Pack for a Multi-week Vacation in a Carry-on

Maybe you’re going to Europe to enjoy hotels in London and other major cities on the culturally diverse continent. No matter where you’re headed, keeping your packing limited to a carry-on bag offers two benefits: You won’t have to pay any checked baggage fees on your flights, and you won’t have to lug around a […] Read more »

Tips on Attending the Burning Man Festival

Every year thousands of people from around the world converge on the Nevada desert to celebrate the Burning Man Festival. It’s a celebration of art, culture, self-expression and humanity. Tickets Tickets to Burning Man sell out fast because The Bureau of Land Management puts a cap on the number participants each year. Burning Man typically […] Read more »

A definitive guide to outlets around the world and how to use adapters without frying your electronics

These days, most of us want to travel with our electrical gadgets, whether that be a cell phone, tablet or similar mobile device, laptop, camera, music player or hairdryer. But not using the right power adapter when you are traveling can be worse than an inconvenience–it can damage equipment and lead to electrical failures. What’s […] Read more »

How to Get the Best Seat on the Plane

Traveling on a plane can come with a slew of seat-based comfort challenges, whether you’re assigned to a seat that doesn’t recline or located just adjacent to the bathroom. If you want to get the best seat without having to pay extra cash, there are a few simple tips to follow. While you might not […] Read more »

How To Pack Light For Any Trip, Anywhere

No one would prefer lugging four suitcases through the airport over picking up a backpack and whistling past the baggage claim. But that doesn’t mean packing light is an easy feat. Develop a strategy for packing light, and you’re much more likely to actually do it in spite of anxieties. Whether your goal is to […] Read more »

The Hipmunk Guide to Free Hotel Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi has become an amenity that guests expect from the hotels where they choose to stay. We asked our Twitter fans what they think of free Wi-Fi and they spoke loud and clear. Perhaps Susan Breslow ?(@susanbreslow) said it best: ‘Hotel wi-fi is essential. Free wins loyalty and cred.’ But according to a review of […] Read more »

Gambling in Casinos

Obviously the most popular activity in Las Vegas is gambling. Whether playing the slots or playing against the dealer at a game of blackjack, There are a few things you’ll need to know. The legal age for gambling in Nevada is 21, so make sure you have an ID on you at all times. According […] Read more »

6 of the Coolest Bars in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is arguably the best place to get a drink in America. From bars inside little known tiki dens to opulent lounges decked in crimson and gold, Sin City has bars to fit every mood, occasion and budget. On your next trip to Las Vegas, make sure that you take a detour to six […] Read more »