September Savings: Why the Off-Season May be the Best Time for a Vacay

by TheHipmunk Summer’s endless possibilities have ended, school is back in session, and vacations have come to their conclusion. Or have they? Because so many people travel to exotic destinations during the summer months, airlines face a huge drop in demand from August to September—and flight prices drop as a result. In travel industry jargon, […]

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Hipmunk City Love: Explore Baltimore

by TheHipmunk Hip, historic, and diverse, Baltimore is ripe for travelers seeking a unique experience in a classic American city. The side-by-side neighborhoods of Inner Harbor and Fell’s Point embody Charm City’s fusion of historical waterfront culture and modern-day urbanism. Strap on your favorite walking shoes and plan to be out and about from approximately 11 […]

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Top Things to do at Sunrise in London

by TheHipmunk There’s no better way to enjoy the best sights in London than at sunrise. It is amazing how much is within easy reach of most hotels in the city. If you are an early bird or just want to pack as much as possible into your stay in the British capital, here are some […]

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Showdown: London vs. Paris

by TheHipmunk From the face of Big Ben to the peak of the Eiffel Tower, some of Europe’s capital cities certainly hold a lot of attraction for tourists. Both London and Paris offer travelers not just some great hotels, they also provide top-notch cuisine, museums filled with artifacts, beautiful parks, and landmarks that hold significant and […]

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See 1K Years of Irish History in a 5-Day Road Trip (Legendary Pubs Included)

by TheHipmunk There are as many reasons to see Ireland as there are people who travel to the Emerald Isle. History, geology, pub culture, folklore, and breathtaking views are all par for the course for travelers to the island. If you have a few days to spare, you can soak up nearly all that Ireland has […]

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5 travel insurance tips for seniors

Today’s savvy seniors are fit to travel and raring to go! With loads of energy and a more laid-back schedule, there’s never been a better time to see the world. However, if you’re over 60, you may find it tricky to find a purse-friendly policy. Your golden years are a prime time to jet off […]

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Discover the Yukon’s best attractions

For many seniors with ample time on their hands and a craving for the open road, driving the length of the Alaska Highway is a bucket list achievement is one that many check off each and every year. Along the way, you’ll pass through Canada’s Yukon Territory, which is a stunning route that passes through […]

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Exploring the Balkans this summer? Don’t miss these 4 fabulous destinations

If your travel plans have you exploring the Balkans this summer, you are in for a treat, as many of the cultural treasures that define Western Europe can be found here as well. However, the price points are much lower than their continental contemporaries, and the local citizenry are far less jaded than in spots […]

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Top attractions in Bulgaria

Thinking about heading to Europe on holiday this summer? While many parts of Western Europe have gotten prohibitively expensive in recent decades, other parts of the continent have remained blessedly cheap, making the Old World very much in play for those of fixed incomes. Of all the nations in Eastern Europe, Bulgaria has been attracting […]

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Top five cultural highlights in Tokyo

Heading to Japan this year, but don’t know what to see during your time in this nation’s largest city? The following five cultural highlights in Tokyo will give you the best sense of this mega city’s place within Japan, and the world… 1) Imperial Palace Home to the royal family of Japan, the Imperial Palace […]

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