Tag: Hiking

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 […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Postcard Press Picks: Outside Online

Postcard Press Picks: Outside Online I stumbled upon Outside Online when I was sent a feature article about a man who was embarking on a hiking trek from Patagonia to Alaska. I was immediately hooked on what this online, outdoorsy community could offer–not just a list of the best places to hike, but a deeper […]

Postcard Press Picks: Roadtrippers

Postcard Press Picks: Roadtrippers Even I have come around to the idea of a road trip. Cross-country or just statewide, I am getting more and more invested in the idea, but where do you start? I was going through travel apps when I stumbled upon this gem: Roadtrippers. This app helps travelers create their own, […]

10 Places in the U.S. Every Writer Should See

10 Places in the U.S. Every Writer Should See This one’s for all the writers (or artists) who are feeling a little blocked but are itching to travel, just to get away for a while, or even take a writer’s retreat. Sometimes trying to create in the same office or home setting day after day […]

@postcard_press