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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...

Hotels With Beautiful Art

Hipmunk | Posted 12.20.2013 | Travel
Hipmunk

When traveling, many people don't realize they can experience beautiful art exhibits without stepping foot outside their hotel. From hotel hallways adorned with beautiful paintings to full art museums, these hotels come with a guaranteed beautiful view.

Shift:Tech -- New Entrepreneurial Initiative Brings Tiny Armenia to forefront of World IT Industry

Christopher Atamian | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Christopher Atamian

ONEArmenia and its latest venture, the Shift::Tech initiative bring tectonic change to Armenia, one project at a time.

Why has Washington Become Such a Cluster Frag? Blame It on the iPhone

Tom Hayes | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics
Tom Hayes

In an era of big data and modeling, we have hand-drawn, gerrymandered political districts. In a time when you can buy a handgun with just a pulse, in some precincts you won't be issued a voting ballot without a cavity search.

Start-Ups Fight The Trolls

Reuters | Sarah McBride | Posted 11.17.2012 | Small Business

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The patent wars that have embroiled many of the world's technology giants in recent years ar...

3 Keys to the Science of Marketing

Women 2.0 | Posted 08.06.2012 | Technology
Women 2.0

Much as Google uses mountains of data to match a user to their precise search query, marketing in Silicon Valley requires the same scientific approach of matching a user to the magic of your product.

How To Find The Right Flight

travel.nytimes.com | Posted 12.13.2011 | Travel

LAST month, Google introduced the first version of its new flight search feature (Google.com/flights) and the response has mostly focused on what it d...

Ashton Kutcher Plugs His Startups On 'Two And A Half Men'

Posted 11.27.2011 | Technology

Ashton Kutcher isn't just a tech investor--he also plays one on TV. Kutcher, who replaced Charlie Sheen on "Two and a Half Men" as Internet billio...

Hipmunk's New Amtrak Feature Is (Unintentionally) Great For Sustainable Travel

Patti Prairie | Posted 11.08.2011 | Travel
Patti Prairie

Travelers benefit from the saved time and money, and the planet--and all of us--benefit from the resulting decrease in climate change emissions.

WATCH: Hipmunk Meme Ad Proves 'Everything's Better With Cute Animals'

Posted 09.26.2011 | Home

With an attractive user-friendly system and new wi-fi search, Hipmunk, the new kid on the travel search engine block, has already attracted a cult of ...