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Highway 1's route through Big Sur

Cruising California’s Highway 1

Destination: California

One of the world’s most spectacular road journeys, Highway 1 hugs the Californian coastline. The stretch from San Francisco to LA makes for a great road trip, so rent a convertible and get exploring

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A Green Tortoise bus

Travelling coast to coast on a USA road trip

Destination: New York City

Watch pink grapefruit sunrises, play the slot machines in Las Vegas and camp out under a sky filled with a thousand stars. It's all part of a rough and ready but unforgettable Green Tortoise road trip

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It’s not hard to find peace and quiet in the Sea of Cortez

Baja bound: a Mexican road trip

Destination: Baja California

Grab yourself a cheapo rental car, a map and an enthusiastic travelling companion, and you're perfectly equipped for a budget trip through Mexico's Baja peninsula

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The view from the steps up to the lighthouse in Byron Bay

Surfing on a shoestring on Australia’s east coast

Destination: Byron Bay

In a van big enough to house two people, two surfboards, one gas stove and a few clothes, we drove from Sydney up the east coast of Australia, surfing all the way

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The golden sands of Agrigento - still radiant in October

Seeking out Sicily's highlights on a driving tour

Destination: Agrigento

A driving tour of the Mediterranean's biggest island is a challenging but rewarding way to get under the skin of Sicily's stunning scenery. Grab a map and get on the road

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Petting the wallabies at Featherdale Wildlife Park

The Blue Mountains - a 'true blue' Aussie getaway

Destination: Jenolan Caves

Canyons, mountains and waterfalls; hearthlands, gum trees and old tin sheds; stalagmites, stalactites and an underground river. The Blue Mountains offers them all, with fine food and culture to boot

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Regular stops to take in the beautiful scenery are a must!

Driving through the French Alps

Destination: Hautes-Alpes

It's worth taking time to explore the back roads through the French Alps, one of the most beautiful and dramatic regions in the whole of Europe

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Arriving at Hotel Ranga

Luxurious Iceland: fire, ice, earth and water

by msjoyce

Destination: Grindavik

"Why Iceland?" was the reaction of all of our friends. We had no real answer - just an unexplainable attraction. Having just returned, we now have hundreds of answers to the question

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Exmoor's hills are covered with heather

Heading down the Atlantic Highway in Devon

Destination: Bude

Take the Devon highway that’s the best in the west for views, bends, hills and places to stop along the way

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Eye, eye: crazed-looking emus stalk the sand dunes of the Coorong Wilderness

The great Aussie road trip

Destination: Adelaide

What’s that, Skippy? Don’t drive after dark in case you hit a kangaroo? Good idea, mate! Time to spill the beans on driving in Australia

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