Tag: Cultural Tourism

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 […]

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 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: “In a Land Far Away”

Postcard Press Picks: “In a Land Far Away” The New York Time’s Magazine, known as T, runs as a monthly publication. The most recent compilation of articles for this magazine is focused on travel: this travel issue is known as “In a Land Far Away.” The title alone evokes an exciting sense of adventure and […]

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: Worth It

Worth It Featured Graphic - Soba Noddles in Japanese Setup

Postcard Press Picks: Worth It Food is integral to all of our life experiences, so it’s no wonder that eating food (or watching people eat food) can give us a glimpse into a city or country’s culture. On any trip, you can look at your breakfast, lunch, or dinner and usually find something distinctive about […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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