Category: North America

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: 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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