Video Interview: A Journey from Rome to Home…

Video Interview: A Journey from Rome to Home…

Isn’t travelling great? You rock up in a random place like Plovdiv in Bulgaria and end up bumping into someone who lives about 5 minutes from your home town in the UK!

This is exactly what happened to us in the summer of 2010 when we got chatting to a couple of lads in our Plovdiv hostel – Tommy Zaluki and Christos Gatsios were on their way to Greece, having driven all the way from the UK in a slightly dishevelled 10 year old Fiesta. Their journey, dubbed “The Big Road Trip” was filmed by Tommy – a burgeoning (and quite frankly, awesome) film-maker/videographer and last summer, he embarked on another epic adventure – this time, with a new partner!

Tommy and girlfriend Jessie set off on a 3000 mile bicycle trip from Rome to Home, averaging around 50 miles a day! Having never done anything on this scale before they certainly had their work cut out!

As soon as we first heard about their trip, we just had to find out more, so we cornered them for an exclusive interview so that they could tell us all about what they got up to….

We hope you’ve enjoyed watching our interview with Tommy and Jessie. You can catch up on their trip from the start by watching episodes 1-4 of Rome 2 Home on Tommy’s YouTube channel.

As well as this, he has loads of cool stuff on there, including the original Big Road Trip!

Finally, we’d like to give a big thanks to Tommy & Jessie for all their hard work in putting this together! We’ve loved watching you both on Rome2Home and are looking forward to episode 5!…..

Are you planning on setting off on an epic overland adventure? Or perhaps you’ve already been on one? Whatever the case is, we’d love to hear about it! Get in touch to fill us in on your adventures!..


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  1. October 07, 22:58 #1 Aisleen Author

    Haha they are hardcore!! 🙂

  2. October 07, 16:42 #2 Annie@GreenGlobalTravel

    A rest day only once every week? Wow, I can’t believe you didn’t get exhausted!

    Well done! And thanks for sharing 🙂