Tag: culture

Postcard Press Picks: For Traveling to Iceland

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Postcard Press Picks: For Traveling to Iceland The Northern Lights. The Midnight Sun. The Blue Lagoon. You can find all of this and more on one tiny, North Atlantic island: Iceland. It has become one of the most popular travel destinations over the past decade, and it seems like there’s always an article about why […]

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…FacebookTwitterPinterestStumbleUponRedditTumblrPrintemail

Postcard Press Picks: Yang’s Fry Dumplings

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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: Worth It

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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: For Traveling to Shanghai

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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: 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 […]

Marrakech, Morocco

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

Postcards from our Travelers: Marrakech, Morocco July’s postcard is sent by co-founder Nicole, highlighting one of her favorite trips: Marrakech, Morocco.   Check out previous postcards sent here!   Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestStumbleUponRedditTumblrPrintemail

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 […]

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