Rent a Car in Europe

10 Things You Should Know about Renting a Car in Europe

Julie Travel Advice 8 Comments

Having a car provides a lot of freedom and convenience when traveling through Europe. You can travel at your own pace, stop frequently to take in the view, and get to some places that are difficult to reach with public transportation. However, there are some things to know about renting a car in Europe. Knowing these differences in advance can …

Grand Staircase Road

What’s It Like to Drive Cottonwood Canyon Road?

Julie United States 1 Comment

Cottonwood Canyon Road is a scenic, unpaved road that travels through Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. It connects the town of Cannonville with Highway 89, just west of Big Water. Tim and I drove this road during our road trip through Arizona and Utah. Since we were traveling from Page, Arizona up to Escalante, Utah, Cottonwood Canyon Road was the perfect shortcut …

Eilean Donan Scotland

Driving to the Isle of Skye, Scotland

Julie Scotland 37 Comments

The Isle of Skye is one of Scotland’s most popular destinations. It may seem like a long drive to get there, but by adding in scenic pitstops along the way, you can turn the journey into a sightseeing adventure. In fact, the journey through Scotland is almost as good as the destination! Keep reading to learn how to make the most out of driving …

Dingle peninsula tour

Driving the Dingle Peninsula, Ireland

Julie Ireland 31 Comments

Here is another destination for your Ireland bucket list: the gorgeous Dingle Peninsula. If scenic drives, stunning coastal scenery, and a visit to one of Ireland’s most colorful towns sounds interesting to you, keep reading. Driving the Dingle Peninsula is a must on a visit to Ireland!   Dingle Peninsula Road Trip Things to Know Before You Go The Dingle …

Driving Santiago to Mendoza Andes Mountains

Driving from Santiago to Mendoza. Should You Do It?

Julie Argentina, Chile 47 Comments

Driving from Santiago to Mendoza, Argentina…should you really do it? For those who like to get out on their own, this may sound like a great idea. And it is. The scenery is breathtaking, the drive can be an adventure, and there is a new view around every curve. Plus, how many people really can say they crossed the Andes …

Driving in Botswana

Julie Botswana 8 Comments

Botswana is home to several of the world’s best safari destinations, such as the Okavango Delta, the Kalahari Desert, and Chobe National Park. Most people choose to fly into these locations, but those on a budget may not have this luxury. We fell into the category of budget travelers so we chose to drive from South Africa to Chobe National …

Driving Monaco Grand Prix Course

Driving the Monaco Grand Prix Race Course

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The Monaco Grand Prix is a Formula 1 Race held every year in Monaco. It is one of the most prestigious races in the world, the course winding through the narrow streets of Monaco. In the days leading up to the event, the streets of Monaco are transformed for the race. Barriers are set up, grandstands are erected, and sponsor …