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Mike Shubic and Mike’s Road Trip Awards

Travel Awards

MikesRoadTrip.com has been consistently published since early 2010. Over the past decade plus, Mike Shubic and his blog, books and videos have received many industry awards. Here is a list of some of the most recent. 2020 Gold for Lines, Signs and Forks - Diary of a Nomadic Road Tripper...

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Won two big awards from NATJA in 2020

NATJA Gold Certificate for Mike Shubic for best Travel Book 2019

I have been a member of the North American Travel Journalist Association for four years now, the past three I have won multiple awards, including two Golds. I am very excited to announced that this year (2020 for the 2019 competition) I won a Silver award for best travel documentary,...

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Back to Germany, 2nd time this year

ROM_Humboldt Forum Berlin - view from Hotel de Rome

News Update: Earlier this year I spent three weeks road tripping around Germany, exploring many areas I had never been to before. As a matter of fact, it seems I've spent a fair amount of time in Germany these past few years, recently I published this article: 10 Incredible Places...

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Mike’s Road Trip wins two 2019 SATW awards

2019 SATW Silver award for best website

I'm honored to announced that MikesRoadTrip.com has won two SATW (Society of American Travel Writers) awards. One was for the Best Website category and the other was for Best Non-Traditional piece on Bali: https://www.mikesroadtrip.com/beyond-bali/  What the SATW judges said: The Website category looks at compilations of work on standalone sites. The...

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Lines, Signs & Forks now on sale

Lines-Signs-and-Forks-books-stacked

It has been a long time coming, but I am so proud to announce that that my novel "Lines, Signs & Forks - Diary of a Nomadic Road Tripper" is now on sale at Amazon.com. Lines, Signs & Forks is based on the first five years of my road tripping,...

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Last minute trip to Quintana Roo, Mexico

Tulum in Cancun Mexico by MikesRoadTrip.com

As part of the Travelocity Gnomads team, we often participate in promotional trips, whereby a destination will host us in exchange for content and coverage for a promotional fee.  The Gnomads on the trip, along with Travelocity, will create content and leverage our collective social outlets to promote the area....

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Colima, Mexico travel conference in September

ATMex conference in Colima Mexico

I try and attend several travel conferences per year. There are several I have been to many times, but later this month I will be in Colima, Mexico for ATMEX, a confrence with travel writer, bloggers and influencers paired up with destinations and tour operators. This is not only my...

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