There’s something magical about traveling alone. Yes, there are more risks involved, but it pays dividends in nimbleness. Eventually, though, you get tired of talking to yourself (or your GoPro), you have trouble following your audiobook, and you’ve been through all of your pre-downloaded music. Having an ally on your…
It’s been almost a month on the road now.
Welcome back to the Connected States, the project that involves me living in a van for a year, driving around and telling stories. After going live last week I was absolutely overwhelmed by the positive response. I received so many tips, well-wishes, and offers of help that I haven’t been able to respond to them all…
The Jeep Ride From Hell is a 15 hour journey (if you're lucky) from the Nepalese town of Salleri to Kathmandu. There's a reason why it's a "jeep" and not a bus. That reason is that the "roads" are anything but; we often needed four-wheel drive to cross streams, get out of ruts, and make it through mud. All while…
Filmmaker Alex Avella filmed this beautiful video on his road trip from New York to Los Angeles. If there is something that really amazes me about North America is its stunning landscapes full of cinematic references. This short captures this feeling perfectly.
Gunther Holtorf spent the last 26 years on a road trip around the globe with Christine, a total stranger who met him in Africa after he published ad asking for a companion in a German magazine. His journey includes 177 countries, 549,000 miles (884,000 kilometers) and loads of pictures taken from his old Leica.
If you've ever wanted to visit the extreme environments used as offworld training landscapes for future astronauts—where bleak, windswept, and often highly remote locations act as surrogates for the surfaces of other planets—a new guidebook will help you find them. Assembled for the European Space Agency by scientists…
From the real Pollos Hermanos to the A1A Car wash—if you are a fan of Breaking Bad you can't miss this great road trip going through all the iconic locations in New Mexico.
We've already told you all about the movies you can look forward to this summer, the TV shows you can watch, and the books and comics you can read. But what if, when summer strikes, you're itching to hit to road? We have roadside attractions, unusual museums, and significant spots from science and science fiction from…
Labor Day weekend is coming up, the last chance to let loose before fall. These seven devices will make the final road trip of the summer your most memorable yet.
Kim Harrison, author of the Rachel Morgan novels, created a fantastical road trip for the latest book, Pale Demon. And to research her story, she actually traveled across the country. Here's her story of a fantasy roadtrip gone wrong... in a good way.
Old people and technology don't always get along. Like the retired British couple who were driving in Germany last week when their GPS told them to turn right, leading them straight into a 19th century church. Damn you, computer things!
Looking to get way off the beaten path on your next vacation? Check out Europe's UFO memorials in Ängelholm, Sweden and Emilcin, Poland. They're only a 15-hour drive away from each other!
Before the advent of the drive-through, families on road trips were stumped by the dilemma of how to have a hot meal ready at any time during their travels. But never fear, 1930s road warrior — hook up this automatic food cooking contraption to your exhaust pipe and your car will prepare your dinners for you!
Summer is coming to an end and soon there will be a nip in the air, and that means Autumn's on its way and those leaves will be a changin'. Sounds like it's time for a road trip, taking off for some leaf peeping during the most beautiful time of the year. But what do you take with you?