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What’s in your first aid kit?






This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg.  Part of being a savvy traveler is knowing what to pack. I recently wrote about some useful and fun USB travel gadgets, but I wanted to go back to the basics: a first… Continue Reading →






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… Continue Reading →






NYC Outdoor Summer Movies, All in One Place.






This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg.  View from my old apartment in NY. A simple service post for those Hipmunks based in or planning to visit New York City during the coming months: here’s where to find the schedule… Continue Reading →






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… Continue Reading →






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… Continue Reading →






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:… Continue Reading →






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… Continue Reading →






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… Continue Reading →






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… Continue Reading →






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