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First photo about tandem skydive with aeroplane

What does skydiving feel like?

“Now,” he commands, as I try to ignore the gap where the side of the aeroplane should be, “don’t forget to smile for the camera.”

Where I Went Wrong in the Grenadines

It’s a short but soulful walk along the main street of Canouan Island at midday. The Caribbean sun scorches the tips of the palm leaves, turning them canary yellow and toasted brown as I look up at the clouds.

I’m here by mistake. Two mistakes really.

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7 Unusual Things To Do in France

From the peeling paint of countryside farmhouses to the sweet sugar of macarons, the bright lights of dazzling Paris to the snow-powdered wooden chalets that speckle around the ski resorts, it seems there are plenty of reasons why more people travel to France than any other country in the world.

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Is Trieste Worth Visiting?

Looking for the best things to do in Trieste, Italy? From literature to architecture and world-famous coffee, this surprising Italian city has a character all of its own.

Road through the beach for the best short travel quotes

101 Fun Road Trip Questions for Your Next Drive

Looking for some road trip questions to help the ride go by? When it comes to getting to know someone better, nothing beats a road trip. Maybe it’s the lack of eye to eye contact that makes people open up. Maybe it’s the miles that pass between you. But if ever you find yourself searching … Read more

Discussing ancient philosophy in Greece

The Surprising Thing You Need to Know About Philosophy in Athens

Thousands of years ago, philosophy in Athens asked questions which we still cannot answer. What makes us happy? What is real? How do we know what we know? Through an Athens philosophy tour, you can revisit the Athenian greats of Plato, Socrates and Aristotle. Here’s what it’s like. Plus, how you can arrange your own… … Read more

The Best Cranberry Bog Tours, A Scarlet Surprise in Massachusetts

Until you’ve seen the untold beauty of a raspberry-ripple cranberry bog, you haven’t lived. Here’s how to find the best cranberry bog tours in Massachusetts. With a splash of history on the side. From Ella Buchan on Drive USA. Cranberry Bogs in Massachusetts I’m a little obsessed with cranberries since visiting Massachusetts. The tart, bouncy little rounds … Read more

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The Best Road Trip Quotes to Fuel Your Next Journey

The best road trip quotes fuel the imagination and drive the quest for knowledge. Or, you know, make for a great road trip instagram caption or quotation to combine with a gift for someone about to go travelling. From inspirational road trip quotes to funny road trip quotes, we have you covered.

Which one inspires you the most?

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How to Spend 4 Days in Paris

If you’re wondering what to do in Paris in 4 days, I’ve put together the ultimate guide with more than 30 things to see in Paris. Get ready to savour the City of Lights with this 4 day Paris itinerary.

Things to do in Nantucket Island, Nantucket Harbour

Why You Should Travel to “The Faraway Place” in New England

Compact and picturesque in charcoal grey and deep-sea blue, the island of Nantucket once hosted the astronauts of their time: the whaling captains who inspired Moby Dick.

They ruled the marine world, trading in risk, adventure and wealth. And then something happened.

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Road through Snaefellsnes Peninsula Iceland

Road Trip Essentials: Your Road Trip Packing List PDF

Wondering what to bring on a road trip? Don’t miss a thing with this printable road trip packing list.

I’ve driven through snowy mountains, desert sands and cramped cities in more than 40 countries, often on my own. And I’ve made almost every mistake you can think of.

Learn from me and plan the perfect driving holiday – anywhere in the world.