Pets on Planes: What You Need to Know

Pets on Planes: What You Need to Know

It’s probably pretty obvious that Hipmunk loves animals (I mean, they have one as their mascot and they also boast a dog-friendly office). And as a travel company, they’re highly sensitive to the conflicts that arise between wanderlust and the love for one’s pet. They are also pretty good at mitigating the risks when they choose to take pets on planes.

Following the news of the untimely death of Simon the Giant Rabbit, they asked around the office for tips on keeping your furbaby safe on flights. Continue reading

8 Scientific Reasons Why Travelling Is Good For You

8 Scientific Reasons Why Travelling Is Good For You

Most of us don’t need any encouragement to want to jet off to some faraway (or nearby) land for a trip. Take a break from habitual life, explore new places, and renew with new adventures or with relaxing activities. I know I don’t need any convincing to take a trip. The problem is finding the opportunity! However, it just so happens that, scientifically, travelling is good for you. In case you needed more excuses to go travel, you’ll find some backed up by science in this article. Continue reading

Top 8 Destinations For Fishing In Hawaii

Top 8 Destinations For Fishing In Hawaii

Are you bored with your everyday life and would you like to do something exciting and energizing? Are you planning to do something adventurous? Want to go fishing in an exotic destination? Going fishing in Hawaii just might be what you need. Below I’ll tell you about the best secret fishing destinations is Hawaii.  Continue reading

41 Iconic Cakes and Biscuits In The UK

41 Iconic Cakes and Biscuits In The UK

Of course, we know that a cup of tea or a “cuppa” is quintessential UK, and it’s the solution for every mood. Are you sad? Sick? Celebrating good news? How about a cuppa? And often, this warm cups of yumminess are accompanied with even more yumminess in the form of baked goods. Cakes and biscuits in the UK take all shapes and forms. They can also serve as a mid-afternoon snack, or something to satisfy that post-dinner sweet tooth. Different countries and regions in the UK have their iconic baked sweets.  Continue reading

10 Weird Things You Can Legally Do Around The World

10 Weird Things You Can Legally Do Around The World

All countries have created laws to keep us safe and secure. Some laws are to prevent bad things from happening again. Some laws are to avoid chaos, disturbance, and anarchy. And if you’re a cynic, some laws were probably created to have control over the population and meet the agendas of people in power. There are some very weird laws out there, but what can be even weirder is some of the things you can legally do around the world.  Continue reading

Weekly Small Pleasures #112

Weekly Small Pleasures #112

Not many new pleasures have popped up in the last couple of weeks, but I’ve had some nevertheless. Some may sound familiar as they are repeats from the past but they remain small pleasures. I keep finding how nice it is to look back and realize the small pleasures of the week, as well as notice them during the week and jot them down for this post as I sometimes do. I’ve read a lot about gratefulness being linked to increased happiness and I can vouch for that.  Continue reading

4 Reasons Why You Need To Visit Charlotte NC

4 Reasons Why You Need To Visit Charlotte NC

North Carolina is an underrated state in the U.S. with so much to offer, including fantastic food, rich history, wonderful accommodation options, beautiful landscapes, and engaging cities. Charlotte, the Queen City, has all of these things. In fact, it might surprise you to hear that Charlotte is the biggest city in North Carolina and the largest banking center in the U.S. after New York. Though Charlotte may be primarily a business town, you can look beyond the banks and skyscrapers and find exquisite dining, a strong luxury hotel market, lots of great outdoor areas, fun museums, and more.

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