Rome via Wikipedia
Travelling to Rome – the AA Roadwatch guide

For centuries, Rome has been known as the Eternal City, so called because ancient Romans believed that no matter what happened in the world, and how many empires rose and fell, Rome would go on forever. So far, they've been proven right....

Christmas Market Christkindlmarkt sign
European Christmas Markets – AA Roadwatch

The most wonderful time of year is fast approaching, and with it the traditional Christmas markets that fill entire cities across Europe with the warm scents of mulled wine and hot chocolate....

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Rio 2016 Olympics

The Rio 2016 Olympics is now under more pressure than ever to showcase its splendour but if any country knows how to throw a party, it's Brazil...

Johnny Collinson. Kaitlyn Farrington. Liz Letchford. The North Face On-Mountain Sportswear. San Rafael Swell, Utah. Photographer: Ian Momsen.
7 Travel Tips for First-Time Backpackers

We’ve teamed up with the Great Outdoors to give some general advice on the items that first time back packers should consider bringing when travelling abroad....

Summer Driving Hazard
10 summer driving hazards to avoid

Summer driving has its own set of challenges whether you're on home ground or not. High temperatures, increased stress levels, and extra demands on your car are all par for the course, so make sure you read our advice to stay safe on the road....

AA Guide to driving in the USA
Guide to driving in the USA

Driving in the USA is both a sensible and convenient way to get around what is an enormous country. From obtaining your International Driving Permit to abiding traffic laws, find out all you need to know about driving Stateside with our handy guide....

Coastal Drives
AA Roadwatch’s Guide to Valentine’s Day Coastal Drives

When it comes to leisurely driving, Sundays have a reputation for being the most popular day to get out and about. This Valentine’s Day, AA Roadwatch’s Doireann Garrihy takes you through some of the most romantic routes our country has to offer....