Road trip stories

The Brecon Beacons with Hello Nancy

Our friend Nancy, from Hello Nancy, went on a mission to discover the Brecon Beacons in South Wales the other month. Equipped with a hire car offered by Go Car Hire, she got to see a side of this stunning rural countryside that is easily accessible in a weekend from much of the UK. The Brecon […]

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Scotland’s four most scenic driving routes

Scotland is home to some of the UK’s best scenery. Vast barren moors, jagged snow-capped mountains, and a rugged wind-swept coast. The best way to see this scenery is by exploring it by car. Luckily Scotland is also home to some of the best driving roads in Europe. Here we take you through some of […]

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Seeing the Norwegian Fjords by car

Carved by glaciers millions of years ago, the landscape of the Norwegian fjords provides a spectacular backdrop for one of Europe’s top road trips. But this is a road trip with a difference. You’ll frequently get to park the car and relax as you’re carried across one of the spectacular coastal lakes onboard a picturesque […]

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10 of the best UK travel blogs out there

From budget trips in tropical locations to city breaks and adventure holidays. We enjoy a good travel story and we’re always on the lookout for travel tips and new hot destinations. So it goes without saying that we are addicted to travel blogs. There’s no better way to survive the British winter than dreaming about […]

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Three of the best Cornish camping holidays

Nestled down in the southwest corner of the UK, Cornwall enjoys some of the best weather of the country. Warmed by the Gulf Stream and the southwesterly winds, this is understandably one of the top tourist destinations for staycations, as well as tourists from abroad. One of the great memories of many a Brit’s childhood […]

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Where to see the Northern Lights

The Aurora Borealis is spectacular. Standing under the magical phenomenon, as it dances across the sky, is a moment everyone should experience at least once in their life. But seeing it can be difficult. You need determination to travel to far-flung destinations, miles from human habitation, and endure freezing cold nights. And even then, conditions […]

Road trip stories

The best Spanish road trips – From spectacular mountains to stunning beaches

Spain is the one of the most popular holiday destinations for Brits, and given the great weather, stunning beaches and cheap flights, it’s easy to see why. The reasons that make it a great holiday destination also make it a great place to head for a road trip. Here’s five of our favourite road trips […]

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The five most surprising great destinations for vegetarians

Comparison site Travel Supermarket recently published an interesting chart on their blog where they ranked the best cities in the world based on their vegetarian food offering. The study surveyed 250 cities and hundreds of customer reviews. This gave birth to The World’s Most Vegetarian-Friendly Cities – a chart listing the destinations with the most, […]

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The convenience of renting a car

The car is one of the most important technological achievements of modern times. Without cars, the movement of goods and people would be inconvenient, difficult and almost unmanageable. Although owning a car definitely has its benefits, ownership also presents some challenges; from funding their purchase and maintenance to issues related to road traffic, car parks […]

Road trip stories

The Delicious Trail from Jacksonville to Savannah

Jacksonville Beach: DeusXFlorida on Flickr Creative Commons This is a road trip story from the wonderful Akila of The Road Forks blog – follow her on Twitter @theroadforks In the spaces between airports, the road stretches into long thin stretches of gray asphalt, floating in and out of the ceaseless hills of the Southeastern United States.  There […]