Author: Jax Dell

Postcard Press Picks: Pack Up + Go

Postcard Press Picks: Pack Up + Go   Do you have a passion for travel? Do you want to visit cities across the country, or maybe just a few states away? Do you know you want to travel, but you don’t know where to begin? Do work and life get in the way of your […]

Postcard Press Picks: Roadtrippers

Postcard Press Picks: Roadtrippers Even I have come around to the idea of a road trip. Cross-country or just statewide, I am getting more and more invested in the idea, but where do you start? I was going through travel apps when I stumbled upon this gem: Roadtrippers. This app helps travelers create their own, […]

Couchsurfing 101

Couchsurfing 101 What is Couchsurfing? Couchsurfing is an online community where travelers connect with locals who wish to host them free of charge. It gives the traveler an opportunity to experience a slice of the culture, while also teaching the host about their own culture. The traveler stays in the home of the host, “couchsurfs”–usually […]

Postcard Press Picks: #MyDomaineTravels

Postcard Press Picks: #MyDomaineTravels Choosing your next vacation or travel spot can be, at times, overwhelming. We all have those bucket lists that grow and grow whenever we find a stunning photo online of a new region, and I know I’m guilty of it. Having a resource that shows firsthand knowledge, and photos, of beautiful places […]

Packing List: Sustainable Swap-Outs

Packing List: Sustainable Swap-Outs By now I think everyone has noticed that sustainability is kind of my thing, and I want to give a bit of practical advice for a packing list while also educating on the importance of sustainability, especially when traveling. This little list below should come in handy for your next trip […]

My Geographical Ancestry

My Geographical Ancestry A Christmas or two ago, while I was living in Virginia, I gifted myself the AncestryDNA kit. I sent it back out the day it arrived, spit bubbles and all, and patiently awaited my email telling me the secrets of my geographical ancestry, and–even more interesting to me–the geographical regions from which […]

Postcard Press Picks: Border

Postcard Press Picks: Border *This post contains affiliate links* This week’s Postcard Press picks Border, a creative nonfiction book by Kapka Kassabova that won the Stanford Dolan Travel Book of the Year award. The book paints a portrait of the borderland between Bulgaria, Turkey, and Greece. The book is graced with Kassabova’s old-fashioned gift of storytelling, but […]

Living Off the Grid: Tips for Getting Started

Living Off the Grid: Tips for Getting Started Recently, I have been reading up on “living off the grid” and have become more and more fascinated by the idea. Living on your own land, completely independent and self-sustaining, providing your own power, water and food. This lifestyle trend has become more and more popular, and […]

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