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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…

5 Ways to Travel for Free in Cool US Cities

Cheapskates use public transit when traveling to save money over a rental car or a cab. Savvy cheapskates know there are some routes you don’t even have to pay for. Below, a sample. 1. Boston: Train Station Connector Two of Boston’s main train stations are connected by free train service: the Back Bay/South Station connector. Hop on any…

3 Reasons You’re Doing it Wrong When Your Flight is Cancelled

You’re doing it wrong when your flight is cancelled: you’re following directions and wait in the nearest customer service line. There are three tricks that are usually far more effective: calling the airline directly, going to the gate of the next flight, and finding a different customer service counter. The reason waiting in line is…

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…

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