CityLove: Granada, Spain

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This post was posted by The Hipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 2015/11/07. Granada has established itself as one of Spain’s youngest, hippest, and most energetic cities while simultaneously boasting some of the country’s most historic architecture. Plan to explore this city in true Spanish style, by setting out after a relaxing siesta and staying […]

The Best Farm Stay Destinations in the World

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This post was posted by The Hipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 2015/11/04. Agricultural tourism is booming. Otherwise known as “agritourism,” the principle is pretty simple: A working farm, ranch, or winery opens its doors (or fences) to travelers looking to reconnect to the land, learn about rural ways of life, and surround themselves with […]

5 Fictional Destinations You Can Actually Visit

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This post was posted by The Hipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 2015/11/11. There’s something magical about seeing the real life setting of a beloved fictional world. These destinations draw travelers to places they might not otherwise go for the pleasantly jarring sensation of finding Tatooine in Tunisia or Narnia in Norway. Here are five […]

How to Stay Comfortable on the World’s Longest Flights

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This post was posted by The Hipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 2015/11/10. Emirates Airline recently announced the creation of the world’s longest direct flight, a daunting 17.5 hour trip that will fly from Dubai to Panama City starting February 1st. That long flight time might sound daunting, especially when seated in economy. But a […]

Halloween Celebrations from Around the Globe

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This post was posted by The Hipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 2015/10/15. In America, Halloween is truly an all-ages celebration. For kids, the day means trick-or-treating, costume parades, and an excuse to indulge in candy. For adults, the day/night entails house parties and bar crawls, costume contests, and an excuse to indulge in candy […]

7 Destinations for Adrenaline Junkies

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This post was posted by The Hipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 2015/10/07. If your idea of thrilling travel has more to do with pumping adrenaline than restaurants and shopping, here are some of the best places on the planet to get your fill of excitement. 1. Interlaken, Switzerland Interlaken is famous for its adventure […]

How to Beat Boredom and Anxiety While Traveling Solo

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This post was posted by The Hipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 2015/09/21. Traveling solo can elicit a mixed bag of emotions: Excitement, happiness, fear, boredom, stress… the whole gamut. Still, traveling alone is well worth it. Don’t let the fear of boredom or anxiety prevent you from reaping these benefits. Instead, follow our tips for […]

McKinley to Denali: Visiting America’s Most Talked About Mountain

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This post was posted by The Hipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 2015/09/04. In advance of his three-day trip to Alaska, where he will advocate for more urgent action on climate change, President Obama officially changed the name of the tallest mountain in North America. Known to Alaskan natives for centuries as Denali (a native word meaning […]