Category: Postcard Press Picks

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 […]

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 […]

Postcard Press Picks: For Traveling to Vietnam

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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 […]

Postcard Press Picks: How NASA is Changing the Way We Travel

Postcard Press Picks: How NASA is Changing the Way We Travel Traveling is wonderful, and traveling often is even more fun! But, there is a downside to everything, and traveling often to different places across different time zones comes with extra baggage: the dreaded jet lag! But what if there was a way or a […]

Postcard Press Picks: Zero to Travel

Postcard Press Picks: Zero to Travel Mondays are pretty hard on me like they are for a lot of people. I have to wake up at six in the morning, so I can drive fifteen miles and be in the office by 8:00 am (my decision, but it’s still terrible). I find myself living vicariously […]

Postcard Press Picks: No Passport Required

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Postcard Press Picks: No Passport Required This week’s Postcard Press Pick is No Passport Required, a new series on PBS that seeks to explore and understand America’s immigrant communities through food. With the current refugee and immigrant crises, this is a timely and relevant series celebrating those who have chosen to call America home. It’s […]

Postcard Press Picks: REI Rewilding Projects

Postcard Press Picks: REI Rewilding Projects Did you know that the average American spends 90% of their life indoors? This statistic really puts into perspective of how much we’re missing out on seeing the world or simply being outside. Don’t get discouraged; it’s not entirely for lack of trying! Eighty percent of the U.S. population […]

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: Many People Many Places

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Postcard Press Picks: Many People Many Places One of the things that fuels our wanderlust is a desire to learn about others and how they live day to day. It’s fun to discover how similar or different we are, even if it’s just learning how different cultures say hello or goodbye. That curiosity is one […]

Postcard Press Picks: For Traveling to Norway

Postcard Press Picks: For Traveling to Norway While doing research for other Postcard Press related content, I saw a ton of cultural posts for Norway – a place I hadn’t considered, but was excited to learn more about. I thought it would be a perfect opportunity to look at some guides to help get you […]