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Lisa Hurd

Lisa is a born and raised Southern Californian now living as a dual national in the UK. She still misses sunshine and Mexican food most of all. She enjoys road trips with her family and has fond memories of cross-country adventures with her 3 sisters while growing up. She loves to write about a variety of road trip related topics.

If you’re looking for a book recommendation from your favorite bookseller for your next adventure, you can also check out her reviews on social media.

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Sometimes even the best-planned road trips will require some long stretches of night driving. We’ve got some great tips for driving at night to get you energized and ready for the journey ahead. You can prepare for a long drive at night by forming safe driving habits, planning ahead, and managing your environment.  Drive safely …

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The key to driving long distances without getting tired is to take short breaks every 2 hours and get plenty of rest between driving sessions.  Use your breaks to have some caffeine, do some light exercise, or engage your brain in a stimulating activity.  While in the car, stay engaged with a good podcast or …

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This guide will explain exactly how to keep your car cool in the summer so that you can enjoy the sun without worrying about facing a furnace when you return to your vehicle! It’s important to know these easy ways to reduce the heat inside a car to ensure maximum comfort when you depart. You …

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When driving long distances you should take a break every two hours for at least 15 minutes. Stop to rest frequently for a total of at least 45 minutes per 4.5 hours of driving to prevent fatigue and increase alertness. Plan to visit rest stops every 100 miles during your long road trip to enjoy …

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If you’re on a long journey, it’s important to find the best places to shower on the road for free. A road trip can be the ultimate adventure, but staying clean can be a challenge if you don’t have a portable shower in your vehicle. As well as discussing other options, we will explain exactly …

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Sometimes on a long car ride, you need to get some well-earned rest. In this article, I’ll be outlining 19 of the best places to sleep in your car on a road trip. Ideally, you want to stop somewhere that is safe, quiet, and free of charge. It’s also important to have access to facilities …

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In the car, you can suddenly be faced with a wall of time to occupy and no easy solutions. How are you going to keep the boredom at bay when you’ve got to keep your eyes on the road? Enter our list of the 40 best podcasts for road trips! In today’s high-tech world, we’re …

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