Posts tagged "road trip"

The 50 Most Insane Driving Laws Around The World

There are some wackadoo laws out there for drivers. Who better to make a list of the 50 most bizarre than an international freight shipping company like Barrington Freight?
From driving a car dirty in Russia (“Nyet!”) to a totally bizarre $78 fee for hitting a pedestrian, read some of the more inane rules of the

Huffington Post Weird News / December 21, 2013

Weekend Playlist: The Frisky’s Ultimate Road Trip Mix

To cap off our Wanderlust content, what could be more fitting than a road trip playlist? Besides a car, gas money, and comfy pants, there’s really nothing more integral to a road trip’s success than a good selection of music. On our recent drive from Oregon to Tennessee, my boyfriend and I didn’t prepare nearly…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 5, 2013

The Ultimate American Chick Flick Road Trip Guide

In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s spring. And there’s no time better to load up the car with beef jerky and Red Bull, and take on the American highway system with your best friend. That’s right. It’s ROAD TRIP TIME! But we here at The Frisky didn’t want you to take any old road trip.

The Frisky / April 23, 2013

Travel Diary: The Long Road From Portland To Nashville

Greetings from Nashville, Tennessee! We got into town last week after a 4-day, 2300-mile road trip with everything we own crammed in the trunk of my Volkswagen Jetta. This was, by far, the longest road trip I’ve ever taken, and the drive itself is something I will never forget. I’ve been trying to figure out…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 22, 2013

7 Essentials For A Perfect Fall Road Trip

Last week, I wrote about a Pendleton plaid satchel that had me yearning to pack it up and hit the road for a fall road trip, and as the leaves have started changing colors, my road trip excitement has increased exponentially. Fall is the perfect time to take a long, lazy drive, because the weather…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 3, 2012

Guys, Let’s Race The Mongol Rally

The Mongol Rally is an overland race of epic proportions, aimed at having as much fun and adventure as possible. Since its inception in 2004, the rally has expanded from six teams to nearly 300, with almost 800 competitors — most of whom are male. The main rule of the Mongol Rally is that the…

Julie Gerstein / July 7, 2012

We’re Jealous: Tavi Gevinson Goes On Epic Road Trip With Urban Outfitters

We’re already big fans of all things Tavi Gevinson and Rookie Magazine, the after school online project she started with a few friends and Paul Rudd. But now we’re totally legitimately jealous of Miss Gevinson. This summer she’ll be embarking on a grand summer adventure — a road trip from New York to Los Angele…

Julie Gerstein / June 25, 2012

Quickies: Liz Taylor And Michael Jackson’s Post-9/11 Road Trip & Blake Shelton’s Anti-Gay Tweets

On September 10, 2001, Michael Jackson played a concert in New York City and his two good pals, Liz Taylor and Marlon Brando, sat in the audience. On September 11th, NYC was attacked by terrorists and friends of the now-deceased stars claim the threesome hopped in a car and started driving cross-country. Claim…

Jessica Wakeman / May 5, 2011

He Said/She Said: Our First Vacation Together

This love train continues to steamroll ahead, flattening my former single girl life in its path and chugging into serious couple territory. After only a month of living together, a few pre-planned events came to fruition all in the same week – getting our puppy, meeting his parents and escaping to the beach for our…

Rainbow Kirby / March 28, 2011

Girl Talk: Will Our Marriage Survive Our First Road Trip Together?

I can hardly believe it, but Drew, my husband, and I will be celebrating our first wedding anniversary in just five days. Has a whole year really gone by since the day we said “I do”? Actually, no, because neither of us said “I do.” I think what we really said to the Rabbi whe…

Wendy Atterberry / July 20, 2010

Road Trip Essentials So You And Your Man Don’t Break Down (Or Break Up)

Taking a road trip with a lover is sometimes as precarious as a first date. Say or do the wrong thing — or forget to bring a proper caseload of snacks — and you’re in trouble. While it’s clear that some things should be utterly avoided on the road — like discussing whether dating for…

Lemondrop / October 31, 2009