Category: What’s New

Now a member of SATW

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SATW (Society of American Travel Writers) is a professional association made up of well over 1000 writers, editors, photographers and video producers, as well as bloggers and PR experts in the U.S. and Canada. The organization was founded in 1955 and is probably one of the most trusted voices in...

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Next stop, back to Ireland

Sheep pasture with road by MikesRoadTrip.com

Toward the end of last year I spent five weeks in Ireland. My first week I road tripped the Wild Atlantic Way, which was one of the coolest road trips I had done last year. I then attended and spoke at a travel conference in Killarney. Then, I spent a...

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Attending IPW in Denver

Mike Shubic at IPW 2018

I try to attend 4-5 travel conferences per year, both for professional development, as well as networking and getting caught up with friends in the industry. There have been many conferences I've attended several times, so this year I have made a concerted effort to attend a few I have...

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NATJA Gold winner for best travel video

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

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 Germany soon…

Heidlburg castle in the mid-90s

My very first trip to Europe was in the mid-90s, and one of the countries I visited was Germany. Back then, Germany was not far removed from the fall of the Berlin Wall. I know a lot has changed since then and I'm really excited to see just how much....

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Heading to Incredible India

Taj Mahal at sunset by MikesRoadTrip.com

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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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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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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Maritime Canada road trip in early September

It has been many months in the making, but this September I will be doing an epic Maritime Canadian road trip. For nearly three weeks I will be exploring the islands and provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island (PEI). I have been to Nova Scotia before,...

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Heading to Cabarrus County, North Carolina in August

I have attended four Travel Media Showcase (TMS) conferences over the years and it's one of my favorites.  TMS is a smaller travel conference, but it is extreamly well run and organized. Many of the destinations and journalist/bloggers attend year-after-year, so it's almost like a family reunion of sorts. This...

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The Most Road Tripped Man in the World

Mike Shubic, publisher of the well established travel blog MikesRoadTrip.com, is arguably the "Most Road Tripped Man in the World." Mike has been a full time travel video blogger since early 2010 when travel blogging was just beginning to take hold. Over the past several years travel blogging has become...

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Goin’ to Kathmandu! Or, is it Katmandu?

It's been a lot of back and fourth with the Nepal Tourism folks, but it's finally official, I'm heading to Kathmandu! I'm so excited as I've heard wonderful things about Nepal. Ever since it became official, I cannot get the Steve Miller Kathmandu song out of my head. ... I...

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