How to Spend a Weekend in St. Louis

How to Spend a Weekend in St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri is a popular travel destination, and it’s no surprise that you’ll find great attractions for all preferences open all year round. Whether you get here by train and choose a hotel near the St. Louis Amtrak Station or you travel by car or plane, you can easily get to the city’s famous attractions. To help you plan a great visit, listed below are the top things to see in St. Louis during a weekend. Continue reading

Monthly Best: May 2017

Monthly Best: May 2017

May 2017 marked the month when it officially became a bit too hot for my taste here in Austin. But at the same time, we had several thunderstorms, which is pretty cool. I also started baking again, which is kind of bad timing because it’s hot out and turning up the oven is not ideal. Continue reading

Big (little) News!

Big (little) News!

I guess it’s about time I tell you guys the news. A little baby girl is joining us! Yes, I’m pregnant. And I’ve just made it to the third trimester. Seemed like a good time to announce it over here. I also wondered whether or not to even announce it since it feels like something very personal. But I figured I normally announce big changes in my life here, mostly moves, and I have gotten pretty personal in the past. So it made sense I should have a pregnancy announcement. Plus, she might start appearing in pictures, and people might be wondering where that baby came from. Well, don’t wonder, it came from me. Continue reading

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