We have put together our top 10 most famous roads in the world for those looking for travel inspiration. Whether you enjoy scenery or adventure, there is something for everyone in this list. Read on to see roads 1-5 in our countdown 1. Lombard Street, San Francisco The name might not be immediately recognisable but the chances are that you’ve seen this street on TV and films many times. It has appeared in movies from the likes of Hitchcock to even animated series such as the Simpsons. Its unus Read More >>
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Let Avis take you on an inspiring journey this Christmas with two-time Academy Award® winner Emma Thompson and fellow double Oscar® winner Tom Hanks. Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks”; inspired by the extraordinary, untold back story of how Disney’s classic “Mary Poppins” made it to the screen. Set in 1960 California, the film tells the tale of a time Walt Disney’s daughters begged him to make a movie of their favourite book, P.L. Travers’ “Mary Po Read More >>
Nice is believed to be amongst the oldest human settlements in Europe and remains one of the most popular cosmopolitan tourist resorts in Europe. A hub for arts and culture enthusiasts, those interested in visiting this beautiful region will find plenty to keep them entertained. © Copyright Avis Opéra de Nice Throughout history, Nice has changed hands many times leaving it as culturally rich and architecturally stimulating as any other European city. Home to some of the most beautiful squar Read More >>
Driving in a foreign country can be an exciting experience – providing you stick to the rules. Whilst you navigate your way around your chosen travel destination, take some time to find out about local traffic rules to keep yourself and other road users safe during your travels. Prepare for your trip It is always a good idea to read-up on foreign driving laws before you set foot in a vehicle abroad. After all, you don’t want to break the countries road rules and run the risk of a fine or ev Read More >>
Here in the UK we may think of ghosts and ghouls at Halloween, but across Europe it is actually a very different affair. Many countries see it as a time to welcome the dead and celebrate those who have passed away. © Copyright Richard Croftand licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence Italy: All Saints day is a big festivity in Italy. It is a public holiday and is particularly popular in Sicily. Instead of being a sad or scary day, the dead are celebrated. Children wake up to find Read More >>
There’s something about the summer road trip that beats going on a normal holiday. The emphasis is more on adventure, exploration and, of course, the unknown. That’s why with our children we wanted to give them the same experience, the same feeling of adventure this summer. And to keep the expense down, we stayed in Europe, to introduce our children to some of our neighbouring countries. We all had input into the trip, and even the children helped us plan it by circling different places they Read More >>
Driving when you’re tired can be extremely dangerous and is one of the biggest causes of road accidents in the UK. It is therefore important to understand the risks of driving when tired and how you can avoid the dangers. Here are some top tips to prevent you falling asleep at the wheel: Take a break from driving every two hours – Try and plan a 15 minute break every 2 hours of your trip. A short stop over gives you a chance to get out of the car and wake yourself up a bit. Take a s Read More >>
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