Roads Less Traveled

No matter which country you visit, the best way to see the sites is by going on the road.

While flying from one destination to another is quicker and probably more convenient, you miss a lot when you’re high above the mountaintops whereas if you drive, you can see more of the country. Hire a car and explore the roads less traveled.

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Manali Leh Highway, India

The Manali Leh highway is one of two ways to reach the Leh-Ladakh region, but it’s much more than just a road on a map. The Manali-Leh highway is also considered to be the most difficult motorable terrain in India, offering all the thrills of an adventure road trip if you plan carefully enough. The snow-capped mountains, distant valleys, and the cool mountain breeze set the scene for your amazing 478 km road trip. This is a popular highway, so you’re likely to make friends with cyclists, motorists, and maybe even a few hitchhikers on your pitstops. Continue reading “Roads Less Traveled”

Top Tips for Planning the Perfect History Tour of the USA

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When you consider historical holiday destinations, the USA probably isn’t the first country to come to mind, after all, it was only discovered by Westerners in 1492. But there is still plenty of history to discover – from the pueblos of the Amerindians in New Mexico and Arizona to the beautiful colonial architecture of New Orleans or New England.

Planning a holiday to take in particular historical sites is quite different to planning a trip to Orlando to visit Universal Studios and Disneyland – it requires a bit more personal planning and a whole lot more independence, but it can be really rewarding and totally fascinating. Here’s how to plan the perfect historical trip to the USA. Continue reading “Top Tips for Planning the Perfect History Tour of the USA”