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Travel Truths You Need to Accept in Order to Stay Happy on the Road

Hipmunk | Posted 09.03.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

No matter how, where or with whom you travel, there are some key things to be aware of to stay happy in any situation. Consider these travel truths carefully before you embark on your next trip so that you can enjoy your adventures to the fullest.

5 Ways to "Find Yourself" By Traveling the Globe

Hipmunk | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk There are more benefits to travel than just having fun. If you're trying to get in touch with your inner self, visiting o...

Top Things to do at Sunrise in London

Hipmunk | Posted 08.14.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

There's no better way to enjoy the best sights in London than at sunrise. It is amazing how much is within easy reach of most hotels in the city. If you are an early bird or just want to pack as much as possible into your stay in the British capital, here are some ideas of what you can do at dawn.

Europe for Film Buffs

Hipmunk | Posted 08.11.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk If you're a film buff and you love to travel, Europe has it all. Not only do the cities on this list have great resta...

Things You Should Do Before Landing at the Airport in a New Country

Hipmunk | Posted 08.07.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

Even after making it through customs, tackling unfamiliar currency exchanges and arranging ground transportation can put a jet-lagged traveler over the edge.

7 Must-See Locales in Portland, Oregon

Hipmunk | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

Portland, Oregon has a reputation for being unique, hip and a little bit weird. There's enough to see for an exciting day trip or week-long vacation, but no trip is complete without experiencing at least one of these seven must-see places in the City of Roses.

7 Ways to Make Your Vacation Cheaper in London

Hipmunk | Posted 07.30.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

London is a popular destination for tourists but has a reputation for being expensive. Here are some ways of making your stay cheaper whilst having fun in Britain's capital city. This gives you more money to spend on sightseeing, shopping and world-class restaurants in London.

The 2 Best Air Travel Search Engines Right Now

Shindy Chen | Posted 07.30.2015 | Travel
Shindy Chen

Summer travel's on all of our minds. So, here are my latest favorites for finding the best airfare prices online right now--after all, there's more to travel search than Orbitz and Priceline.

5 Ballparks to Visit This Summer

Hipmunk | Posted 07.29.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

What's more delightful than a summertime visit to the ballpark? The smell of the grass and the hot dogs, the crack of the bat, the roar of the crowd ... there's nothing quite like it. Here are five of our picks for the best ballparks to visit this summer.

The 11 Best East Coast Beaches

Hipmunk | Posted 07.10.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

From New England to the southern tip, the East Coast has many great beaches. Some are ideal for shelling while others are known most for their surfing culture. Here's a look at the best of the best and what makes each of them great.

Insert Earplugs and... Wheels Up!

Hipmunk | Posted 07.09.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

Traveling by air is fast and convenient, but unfortunately, it can sometimes be noisy. From the moment you step on the plane, your ears are accosted with announcements, people chatting away (rarely in their library voice) and, invariably, one or more screaming children.

Hotel Entertainment Thanks to Google

Hipmunk | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

One of the hidden costs of travel is getting charged for watching on-demand movies in your hotel room. Now, thanks to Google's Chromecast dongle, you can stream your own entertainment to your hotel television.

7 Geeky Places to Visit in Orlando, FL

Hipmunk | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

If "Orlando vacation" makes you think of tacky souvenirs and mouse ears, think again. The City Beautiful is turning into The City Cthulhu-ful as Orlando becomes a destination for gamers, comic-book nerds and pop-culture enthusiasts. Add these places to your vacation itinerary and get your geek on.

4 Great Lobster Rolls in New England

Hipmunk | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

Ask four people where to find the best lobster roll in New England and you'll probably get four different answers. Seems simple enough: lobster meat in a hot dog bun. True lobster lovers know it's not that easy. Here are four suggestions to get your lobster mojo going.

Insert Earplugs and... Wheels Up!

Hipmunk | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

Traveling by air is fast and convenient, but unfortunately, it can sometimes be noisy. From the moment you step on the plane, your ears are accosted with announcements, people chatting away (rarely in their library voice) and, invariably, one or more screaming children.

Why You Should Be Eating Sushi in Strip Malls

Hipmunk | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

You should be looking for sushi restaurants who are killing it in a strip mall near you. Here's proof.

Finding Cheap Flights 101

Melissa Pangkey | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Melissa Pangkey

As daunting as it seems, finding a cheap flight is not impossible and shouldn't require that much time and effort. Cheap flights are possible, you just need to know where to look.

5 Reasons Why Travel and Kind Bars Are Healthy

Hipmunk | Posted 06.14.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

Kind Bars, chock full of nuts and goodness, can be a better-for-you alternative than most snack offerings for your next flight. Here's why.

Top 5 US Beercation Destinations

Hipmunk | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

Fancy a beer? These US cities should be on your beer bucket list if you consider yourself an enthusiast, an aficionado or just a lover of the cold st...

Top 5 US Beercation Destinations

Hipmunk | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

How can we book a better beercation? According to Conde Nast Travel writer Amy Plitt, there are a handful of American cities that are killing the craft beer game.

Hipmunk's 2015 Travel Tips and Predictions

Hipmunk | Posted 04.04.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

The groundhogs have made conflicting predictions as to whether we'll see a longer winter or early spring. But either way, Hipmunk's own furry mascot, the Hipmunk, has made its own 2015 travel tips and predictions to get you through this year's travels.

The Best Hotels For NFL Fans

Hipmunk | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
Hipmunk

Whether traveling to see your favorite team on the road or simply avoiding the long drive home after watching your hometown team, there's a slew of hotels near NFL stadiums to choose from. These five options will please even the most diehard fans.

Famous Hotels For The Traveling Movie Buff

Hipmunk | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Hipmunk

From the Bellagio in Las Vegas to the Plaza Hotel in New York City, hotels across the country have played a crucial role in some of America's most beloved films. For the traveling movie buff, try one of these famous hotels.

Book Review: Without Their Permission by Alexis Ohanian

Gregoris Kalai | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Gregoris Kalai

There are no drastically new ideas in Without Their Permission -- instead the book serves as part reminder and part call-to-action to a generation that is in desperate need to hear them.

Pet-Friendly Hotels

Hipmunk | Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel
Hipmunk

Parting with your four-legged friend for vacation is never simple or easy. With more travelers wanting to bring their pets along, hotels are beginning...