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Quite a trip: the 10,000 mile Mongol Rally is underway

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads Passing over a huge swath of land from London to Mongolia, 10,000 miles in all, is the Mongol Rally. With 8 time zones, no set route to follow and no help or support available once you set off, it’s a crazy run. The rules require a tiny car (maximum 1.2 litres…

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Where’s the craziest place you’ve slept while traveling?

  This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads With news that Hipmunk has improved its hotel search to speed up and streamline results, I thought I’d turn to the quirker side of accommodations and see where Hipmunks have stayed that deserves a mention. In my years of round-the-world travel, I’ve certainly had my share of strange places…

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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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