Road Trip

It is true what they say about New Zealand: "The world in one Country". As European I have seen a lot of countries especially in Europe but also outside, but what amazed me the most was how much scenery of all those different countries you see back in New Zealand, it's just amazing! Our journey...

If you are taking a trip, to New Zealand’s South Island, amid the best ways to spot the actual beauty of this region is to select an apt Campervan Hire from Nelson. This is to be your preliminary destination.  Campervan Hire New Zealand is a superlative way to view the scenic landscape and this...

Awakening in le Mas des Etoiles, a farmhouse whose white sheers blow in carrying the lavender scented breeze and chatter of morning birds is quite disorienting to a family of New Yorkers who live 12 stories above the police sirens and passing ambulances. We have slept through a very long night of...

It's only our second day on a family vacation to the Cannes Film Festival and we're in the chill phase before the Cannesdemonium, as my clever friend calls it. From Marseilles, a borrowed Garmin GPS has taken us an hour out of our way, compensating for a brief detour by rerouting our rental Renault...

My account of our family vacation in the south of France continues.  After 3 days of bliss and quiet at le Mas des Etoiles in Provence, we were almost in Cannes. The D7 from Gordes took us to Aix-en-Provence, a very pretty city where one of our son's friends is taking a semester abroad program in...

Marseilles is not as bad as I've heard. The overnight flight via Lufthansa was more comfortable than any of us imagined, because we were on a new A380 (plane's maiden voyage) and there's leg room in coach, a friendly crew, fully featured seats with a personal video screen and WiFi which I avoided...

Almost any trip from the San Francisco Bay Area to Yosemite National Park will take you along scenic Highway 120 through the gold rush era town of Groveland and on into the park itself.  Almost every business in town is locally and family owned and operated, and caters to both local residents and...

We poll staff and site visitors to compile a list of the top 30 health, safety, and entertainment items guaranteed to keep road trip travelers -- from infants to adolescents -- in their seats. When CNN asked us one holiday weekend to show parents how to create a "Car Trip Survival Kit," we brain-...

Reluctant to pay added fees for the "kids" to drive a rental car? Learn about the age limits of various car rental companies and where you can save. We took a look at the major car rental company's policies on renting your eldest a car for that next weekend road trip. Guess what?  It ain't easy! ...

Q. Laurie H. and family from Houston, TX want tips on seeing Harry Potter sights and staying in the top castle hotels during a 16-day trip to England with their daughters. A.  England is a great destination and traveling with 7 and 10-year-olds, especially Harry Potter fans, will be great fun. ...

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