed part one of this Romania Road Trip Guide. Road Trip Romania Day 11 and 12 - Transfagarasan to Sibiu (Transylvania) Distance: 112km or 70 miles – about 2.5 hours of driving with no stops From Curtea de Arges (where Transfagarasan road starts) to...

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