Road trips

Inside Iran: The road to Esfahan

Inside Iran: The road to Esfahan

A CNN crew road trips through Iran, from Tehran to the cultural treasure of Esfahan in the center of the country
Hills, hairpins, harmonies: On the road in Iranian Kurdistan

Hills, hairpins, harmonies: On the road in Iranian Kurdistan

A world away from the troubles over the border, Iran’s western region offers an adventurous alternative to its more recognizable heartland
5 gorgeous U.S. road trips for fall

5 gorgeous U.S. road trips for fall

These five American journeys combine gorgeous scenery with cultural attractions, great restaurants and happening cities and towns
The great Shanghai road trip

The great Shanghai road trip

Nerves of steel? Check. Driver’s license? Got it. Indulge your spring fever with a weekend road trip to a place most people only see in picture book: Wuyuan
Kombis reincarnated as tour buses in Uganda

Kombis reincarnated as tour buses in Uganda

Volkswagen ended Kombi production last year, but the spirit of adventure and resourcefulness that endowed the vehicles lives on in Uganda
Kombi’s last rites: Farewell to a travel icon

Kombi’s last rites: Farewell to a travel icon

It's the end of the road for the classic Kombi, with production to cease on December 31. iReporters recall the camper van that changed the travel world
Cool video shows amazing South American scenery

Cool video shows amazing South American scenery

Five minutes and 30 seconds of travel envy coming up
Cheeky signage keeps drivers focused on tricky Alaskan road

Cheeky signage keeps drivers focused on tricky Alaskan road

Signs along a windy, scenic mountain road use humor to keep drivers paying attention
10 things that make Ethiopia extraordinary

10 things that make Ethiopia extraordinary

Fairy tale castles, superb coffee and the Ark of the Covenant (OK, possibly) are just some of the unexpected attractions of this African country
RV tourism motors into China

RV tourism motors into China

Pioneers are pushing the concept of "big" travel on Chinese highways. The recreational vehicle drive ahead is bright but bumpy
World’s 10 ultimate drives

World’s 10 ultimate drives

The most exhilarating, hair-raising and scenic short (mostly) routes on the planet
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EXPERT'S GUIDE

From swanky oceanfront resorts to redwood-lined camping shores, the Golden State's 840 miles of coastline offer beaches for everyone

CULINARY JOURNEYS

San Sebastian's top restaurants show us why this small Spanish town is a global culinary capital