Category: Africa

Why I Started Taking More Photos of Myself–And Why You Should, Too

Travel Advice: Why co-founder Nicole is committed to taking more travel photos of herself, and why it’s a good idea for you to do the same.

The Seven Natural Wonders of the World

Jax discusses the seven natural wonders of the world, and different ways to experience the beauty of each one!

Marrakech, Morocco

Image of Marrakech, Morocco, from top of the El Badi Palace

Nicole sends a postcard from Marrakech, Morocco, highlighting its abundance of culture, found especially in the Jemaa el Fna.

Six Ways to Make the Most of a Disappointing Destination

Featured Image - Disappointing Destination

It’s inevitable that at some point in your travels you’ll end up in a place that just not a good fit. But it’s important not to get discouraged. You can still enjoy the rest of your trip! Here are six ways to make the most of a disappointing destination.

Everything You Need to Know About Glamping

Ever wonder what all the Glamping fuss was about? Look no further than Jax’s write-up on what it is, how to do it, and where to go!

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

Prague Bridge and Skyline

Want to ensure your experience abroad is rewarding for everyone involved and you aren’t perpetuating the stereotype of The Ugly American—a loud, rude, critical, self-centered tourist? Being a respectful traveler comes down to two things: education and, of course, respect.

Postcard Press Picks: National Geographic’s World Heritage Sites

UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera

Here at Postcard Press, we’re big on UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These cultural and natural landmarks can be found all over the world and give visitors a glimpse into the history and traditions of a country and its people.

What the Winter Olympics Teaches Us about the World

Every four years, the Winter Olympics is a winter experience like no other. Filled with a variety of exciting and death-defying winter sports, this two-week event is actually a thrilling way to immerse yourself in the host country as well as learn about world cultures.

New Year Celebrations around the World

Postcard Press takes a look at some exciting places to ring in the New Year around the world, and some of the local traditions.

Thanksgiving Around the World

In honor of Thanksgiving, Postcard Press researched Thanksgiving traditions from around the world. What, did you think it was just an American thing?

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