Hipmunk Presents: The World’s Best Airport Lounges

Picture it: You’re at the airport, waiting for your flight. Around you, the terminal is abound with its usual unrest. To your right, a bored child plays on his iPad, the volume ruthlessly cranked up; to your left, a gentleman snores on your shoulder. The intercom blares with messages for late passengers, babies wail, and […] Read more »

6 Selfie Stick Variations Every Traveler Needs Right Now

Selfie sticks: Love ‘em or hate ‘em (and boy do some people hate them), they’re becoming a legitimate trend for world travelers and homebodies alike. At no point has this been more apparent than with the recent creation of the selfie spoon, which allows anyone aspiring to Instagram fame to simultaneously showcase their meal and their own […] Read more »

Travel truths you need to accept in order to stay happy on the road

Travel is one of the most educational and invigorating experiences that life has to offer. It allows you to get out of your routines and comfort zones, meet new people, experience different cultures and see more of the world. Couples trips can be highly romantic, and travel with a large group can create amazing memories; […] Read more »

Your Most Pressing Travel Questions (According to Google) Answered

Search giant Google has created a site that showcases travel-related data, including the top five inquiries asked by travelers online. We here at Hipmunk decided to answer these questions once and for all. Here are insights into every traveler’s need-to-knows. 1. When is the best time to book a flight? There are all kinds of theories […] Read more »

The Traveler’s Guide to Tipping Internationally

Tipping is a hot topic in the United States these days, as rising minimum wages call into question the standard practice of making servers reliant on tips. For travelers abroad, tipping is an equally sticky issue. Figuring out what to tip when can all too quickly turn a relaxing vacation into a stressful one. Knowing what […] Read more »