Few destinations summon as many daydreams as California, the breathtakingly gorgeous West Coast state famed throughout the last century for delivering la dolce vita, New World style. There’s a reason California is the birth place of the road trip: the rewards of getting around have never been more abundant and immediate. With characterful cities across the state, snow-capped mountains and granite peaks in the national parks of the interior, other-worldly desert landscapes to the southeast, dense and ancient forest along the cliff-hugging Pacific Coast Highway and rustic surf towns with swathes of sandy beaches fringing the coast, a California road trip promises scenic diversity along with iconic landmarks.

Where to go for your 50th birthday

10th November 2021
by James Bell

James Bell, Managing Director of The Turquoise Holiday Company, shares his thoughts and wisdom for the best 50th birthday holiday ideas. Now you’re 50 you’re at the halfway mark, or as one of my golfing friends likes to put it: we are now playing the back nine! At 50. you’re supposedly meant to be at […]

The best road trip honeymoons

15th July 2020
by Lizzie Jones

Let your mind wander for a moment: it’s you and your loved one with the roof down, wind in your hair and smiles on your faces as you pass mesmerising scenery. A road trip with your new spouse is an epic honeymoon in the making and, in many ways, is the best way to start […]

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