AA Directions Autumn 2017

Because life is short, it's better to have fun than not. The autumn edition of AA Directions celebrates ways to unleash your inner child. Take time to notice the stars, catch a train just for fun, fly a kite or splash out on an adrenalin-filled adventure tourism thrill. Go on, have fun!

  • Unleash your inner child

    Having a good time is a good thing

  • Taking our time

    Cycling the Otago Central Rail Trail reveals local history and stunning scenery

  • Saluting the sun

    Good coffee, beach-front restaurants and coastal walkways are just a few delights you’ll find in Takapuna

  • Driverless cars

    By 2040, it's likely a car will look more like a lounge or office and you'll hail and pay for it with your phone

  • Old and new

    London is injected with modern and fresh energy despite a history stretching back to Roman times

  • Two coasts, two days

    A road trip to the far north reveals beautiful beaches, inspiring New Zealand history and local art galleries

  • Mountain guidance

    In winter, Utah, USA, offers extra special experiences like hiking through glowing canyons and skiing down world-renowned mountain slopes

  • Smart parking

    Finding a car park, and paying for it will become less hassle thanks to new smartphone technology

  • Meet the Car of the Year

    The Mercedes-Benz E-Class took home the 2016 trophy

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Precious gems

We travel a section of China’s Silk Road, a pathway that’s opened up countries and developed trends

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Q&A

Whoa! Studios Art Director Daniel Blanshard gives us the secret to having fun

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Check out the new Aston Martin

We ride in style in the new Aston Martin DB11, complete with shoe-stitched leather interior and a V12 engine

News bites

London is injected with modern and fresh energy despite a history stretching back to Roman times
Read more - Old and new
'Drive to the conditions’ is a phrase we’ve heard countless times but what exactly do drivers need to be aware of to stay safe on the road?
Read more - Smart driving
Finding a car park, and paying for it, will become less hassle thanks to new smartphone technology
Read more - Pay and walk away
A road trip to the far north reaveals beautiful beaches, inspiring New Zealand history and local art galleries
Read more - Two coasts, two days

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Autumn 2017 poll

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