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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

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.

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.

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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.

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Tripologist: Best way to do a California road trip

California, Pacific Coast Highway Sign Near Big Sur.

Tripologist I was wondering how I can best do a road trip up the California coast?

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Map of Australia

Travel News

Bali villa's touching response to guests lost on MH17 goes viral on Facebook

 Familie van Veldhuizen-Marckelbach In Memoriam Facebook page

ANNIE DANG 4:03pm | A Bali villa where some of the victims of MH17 were due to stay has conducted a spiritual ceremony on their behalf.

Tourist boom fuels rush for bigger, better airports in Asia

9:32am | Asian countries are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

Floating snowflake hotel offers different view of Northern Lights

JOHN O'CEALLAIGH 8:35am | Travellers who dream of seeing the Northern Lights will have the opportunity to do so from a glass-roofed, snowflake-shaped floating hotel come 2017.

Why some flights are safer than others

30 Jul | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

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