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Least Comforting Safety Sign, Ever

This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg. Reading Alexis’ post about quirks of learning languages on the road reminded me of a sign from my trip to the Galapagos at the very beginning of my round-the-world travels. We had gone to Guyaquil hoping to find a last minute cruise, and bargained down from a ridiculous price to what everyone subsequently…

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Awesome Animals of the World and Where to See Them

This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg. Her views and opinions are hers alone and do not represent Hipmunk.  1. Land Iguana.  Endemic to the Galapagos Islands, Charles Darwin described these yellow and orange reptiles as “ugly animals . .  from their low facial angle they have a singularly stupid appearance.” Stupid or not, they’re incredible to see in person and at…

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