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.

Guide to UK Road Trips for Young Couples

UK Road Trip

Life is too short not to go on a road trip! Road trips are a great way to connect you with yourself, and, having a travel partner is the cherry on top. When we talk about mesmerizing journeys, the UK has many breathtaking routes that’ll help young couples explore their...

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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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The EV Revolution – How it is changing the future of road trips, our lives, and, the auto industry

The EV Revolution road trip

The EV Revolution is not something in the distant future, it is upon us right now. I was in Norway in late 2019 and quickly observed how many Tesla's were on the road. It seemed that at least a quarter of the cars I saw were Tesla's. Surely my assumption...

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Interesting Facts about Arizona

These interesting facts about Arizona will showcase what a unique and fascinating state it is to visit. For more information and videos on Arizona, see the links at the bottom of this post. https://youtu.be/XSP91Pu8_9c Arizona is located in the Southwestern part of the United States. It’s a place with dramatic...

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Top-10 Places to visit in Nova Scotia, Canada

Cabot Trail Cycling and Scenic view

This is a list of some of the top places to visit in Nova Scotia, Canada, including helpful links to information and videos on the various destinations. Nova Scotia is an ideal province for road trips and scenic drives because you’re never far from the sea. With fishing, beachcombing, whale...

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10 Road Trip Tips to Save Money

Road Trip Tips to Save Money

This post and video provide some solid road trip tips to save money. During these uncertain times, road trips will likely be the preferred mode of travel for the not so distant future. I'd like to thank Allianz Travel for their continued support in enabling me to create content that...

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Southwest Road Trip for First-Timers [part one]

Southwest road trip to Monument Valley at Goulding's camp ground - Photo by Mihaela Popa of WorldTravelBug.com

This is story narrative on a Southwest Road Trip that should be a great read for anyone wanting to do a road trip around the Southwest. Be sure to watch the video below. This is part one, at the bottom of this post is a link that will take you...

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Top 5 Airbnbs to add to your bucket list

Travelers these days want something a little different from their vacations. While big resorts and boutique hotels are still obviously popular, plenty of people look for something a little more authentic when they travel. Genuine experiences, local culture, and a chance to experience the reality of life in the destinations...

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Kerala: The Shangri-la of India

Kerala Backwaters

For most people around the world, Kerala is still an undiscovered place in a far-off land. However, for those in the know, Kerala is a sanctuary to relax the mind, body and soul. Located on the western side of the southern tip of India, Kerala is a tropical utopia with...

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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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