Following are reviews, interviews, articles and feature pieces published in leading motorcycle and travel magazines.

Traverse Magazine Review of Sleeping Around in America

April 2020 – A beautifully crafted series of comfortable adventures” Read Traverse Magazine’s full review of Sleeping Around in America: Traverse Review Apr 2020.

Ottawa Today radio interview on Sleeping Around in America – 1310 News 

April 2020 – Interview: Andrew Beattie aka The Motelorcyclist

March 2020 –, a travel aggregator designed to price alternative transportation methods between cities,  caught up with Andrew Beattie to ask him questions about travel, motels and his Sleeping Around in America tour.  Read the full interviw here.


Rediscovering America’s Roadside Motels – The Journey Continues Part 2  BMW Owners News Magazine Nov 2019

November 2019 – Andrew Beattie wrote his third instalment Rediscovering America’s Roadside Motels The Journey Continues- Part 2 for the November 2019 issue of BMW Owners News.  Click below to download it.


Love Shack –Traverse Magazine No 14 October/November 2019  

October 2019 – A Love Shack is the perfect place to start Sleeping Around in America. Traverse Magazine published an excerpt from Sleeping Around in America: Revisiting the Roadside Motel in the October/November issue giving you a taste of what to expect!  Click below to read about the Love Shack in the Catskills!  



The Journey to Rediscover America’s Roadside Motels, Part 1 – BMW Owners News Magazine Sept 2019

BMW Owners News Sep 2019

September 2019 – Andrew Beattie wrote his second instalment The Journey to Rediscover America’s Roadside Motels – Part 1 for the September 2019 issue of BMW Owners News.  Click below to download it. 






Chasing the Horizon podcast March 2019

My guest in Episode 47 is Andrew Beattie. A Canadian.

If you’re still reading, thank you🙂Seriously, though, Andrew is from Ottawa and rides his motorcycle all over North America seeking out the funkiest, hole-in-the-walliest motels he can find. He digs these places so much he is writing a book about them called Sleeping Around in America: Revisiting the Roadside Motel. Continue Reading



A Marriage in the Making

BMW Owners News Magazine April 2019

Andrew (Drew) Beattie wrote this feature article for BMW Owners News Magazine and tells the story of the inspiration behind the journey…continue

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