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August 31, 2015 6:23 am    |    by TheHipmunk

This post was posted by TheHipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 16th August 2015. Share on twitterShare on facebookShare on emailShare on printMore Sharing Services0 Long flights can be a drag, but there’s nothing better to make the time fly and take your mind off cramped economy quarters than a good inflight entertainment system. These airlines have taken pains to make sure that your journey is about more than getting you from Point A to Point B, and have stocked their systems with so many distractions that you’ll forget you’re in the air. 1. Virgin Virgin Atlantic flights come equipped with seatback monitors chock full of […]

August 28, 2015 8:20 pm    |    by TheHipmunk

This post was posted by TheHipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 25th July 2015. Melbourne is the home of Aussie rules football, the film and TV industries, and a major center for literature and street art. Those interested in exploring something unique to Melbourne, and not seen in many other cities, should consider spending a day exploring the various laneways of the city, also known as “arcadeways.” In the early days of the city, the laneways, which date mostly to the Victorian era, consisted of pathways for horses and carts, behind buildings, with roofs later added to protect from the weather. For decades, the untapped potential of […]

August 25, 2015 8:21 pm    |    by TheHipmunk

This post was posted by TheHipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 11th August 2015. Sacramento, the capital of California, is about an hour-and-a-half drive from San Francisco, making it a perfect destination for a day trip or a weekend getaway. 9 AM – Start your day at Sacramento’s Certified Farmers Market Image via Trover by Alexandra Chang Out of the 40 Certified Farmers Markets in California, the Sacramento region is home to the largest. A visit to the Farmers Market in Sacramento is a great way to experience the flavors of the region, so head over to the market bright and early. If you are visiting on Saturday, […]

August 22, 2015 8:22 pm    |    by TheHipmunk

This post was posted by TheHipmunk on Hipmunk’s Tailwind blog on 25th July 2015. Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on printMore Sharing Services1 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 to offer while rolling through the southwestern half of the country. Here’s a road trip itinerary guaranteed to make you “ooh,” “ahh,” and promise to come back. Day […]