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Drives in North America

The big easy: Coastal trips are perfect if you're not in a rush.

Australia

Ten great vrooms with a view

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.

USA

Pining for Oregon

Driving the north-west coast of United States whets the appetite, writes Katrina Lobley.

The Tripologist

Can you trust the reviews on TripAdvisor?

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The Tripologist For the most part, the TripAdvisor website is a blessing for travellers.

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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.

Tripologist

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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