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Great Adventures

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11 February 2016

Oxford Calling: A Cabby’s Perspective

Who would be better to give a guide to Oxford other than alumni student, ex-cabby driver now travel-writer Simon Heptinstall?

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11 February 2016

A Film Themed Weekend Away

Step into your favourite films and experience them first hand with film and television tours all over the world.

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10 February 2016

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Take a look at these top treats to spoil your mum this Mother's Day.

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11 February 2016

Celebrating Holi: A Beginner’s Guide

Holi, the festival of colours. We check out celebrations across the UK, and share tips on how to make the most of the celebrations.

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11 February 2016

5 Places To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Why not follow in St Patrick’s footsteps and head over to The Emerald Isle instead to celebrate St. Patrick's Day?

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10 February 2016

Best Brunches In London

Brunch, what better way to kick-start your weekend than tasting some of London's best served breakfast dishes.

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11 February 2016

24 Hours In Ljubljana

Ready to explore one of Europe's most over-looked cities? Spend 24 hours in Ljubljana and see what Slovenia has to offer.

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11 February 2016

Easter Break In Europe

Easter is the perfect time to take an extended break. Why not pay a visit to one of these top European destinations for Easter?

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11 February 2016

Oh When The Saints!

In the run-up to a cluster of national days, we take a closer look at the lives of the UK and Ireland’s four patron saints.

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24 February 2016

Spring Clean Your Love Life

Spring is here, and whether you’re single, happily coupled up with the love of your life, or having doubts about your situation, there’s never been a better time to spring clean your relationship.

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21 January 2016

8 Most Romantic Spots in Britain

Dating expert Charly Lester shares her view on the 8 top most romantic spots in Britain to escape to this Valentine's Day.

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27 January 2016

Driving Through La Alpujarra

Explore the majestic route at the foothills of Spain's Sierra Nevada and take in some of Europe's most breathtaking scenery.

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27 November 2015

Zurich’s Dada Centenary & 3 Swiss Drives

Celebrate the 100th birthday of the Dada movement in Zurich and explore some of Zurich's greatest drives with Avis Inspires.

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27 January 2016

10 Unmissable Sporting Events for 2016

With a variety of sporting events taking place all over the world this year - be sure to watch the action unfold.

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08 January 2016

Super Bowl 50 – All You Need To Know

One of America's biggest and most famous sporting occasions. Take a look at the inside scoop on one of the most watched events.

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07 January 2016

European Winter Festivals

From Venice to Valencia, Mary Novakovich shares plenty of festivals with you to celebrate this winter season in style.

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23 December 2015

New Year, New You: Top 6 Spas

Kick off the New Year with a health & fitness retreat. Take a look at 6 spas to bring you back to life.

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09 December 2015

Insider Guide: Berlin Fashion Week

What to see and where to be seen. Emily Norval tells you how to make the most of one of the coolest fashion weeks around.

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13 January 2016

A Guide To Chinese New Year

One of the biggest annual celebrations on the planet. Explore how to make the most of your Chinese New Year experience.

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27 January 2016

Read All About It: 15 Must-Read Books For Travel

Avis Inspires takes a look at the top 15 books to take away with you this travel season.

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24 November 2015

The Alternative Christmas Drivetime Playlist

Discover some hidden Christmas gems.

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24 November 2015

Top Destinations for Winter Sun

Thinking of a winter sun getaway? Take a look at these hotspots to warm you up this winter.

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24 November 2015

Post-Christmas Fitness Breaks

Kick-start January with these fitness activities and beat the post-Christmas blues!

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25 November 2015

Top 7 Cities To Bring In The New Year

Out with the old and in with the new - take a look at these 7 New Year hotspots to bring in 2016 in style.

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24 November 2015

A Guide To Hogmanay

With street parties, a ceilidh and a 'loony dook' - is there a better way to bring in the New Year than celebrating in Scottish style?

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28 October 2015

How To Photograph The Northern Lights

Avis Inspires shares top tips for making the most out of photographing the Northern Lights.

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28 October 2015

Off Piste: 8 Ski Resort Festivals

With performances from acts such as The Chemical Brothers and one festival being dubbed as "Ibiza on Ice" - what's not to love?

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21 October 2015

Alpine Bliss: Small French Ski Resorts

The French Alps is the perfect destination to embark upon the slopes.

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24 November 2015

The Best German Christmas Markets

Notoriously known for having some of the best Christmas markets around - but which are an absolute must-see?

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26 November 2015

Top 10 UK Beauty Spots

With Christmas approaching, why not gift a loved one with a trip to one of these top 10 beauty spots?

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24 November 2015

Most Romantic Winter Spots In London

London is brimming full of romantic spots, but which ones do dating industry experts think are the best?

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24 November 2015

Top Winter Activities: More Than Skiing

When we think of snow getaways, we always think of skiing. Why not take a look at these other top winter activities?

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14 October 2015

5 Romantic Michelin-Starred Restaurants

Exquisite dining experiences don't just exist in the capital. Discover 5 restaurants that offer culinary delights just a short drive from London.

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29 October 2015

A Second Honeymoon In Costa Rica

A second honeymoon is the perfect opportunity to escape and unwind. Let Avis Inspires introduce you to Costa Rica.

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21 October 2015

Living On The Edge: A South African Adventure

Heather Richardson takes us on an South African adventure, which will leave you on the edge of your seat.

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20 October 2015

City Breaks & Christmas Markets

Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without a visit to the iconic European Christmas Markets. Avis Inspires shows you 5 of the best.

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02 October 2015

World Class: Top 8 Cities For Driving

Driving in some of the world's greatest cities can be a memorable experience: but which 8 are the best?

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06 October 2015

Ring Of Fire: Iceland

Embark on one of the world's greatest trips and explore Iceland with Avis Inspires. Discover glaciers, volcanoes and geysirs in this trip of a lifetime.

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21 October 2015

24 Hours In Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik, one of Croatia's magnetic cities. Explore the city that lies on the Dalmatian coast in all its breathtaking glory in a mere 24 hours.

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28 September 2015

The Rise Of The Mini-Moon

The Mini-Moon, a new concept but a practical solution. Take a look at the top tips for planning your mini-moon with Avis Inspires.

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23 September 2015

Drive Across Europe: 12 Countries In 24 Hours

Ever wanted to drive across Europe? Now's your chance. Be inspired with Avis and explore 12 countries in a mere 24 hours.

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30 September 2015

28 Years, No Points: Chasing A World Cup Win

Take a look at the 6 nations hopeful to win in the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

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09 October 2015

Nine Bond Film Locations Around Britain

James Bond - everyone knows the name, but do you know which UK locations have featured in the iconic films?

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24 September 2015

Discover Tenerife

Dramatic volcanic landscapes, golden sand beaches and classic Spanish colonial architecture. Discover the true and unknown beauty of Tenerife.

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20 August 2015

The Concrete Elite: NYC’s Top Street Food

Let your taste buds water with this delicious insight into the wonderful street food of New York City.

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26 August 2015

Instagram Your Way Around Rome

When In Rome - do as the Romans do! Explore Rome and all its beauty through the eyes of Instagram.

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13 August 2015

Three Great Days Out

Some of Britain's best sights easily reached from London. Which of these great days out will you venture upon?

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12 August 2015

Heart Of The Dragon: The Brecon Beacons

Where can you find a love like no other for rugby and breathtaking scenery in one place? Wales, of course.

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20 August 2015

Five Festivals For Italian Fall

As the summer draws to a close, escape to Italy to experience some of Italy's both famous and finest festivals for September.

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18 June 2015

Instagram Your Way Around Paris

Instagram and Paris, two modern day loves. Explore Larissa Olenicoff's adventure around Paris.

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04 June 2015

Eat Like The Italians Do

Simon Heptinstall explores the culinary delights of Italy, broken up into a 6-course dining experience.

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10 June 2015

Norway: The Most Beautiful Country In The World?

Discover Dan & Casey's Norway adventure and take in some of the world's most breathtaking sights.

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23 June 2015

Weekend Escapes: Devon

Devon, home to the infamous Devonshire fudge and some of the most beautiful beaches in the UK. Chris Moss shares his weekend escape with you for the perfect summer adventure.

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24 June 2015

Tour de France: The Top 9 Stages For Car Drivers

Now in its 112th year the Tour de France is a world-renowned event. But as a car driver - where's the best places to be?

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25 June 2015

In The Driving Seat: Formula E

Discover all you need to know about Formula E ahead of this weekend with Avis Inspires.

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27 May 2015

Music To My Ears: Glastonbury

Intrepid travel-writer Ben Lerwill invites you into his 8 year memoir of the world famous music and culture festival.

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28 May 2015

The Sound of Music: UK Festivals

Today’s UK music festival scene is full of goodtime events new and old – here are ten of the best for 2015.

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12 February 2015

A Music Inspired Adventure

Drive Highway 1 from San Francisco to Los Angeles and enjoy some iconic tracks on your journey. From The Beach Boys to The Red Hot Chilli Peppers - we've got your drive covered.

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24 April 2015

Aragon and the Basque Country: Beginner’s Guide

Two proud yet very different regions in Spain.

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15 April 2015

Best in Show

From the Henley Royal Regatta to the Chelsea Flower Show and all in between. Take a look at the most classic English summer events.

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27 March 2015

Life on The Riviera

What makes the Cote d'Azur a special place to live and work? We speak to two converts - a New Yorker and a Brit - to find out.

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27 March 2015

Life In The Fast Lane

From Jackie Stewart to Ayrton Senna, we take a look at the 6 greatest Monaco Grand Prix drivers of all time.

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03 March 2015

The Great British Outdoors

Where's your favourite spot in The UK? We ask five outdoor experts for their thoughts.

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03 February 2015

City Escape – When in Copenhagen

A 48-hour guide to the Danish capital; one of Europe's most creative destinations with a sharp design and relaxed bearing.

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18 February 2015

A Story about Falling in Love with Paris

Why is Paris so synonymous with romance? An exploration behind the city of romance and how we have all come to love its ambiance.

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05 January 2015

An Adventure through Andalucía

A trip that tours through three of Andalucía's best known cities (Seville, Córdoba and Málaga) - full of culture and history.

Visit Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in the Alps, with Avis.
 
 
05 January 2015

Through Slopes, Snow and Sun

A journey through snow-cloaked landscapes of the French Alps stopping off in some of the top scenic ski destinations in winter.

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05 January 2015

From Italian Promenades to Pistes

A guide of Northern Italy where antipasti meet the Alps, Ferrari meets football and Da Vinci meets Dolce & Gabbana.

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03 November 2014

A Trip to Bavarian Wunderland

A guide to discover some of Bavaria's scenic locations from the mountains to its cities over the winter season.

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03 November 2014

Staycation: Holidays at Home

A journey through England that combines the 24-hour pulse of the city with the rawness of the South West’s outdoors.