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Hacking the Budget Airline






Buying tickets on a budget airline can be a great way to save, literally, hundreds of dollars on airplane tickets. However, while most people will be dazzled by the low, low ticket prices, they’ll fail to notice the dozens of… Continue Reading →






6 Cool Vacation Spots to Beat the Heat






There’s no denying that it’s extremely hot outside, and it will only continue to get hotter as we make our way deeper into summer. To beat the heat, or at least take a break from the high August temperatures, check… Continue Reading →






History of the Hotel: How the Modern Day Hotel Came to Be






For as long as we’ve had civilization we’ve had hotels, though the earliest iterations of the hotel were a little different than they are today. In early biblical times, wandering travelers often took up lodging in the homes of local… Continue Reading →






How To Be A Respectful Tourist Anywhere In The World






One might think carving your name on the Colosseum or posting graffiti in America’s national parks might be inappropriate vacation activities, but these are real things that real tourists have done—and they’re hardly the end of the list of egregious decisions tourists… Continue Reading →






Hipmunk Citylove: The Berkshires






When hot, crowded, dirty, stressful day-to-day life in New York or Boston has caused city-dwellers’ eyes to glaze over, a weekend in the Berkshire Mountains may be necessary to rejuvenate and put things in perspective. The landscapes that inspired Herman… Continue Reading →






Hipmunk Citylove: New Orleans






Attempting to articulate the essence of New Orleans, Dr. John (Mac Rebennack) once remarked: “everything mingles together… until nothing is purely itself but becomes part of one funky gumbo.” Get a taste of the gumbo that is the Big Easy,… Continue Reading →






Off the Beaten Path: Exploring Melbourne’s Laneways






Melbourne is the home of Aussie rules football, the film and TV industries, and a major center for literature and street art. Those interested in exploring something unique to Melbourne, and not seen in many other cities, should consider spending… Continue Reading →






Hipmunk Citylove: Austin






Between students and tourists, it can be hard to dodge the crowds eager to take in the best drinks, eats and experiences of Austin. Luckily, the Texas state capitol has plenty of quieter spots and lesser known locales to absorb… Continue Reading →






How Las Vegas Is Leading The Charge On American Ecotourism






Las Vegas may be a man-made center of culture and consumption located in a neon desert, but Vegas is also powered and watered by one of the largest dams in history. But with ever-worsening drought conditions and a growing demand for eco-friendly… Continue Reading →






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