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Motor biking along West Virginia's country roads

Motor biking along West Virginia's country roads

Explore West Virginia by motorbike! Travel full throttle along miles of winding mountain roads, shifting gears for sweeping curves and rolling hills with views over lakes and through valleys and stopping in welcoming quaint towns along the way.

Get behind the wheel and feel the freedom in Africa

Get behind the wheel and feel the freedom in Africa

There is a self-drive experience for everyone in Sub-Saharan Africa. The feeling of freedom, space and independence is almost unrivalled and self-driving certainly does not mean that you have to ‘rough it’, in fact, surely the ultimate luxury is travelling Africa your way, taking a trip entirely your own.

Contiki launches innovative Roadtrip with 13 YouTube celebrities

One life, one shot, make it count - no regrets! Continuing with a year of innovative digital launches, Contiki Holidays youth travel brand for 18-35s, is setting off on the ultimate adventure and taking 13 of YouTube's most popular personalities with them to the most iconic destinations in Europe.

Beware blasé Brits behind the wheel in Europe

More than half of British motorists who have driven in continental Europe have committed an offence behind the wheel, according to research by MoneySupermarket.

Explore the Brecon Beacons National Park in an electric car

Explore the Brecon Beacons National Park in an electric car

The Brecon Beacons National Park has become the first in the UK to offer a fleet of electric vehicles.

Follow in the footsteps of the Hairy Bikers on your own Mississippi adventure

One of the UK’s small group North American tours operators, Grand American Adventures, is offering guests the opportunity to follow in the famous footsteps of the Hairy Bikers in Mississippi.

Top tips for driving in Europe

Driving in Europe will cost less this year in almost every motoring holiday destination, according to the new Motoring on the Continent report from Post Office. Despite petrol prices increasing in Europe, the strong pound means this rise is offset, giving holiday motorists more miles for their money.

Great summer getaway gets Brits hot under the collar

With the school term ending in most parts of the UK today, the great summer getaway is about to begin.

5,000 over 50s trailered back to the UK from Europe in 2011

As the UK's monsoon summer triggers the start of a mass exodus to hotter, drier climes, research by Saga Breakdown Assistance shows that it pays to make sure you have adequate cover for your foreign road trip.

Rules of the road wrong-foot holiday drivers

Almost three quarters (73%) of Brits have fallen foul of the rules of the road or got into difficulty when driving on holiday, according to research from Aviva.

Top 5 motorcycle rides in the UK

When it comes to rewarding getaways, motorcyclists have it lucky. The combination of the open road and open air make motorcycle tours one of the best ways to enjoy what a country has to offer.

Driving tips to take the pain out of Spain

Driving tips to take the pain out of Spain

Driver training specialist IAM Drive & Survive is offering weekly motoring tips to drivers from its head of training, Simon Elstow. This week he is advising on driving regulations for Spain.

European road trips cost less this year

UK tourists driving in Europe will pay less at the pump this year in almost every motoring holiday destination – but not because fuel prices have fallen.

El Monte RV offers you the drive of a lifetime

El Monte RV offers you the drive of a lifetime

Independent travellers looking for soft adventure, stunning scenery, fabulous wildlife and generally a taste of the great outdoors on their next North American Holiday

The Florida Keys and the Highway that goes to the Sea

The Florida Keys and the Highway that goes to the Sea

The Overseas Highway, sometimes called "the Highway that Goes to Sea," is a modern wonder. It is the "magic carpet" by which visitors from Florida's mainland can cross countless coral and limestone islets through that special world of the Florida Keys.