Love Chicago and She Will Love You Back

“Blog Post Type: Expert Opinion Piece” Chicago is big. It’s a metropolis. It’s a global city. Concrete and steel mountains stand tall over everything. Cars, buses, trucks, and limos play a waiting game at street corners occupied by people–suits and briefcases going to work, travelers strolling to their next attraction, and cabs being hailed by…

8 Hotel Rooftop Bars and Restaurant Terraces in Rome

“Blog Post Type: Best Of List” A long fruitful day of exploring Rome has come to an end. Visiting the Colosseum, St. Peter’s Basilica, and walking The Spanish Steps has left your feet sore, your body drained of energy, and your mind tired. The sun is a couple of hours away from setting. Hungry, thirsty,…

Hipmunk City Love: Inexpensive Exploration of Philadelphia

Philadelphia is synonymous with freedom, liberty, and modern-day American democracy. Known as the “City of Brotherly Love” and referred to by many as “Philly,” Philadelphia played an important role in the Revolutionary War. The first Continental Congress convened here, and the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution, written in the hallowed halls of late 18th-century buildings…

Chi-Town: A Few of the Lesser Known Places

“Blog Post Type: Cities Less Traveled” Chicago has many nicknames known throughout the world, all being embraced by the locals. “Second City” (the locals will say no way to being second except for the comedy troupe), “Chi-Town,” “Chicagoland” (inclusion of the suburbs), “Hog Butcher to the World,” and “The Windy City” (because of the weather, the…

Hipmunk City Love-ing Everything About Munich

“Blog Post Type: Expert Opinion Piece” Beer for breakfast. Wait?!? A cup of coffee? Cappuccino or espresso instead? Which drink pairs best with a Munchner Weisswurst? Munchner Weisswurst is a traditional Bavarian breakfast consisting of a veal-based sausage served with sweet mustard, a Brezn prezel, and accompanied by a Weissbier (‘white beer’). When in Rome do…

San Antonio: Rich in Activities and Attractions

Blog Post Type: Summary of a City Guide San Antonio is known for the Battle of the Alamo and historical figures such as James Bowie and Davy Crockett. The Alamo has stood its ground for over 300 years but faces threats from contemporary San Antonio. The bustling city we know today works to keep the…