Category: Road Travel

5 of the best experiences for your cycling tour down the South Tyrol Wine Road

5 of the best experiences for your cycling tour down the South Tyrol Wine Road

Visitors to the Trentino Alto-Adige region of Italy, home to the majestic Dolomite mountains, find themselves presented with breathtaking vistas around every turn. But in spite of the mountainous terrain, it is a perfect spot for a summer bicycle tour for cyclists of all levels. While this region is home to some of the most
A Mini break in New York... literally!

A Mini break in New York... literally!

One hotel in New York has come up with a quirky way to attract high end customers through its doors. If you book a Suite at The Peninsula New York, you’ll have access to a chauffeur driven Mini Cooper S Clubman as a complimentary amenity! It might feel like a scene from The Italian Job as you
10 of the ultimate pit stops along Australia's east coast

10 of the ultimate pit stops along Australia's east coast

Although it’s home to some of the most vibrant vacation spots on the planet, Australia can offer a lot more than barbies on Bondi and croc hunting in Queensland. The best way to cover a vast proportion of the country is by self-drive.  Not only does a car give you the freedom to stop where and when you like; you will
The world's most expensive RV

The world's most expensive RV

At $3 million, the eleMMent PALAZZO is the world’s most expensive recreational vehicle. It unites characteristics from motor, yachting and aviation sports such as a sports car rear diffuser, the business jet gang way or the motor yacht flybridge. The interior is just as extravagant as its owner: minimalistic and modern shapes fused with classy and antique
3 amazing coastal drives not to miss

3 amazing coastal drives not to miss

If you’re used to sticking to the usual highways and commuter routes lined with dull scenery and horn-happy fellow commuters, taking on an amazing coastal drive as part of a relaxing holiday, can prove there’s still a driving thrill to be found amongst the beautiful scenery and sea air. Combining driving with a luxury holiday
The top 5 exclusive tours in Italy

The top 5 exclusive tours in Italy

In 2013 it would appear that Italy continues to be an attractive destination for foreign tourists who are looking for luxury tours at historical venues. For this reason, I have chosen five very different places where you can enjoy a fulfilling tour experience that combines tradition, elegance and exclusiveness. Fashionionable Venice Venice is the town
5 top tips for a starry-eyed escorted film location tour

5 top tips for a starry-eyed escorted film location tour

Whether your favourite on-screen location is from Downton Abbey or The Sound of Music you can guarantee there are many like-minded fans wanting to visit the real life locations they have swooned over on celluloid. Of course you can make a personal pilgrimage which will involve the hassle of hire cars, map-reading and asking for
Top 10 luxury travel gifts for Valentine's

Top 10 luxury travel gifts for Valentine's

Our top 10 Christmas round-up of gift ideas proved to be such a huge success that we thought we’d run with something similar for Valentine’s Day. Whether you are buying for him or for her, we hope you’ll find something here to give you inspiration. And so, without further ado, here are 10 luxurious ideas
The top 5 places to cycle in Tuscany

The top 5 places to cycle in Tuscany

Biking is, hands down, the best way to travel. It allows you to go at your own pace, engage your surroundings with all your senses, and become fully immersed in the minutiae that define a place. But where to ride when you get there can be a challenge, particularly in a place so consistently beautiful
Aston Martin placed on top of 1,000 ft helipad in Dubai

Aston Martin placed on top of 1,000 ft helipad in Dubai

Transferring vehicles in the air by helicopter for promotional purposes is nothing new in the world of exotic luxury and sports car brands. When I was in St. Moritz last year, I recall looking down on a vehicle in a glass case half way up the mountains of Corviglia. Aston Martin, however, can lay claim
Three luxury cars befitting for a luxury holiday

Three luxury cars befitting for a luxury holiday

If you’re holidaying in style, you’ll want to make every aspect of your trip a luxury experience. When it comes to hiring a car, whether it’s to explore your destination or simply ferry you from one location to another, it’s no different and you’ll want to do it in comfort and style. What once was
5 of the world's craziest road junctions

5 of the world's craziest road junctions

Are you one of these people who gets a little nervous at the prospect of driving a car when you travel overseas?  If so, then look away now. We’ve scoured YouTube to bring you footage from some of the worst junctions around the world. If you know of any that are worse, then please let

Getting by in Norway

Somewhere on a mountainous road in Norway, a big rig and big bus have to pass each other.  They need to co-operate to succeed. Thank goodness it wasn’t in icy conditions, that’s all I can say…

How the wealthy park in Singapore

Supercar owners living in an exclusive high-rise apartment block can now park their beloved motors from their… living rooms! Hamilton Parks in Singapore is a brand-new 30-storey development where flats cost between £6 and £15 million. But with parking in the city limited, the skyscraper designer came up with an innovative way of parking some
Rickshaw rides and bespoke picnics offered by luxury London hotel

Rickshaw rides and bespoke picnics offered by luxury London hotel

Situated in the heart of London’s Knightsbridge, guests at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London will be one step ahead of the crowds and travelling in style in the hotel’s bespoke rickshaw during the London 2012 Games this summer. Dressed in red, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park’s luxury rickshaw will be available throughout the Games, from 27th July
5 luxury touring vehicles to meet every taste

5 luxury touring vehicles to meet every taste

Cool spring breezes and gorgeous roadside wildflowers make it extremely difficult for me to sit in bland airports and board stuffy airports at this time of year. What I really want to do is head west – from Austin to see burgeoning blue bonnets, from Denver to see the mountains awaken from winter, or as far west as