Great Drives: the best routes for a great British summer drive


Britain is a compact country but it offers something to suit all tastes, and cars, from winding switchbacks that let a roadster stretch its legs
Best in-car entertainment ideas for children on long journeys

Best in-car entertainment ideas for children


Hitting the road for a family holiday can be stressful enough, so the last thing you need is a car full of unhappy passengers.
Great Drives: Scotland's North Coast 500 in pictures

Great Drives: Scotland's North Coast 500 in pictures


Often spoken of as Britain's answer to Route 66, the North Coast 500 follows the edge of the Scottish Highlands and takes in 500 miles of the best...
Car Clinic: What's the best portable sat nav device?

Car Clinic: What's the best portable sat nav device?


Q. My boyfriend and I plan to travel around the UK this summer in our campervan. To avoid squabbles, we need a (reasonably priced) portable sat nav...
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Death roads, breakdowns and arrested for spying in...


An unguided trek around the wonders of Persia seems scary but a couple in their seventies took it, a breakdown and their arrest for alleged spying...
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Buckle up, kids, it’s Thessaloniki by sundown


Two children, 14 countries, 4,000 miles. What could go wrong when Dom Joly and family cross Europe by road? Let’s start with the Serbian police...
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National buffoon’s carcation part 2: Dom Joly makes...


Dom Joly and his family continue their 2,000-mile adventure from the Cotswolds to Istanbul and back by Land Rover.
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National buffoon’s carcation: Dom Joly goes to Turkey...


Sunday Times motoring columnist Dom Joly is putting his hand where his gearstick is and driving – yes, driving – to Istanbul, 2,000 miles from...