Category: Road Travel

Combining luxury and excitement - the Lexus Experiences

Combining luxury and excitement – the Lexus Experiences

Combining luxury and excitement the Lexus Experiences are the perfect Christmas gift and something you won’t forget in a hurry. To spoil the man in your life, the English Gentleman Experience offers two days of refined entertainment in the most stunning setting. Starting at The Grove Hotel, your personal Lexus chauffeur will pick you up […]

Mauritius: have wheels, will drive!

Mauritius: have wheels, will drive!

We’d been deterred from hiring a car in Mauritius by horror stories about unsafe roads, lack of signposting and a proliferation of incompetent drivers but fear not – this is no worse than the average overseas destination and better than most as they drive on the civilised left! Hire a car My recommendation is to […]

Fast cars & fine dining at the Monaco Historic Grand Prix

The Historic Grand Prix (11th-13th May 2012)  is a magnificent event that commemorates the golden age of motor racing on the glamorous streets of Monaco.  It is a must for any motorsport enthusiast! The race takes place on the very same circuit as it did back in 1929. The Monaco circuit is considered one of […]

3 places that every driver should visit

3 places that every driver should visit

For anyone who loves to drive and who loves to travel, there are few holiday concepts more appealing than the long road trip. The best thing about a driving holiday is the incredible sense of freedom that comes with taking to the open road and just following the brease. It can be a daunting thing […]

Lisbon to Porto – a luxurious drive through history

Lisbon to Porto – a luxurious drive through history

Portugal has established itself in recent years as a luxury destination for travellers, with a wealth of luxury hotels, golf courses and exclusive beach resorts. Combined with quaint villages, wine estates, historical monuments, castles and palaces, you have the perfect destination for a luxury driving tour.

Driving in Italy - Our Top 5 Routes

Driving in Italy – Our Top 5 Routes

Italians are passionate about their driving, and in the country that produces some of the greatest luxury cars, it is clear to see the roots of this passion. Italy has some of the finest roads in Europe, taking you through breathtaking scenery. Although Italian drivers have a reputation for being risk takers, they actually happen […]

Racing the wind at Laguna Seca

Racing the wind at Laguna Seca

Sliding into the stripped-down, souped-up Mazda MX-5 Cup at Laguna Seca racecourse this past Spring, my heart was beating wildly, my foot itching to stomp on the gas pedal. I wanted nothing more than to begin tearing around the 2.24-mile-long course, world renowned for its scary corkscrew at Turn 8. Clothed in standard racecar driver […]

The world’s scariest footpath and motorbike trail

There’s nothing luxurious here, but I think anyone with a love of travel would find it interesting, so I’m sharing it regardless!  First up, a footpath that’s being billed on YouTube as the world’s scariest.  El camino del ray is a via ferrata that’s now fallen into a state of disrepair, located in the province […]

Treat yourself to the best on the Riviera

Treat yourself to the best on the Riviera

The French Riviera and the small enclaves of opulence that dot its legendary shores are synonymous with pleasure. The fragrance of lavender permeates the air and the heat is perfectly tempered by the buoyant waters of the Mediterranean. Some of the finest dining in the world can be had here as the coast of Cote […]

Ultimate Drives

Ultimate Drives

Ultimate Drives is a Swiss based tour operator offering a range of luxury driving breaks that combine the best “drivers” roads with the most exclusive hotels and destinations in Europe. For each break, you can either self drive, where you bring your own car and are supplied with a detailed itinerary and navigation unit in advance, or […]

A world record speeding fine?

A world record speeding fine?

The Swiss are very enterprising when it comes to penalties for speeding.  Not only do they take into account the amount by which you are exceeding the speed limit, but the fine is also determined by your own personal income.  Spare a thought, therefore, for the wealthy Swedish man who was recently clocked doing close […]

Sri Lanka's first tuk-tuk rally

Sri Lanka’s first tuk-tuk rally

Not so much luxury… more just a bit of fun.  The inaugural 2009 Lanka Challenge, Sri Lanka’s first official tuk-tuk rally will take place from 5th to 15th September 2009. Twenty five teams of intrepid competitors from around the world will navigate the 1200km route in auto-rickshaws taking them through mountains, rainforests, tea plantations, coastal […]

Experience owning a Lamborghini racing team

Experience owning a Lamborghini racing team

Cool Victory, a Gran Turismo (GT) motorsport organization that races Lamborghinis internationally, has created a new fractional ownership package that gives its participants an all-inclusive travel and racing adventure experience.   The Fractional Owner chooses an international race location of his or her choice and is championed by the Cool Victory team for a trip […]

Enjoy Arizona’s natural wonders

The Amara Resort and Spa in Sedona, Arizona, is having a special travel package which allows guests to enjoy two natural wonders of Arizona – Sedona Red Rocks and The Grand Canyon –   for the price of one. The Amara Grand Canyon Adventure package includes two nights’ accommodations, breakfast for two each morning at […]

New Fairmont bicycle programme in Canada, with BMW Cruise Bikes

New Fairmont bicycle programme in Canada, with BMW Cruise Bikes

In its continued quest to provide guests with a healthy environment to stay fit and maintain a balanced lifestyle, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has announced an extension of its partnership with German automaker BMW to include a complimentary hotel bicycle service featuring BMW Cruise Bikes. Beginning Spring 2009, Fairmont hotels across Canada will introduce these […]

Hire a Harley with Kempinski Hotel Bahía Estepona

Hire a Harley with Kempinski Hotel Bahía Estepona

Do lazy days lounging by the pool leave you yearning for some fast-paced excitement? Action-loving guests at the Kempinski Hotel Bahía Estepona can hire one of a selection of top of the range Harley-Davidson ® motorcycles for some adrenaline-pumping fun – what better way to discover the sunny Costa del Sol and beyond?   The […]