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.

Discover the Best Road Trip SUV of 2024

Best road trip suv for 2024

Setting out on the open road is an age-old tradition, and in 2024, the quest for the "best road trip SUV" has taken on new dimensions. As travelers seek the perfect blend of comfort, performance, and efficiency for their adventures, the automotive industry has responded with a plethora of options....

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Dare Destiny with a Halloween Road Trip to these Destinations

Halloween Road Trip

In this Halloween road trip article I provide some of the spookiest destinations in the united States. I also thought it would be fun to use an AI image generator to create some creepy images. Hope you enjoy. As October's chill sweeps in, so does the allure of embarking on...

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Emilia-Romagna Road Trip: From Ancient Streets to the Modern Marvels of Motor Valley

Lamborghini in Emilia-Romagna

Set your gears in motion for an unparalleled adventure: This Emilia-Romagna road trip article delves into the automotive brilliance of Motor Valley. Navigate through sun-soaked landscapes, resonating with the roars of legendary engines, and discover a realm where every bend in the road unveils a chapter of motor racing heritage....

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Civita di Bagnoregio: Where History Clings to the Cliffside

Civita di Bagnoregio aeiral primary image - Photo by: Mike Shubic

Perched precariously atop a rugged hill in the heart of Italy, Civita di Bagnoregio whispers tales of ancient civilizations, timeless beauty, and nature's relentless power. Often referred to as the 'Dying Town,' its cobblestone streets and medieval architecture have withstood both the ravages of time and the elements. As you...

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Embark on a Flavorful Odyssey of Peru at Llama Restaurant in St. Augustine

Dessert at Llama Restaurant in St. Augustine Florida - Photo by: Mike Shubic

From the cobblestone streets of historic St. Augustine, Florida, to the mountain terraces of Machu Picchu, stepping into Llama Restaurant is akin to embarking on a soulful journey to the heart of Peru. Right from the threshold, one gets whisked away into a world where culinary artistry transcends mere sustenance,...

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New York Palace Budapest Hotel: Where Renaissance Grandeur Meets Modern Luxury

From the moment you step into the lavish lobby of the New York Palace Budapest, it becomes clear that this is more than just a hotel—it is a historical landmark steeped in grandeur, elegance and the fascinating narrative of a bygone era. New York Palace Budapest Hotel History The New...

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Pedal, Paddle and Pour: Savoring Madison, Wisconsin’s Cuisine, Comedy and Community

Madison Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin is ensconced between the sparkling waters of two magnificent lakes which creates an isthmus, one of only two large cities in the U.S. that can lay claim to this interesting phenomenon. Madison effortlessly blends urban sophistication with the tranquil embrace of nature. A city that thrives on diversity,...

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From Steeples to Steins: An In-Depth Exploration of Bamberg, Germany

Bamberg Germany

Enveloped in the fragrance of smoky beer and echoing with ancient tales, the city of Bamberg sits on Germany's serene river networks. While many German river towns are recognized for their wine, Bamberg is renowned for its unique "rauchbier", a beer characterized by its smoky flavor derived from malt dried...

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From Kayaks to Conferences: A Memorable Sojourn in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Eau Claire by air

Nestled in the heart of Wisconsin, Eau Claire is a hidden gem that elegantly fuses the serenity of the Midwest with the pulsating rhythm of a cultural hotbed. I had the good fortune to explore this multifaceted city while attending a TBEX conference, a prominent gathering for the travel industry....

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A Journey Through Time: Experiencing Central Europe on a Viking River Cruise

Cruising through the enchanting landscapes and charming cities of Central Europe, Viking River Cruises offers an unparalleled travel experience. From the historical streets of Budapest to the picturesque canals of Amsterdam, the Budapest to Amsterdam itinerary showcases the rich cultural heritage and breathtaking beauty of the region. This article will...

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A Love Letter to Tuscany

Oh, Tuscany, my love, your beauty enchants and inspires with each sun-kissed hill and vine-laden valley. Your ancient villages whisper secrets of the past, cobblestone paths leading to tales of yesteryear. Masterpieces abound, your walls adorned with the legacies of da Vinci, Botticelli, and Michelangelo, who once graced your...

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12 Strange and Ingenious Road Trip Hacks

Embarking on a road trip can be an exhilarating adventure, filled with excitement and the allure of the open road. However, long hours in the car can also present challenges such as limited space, fluctuating temperatures, and the need for creature comforts. Fear not, intrepid traveler! In this article, we...

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How to Plan a Day in Dubai – 7 Unforgettable Things to Do!

planning 24 hours in Dubai

Dubai, an oasis of shimmering skyscrapers and vibrant culture, is a highly coveted destination drawing travelers from every corner of the world. A hub for tourists across Europe, Asia, North & South America, and beyond, it presents a myriad of enchanting sights. However, squeezing Dubai's grandeur into a one-day visit...

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AI Tools for Travel Bloggers

AI Tools for travel bloggers & content creators for TBEX presentation

In the ever-evolving digital landscape, travel bloggers and content creators are constantly seeking innovative ways to captivate their audiences and streamline their creative processes. Enter the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI), which is revolutionizing the way we wanderlust-driven storytellers craft our content. From generating awe-inspiring visuals to curating bespoke itineraries...

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