Category: Destinations

Qibao Ancient Town

Qibao Featured Image: Image of Qibao Ancient Town along the Puhui River

Postcards from our Travelers Qibao Ancient Town Nicole sends a postcard from Qibao Ancient Town, a thousand-year-old water town located on the outskirts of Shanghai, China.   See more Postcards from our Travelers here!     Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestStumbleUponRedditGoogle+TumblrPrintemail

Postcard Press Picks: Yang’s Fry Dumplings

Yang's Fry Dumpling Storefront

Postcard Press Picks: Yang’s Fry Dumplings When traveling abroad, you don’t generally expect a fast-food chain to be a must-visit or a place to which you’ll want to return. Almost any destination will have hundreds, if not thousands, of restaurants, and with just a few days to visit, you can’t even scratch the surface. But […]

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: Iceland’s Banned Christmas Ad

Postcard Press Picks: Iceland’s Banned Christmas Ad Earlier this week, Iceland’s banned Christmas ad went viral on the Internet. The animated commercial features a young girl angry with an orangutan that is destroying her room, so she throws him out. But, before he goes, she asks why he is in her room to begin with. […]

Postcard Press Picks: The Crooked Road

Postcard Press Picks: The Crooked Road Everyone, at some point in their lives, should go on a road trip. Unlike air or train travel, road trips provide a unique opportunity to see more low-key attractions and meet more locals because there aren’t a lot of time restrictions. That’s probably why road trips are my favorite […]

Postcard Press Picks: For Traveling to Shanghai

Featured Image - Shanghai Skyline

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 […]

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: For Traveling to Vietnam

Featured Image - Painting of a Vietnamese Street

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 […]

More than a Postcard: Appalachia

More than a Postcard: Appalachia A few months ago, I went to see Nikki Giovanni speak at a local Barnes and Noble. During her talk, she mentioned that the only people who would survive a nuclear bomb (this was right after the Hawaiian Missile Scare) would be the black community and the Appalachians. She said […]

The Seven Natural Wonders of the World

The Seven Natural Wonders of the World (and the best ways to experience them!) We all know about the natural wonders of the world (and if you don’t, I’m about to give a refresher), but we are never really told how to make a day out of them and properly enjoy and experience these beautiful […]

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