Mongolian Wrestling: From Genghis Khan to Modern Day Mongolia

Seated on a grassy field in the afternoon light, a panel of serious looking judges survey the competitors before them. Half a dozen bare chested men, feet planted squarely on the ground, stretch their muscles and roll their shoulders, some,… Continue Reading →

Quite a trip: the 10,000 mile Mongol Rally is underway

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads Passing over a huge swath of land from London to Mongolia, 10,000 miles in all, is the Mongol Rally. With 8 time zones, no set route to follow and no help… Continue Reading →

Where’s the craziest place you’ve slept while traveling?

  This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads With news that Hipmunk has improved its hotel search to speed up and streamline results, I thought I’d turn to the quirker side of accommodations and see where Hipmunks… Continue Reading →

Awesome Animals of the World and Where to See Them

This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg. Her views and opinions are hers alone and do not represent Hipmunk.  1. Land Iguana.  Endemic to the Galapagos Islands, Charles Darwin described these yellow and orange reptiles as “ugly animals . .  from their… Continue Reading →

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