Author: Jacqueline Dell

Postcard Press Picks: Campfire Safety

Postcard Press Picks: Campfire Safety In the midst of the California wildfire, it’s important to discuss all of the variables that caused what is known as the Camp Fire and some fire safety pointers for first-time campers. The Camp Fire has quickly become the deadliest wildfire in California’s history, so far measuring 200 square miles […]

Hiking in Zion National Park

Hiking in Zion National Park Something I noticed when planning my first trip to Zion was that using Pinterest to find blog posts about the best hikes led to some great posts on must-see hikes; however, none of these articles explained where the hikes were located in the park or even how to get to […]

Postcard Press Picks: “In a Land Far Away”

Postcard Press Picks: “In a Land Far Away” The New York Time’s Magazine, known as T, runs as a monthly publication. The most recent compilation of articles for this magazine is focused on travel: this travel issue is known as “In a Land Far Away.” The title alone evokes an exciting sense of adventure and […]

Hiking Etiquette

Hiking Etiquette I recently returned from a 10-day hiking trip at Zion National Park in Utah. If you love hiking, or being surrounded by breathtaking views of the canyons, then Zion needs to go on your bucket list immediately! That being said, this was the first time that I ever experienced hiking trails filled with […]

Postcard Press Picks: REI Adventures

Postcard Press Picks: REI Adventures REI has done it again! Everyone knows that I am an avid hiker, but this week’s pick is for anyone who leads an active lifestyle or is simply looking for a trip that will add a little more “adventure” to their lives. The purpose of REI Adventures is simple: get people […]

Slow Travel

Slow Travel The concept of slow travel is something new I recently came across in the midst of my travel research. I had never heard of slow travel–I’m willing to bet many people haven’t–and the term reeled me right in. I wanted to to learn more about it, and discovered idea was perfect for Postcard […]

Postcard Press Picks: Kavat Coffee

Postcard Press Picks: Kavat Coffee Serj Tankian, frontman of L.A. based metal band System of a Down, composer, writer, and solo artist, has very strong ties to his Armenian culture. This connection to his culture and background is seen very clearly in his creative work, but now he has taken it a step further and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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