Sometimes it's not the destination that matters but the road itself. And we're not really talking about ordinary road trips, when you pull into towns, see historic landmarks and mingle with the locals. Mountain passes, coastal highways and makeshift dirt tracks, even if secluded and leading to nowhere, can prove a rewarding experience that rivals the most carefully planned, event-packed vacation. Here's a handful of those most scenic ones: Often called the most magnificent road in the French Alps, Combe Laval was constructed in 1897 and originally served for the transportation of timber. Today it mainly attracts cyclists eager to face the challenge of a steep climb and be rewarded with awe-inspiring views of the Vercors region. World's Most Scenic Roads
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It always takes a lot of discussion and negotiation when you have to meet up with several people at a convenient midpoint between your locations. To save you time and hassle, there is nifty service called Mezzoman. It is a simple web map mashup for locating mid points between two or three locations. Mezzoman : Meet in the Middle
MyScenicDrives: Build Custom Road Trips Through Scenic Drives Road trips are a great alternative to costly flights but they can be pretty mundane and overbearing if you don’t know how to enjoy them. One great way to do so is travel through scenic drives and MyScenicDrives can help you find one that wouldn’t require deviating from your route. Simply enter your starting and ending addresses and the tool will build a map. Click anywhere on the map to view the scenic drives in that region and add them to your itinerary. You can also search by places of interest such as lakes, mountains, etc, and add them to your route. Once done, update directions to include your waypoints and if you want, find places to stay near these points.
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10 Useful Secrets the Major Airlines Don’t Want You to Know Monday, October 22, 2007 at 2:25pm by admin Ironically, traveling by air is getting more and more inconvenient as overbooked flights, lost luggage, and pricey ticket sales become more common.
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With the increasing competition between each other, and rise of the flashpackers, hostels have piled on the amenities to attract travellers in recent years. But I want it all. In an ideal world, every hostel would… 1.
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25 Boston Activities That Don’t Cost a Penny | Boston | iStopOver Magazine Savvy travelers are ever on the lookout for bargains. If you are feeling the pinch of a limited vacation budget, know that you can experience a lot of terrific Boston travel experiences for free. Here are just a few !
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