Driving through Scotland and Ireland.

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U dunno have insurance here, pal! If you plan to drive through Ireland check with your insurance company and/or credit card about what is covered before you visit. As it turned out, our two auto insurance plans (one with our credit card and one with our regular auto insurance provider) excludes protection specifically in Ireland. Every…
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Driving Through Italy: Know the etiquette and rules while avoiding fines

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Italy is known for its Lamborghinis and Ferraris, and although we didn’t see any it seemed like everyone thought they were driving one. Speeding Funny thing about italy. It is the exact opposite of Australia’s driving culture. Everyone and their grandmother is going 30Km/h or more over the speed limit.  We saw few police on the highway but many…
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Avoiding Fines While Driving Through New Zealand and Australia

Speeding When we drove through NZ and AU we found it incredibly odd how slow people were driving. I’ve never been on a highway where almost everyone is driving UNDER the speed limit by 10K/hour on wide open roads. Where we’re from, the speed limit is realistically +/- 5Mph the posted number. There is A…
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Our driving route through Queensland with a stop in Sydney

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Our drive through the countryside of Australia was not nearly as scenic as our drive through New Zealand, but, for us, logistically it was the best way to see all the towns along the coast line. There is a train, but we are the type of travelers that like to go off and do random things when…
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