ARTICLES RELATING TO ROAD TRIP

Safeguard your car from the intense cold front with these easy steps

2019-07-23 08:52

In winter, the cold drives us into our cars. What is often not considered, is the affect that cold weather during winter can have on our vehicles.

Need some tunes? Here are 20 cool road trip songs to make any journey awesome

2019-04-17 11:00

90% of drivers claim that listening to music while driving provides a sense of well-being, according to a new survey. Here are 20 songs to enjoy on an epic road trip.

Road trip: Searching for perfect Karoo lamb in the Volkswagen Arteon

2019-02-06 19:00

Sean Parker tests his long-term Volkswagen Arteon with a road trip to Williston in the Northern Cape in search of the best Karoo lamb.

Ubuntu Christmas: Day 1 - Jozi to Port St John’s (or round about there)

2018-12-21 15:00

'Arriving at the village, we were greeted by chickens, a chorus from three geese, and two women who led us into a rondavel equipped with a bed, a non-functional fridge, and two-dozen gleeful mosquitoes', writes Vuyi Mpofu on Day 1 of their road trip back to their roots.

17 000km, 146 days, 10 countries: Cape Town to Kathmandu - Mission accomplished!

2018-12-19 07:42

After nearly 17 000km, 146 days and 10 countries, Kingsley Holgate and his fleet of Land Rovers have successfully reached Nepal and completed their arduous, trans-continental Cape Town to Kathmandu expedition.

Have you thought about your pre-holiday car check yet?

2018-09-26 11:58

Every year hundreds of accidents happen on our roads during the holiday season.

Roadtrip: The Volvo XC40 is a mixture of heritage and an SUV for any ocassion

2018-07-10 09:30

The Swedish connection to beer in SA, a young, successful craft beer operation close to Brandvlei Dam, and a road that was submerged for 43 years. Ferdi de Vos links all of this together in a new Volvo XC40.

Feel The View: New car tech allows blind passengers to 'see' the road

2018-05-09 08:56

From rolling hills to mountain ranges, views make any road trip memorable but for blind passengers this is part of the experience that they miss. A new smart window aims to change this.

Adjusting your driving for long-distance

2018-03-27 13:12

As drivers prepare to set off on their Easter holiday trips, one thing you should be planning for is changing driving conditions.

SA to Lesotho in a Ford Mustang: Powering V8 muscle through the Maluti mountains

2018-03-20 13:06

'As morning breaks on the third day of the Ford Mustang road trip, the convoy gears-up to head out through Lesotho,' writes Charlen Raymond on Day 3 of his epic road trip.

 

Aussie kids steal family car and petrol for a 1000-kilometre road trip

2019-07-15 09:38

Four children took a stolen four-wheel drive on a 1000-kilometre road trip across the Australian outback before being nabbed by police, officials said Monday.

Road trip: The Subaru Forester to Foresters Arms

2019-03-09 06:00

Originally conceived as a crossover version of the Impreza the Subaru Forester has matured with every passing generation. But has it stayed true to the Foresters code? To find out, we took it on an 800km round trip to Foresters Arms in Swaziland.

Ubuntu Christmas: Day 3 - More household chores

2018-12-31 10:50

'I didn’t realize just how much schooling in the area of humility and firewood collection lay ahead of me - and that there would be no use made of a much capable vehicle in our Nissan X-Trail', writes Vuyi Mpofu on their traditional road trip. .

Ubuntu Christmas: 'Glam girls' go back to their roots with a Nissan X-Trail in an epic road trip adventure

2018-12-20 15:00

Three glamour girls pack their bags in a Nissan X-Trail, taking off their weaves, and nails, to reconnect with their rural roots in a road trip from Jozi down to East London, visiting the villages on the way.

5 Classic hacks to make your car road trip ready this summer

2018-12-18 11:45

Prevent anything from putting a damper on your road trip this summer with these 5 timeless car hacks.

The new Volvo XC60 is a match made in road trip heaven

2018-08-11 07:00

It holds the title as World Car of the Year, and has been widely praised since it was launched in South Africa earlier in 2018. But how does it cope on a 2000km road trip? Sean Parker drives the new Volvo XC60.

School holiday run: 7 road trip items you can't afford to forget

2018-06-21 07:20

The June school holidays have arrived and it is time to plan your next road trip. Here are seven items you can't afford to forget.

Kimberley to Cape Town road trip: 8 things you should know

2018-03-30 09:45

'This route spans across 955km, so it’s best to make the most of it and know what you’re getting yourself into,' writes Naseema Barday as highlights 8 things you should know about travelling from Kimberley to Cape Town.

SA to Lesotho in a Ford Mustang: Day 4

2018-03-21 07:00

'The Free State is known for being one of SA’s provinces with the most open plains: A mountainous area with a near endless supply of hilltops and blue skies. And, it provides one of the most spectacular road trip scenery,' writes Charlen Raymond.

RoadTrip: Panda 4x4 trip to Namibia

2018-01-10 11:00

A small Panda Cross taking on the mighty Namib? Crazy. But not to Ferdi de Vos who recently took the small two-cylinder Fiat on an epic road trip to the magnificently beautiful Kanaan Desert Retreat in Namibia.

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