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How to plan for a New Zealand trip via @tbookjunkie

How to Plan a New Zealand Road Trip

Awe-inspiring landscapes, endless wilderness, and dramatic scenes are the order of the day when it comes to adventuring in New Zealand. The natural landscape has captured the imaginations of countless creatives, from Witi Ihimaera’s writings of his home country to Peter Jackson’s stroke of genius in capturing The Lord of…

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What essentials should you consider packing for a road trip via @tbookjunkie

Travelling Essentials That You Can Take on Any Road Trip

Road trips are an exciting opportunity to explore the world but in such a way that enables you to be in complete control of the journey. There’s something inherently freeing and liberating about them, and they can be enjoyed either by yourself or with a group of friends – which…

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Top 5 US Road Trips Based On Best Sellers

The US offers a wide range of road trip options, with all kinds of places to visit. From coast to mountains and everything in between these are sure to please every type of traveller. Whether you are looking for sweeping views or an adventurous multi-day journey through national parks, there’s…

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How to stay safe on a road trip, road safety, car journeys

How to Stay Safe on Your Upcoming Road Trip

Ready to head off on an epic road trip in the near future? We know you are excited, as we enjoy a cross-country jaunt as much as the next traveller. However, there are safety concerns which you need to be aware of before leaving your hometown. After all, nothing kills…

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Memorable Road Trip Songs: The Ultimate Playlist

What Songs Do You Have on Your Playlist? Unlike most people that choose to hop on a plane at the earliest opportunity, we are a couple who, wherever possible, will drive.  For us, there is no better feeling than setting off on an epic road-trip, knowing that we will be…

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Levison Wood at the age of 22 embarked on an overland trip from England to India along the Old Silk Road in an attempt to follow in the footsteps of on of his heroes, Arthur Connolly. Eastern Horizons captures his trip from beginning to end, highlighting not only the route he took but the people he met along the way.

Levison Wood Explores The Old Silk Road with Eastern Horizons

When most people consider taking a gap year to travel chances are South East Asia or South America will be high up on their bucket list. For others perhaps a European road trip might spring to mind.  However, how many young adults would consider hitch-hiking the Silk Road with less…

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Why Literature Fans Should Take a Trip to Dorset

Dorset is probably one of the best places to visit in England, especially during the summer months, after all it has nearly 100 miles of the finest beaches of anywhere in the UK. However, what happens to tourism in the winter months, when the sun is no longer shining, and…

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‘The Road to Little Dribbling’ by Bill Bryson

Who is Bill Bryson? Bill Bryson once said: “I want things to be better all the time. And I tend to get angry about that. Books are an opportunity to vent.” Perhaps that is why, today, he is a renowned author known for his comic ramblings that people often turn…

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Van life in France: a beginner's guide via @tbookjunkie

A Beginner’s Guide to Van Life in France

When looking for the ideal country to tour in a motorhome, it very quickly became clear that France is one of the best European countries for van life. In fact, we think France is perfect for van life, especially if you are still relatively new to life on the road….

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How You Can Spend the Downtime While Travelling in Canada

Travelling is always an exciting prospect, and when you have a specific location in mind, you can spend a lot of time in the planning stages thinking of all the sights that you’re going to see. However, when you’re in this more exciting stage, it’s easy to forget about the…

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