• A motorbike road trip in Bohemia, Czech Republic

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Driving south from Prague on his custom-built motorbike our writer rhapsodises about the Bohemian scenery by day, then gets stuck into its famous beer each evening Two days' ride will take you from the ferry terminal at the Hook of Holland to the Czech Republic via Amsterdam and Hanover. Here the trip really begins. Day one is Prague , a capital that's among the best for stop-and-stare architecture. Standing on the 14th-century Charles Bridge, spanning the Czech “mother river”, the Vltava, looking up at the city's castle, is a truly memorable experience.
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  • British Columbia road trip: the art of getting lost

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    This epic Canadian landscape is best enjoyed on a meandering, unplanned overland tour - in a Jeep with a bed on the roof
    Plus four more overland adventures in Canada The best road trips have few set plans. They're about the thrill of discovery, of not knowing what comes next. Forget detailed itineraries that look like a shopping list. As Kerouac said: “There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep rolling under the stars.” That's my kind of road trip. This is why I was so excited to find out about overlanding, defined as self-reliant adventure travel, usually in 4x4 vehicles, where...
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