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Drives

Bay watch: The scenic Clarence Drive between False Bay and the Kogelberg Mountains.

South Africa

South Africa road trip: uneasy rider

Rob McFarland A coastal trike tour raises eyebrows and offers great sights, writes Rob McFarland.

Australia

Queensland road trip: Get your kicks on the other Route 66

Queensland

Andrew Bain Andrew Bain takes the highway running along the Tropic of Capricorn in central Queensland and finds plenty of surprises along the way.

Australia

Ten great vrooms with a view

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Your quick guide to the best drives on offer across the planet and closer to home.

USA

Racing with the wind

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David Whitley With its easy-drive roads and open country, the United States is tailor-made for heading down the highway, writes David Whitley.

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Photo galleries

World's greatest day drives

A car crossing the bridge (Vallone di Furore) on the Amalfi Coast.

Hug the corners on some of the world's most memorable drives

World's greatest drives

Bixby Bridge in Big Sur, California.

The highway is a grand canvas, a drive-in screen for our own epics, especially on these five great excursions.

Travellers Tips

The Tripologist

Everyone asks: Do I need an international driving permit?

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The Tripologist You Australian licence might not pass muster if you are stopped by the local police.

Travel Insider

Of course you get your bond back - when we're ready

Campervan holiday on the Great Ocean Road.

Jane E Fraser Hotels and hire companies will ask for a bond from your credit card - but why do they take so long to give the money back?

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Map of Australia

Travel News

Traveller deals: to Russia with love

Mongolian yurt

JULIETTA JAMESON | Travel halfway around the world on a G Adventures trip through China, Mongolia and Russia.

Bali's Seminyak gets more glam

JULIETTA JAMESON | Just when you thought Seminyak couldn't get any more glam, along came Double-Six Luxury Hotel Seminyak.

Deals of the week: Lap of luxury

EDITED BY JULIETTA JAMESON | Book two nights at the award-winning luxury retreat Saffire Freycinet and receive a third free.

Fear of flying haunts air travellers after MH17 crash

LAWRENCE MONEY 21 Aug | Recent events have made those people afraid of plane travel more afraid than ever.

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