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5 Bike-Friendly Hotels

Biking isn’t just for kids on dirt bikes or adults in spandex. More people are biking in cities all over the country now more than ever before, and with good reason: bicycling improves muscle tone, promotes fat and calorie burning,… Continue Reading →

The Definitive Guide to Outlets Around the World

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… Continue Reading →

The 10 Best Places Across the United States to Chow Down like a Local

Treat yourself to a good meal, festive drinks, friends and family with this list of the 10 best places in the U.S. for scrumptious local fare. From Hawaii to Virginia and everywhere in between, there’s a great restaurant for everyone…. Continue Reading →

Cities Divided By Water

Many of the world’s great cities are situated on oceans or riverbanks. In historical times, access to water offered clear advantages for resources and defense. Some cities have expanded across their waterways over the centuries; this act has often shaped… Continue Reading →

Best Tacos in NYC, 2013 edition

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads. With plenty of great eats to try in NYC, how to find the best? Gothamist has put together an updated list of the best tacos in New York and its… Continue Reading →

Underneath NYC’s Upper East Side

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads. The 2nd Avenue Subway project has been on the table for many many years. It was first proposed in 1929 [1] but has found itself stopped and started and shelved… Continue Reading →

The Secret to Getting Cheap Broadway Tickets

Plan a trip to New York and you’re bound to consider a ticket to one of our fabulous shows. We’ve dropped knowledge about our beloved city before, but here’s the lowdown on how to get the lowest prices possible for Billy… Continue Reading →

NYC Outdoor Summer Movies, All in One Place.

This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg.  View from my old apartment in NY. A simple service post for those Hipmunks based in or planning to visit New York City during the coming months: here’s where to find the schedule… Continue Reading →

Lies New Yorkers Tell Tourists

Inspired by yesterday’s #Londonliesfortourists entry, I thought I’d try my hand at a few lies for our tourists here in New York via @thehipmunk: Times Square is the place where locals go to meet and hangout. #NYliesfortourists Savvy hipmunks know better… Continue Reading →

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