Overlanding the Silk Road

The Silk Road is one of the classic travel routes on earth. The Road that derived its name from the lucrative trade in Chinese silk carried out along its length has existed ever since the beginning o...

Riding the Ultimate Taxi

Everyone has ridden a taxi somewhere in the world. But only few have ridden the best taxi in the world…aka the Ultimate Taxi! Ultimate Taxi…really the coolest Taxi on Earth Jon Barnes tran...

The (1907) Peking to Paris motor race

The Peking to Paris motor race was a race held in 1907 for automobiles between Peking (now Beijing), China and Paris, France, a distance of 9,317 miles or 14,994 km. The idea for the race came from a ...

Trabant trek: crossing the world in plastic cars

Ever heard of the Trabant automobile?! Well it’s the infamous Soviet-era  invention, notorious for its plastic make and frequent breakdowns. And generally considered the world’s worst car. Take t...