Category: Travel Tips and Advice

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 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 […]

Fashion While Traveling

Fashion While Traveling Packing a suitcase for a trip abroad is a monumental task. Before getting on that plane, train, or boat, we have to figure out what the weather will be like and what activities you’ll be doing. However, something a lot of travelers don’t think about before they leave are the dress codes […]

Postcard Press Picks: For Traveling to Shanghai

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Postcard Press Picks: For Traveling to Shanghai Shanghai. The City by the Sea. It’s the most populous city in China and the second most populous city proper in the world, and Postcard Press will be there in November! Well, not all of Postcard Press, but I will be representing Postcard Press as I travel with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Six Ways to Make the Most of a Disappointing Destination

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Six Ways to Make the Most of a Disappointing Destination It’s bound to happen sometime: you’ve researched and planned your upcoming travel, and you have several days dedicated to exploring a new city or region that others can’t seem to get enough of. The excitement of your next adventure, however, quickly dissipates once you arrive […]

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