Month: August 2018

Postcard Press Picks: NYT’s “36 Hours in…”

New York Times 36 Hours In Featured Image of Clock

Postcard Press Picks: NYT’s “36 Hours in…” Let’s say you’re going on a short business trip or have a long layover in some exciting city you’ve never been to before. What should you do? Where should you go? There’s an abundance of travel guides and blogs online offering the “best of” for almost any city […]

Postcard Press Picks: Dark Tourist

Postcard Press Picks: Dark Tourist Halloween is still a little ways away, but once “Dark Tourist,” the new Netflix docuseries, dropped, it piqued my interest. Many travelers seek out the beauty of different cultures when abroad, but there is also a dark side to some cultures, and without that history, they wouldn’t be what they […]

Best Practices for Sustainable Travel

Best Practices for Sustainable Travel Taking care of the earth is everyone’s responsibility and just as important when traveling, as it is at home. We’ve talked a bit about how you can pack more sustainably, but there’s so much we can all do to be a little more environmentally-friendly. So, we’ve dug a little deeper […]

Postcard Press Picks: ‘Ugly Delicious

Postcard Press Picks Ugly Delicious From the very first seconds of the pilot episode, I could tell Ugly Delicious was a show that cares a lot about its subject matter: food. In the first episode, the show focuses on New York pizza and what it means to the Italian-Americans who own these pizzerias. Interviews with […]

Budget Travel vs. Minimalist Travel

Budget Travel vs. Minimalist Travel At first glance, budget travel and minimalist travel seem to be synonymous, but there is actually a specific difference between the two. Let’s break them down, so you can decide which travel style is best for you. Minimalist Travel According to Travel Off Path: Minimalist travel is a lifestyle that […]

Postcard Press Picks: For Traveling to Vietnam

Featured Image - Painting of a Vietnamese Street

Postcard Press Picks: For Traveling to Vietnam A Southeast Asian gem, Vietnam has a complex and tragic history that has led to a wonderfully rich culture. With occupations by China, France, and (briefly) Japan, Vietnam has only recently emerged from the ravages of war and destruction to become a compelling destination for visitors from all […]

More than a Postcard: Appalachia

More than a Postcard: Appalachia A few months ago, I went to see Nikki Giovanni speak at a local Barnes and Noble. During her talk, she mentioned that the only people who would survive a nuclear bomb (this was right after the Hawaiian Missile Scare) would be the black community and the Appalachians. She said […]