Useful Google Maps Tips and Tricks for Travel

Useful Google Maps Tips and Tricks for Travel
Google Maps is great for getting directions and finding places of interest, but you might not be aware of all the cool available Google Maps tips and tricks for travel. A seasoned traveler knows that having a balance between planning/organizing and being spontaneous is ideal for traveling. Google Maps has useful tools for planning your trip as well as to aid you while you're on your trip. (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

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…)

4 Useful Tips to Keep You Safe When You Travel

4 Useful Tips to Keep You Safe When You Travel
Whether it's your first time traveling to a foreign country or you've been on the move for a while, it's always wise to take precautions for your safety. Don't let fear stop you from being adventurous. You should always expect the unexpected when you travel, and if you observe the four following tips for safe travel, you could prevent some really bad scenarios. (more…)

7 Things You Must Pack For A Trip to the Beach

7 Things You Must Pack For A Trip to the Beach
A trip to the beach requires a bit of careful packing. There are some things you really don't want to forget. Most of them are obvious like sunglasses and sunscreen, but it's always good to have a reminder or a checklist before we go on any trip. Whether you like packing weeks before or a day before your trip (are there any same day-ers around?), here is a great list of things you must pack

How To Love Travelling With A Medical Condition

How To Love Travelling With A Medical Condition
Everyone deserves to travel – and the majority can. Regardless of whether you’re fit and healthy, or have a physical impairment, you shouldn’t have to put off travelling. It’s possible to visit the most exotic of destinations the world has to offer even if you are travelling with a medical condition. (more…)

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,

How to Beat Boredom During Travel

How to Beat Boredom During Travel
No one expects to get bored when they’re travelling. Usually, anyone on a long-term trip will have spent months and years planning what they’re going to see and do while they’re away, counting down the days to their departure. They leave the boring stuff of daily life behind them to go to new destinations and experience life in other cultures. (more…)

GPS Powered Travel Articles – The Best New Travel Tool + Giveaway

GPS Powered Travel Articles – The Best New Travel Tool + Giveaway
There is a plethora of incredible travel related content and advice out there. It comes from guidebooks and travel blogs and websites like this one. Articles written by travel writers, bloggers, and locals offer the best insight on what to do, what to see, what to eat, what to shop. They also offer many other little tricks and tips that are helpful to anyone who visits a new place. (more…)