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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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Another mountain pass, Route 62

Cape Route 62 - avoiding the Garden Route crowds

Destination: Cape Town

Setting off on a round trip from Cape Town to the Garden Route, we explored the heartland of South Africa along Cape Route 62, with its vast mountain ranges and pretty historic farming communities

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Downtown Flagstaff

Fun in Flagstaff: get your kicks on Route 66

by joe9t8

Destination: Flagstaff

Whether you want to chase storms, scale the Grand Canyon, dig up trouble at a meteor crater or just search for extraterrestrial life, it’s all on the dusty doorstep of Flagstaff, USA

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Castell d'Alaro jutting out from the mountain crags

Mallorca – verdant valleys and majestic mountains

Destination: Alaro

Take a break from Mallorca's turquoise waters and drive inland to the heart of the Serra de Tramuntana mountains for breathtaking vistas, the best lamb and an idyllic boutique hotel to hide away in

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The road to Murmansk

Murmansk: urban life in the Arctic Circle

by Drifter

Destination: Murmansk

It's a 1,200-mile drive from Moscow to Murmansk – in winter, the ultimate Russian road trip. The reward is a city steeped in tradition, World War II history and haunting memories of the Cold War

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Tanque Verde Ranch

Arizona: tempting Tucson

Destination: Tucson

Looking for heat and then some? Head off to Tucson in southern Arizona; I guarantee you won’t need to take a sweater

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Sadhbh and pre-shave bunny

To sail, cave or bunny-shave? Hop around Auckland!

by Sadhbh

Destination: Auckland

Forget Lord of the Rings, a trip to New Zealand isn't an epic quest. With the Bay of Islands and the dark caves of Waitomo nearby, a quick Auckland visit can pack in a lot

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view of route 1

Road trip around Iceland

Destination: Iceland

Take the ring road around Iceland for a road trip like no other. Rent a car, buy a map, and discover this remarkable country for yourself

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Golden sands of Lakes Entrance

In search of the best beach in south east Australia

Destination: Lakes Entrance

South east Australia is home to some of the most captivating coastline in the world. One of its famed beaches even made it to the Guinness Book of Records for boasting the whitest sand in the world

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Maori carving at the start of State Highway 35

Go east: the wild side of New Zealand's North Island

Destination: North Island

Escape the crowds on New Zealand's North Island and head east to discover rugged coastal scenery, deserted beaches, spectacular lakes and authentic Maori culture

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