Category: Miscellaneous

A Golden Opportunity to Experience AU79 – Gold mining in Arizona

gold from luxury gold mine in arizona

Bright, yellow, hard and cold, gold is hoarded, bartered, bought and sold, but is hard to get and heavy to hold. The lure of riches induced people to migrate west for well over a century in search of the illusive and highly prized element. Gold has mesmerized people with its...

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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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Cinque Terre Weather

Cinque Terre aerial by Mike Shubic of MikesRoadTrip.com

Cinque Terre weather is fairly mild, but the winter months can be a bit cold, around 3 degrees Celsius for an average low and 11 degrees for an average high (38 low to 52 high in Fahrenheit). The peak summer months can be on the warm side, 18 degrees Celsius...

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Holographic Fanny Pack information and review

Holographic Fanny Pack for plus size women

The Holographic Fanny Pack seems to be all the rage right now and it’s one of the most popular items on Amazon. Among all fanny packs, the plus size fanny packs for women seem to be the biggest hit. There is no denying that these waist packs have made a comeback.  Synonymous with the 1980s,...

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Check for $91.94 in the mail

another check for $91.94

Did you receive a check in the mail for $91.94 recently? Well so did I. These checks from Scharfstein v. BP WCP LLC are part of a suite against ARCO gas stations as part of a multi million-dollar class action settlement that affects nearly two million people, mostly from Oregon....

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Hotel / lodging video examples

Mike of MikesRoadTrip.com is an award-winning travel video content producer and member of NATJA, SATW and ATTA, three leading travel journalist organizations. He has worked with hotels, resorts and boutique Inns around the world to produce high quality, affordable video content, either for his own channels. or for that of...

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In the future, cars may be free! They may also be illegal to drive.

The future of automobiles may be free cars

Technology is changing the way we live our lives in dramatic ways, it's also displacing many businesses and tools we once found useful. A few years ago I had a couple of automotive prognostications that seem to be coming to fruition. Automotive data will be more valuable than a car...

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Strangest Driving Laws around the World

Strangest Driving Laws around the World

As a road trip blogger, I thought it would be fun to highlight some of the strangest driving laws I've come across. Driving in another state, or even overseas, will illustrate how cultures can vary greatly across the world—driving/car culture is no different. Driving ethos can change completely just a...

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B-roll rates

b-roll rates image

Whether you're a DMO/CVB, a hotel/resort or a tourist attraction, everyone needs B-roll footage today. Most travel-related entities have stock photos, but today, you need an archive of B-roll as well. We at Mike's Road Trip can provide quality B-roll clips for myriad needs. Here are some example clips and...

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Sponsored social media post rates

We love working with brands who dovetail with the type of content produced and published by MikesRoadTrip.com. If you have a product or service that is road trip and/or travel related, we'd love to help you reach our social media audience. For website sponsored posts, click here. For product reviews,...

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