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…)

4 Smartphone Features To Have For Travel This Year

4 Smartphone Features To Have For Travel This Year
Whether traveling for business or pleasure, you should have a smartphone that makes your trips easier and more enjoyable. Smartphones have become one of the most important tools for frequent travelers. And some smartphone features can be extra helpful for travel. Make sure your device has the following features so you can enjoy yourself without worry. (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

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