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10 travel features tagged “Road Trips”

A road trip toward holiday nirvana

Kate Armstrong takes on one of the world’s most iconic road trips, reliving memories of coconut oil aromas and honouring the soldiers for whom the route was built.
Read more… 01 July 2014


The Quora Column

Seven of the world’s riskiest roads

In many cases, these routes are less travelled for a reason: they feature terrifying drop-offs, unpredictable mudslides and a complete lack of concrete paving. Yet people still go.
Read more… 09 May 2014


Dangers in the Outback

No one can visit Australia’s Northern Territory without hearing of the horrible, nasty beasts that lurk in every dark corner and every murky patch of water.
31 March 2014


Tasmania’s true wilderness

The Tarkine, the planet’s second-largest temperate rainforest, is a magical world of ancient pine trees, spectacular waterfalls and historic gold-rush settlements.
Read more… 04 April 2013


In search of Australia’s real Gold Coast

Beyond the lowbrow glamour of Surfers Paradise are three smaller beachfront towns, each with a slow-paced village feel behind their stunning and very surfable beaches.
Read more… 18 March 2013


Beyond the Headlines

Roads without limits

As Australia’s Northern Territory debates the prospect of reinstating limitless roads, we uncover the places where you can already accelerate to your fast-beating heart’s desire.
Read more… 24 January 2013


The world’s most extreme road trips

Whether you are revving your car’s engine to clear a narrow pass or grinding through sand in a 4X4, these five roads have a reputation for being among the most brutal in the world.
02 November 2012


Driving Australia’s desolate Stuart Highway

Follow the route first set by John McDouall Stuart 150 years ago, as he became the first man to successfully walk across the continent from south to north and make it back alive.
Read more… 30 August 2012


Australia’s Top End

Stretching across the northwest corner, the road from Darwin to Broome runs through one of the world’s last great wildernesses. Take a journey along this epic highway and into the history of Australia.
Read more… 07 December 2010


Australia's alternative East Coast road trip

Instead of following the usual Sydney-to-Cairns coastal trail, go inland, offroad and obscure to find an alternative drive.
Read more… 08 March 2010


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