Category Road Trips

The 8 best road trips in Botswana

Flying in for a few nights at a splendid luxury lodge is a marvelous way to see the remote corners of beautiful Botswana, but to truly enjoy this country’s monumentally wild spirit, it’s all about taking to the open road.…

The 7 best road trips in Thailand

If your first port of arrival in Thailand is Bangkok, you might feel a little apprehensive about the idea of taking to the highway on a road trip. In the Thai capital, cars are stacked bumper to bumper, motorcycles duel…

Best day trips from Nantes

It’s difficult to tear yourself away from lively Nantes but thanks to its centrally located railway station, you can reach riverside villages, medieval towns, prehistoric art and enchanting islands in under two hours – and without ever getting behind a…

5 of the best road trips in Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s epic landscapes make it prime road-trip territory, from its wild Pacific coastline to the relaxed vibe of its Caribbean beaches, lush wildlife-filled forests and still-smoldering volcanoes. While most highways are well maintained, driving can still be a nerve-jangling experience –…

Best day trips from Istanbul – Lonely Planet

With thousands of years of history and a lively contemporary culture, Istanbul has plenty to keep visitors occupied. But a day trip to nearby beaches, forests, and sleepier towns at the edges of the city and around the Sea of…

5 of the best day trips from San Juan, Puerto Rico

The roads of Puerto Rico serve as a stage. The performers are the rolling hills dotted with little country houses, the wild horses roaming freely through the forests, the fishing villages and beaches with tiny bars by the water. Travelers find these…

The best day trips from Cairo – Lonely Planet

The capital of Egypt has more than enough charms to fill a traveler’s itinerary, and even more fascinating sites stretch far out from Cairo in all directions. Big-hitter cities like Luxor and Aswan are farther away and require more time, but…

The 9 best day trips from Lima

With its top restaurants and leading cultural museums, you might never tire of the fast-paced metropolitan lifestyle found in Lima. But step away from Peru’s capital city for a day and there’s plenty more to see, from roaring rapids to…

6 of the best road trips in Italy

The drive along Italy’s Amalfi Coast, preferably in a vintage Alfa Romeo Spider, is the stuff of travel legend. And it’s just one of dozens of epic road trip routes in this fascinating, richly layered country. Don’t be put off…

6 of the best road trips in Nevada

Those who enjoy wild and lonely places will love driving Nevada’s scenic and remote back roads. Whether you’re planning to add some scenic byways into a longer road trip in the USA or just want to squeeze in a bit more sightseeing,…