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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

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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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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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