Edge of Space © SazzyB/iStock/Thinkstock
Apparently mankind learned nothing from the legend of Daedalus and Icarus; no matter how tragic or comic the disaster story, we are possessed by an ambition to fly onwards and upwards that cannot be deterred. 
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The Trout Inn at Tadpole Bridge © The Trout Inn at Tadpole Bridge
On a sunny summer day, we Brits know exactly what to do: at the first sign of sun peeking through the cloud cover, to the pub garden we go. But not all pub gardens are created equal. In lieu of the concrete-floored, cramped and smoke-filled versions that populate cities, motor out of the urban centre to find green, spacious, picture-perfect places for sprawling.

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Thruxton Motorsport Centre © Pete Gibson
There are few greater pleasures than driving. But when we say driving, we don’t always mean the slow and pragmatic pace that rules city streets. If you’re a thrillseeker, there’s nothing quite like UK driving experience days: all roaring engines, full-throttle steering and speedometers that hit 60 mph in just a few short seconds.
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Cardboard Boxes © Robert S. Donovan
It is a truth universally acknowledged that moving house is hard work. Even the most organised and checklist-savvy among us struggle with the trials and tribulations of this gargantuan feat. How, for example, are you planning to move that floor-to-ceiling bookcase of 19th century classics? Or how are you going to sort through that dreaded drawer of miscellanea in your lounge? Never fear, Zipcar is here to guide you through the process with our 10 top tips for moving house.   
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