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.

First Media Interview…

I had my first media interview today, it was with Today Publications...a local publisher in Pinal County.  Today Publications prints several area newspapers as well as maintaining several websites, including San Tan Valley Today.  Zach is the reporter who interviewed me and is planning on updating his readers weekly (I...

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Left the Valley today…

Diary report for 6/6/10...left the Valley-of-the -HOT Sun today... It was another 110 degree day today, and thankfully, I'm heading out of the valley and will miss the excruciating summer heat!  I am staying with my folks in Wickenburg for a few days to say good-bye.  On my way out...

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Four Days and counting…An update…

Four Days and counting until I hit the road... I have been doing a lot of prep work these past couple months, e.g. building this website, selling my belongings to support myself until revenues start coming in, moving out of my house (my home for the past eight years), packing...

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Superstition Mountains – Arizona

The Superstition Mountains is located about 50 miles east of downtown Phoenix and has been home to my backyard for the past eight years. Living at the base of the Superstition Mountains has certainly been a joy, especially for someone who enjoys the outdoors as much as I do. With...

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Keen Newport Sandals – Product Review

I have been a Keen Footwear fan for some time now and really enjoy the original Newport sandals.  The Keen Newport Sandals are extremely comfortable, durable, stylish and long-lasting.  I've owned several pair over the past six or so years and would highly recommend them. I've been wearing sport sandals...

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Liberty Market Restaurant Review – Gilbert, AZ

[caption id="attachment_802" align="alignleft" width="164"] Liberty Market Restaurant in Gilbert, AZ[/caption] Liberty Market Restaurant in Gilbert, AZ is an eclectic place where tasty food is served-up in a modern, refurbished building located in historic downtown Gilbert. The fairly new restaurant dons the original name of the building, "Liberty Market..."which, for more...

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Green Vegetarian Review – Tempe, AZ

Even non-vegetarians will find a lot to like about Green Vegetarian.  Located on the border of Scottsdale and Tempe, Green is tucked in a rather obscure corner of a strip mall.  I had heard great things about the place and have tried to find it before, but without the exact...

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The Seafood Market Restaurant in Mesa, AZ

The name "Seafood Market Restaurant" conjures in the mind's eye a place that would specialize in just great seafood.  While this place apparently serves  fresh seafood, it does so with such an air of mediocrity that one cannot help but be disappointed--unless of course you don't care about appearance, presentation,...

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Mike’s Road Trip will chronicle…

Mike's Road Trip will chronicle the... Mike’s Road Trip will chronicle the journey of a man who loses his house, sells everything and embarks on an adventure that will test his marketing abilities.  Along the way he will provide promotional and product placement for sponsored considerations as well as lodging...

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Site set to launch in July 2010

Site set to launch in July 2010, will showcase... The Mike's Road Trip site/blog is set to launch sometime in July, 2010. I'm working out the final bugs and functionality issues as well as developing content from my travels archives. I'm also looking for sponsors who are looking for social...

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Sponsor Opportunities

Social Media and Experiential sponsor integrated opportunities available.  I am a seasoned marketer with over 17 years of experience in nearly every marketing discipline (including web development and online marketing)...from the client, agency to the media sides of the business.  I also have field marketing experience. If you're looking to...

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National Parks

The first part of my adventure will take place at some of our amazing National Parks, top on my list will be Yellowstone, Glacier and possibly Banff up in Canada. Stay tuned...

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