10 Best Road Trip Destinations in India

They say the world is a book and those who do not travel, read only a page. Few things in life are as fulfilling and exhilarating as a road trip. Whether on a solo expedition to discover an exciting new place, or a leisurely trip with buddies, hitting the road and exploring the world has its own thrill. So, for all the travel enthusiasts out there, presenting the 10 best places for a road trip in India.

1. The Golden Triangle Route

taj mahal, india
Photo by Dennis Jarvis, CC BY-SA 2.0
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Why visit Valencia instead of Barcelona in Spain

From: Klaava Travel Guide ebooks

Overtourism (too many tourists in the same place at the same time – crowds so large that they negatively affect the daily life of residents) is a serious problem in the world’s most popular travel destinations. Particularly legendary European cities and ancient towns are planning ways to restrict the number of visitors. The New York […]

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Why you should avoid Wi-Fi access points at Airbnb rentals, and more internet security tips for travelers

man with laptop at airport. photo by Priscilla du Preez.
Photo by Priscilla du Preez.

If you work and travel, you know the feeling when you have managed to arrange a reliable and secure internet connection in a new destination. Big relief. Connections to work, friends and family depend on network access. Often, the temptation to quickly connect to a public Wi-Fi hotspot is too much, and risks are taken. Don’t do it. Read our tips for keeping your online work and life secure on the road.

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At low speeds, electric vehicles must generate an audible sound in EU countries

Tesla model S, charging in Copenhagen Denmark

A few years ago, I was about to cross a street in the old city center of Copenhagen, Denmark, without even bothering to look if any cars were approaching from behind (note: you should always look both ways because bicycles travel fast and silently along Copenhagen’s flat terrain) since I didn’t hear engines running. From the corner of my eye, however, I could see a dark shadow silently approaching from the morning mist. I stopped and waited on the pavement. A black Tesla slowly sailed by. It was completely silent. I could only hear a faint sound as the electric vehicle’s tires rolled over wet cobble stones.

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Found! The shittiest Airbnb tourist apartment for a price of a very nice hotel room

airbnb container rental in Amsterdam. photo by AT5
One of the containers taken away in Amsterdam. Photo by AT5.

Here is a sad case that represents the wonders and ugliness of the sharing economy, like Airbnb. An Airbnb host in Amsterdam, Holland dropped two cargo containers on pavements of the city, published them as tourist apartments at Airbnb, and waited for bookings to come in. The first guests who arrived in one of the containers in early May 2019, instantly turned away when they realized a dirty bare-bones cargo container on the street side would be their home away from home for the next night.

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Crash test dummies didn’t survive test collisions in new motorhomes

crashed van or motorhome, photo by mali maeder.
Photo by Mali Maeder.

Sales of motorhomes has risen rapidly in Sweden, and so have accidents where motorhomes have been involved. The Swedish traffic authority Trafikverket decided to test new motorhomes with crash test dummies to find out if these vehicles were as unsafe as they suspected. The results are bad. So bad that it makes us wonder why this hasn’t been discovered earlier.

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Volkswagen drops new pieces of information on the electric VW ID Buzz camper van

VW ID Buzz electric camper van on the road

Volkswagen is seriously banging the drum for the electric camper van VW I.D. Buzz three years before its planned production. That’s fine. Give us all the information you have, VW marketing managers! The migration to electric vehicles is such a big and potentially long process for drivers of ordinary cars, but for people who take their electric vehicles on a road trip, the process is even longer. So, the sooner we have the information, the easier it is to prepare for the electric future.

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City tours with style in Europe: rent and drive a classic car like a boss

classic Citroen photo by 2CV Paris Tour
Citroen 2CV in Paris.

Modern tourist buses are an easy and comfortable option for taking a city tour, but if you want to experience a destination in style like locals did a few decades ago, you can drive an old classic car yourself in a number of European cities.

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