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Top ways to keep the kids happy on long car journeys

Hiring a car and having the freedom of your own four wheels can be a real advantage when holidaying overseas – particularly if your chosen destination isn’t well served by public transport. But, parents will be all too familiar with…

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Driving around the vineyards of Burgundy

France is an unbeatable destination for wine lovers. If you’re keen on finding out more about one of its top wine-producing regions, Burgundy, you’ll discover that the simplest way to do so is to fly to France and from there…

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Italy’s most amazing drives

If you’re a keen motorist, you’ll no doubt be aware that Europe offers some absolutely amazing drives. Italy, in particular, boasts a great selection – think everything from lofty mountain passes to stunning coastal roads. So, if you’re itching to get behind the wheel this summer, Italy is definitely the country to head to.

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Oktoberfest 2014

O’zapft is! The 181st Oktoberfest has kicked off in Munich. This lively annual crowd-puller started as a wedding celebration of Crown King Ludwig and Queen Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen in 1810. The generous king invited citizens of Munich to eat, drink, and enjoy horse races and shooting displays for 5 days. The feast was such a great success that they decided to stage it next year, too. One year after another, it has become a traditional Munich event. In the queen’s honour the festival ground was named Theresienwiese, or, short – Wiesn.

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From the capital to Cannes: driving across France

With its combination of picturesque landscapes and glamorous cities, France is the ideal destination for a leisurely driving break. If you’re looking for an itinerary that gives you the opportunity to explore celebrated cities and famous attractions, as well as enjoy plenty of good driving, consider tackling the route from Paris to Cannes.

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