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

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,

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

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

How to Deal With 11 Worst Airplane Etiquette Offenders

How to Deal With 11 Worst Airplane Etiquette Offenders
You may be a seasoned traveller, knowing the best time to buy tickets and when to go on the plane. You might have mastered how to pack your carry on. And you could be an airplane snacks connoisseur. So, you probably know the unwritten airplane etiquette rules. But some people may either not be as seasoned as you, or simply lack consideration for others. So it's good to know how to deal with some of

The Ultimate Guide To Travelling As A Couple

The Ultimate Guide To Travelling As A Couple
Travelling with your partner, your significant other, your love, is a great way to bond and create memories that will stay with you always. But it can also cause you two to argue, fight, disagree and make the trip more stressful than it should be. After all, you're travelling to have fun and relax. There are a few simple tips and guidelines you can follow to make the best out of travelling as a couple. (more…)

13 Of The Scariest Airport Landings In the World

13 Of The Scariest Airport Landings In the World
Flying is one of the safest ways to get to anywhere. Even if sometimes it feels really scary, planes are very safe even through turbulence and if struck by lightning. But for some people, landing may be one of the scariest parts. There are actually some places in the world where landing is very tricky for pilots. And ironically some of the scariest airport landings also offer some of the best views.  (more…)

17 Answers to Questions You Have When Flying

17 Answers to Questions You Have When Flying
Airplanes are places to think about a lot of things. Whether you take a short or a long haul flight you might dwell into deep philosophical questions. Or you might think about what you're going to do at your destination. Or maybe you wonder about the plane ride itself. Especially if you have an engineer mind, you might want to know the answers to how everything works and the whys to random things. If you're a traveler,

21 Things To Do To Kill Time At The Airport

21 Things To Do To Kill Time At The Airport
If you find yourself at a long connection or your flight has been delayed, there are a surprising number of things to do at the airport. One of my favourite and simplest ways is to find a comfy seat near a plug (for the computer or phone), and people watch. Watching people at the airport is totally entertaining. You see all kinds of people with all kinds of backgrounds and stories. And if you're imaginative enough,

The Night Owl’s Guide to NYC

The Night Owl’s Guide to NYC
New York City, the city that never sleeps. They say that for a reason. The energy in this city is bustling with so much to offer. Whether your interest is in food, music, art, sports, architecture, comedy, or even relaxing, NYC has always something going on. And when the sun goes down it's not the exception. A dream destination for early birds and night owls alike. Here's your night owl's guide to NYC. (more…)