Author: Samantha Oty

Postcard Press Picks Movie Club: What to Watch Before Going to London (That Isn’t Harry Potter)

Postcard Press Picks Movie Club: What to Watch Before Going to London (That Isn’t Harry Potter) I love movies, and I know I’m not alone in that sentiment. When you don’t have the money to travel, movies and TV can be a wonderful gateway to seeing the world and learning a bit about it. My […]

Postcard Press Picks: Duolingo

Postcard Press Picks: Duolingo Outside of the United States, it’s completely normal–and even expected–to be fluent in more than one language. Many Europeans are bilingual and even trilingual, which makes sense since countries are so close together. However, Americans often lack in this department, most only taking the required language courses in high school and […]

Beyond Dirty Dancing: Visiting Mountain Lake

Beyond Dirty Dancing: Visiting Mountain Lake A few months ago, I had to make the harrowing drive up to Mountain Lake Lodge–a beautiful mountaintop resort located in Giles County, VA. This was my first time driving myself up the mountain because the only other times I’d gone were with other people for Mother’s Day and […]

Postcard Press Picks: FinalStraw

Postcard Press Picks: FinalStraw If you’re someone who flies or drives frequently, you’re probably wondering what you can start doing to offset your carbon footprint. Well, it’s best to start small before making any dramatic lifestyle changes (travel is already expensive on its own, so don’t immediately splurge on a tiny home and fake meat). […]

Hotels V. Hostels V. AirBNB

Hotels  V. Hostels V. Airbnb So, you’ve decided you’re ready to travel abroad. Now your next challenge is deciding where you’re going to stay. While you’re not going to spend a lot of time in your temporary residence (unless you’re a working digital nomad), you still want to be comfortable for the time you do […]

Postcard Press Picks: Travelogue Podcast

Postcard Press Picks: Travelogue Podcast   I’m a huge podcast junkie. True crime, interview, and groups of friends talking about nothing. I love them, and since I spend most days working in a quiet office, they help pass the time while teaching me something new. That being said, I’m always looking for something new to […]

Postcard Press Picks: RE|POWERED RAM

Postcard Press Picks: RE|POWERED RAM Most college students are focused on going to the hottest party on a Friday night while others are trying to figure out how long they can put off a project (me). However, there are some who are already well on their way to making the world a better place. For […]

Saint Patrick’s Day: From Saints to Stereotypes

St. Patrick’s Day: From Saints to Stereotypes March 17 is a day where you wear green to probably drink too much green beer. Yes, Saint Patrick’s Day in the United States has really become just another day to eat, drink, and be merry. However, I think it’s safe to say a lot of the people […]

Classes to Take When Living as a Digital Nomad

Classes to Take When Living as a Digital Nomad Living as a digital nomad isn’t for everyone. Even if you love to travel and traveling solo, it can get lonely being on your own more often than not. One thing I see a lot of nomads asking is how they can meet people and make […]

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