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8 ways to survive a 637 mile car trip in just one day — and make it amazing.

I love highway driving and I love long road trips most of all, even if I’m driving alone.   Most experts recommend that for anything over 400 or 500 miles, you should think about staying somewhere overnight and splitting your … Continue reading

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15 things I love and hate about long road trips.

I adore road trips, and yesterday’s 635 mile drive from west-central Florida, to western North Carolina was no exception.   I love playing music when I drive, but since my car has no CD player and is not set up … Continue reading

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Driving before dawn on a Sunday morning.

There’s something almost otherworldly about driving alone in the wee hours of the morning, just before dawn when the sky is still dark and full of stars. It’s a zen-like experience: the world is silent as it still sleeps, the … Continue reading

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Road rage, bumper stickers and narcissism

Obnoxious potential road ragers on the left and the right. Don’t get close enough to read their stickers or they might brake check you. I always enjoy reading the articles on Cracked.com. Some are funny, but I also always learn … Continue reading

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