Christmas Traditions Around the World

Christmas Traditions Around the World
Christmas season is my favourite time of year. The cooler weather, the Christmas spirit, the Christmas lights adorning gardens, cities and homes, the smell of a wood fireplace, the smell of pine from the Christmas tree, the food, and yes, the gifts. As an adult, I especially enjoy choosing and giving gifts more than receiving them. This time of year also calls for traditions and different nations across the world have different Christmas traditions. (more…)

Experiencing the RV Life – Things You Should Know

Experiencing the RV Life – Things You Should Know
Being out and about often gives you more chances of experiencing life in ways beyond daily lifestyle. RV life is such a perfect example. Hitting the road to seek adventures and living it out is definitely out of the ordinary. Many find it challenging but it is one great way of exploring places and building memories to last forever. (more…)

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 Best Alternative Attractions In Europe

The Best Alternative Attractions In Europe
If you visit Rome, checking out the Colosseum, no matter how touristy, is a must. The same goes to the Eiffel Tower in Paris. But, there are other lesser known attractions in these and other popular European cities worth a visit. Check out the visual guide below to the best alternative attractions in Europe. (more…)

15 Unique Ways to Get Around In The World

15 Unique Ways to Get Around In The World
There are many more interesting and unique ways to get around in the world besides taxis, cars, and buses. When you travel abroad, your typical way of getting from point A to B, like getting an Uber, might not be available. Or maybe it is, but grabbing a taxi would not be the most economical. Trying local transportation is usually the best way to get around and immerse in the culture at the same time. (more…)

Coffee Served on 44 Airlines Around The World

Coffee Served on 44 Airlines Around The World
It seems that the world can't function without having some caffeine one way or another. Whether it be strong with a cup of coffee, or a bit more mild with a cup of tea, or even some very dark chocolate, our brains have become dependent on this substance. On the other hand, traveling by air has also become more and more common in the last few decades. So, it would make sense that airlines offer

82 Fun and Weird Soda Flavors Around The World

82 Fun and Weird Soda Flavors Around The World
I confess I am not a soda drinker, never have been. I mean, of course I've had soda, but it's never been regular in my diet. We never had soda in my household growing up in Mexico City and going out to restaurants my drink of choice was always limonada (limeade). But I do find interest in all things food and how it varies across cultures around the world. The sugary bubbly drink is sure loved across

17 Major Differences Between US and UK Homes

17 Major Differences Between US and UK Homes
In the US, the American Dream includes a "dream home", but in the UK a dream home would look vastly different to the American counterpart. When comparing the differences between US and UK homes, we can find many of them, some drastic. No matter how similar the cultures may seem, two countries separated by thousands of miles have some very different characteristics in their homes.  (more…)

The Most Affordable Countries to Road Trip In

The Most Affordable Countries to Road Trip In
Taking a road trip is a great way to travel to really take in local sceneries, local culture, and explore many miles of touristic spots as well as off the beaten paths. Not only is taking an affordable road trip fun and adventurous, it can also be economically beneficial compared to other ways of travelling. (more…)