With iconic attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge, unique neighbourhoods, excellent food, and great foods, San Francisco is a visitor magnet for more than 10 million travellers a year. If you plan on joining their ranks and embarking on a San Francisco car hire adventure, avoid making an impression for all the wrong reasons. Here’s […]
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In a city where the buses are boats (vaporetti), you might expect a little water underfoot, but October and November 2012 saw Venice undergo one of its worst ever bouts of periodic flooding. Last year’s acqua alta attracted widespread attention in the world’s media, but the prospect of waterlogging should not cast a cloud over […]
You would be forgiven for thinking that nothing happens in November, that it’s a kind of pause between the heady days of summer and the party bubble of Christmas, but you would be wrong. November is a time of festivals and exploration, a time when some destinations drop the temperatures and the crowd levels to […]
Camels plodding across a searing desert, the flash of a kohl-rimmed eye from a veiled face, the pungent scent of burning frankincense – the Middle East conjures up countless exotic images, not least of which is sunshine. Lots of very hot sunshine. In this instalment of our Winter Sun series, we take you to some […]
With the evenings drawing in and summer a distant sunny memory, it’s easy to get downcast at this time of year. Cheer yourself up by organising a short car hire break and return revived and ready to take on winter.
Visit enough bars around the world, and, after a while, they all start to look identical. If every club and pub you visit seems to have come out of the same box, have a drink at one of the more unusual bars discovered around the world.
On July 1, 2013, Croatia became the European Union’s 28th member, opening up a whole new territory for your car rental adventures. The easing of border restrictions introduced by E.U. membership means that this gem of Eastern Europe is now even easier for you to explore.
If the thought of getting on a plane makes you come out in a cold sweat, read our simple tips. And relax..
Those of us deprived of the sun for most of the year welcome those glittering rays with perhaps a little too much enthusiasm when we finally get away on our summer holidays. Enjoy the sun safely with these tips
Anyone who has gone on a long car journey with kids knows how tempting it is to abandon the entire trip as a bad idea before you’ve even left your street. If they’re not bickering or fighting for control of the Nintendo, they’re whining for food or toilet breaks or threatening to get sick. And […]