Keys to the backwaters: a coastal Florida road trip

Away from the overcooked theme parks, there’s a calmer side to the Sunshine State, in tune with the ocean and vast wetlands.

Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including

Travels through History : France

Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia

Travels through History – Northern Ireland and Scotland

UK road trip: northern England from coast to coast

Crossing three national parks and the Pennines, it goes without saying that this one-week route is a stunner, from Scarborough all the way to the Lake District

UK road trip: Dorset to Cornwall

It’s golden beaches, epic views and fine seafood all the way along this lazy week-long route from the Jurassic Coast to foodie Falmouth

Spain road trip: Madrid to Santiago de Compostela

Plains, mountains, a dramatic coastline and pit stops for great food and wine punctuate this two-week route between the national and Galician capitals

Eco road trip: Los Angeles to Las Vegas by Tesla

A teenager has launched a green car service between LA and Vegas, using Tesla electric vehicles. Stephanie Theobald gets a lift and finds the conversation as fascinating as the technology