June 9, 2016
Affordable Hotels in Virginia Beach USA

There Is Nothing More Beautiful Than Getting Lost at La Jolla

Rugged cliffs overlooking the Pacific as it relentlessly hits the shore, empty beaches beckoning you to walk, sunny days warming not only your skin but also your soul and sole are three of the many things waiting for you in La Jolla, a coastal city in California. Its beach culture […]
June 6, 2016

It Is Fine to Fall in Love with Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara evokes images of sleek and tall palm trees dotting the road loyal to the coast. Adventure is at the heart of the city. Be it kayaking through the Channel Islands’ caves or trekking around Santa Ynez’s mountains, this quaint coastal city does not disappoint. Plus, there are beaches, […]
May 21, 2016

SeaTac: When Affordability Meets Convenience

What comprises a great vacation? It’s the simple things, such as sipping your coffee in a café downtown. Or gazing upward and seeing how the spires of Chateau Ste. Michelle graces the horizon. Or walking around Gig Harbor in early morning or late afternoon and indulging in the bay breeze. […]
May 20, 2016
Hipmunk Hotels: Deep South Delights

Hipmunk Hotels: Deep South Delights in Lafayette, Louisville, Durham, and More

This post, “Hipmunk Hotels: Deep South Delights in Lafayette, Louisville, Durham, and More,” appeared on Travel Tweaks, on April 15, 2016. Exploring the American Deep South is a delight for all types of travelers. Civil War and antebellum attractions draw hordes of history buffs each year, while the Cajun, Spanish, and […]
May 10, 2016
Affordable Hotels in New York

New York City Remains Charming

It must be the energy that affects first-time and repeat travelers alike in New York  City. It must be the excitement to explore the culinary maps of this city that is never afraid of experimenting something, fusing different flavors, different countries on a plate. It must be the nights that […]
May 8, 2016
Affordable Hotels in Virginia Beach USA

Virginia Beach: Where the Ocean Is Your Soundtrack

Virginia Beach is the place where Chesapeake Bay greets and kisses the Atlantic Ocean. It is the city that makes you believe you live an island life: slow and stress-free. You get up in the morning with the ocean breeze breathing life into your being. A life by the coast […]
April 29, 2016
Affordable Hotel in Ocean City

When the City Meets the Ocean

From the air, Ocean City feels like a city that suddenly appeared out of the sea. It’s sandwiched between the crashing Atlantic Ocean and the often-quiet Isle of Wight Bay. What to do when the world gives you an ocean? You make a city out of it by enjoying its […]
April 23, 2016
Affordable Hotel in Monterey

Marvel at Monterey’s Beauty

Home to one of the largest marine sanctuaries in the world, Monterey is a paradise for anything salty, romantic, artistic, and rustic. Aside from its beaches, there are many eccentric shops, art galleries, and acclaimed golf courses. It’s also a to-go place for good food and wine. Here are five lovely […]
March 31, 2016

How to See the Rainforest on a Budget

This post titled “How to See the Rainforest on a Budget” first appeared on Tailwind on March 31, 2016. Most people hear the word “rainforest” and immediately picture the Brazilian Amazon or the lush jungles of Costa Rica. Not surprisingly, trips to these rainforest destinations are priced accordingly: Everybody knows […]
March 14, 2016

The Best Airports for Long (Unexpectedly Fun) Layovers

It’s not often you hear someone rave about his or her time at the airport. More often than not our layover is spent on our phones scrolling through emails or texts (or let’s be honest, Tinder) while trying not to overhear the conversation of the person next to us at […]
March 1, 2016

The Exhaustive Guide to Planning Your Next Road Trip

There’s nothing quite like the open road! It’s tempting to just get in the car and hit the highway, but road-trips are a significant investment of time and energy, and certain amount of planning can ensure you recoup that investment. Adequate preparation can also help maintain a positive state of […]
August 23, 2015

Why Now Is The Time To Visit These Landscapes Affected By Climate Change

This post, “Why Now Is The Time To Visit These Landscapes Affected By Climate Change,” was posted by thehipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on August 3, 2015.  Climate change is real, and it’s having a significant impact on some of the world’s most stunning, unique, and precious landscapes. Rising global temperatures, along with industrialization, […]