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Postcard Perfect: Blue Ridge Parkway

Postcard Perfect: Blue Ridge Parkway October 4, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
If you’re like lots of American travelers, you’ve already made your plans for fall leaf-peeping. One consistently excellent place to see beautiful autumn colors is the Blue Ridge Parkway, which crosses North Carolina and Virginia. Where are you headed this fall? Image: Francisco Collazo Beautiful...

Postcard Perfect: South Dakota Rodeo

Postcard Perfect: South Dakota Rodeo August 31, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Rodeos are an important part of social and cultural life in many parts of the United States, including South Dakota, which hosts more than 100 rodeo events annually. This photo is from a recent barrel racing and bull riding rodeo at the McCrossan Boys Ranch in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Image: Francisco...

Postcard Perfect: Late Summer Bucket List

Postcard Perfect: Late Summer Bucket List August 29, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
If you’re in the US, you’ve got a long weekend coming up. What’s still left on your summer bucket list? Can you tick at least one item off it this weekend? Image: Tambako

Postcard Perfect: Summer’s Not Over!

Postcard Perfect: Summer’s Not Over! August 10, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Summer’s not over yet! You’ve got five more weeks to make the most of the season, so get out there and swim, pop a tent and build a campfire, kayak your local river, or grab a hula hoop! (Photo: John Dissed). A woman hula hoops in Eugene, Oregon. Need some summer travel ideas? Check NileGuide’s...

Postcard Perfect: BMX Bikers Test Olympic Course

Postcard Perfect: BMX Bikers Test Olympic Course July 31, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Before the Olympic athletes show up at the Games, the venues and courses are tested for each sport. Here, BMX riders try the London course, located next to the Velodrome. The 2012 Games are just the second Olympics in which BMX riders have competed. In these games, 48 riders–32 men and 16 women–will...

Postcard Perfect: Aurora Borealis Above Bear Lake, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska

Postcard Perfect: Aurora Borealis Above Bear Lake, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska June 25, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
This spectacular image of the aurora borealis (Northern Lights) was captured on the Eilson Air Force Base in Bear Lake, Alaska.

Postcard Perfect: Dallol Volcanic Crater in Northeastern Ethiopia

Postcard Perfect: Dallol Volcanic Crater in Northeastern Ethiopia June 1, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Located in northeastern Ethiopia, the Dallol volcanic crater is just one of many incredible geological formations in the Danakil Depression. At 150 feet below sea level, Dallol is the lowest volcano on the earth’s surface and its high concentration of salt gives it an absolutely alien appearance....

Postcard Perfect: Hotel Region, Montpellier

Postcard Perfect: Hotel Region, Montpellier May 31, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
In the southern French city of Montpellier, many of the hotels have medieval roots, with updates being made during the 16th and 18th centuries. Beyond the hotels, the city itself is full of rich European history, from housing one of the oldest universities in the world, University of Montpellier, to...

Postcard Perfect: Church of Livadia, Crete

Postcard Perfect: Church of Livadia, Crete April 30, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
On the island of Crete – the largest of Greece’s islands – stands the Church of Livadia. It has quite the colorful interior, reflecting Crete’s distinctive culture from the rest of Greece. The island has its own poetry form, Mantinades, along with music and indigenous dancing....

Postcard Perfect: Wangfujing Market in Beijing

Postcard Perfect: Wangfujing Market in Beijing April 13, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Wangfujing, one of Beijing’s most popular and famous shopping streets, is located in the Dongcheng District of the city. The street has long been known for its commercial activities, having existed since the middle of the Ming Dynasty. Food stalls are densely packed along the street, offering a...
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