Get off the motorway: the best cafes and restaurants near busy junctions (in the UK)

Jolly up the Christmas schlep by avoiding overpriced motorway services and dropping in at smaller, friendlier places serving great local produce. Selected from new motoring guide The Extra Mile

UK road trip: the Anglo-Scottish border

There’s so much dramatic scenery and history on this week-long itinerary that crisscrosses between Scotland and England several times, taking in castles, beaches and wildlife

Storms, sharks and sheep … a trip up Western Australia’s Ningaloo coast

Driving up Australia’s remote west coast to the huge sheep station of Gnaraloo, Kevin Rushby goes in search of the other great barrier reef – while dodging Cyclone Quang

US road trip: slow drive to Sitting Bull country in North and South Dakota

On a road trip on Highway 83, from Canada down to the Mexican border, David Reynolds finds that driving slowly quickens his sense of place – and history