Category: Travel Tips and Advice

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 […]

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 […]

Tips for Air Travel

Tips for Air Travel The start of summer should also mean some fun trips to kick it off! However, some of us may be planning our first trip via airplane and might have a few questions about the ins and outs of this seemingly complicated mode of transportation. First things first: understanding what type of […]

National Park Free Days

National Park Free Days Road trip season is upon us! Students are celebrating graduations and what better way to mark your first summer of “freedom” than to hit the road and visit a new place! If traveling abroad seems too overwhelming at first, consider checking out some national parks right here in the U.S. where […]

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 […]

Everything You Need to Know About Glamping

Everything You Need to Know About Glamping It’s easy to get lost in all of the abbreviated trends emerging year after year, and if you’re not an avid traveler, or not really into venturing outdoors, it’s possible that you haven’t yet heard of this not-so-new-anymore travel trend. May I present to you–glamping!   So, what […]

How to Be a Respectful Traveler—and Not The Ugly American

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How to Be a Respectful Traveler —and Not The Ugly American Traveling somewhere new—especially internationally—brings a lot of preparation. Between figuring out flights and lodging and transportation and your itinerary, there’s a lot to navigate. And while you’re focused on all of that, you may not think about how you’re going to adjust to a […]

Rentals V. Public Transportation

Rentals V. Public Transportation If you’re not planning a road trip for your next travel adventure, hailing a cab or calling an Uber every few hours can be exhausting and will quickly burn through the cash you could be using for fun excursions or cool restaurants! Most people have gone the car rental route, which […]

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