4 Things Americans Get Wrong When Travelling Internationally

4 Things Americans Get Wrong When Travelling Internationally
One of the greatest things about America (and there are many), is its cultural and topographical diversity. Even in the state of California you can go sunbathing and skiing on the same day. With 50 states rich in diverse architecture, couture, language, and foods, is it any wonder that less than 40% of Americans own passports? (more…)

How to Get a Degree and Travel at the Same Time

How to Get a Degree and Travel at the Same Time
It’s no surprise that us as Millennials and the upcoming Generation Z, aim to travel as much as possible. We’ve got wanderlust in our blood and will not only look at postcards of Paris but want to get there and smell the croissants and kiss by the Pont Neuf. But do we have to choose between getting a degree and travel? (more…)

How To Travel On A Budget And Make Money While Traveling

How To Travel On A Budget And Make Money While Traveling
Traveling is a great way to experience everything that life has to offer. It lets you view things from a new, fresh perspective and see plenty of different sights and culture. However, most people think twice before going to new places because they believe that travel is expensive. What most of them are not aware of is that there many ways to save money and make money traveling. (more…)

7 Reasons Why You Should Be Cooking When Traveling

7 Reasons Why You Should Be Cooking When Traveling
Most travelers find it more convenient to eat from local restaurants because they believe this is one of the best ways to experience the culture of the region. For them, cooking is nothing but a waste of time (time that can be spent on exploring new places). And sure, local food should be experienced at least once. However, there are many reasons why travelers should consider cooking when traveling. (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

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…)

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…)