Archives

USB Travel Gadgets

This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg.  In installing this fun USB wall socket from Think Geek, I was thinking of the USB-related gadgets that make life easier (or more fun!) on the road.  For starters, Belkin’s mini surge protector is one that I keep with me at all times. It allows me to charge whatever I need, is tiny enough that…

Read More ...
  • 0

Tipping Etiquette, a Sombrero Galaxy & More Travel News

This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg. Her views and opinions are hers alone and do not represent Hipmunk.  A galaxy that looks like a sombrero? Yeah, space has that. This image of the M104 galaxy highlights billions of old stars in its center, causing the diffuse glow of its “hat”: And speaking of space, yesterday’s Endeavour shuttle launch was…

Read More ...
  • 0

A Swirling Storm over Florida, Amazing Food from Istanbul and Other Travel News

Earlier in April, NASA invited a group of tweeters to join for the launch of its STS-134 mission to the International Space Station. That launch was delayed until April 29-29, and due to bad weather the shuttle never took off as planned. However, Trey Ratcliff did manage to capture the weather with one of his signature, beautiful photos, as you can see…

Read More ...
  • 0