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List of Free Museum Days Across the United States

MuseumFreeDays.com is a pretty rad website — with an iPhone app! I’m a bit of a museum junkie, so discovering this recently just makes me wish I’d had it for my last decade of traveling. So it goes. I’ve highlighted some of our favorite USA cities, their free museum day policies, and highlighting a few…

Sleeping in Airports: What you need to know

Rule #1: Always have a backup plan. This photograph is from the Athens International Airport, where I ended my first monthlong backpacking trip around Europe. I’d just ended my first year of college, so taking a backpack around the continent of my mother’s birth (on ~$45 a day) made a lot of sense. Instead of spending…

Handy Guide to Bathroom Signs of the World

Let’s be frank, everyone handles this signage differently, but for travelers, they’re universally important. These are some of our favorites from around the web. Kudos to Shaun and Jodi for finding all these. (Co-Ed) San Francisco, CA, USA, photo credit: dcmetroblogger (Colonial) Williamsburg, VA, USA, photo credit: cayusa Somewhere in Germany, photo credit: doctor muppets…

A Sunset from Space, Solo Freeclimbing and Customizing your iPad for Travel

  Rock climbing is becoming more and more popular. Even in my current city of Chiang Mai, there’s a robust rock climbing club and plenty of karst to scramble up - with ropes, safety equipment and helmets. But what about free form rock climbing, with nothing at all? The video below from North Face, showing…

Round-the-World Travel: Staying Calm and Positive on the Road

This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg, a former lawyer who is traveling (and eating!) her way around the world, one country at a time. Her views and opinions are hers alone and do not represent Hipmunk. You can follow Jodi on her Legal Nomads blog.  This is Part 3 of my Hipmunk guest series about round-the-world travel. Staying…

Round-the-World Travel: What to Pack

This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg, a former lawyer who is traveling (and eating!) her way around the world, one country at a time. Her views and opinions are hers alone and do not represent Hipmunk. You can follow Jodi on her Legal Nomads blog. This is Part 2 of my 3 part crash course for round-the-world…

Round-the-World Travel: What to Do Before You Go

This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg, a former lawyer who is traveling (and eating!) her way around the world, one country at a time. Her views and opinions are hers alone and do not represent Hipmunk. You can follow Jodi on her Legal Nomads blog. So you want to travel around the world, but some of those…

How to Spend Less Time in Security at the Airport

This article was also syndicated by our friends at LifeHacker. Airport security lines are a great place to meet federal employees, check out the newest shoe fashions, and—if you’re a lawyer—bill by the hour. But otherwise, they’re no fun. Below, several strategies for minimizing your time in line. 1. Be Flexible About When You Travel The…

How to Always Get to the Airport On Time

This article was also syndicated by our friends at LifeHacker. Your time is valuable and while there are more fun places to be than sitting at your gate, running from the clutches of airport security to board on time isn’t a lot of fun either. Here’s the guide for showing up at your gate with…

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