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Drives in Pacific

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.

New Zealand

Brooding beauty

David Whitley follows the Mangatoa Road into the great unknown to discover the secrets of the North Island's wild west.

New Zealand

Kiwis' 'insane' road rules a dice with death

New Zealand is been home to a bizarre road rule.

Kiwis fancy themselves as being ahead of the pack, but there is one area where New Zealand's "dare to be different" approach goes horribly wrong - on the roads.

Driving

World's greatest drives: take the long way home

Bixby Bridge in Big Sur, California.

John Borthwick finds some of the world's most spectacular scenery sitting by the side of the road.

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Photo galleries

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

Tripologist

A scenic roll via ranges, rainforest and Rotorua

Tripologist We are travelling to New Zealand's North Island would appreciate a relaxing driving itinerary.

Tripologist

Leisurely spin of New Zealand's South Island

Tripologist My partner and I are planning two weeks on the South Island of New Zealand. Can you suggest a relaxing driving itinerary that allows us to stay a couple of days each in a few interesting places?

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Travel News

Bali's Seminyak gets more glam

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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.

Sydney's newest accommodation: Sleep at IKEA

ANNIE DANG 21 Aug | Need a place to stay? Why not spend a night at IKEA for free. You won't even need an Allen key.

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