Category Road Trips

5 of the best road trips in Cappadocia, Turkey

Cappadocia’s combination of dramatic scenery and well-maintained roads makes it a pleasure to explore by car. As well as allowing you to see the region at your own pace, a road trip gives you the opportunity to really dig under…

Best day trips from Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of the world’s great urban playgrounds, but this place has another side to its personality beyond the gleaming skyscrapers and shopping malls. Three-quarters of the territory is green, dotted with hiking trails and secluded beaches, not…

4 best day trips from Québec City

As the oldest fortified city north of Mexico, Québec City and its 400-year-old vieux ville (old town) attract throngs of visitors year-round. But the fun doesn’t stop at the city limits – there are lots of delightful day trips to…

The best road trips in South Korea

South Korea might not leap out as the obvious place for a road trip. The country’s superb public transportation means a private vehicle is rarely necessary, and the traffic in Seoul can make you question the point of the open…

5 best day trips from Los Angeles – Lonely Planet

From sprawling panoramic mountain views to breathtaking blue oceans, there’s a reason why Los Angeles holds a special place in the hearts of locals and visitors alike. But things get even better when venturing out of the urban landscape and into…

Best day trips from Beijing

Beijing offers a dizzying number of things to see and do, but its appeal extends well beyond the confines of the city. Within easy reach are Ming dynasty tombs, ancient villages, the Great Wall and even enthralling glass-bottom bridges dangling…

9 of the best day trips from Athens – Lonely Planet

A world-class city, Athens is crammed with attractions and entertainment that can fill weeks of any visitor’s time. But a number of other outstanding destinations are located within easy reach of the Greek capital – whether you travel by public transportation,…

6 of the best day trips from Cancún

Cancún is one of Mexico’s crown jewels – a spectacular destination with stunning white-sand beaches and a nightlife that doesn’t stop.  But just beyond this bustling beach city, there’s a world of excursions and adventures that offer everything from a pleasant…

The 5 best day trips from Seoul

So, you’re done with dynamic Seoul? You’re finished with its top fashion. You’re through with its cutting-edge technology. You can’t listen to another K-pop beat. Well, you’re in luck. Less than two hours away from the capital’s ancient palaces and…

6 of the best day trips from Madrid

The vibrant city of Madrid is overflowing with artistic and culinary treasures, not to mention an irresistible energy of its own – we’d recommend a minimum of three days to immerse yourself in its charms. The capital of Spain also…