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A List of Don’ts for Women on Bicycles

What are the rules that cyclists need to obey these days? Have lights on your bike at night, signal before turning, don’t ride on pavements, etc, etc. How many rules are there that apply only to women? None, and if there were then there would (quite rightly) be an outrage. However, that wasn’t always the […]

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Best Summer Road Trip Destinations

One of the best things about summer is the feeling of spontaneity. Whether it is because you’re on summer break, the kids are out of school or if work slows down while the weather heats up, possibilities always seem a little more endless in the summer. A great way to take advantage of the warm […]

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Five things to do with your motorhome this winter

If you thought that summer was the prime season to use your motorhome, think again! The year may be taking a chilly turn but that doesn’t mean you have to abandon your pride and joy. Motorhome Stuck in Customs / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA Here are just a few ideas of how to get the […]

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Canada’s Dangerous Roadside Creatures

Wild animals are just part of living in Canada. They’re everywhere. You probably don’t give it much thought, but some of these animals can pose a real threat to your home and personal property. Of course, it’s hard to blame these roadside creatures. It’s all instinct for them. Still, you need to protect yourself. The […]

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Driving In and Through Germany

It is probably unnecessary to tell you that in Germany they drive on the right, so make sure you do the same! Germany AutobahnWolfgang Staudt / Foter / CC BY-NC Drink driving laws are very strict, the legal limit here is 0.5 milligrams, as opposed to 0.8 milligrams in Great Britain, and the law is […]

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Glasgow: A different Scottish experience

Say what you want about Glasgow but you can’t deny that this Scottish city has got a certain something about it. Not only is it one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities in the UK, it’s also a stone’s throw away from some of Scotland’s most breathtaking scenery. You’ll find all the usual ingredients […]

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5 Scenic Beach Highways

If you can’t get enough of the beach atmosphere, you’ll surely enjoy one of these five scenic beach highway road trips. Get out the driving gloves, hit the gas and have fun! Pacific Coast Highway, California Image via Flickr by rkramer62 Glorified shows up in many Hollywood movies and television shows, the Pacific Coast Highway offers […]

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Travel “Git R Dun” List – Car Rental

If you are planning a vacation and are drawing up a “Travel To Do List” that includes “Renting a Car” as one if its items, there are some basic concerns you need to keep in mind. The first point, of course, is how much you are willing to spend on the car rental. Following that […]

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Best Motorway Service Stations in Britain

Whether you travel the motorways of Britain daily for work or you’re planning a get-a-away for the bank holiday weekend, it can be hit and miss with the service stations you choose to stop off at, and we all know a service station stop off is all part of the fun. So to avoid disappointment […]

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Exploring Ireland’s West Coast

As an island nation, Ireland offers plenty of coastline to explore, and indeed wherever you are in the Republic, you’re never that far from the sea and its influence. The West Coast in particular has achieved considerable fame for its spectacular scenery and unique culture, and the local towns are among the best places to […]