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Dim sum in Thailand? Why not!

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads Back in May of last year, I posted about the 10 Thai foods that will make your mouth water. I’m back in Thailand now after a fall in Morocco and Turkey and I realize I’ve left one thing out: the dim sum, steamed deliciousness that one…

Surreal snow art from Colorado

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads A few days ago I posted on the incredible microphotography of snowflakes by artist Matthias Lenke. Since it’s still winter, I wanted to follow that up with a very different - but equally beautiful - snow-filled wonder: snow drawings, by the creative Sonia Hinrichsen and her friends. …

And the “insane rope swing of the year” award goes to….

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads Via the great curators at This is Colossal, a jaw-dropping video of the a giant rope swing, looped over Corona Arch in Moab, Utah. The video was shot by Salt Lake’s Devin Graham.     [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4B36Lr0Unp4?rel=0] If you’re interested in more, check out Devin’s equally entertaining “making of” video here.…

The best fruit in the world

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads I may be biased - after all my Hipmunk avatar does have me holding chopsticks - but for me the best fruit there is takes the form of a purple tomato-esque treat with a green leafy stem. Mangosteens are originally thought be from the Moluccas (those…

“Game of Thrones” Valentine’s Day Cards

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads This one goes out to those of you celebrating Valentine’s Day and also fans of Game of Thrones. Buzzfeed has posted these great cards from artist Chris Bishop. For the full-sized cards, head on over to their post.  Not a Game of Thrones enthusiast? XKCD has a…

Getting up close and personal with snowflakes

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads With winter in full swing (and some of the coldest temperatures on record in Eastern Europe) I wanted to highlight these stunning macro photos of snowflakes, taken by photographer Matthias Lenke: Says photographer Matthias Lenke: I must confess that I never cared about snowflakes too much…

Vermillion Cliffs, Arizona: The National Monument You’ve Never Heard Of

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads Though I’ve been travelling around the world for the last 4 years, I am the first to admit that I’ve seen only one small part of what my country’s national parks and those of the United States have to offer. With such vast spaces and varied…

Map of the day: “the places I haven’t been”

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads I came across Evan Drolet Cook’s “Places I Haven’t Been” map this week and wanted to share it here. So much of our online world is showing what we’ve done that we sometimes lose sight of the other side of the coin, the things we still…

Desert rivers that look like trees

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads Some of the most evocative travel photography is the kind that makes you see something normal in a totally different light. Take the photo below, a bird’s eye view of Baja California desert in Mexico, taken by Adriana Franco: Hard to believe that this is a…

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