Whether it’s a road trip across North America or a camper van around New Zealand, traveling by car can be a wonderful adventure. There is nothing quite like the freedom of the open road and being the master of your own timetable.
The only problem is that where you’re going they drive on the ‘wrong’ side of the road.
Whether you’re going from right to left or left to right, driving on the other side of the road can be daunting. Not only is the traffic coming at you from unexpected directions, but the inside of the car has an unfamiliar layout as well. Not to worry, though. Below you’ll find some tips and tricks to make the experience easier, smoother and less stressful.
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(CNN) -- Long before "Eat, Pray, Love" author Elizabeth Gilbert began contemplating the solo journey that would change her life and create a literary blockbuster, June Meineke was dreaming of taking a trip around the world.
So when Meineke took an early retirement from her job, she came up with a plan, but no set itinerary.
There’s something about staying in a house or an apartment in a faraway place that affects us, even if temporarily. If we’re in one of the world’s big cities we take delight in the surrounding noise and chaos and marvel at the traffic, the mass of people on the streets and the neon lights. And at the end of the trip, when people ask us how we enjoyed New York or Paris or Hong Kong, we say “it was great. But I couldn’t live there.”
(Tribune Media Services) -- It was 1978. My vagabuddy Gene and I were heading for a Turkish bath. With tattered towel around my waist, I walked gingerly across slippery marble into a steamy world of shadowy Turks under Byzantine domes.
I felt gawky ... and more naked than naked.