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Postcard Perfect: Alcatraz During Fleet Week in San Francisco, California

Postcard Perfect: Alcatraz During Fleet Week in San Francisco, California April 4, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
This image was captured during one of San Francisco’s  most highly anticipated local events, the Blue Angles Air Show during Fleet Week. Fleet Week has been celebrated in San Francisco over Columbus Day Weekend since 1981 as an opportunity for active members of the military and navy to dock...

Postcard Perfect: Dolphins Playing near Captiva Island, Florida

Postcard Perfect: Dolphins Playing near Captiva Island, Florida April 2, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins play in the warm waters of the Pine Island Sound off the coast of Captiva Island, Florida. If this looks like something you would love to see in person, feel free to enter to win a 6 night vacation to Captiva Island that our sister-site 10Best is giving away. Good luck!

Postcard Perfect: Sunset at Mont Saint-Michel – Normandy, France

Postcard Perfect: Sunset at Mont Saint-Michel – Normandy, France March 16, 2012 | Featured, Postcard Perfect | Read More
The tidal island in Normandy, France where Mont Saint-Michel now stands had been used since the 6th century as a military fort, before becoming the home of the Saint-Michel monastery in the 8th century. But it wasn’t until  the 11th century that the iconic Romanesque abbey was built on the island,...

Postcard Perfect: T’ai-Chi on the Bund – Shanghai, China

Postcard Perfect: T’ai-Chi on the Bund – Shanghai, China March 16, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
The Bund refers to a portion of Shanghai’s waterfront that runs along the banks of the Huangpu River. The 52 building and many wharves in this area are some of the most beloved tourist spots in Shanghai, and it’s easy to see why. Art Deco, Gothic, and Romanesque architecture make for beautiful...

Postcard Perfect: The Boston Skyline

Postcard Perfect: The Boston Skyline March 15, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
New England’s cultural and economic capital is also one of America’s oldest and most well-rounded cities. Founded in 1630, Boston’s long relationship with the Atlantic Ocean and the Charles River (pictured here) make it a hub for marine recreation, gastronomy, and transportation....

Postcard Perfect: Spider Sculpture, Tokyo

Postcard Perfect: Spider Sculpture, Tokyo March 5, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
The amazing spider sculpture shown above is the work of artist Louise Bourgeois, and is one of the largest sculptures ever made. Over 30ft high and 33ft wide, a version of the spider named ‘Maman’ can be found in different locations throughout the world, including this one at the Mori Art...

Postcard Perfect: Tree in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Postcard Perfect: Tree in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts March 5, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Founded in 1831, the Mount Auburn Cemetery marks a transition in colonial-era burial traditions. It is known as, “America’s first garden cemetery” and features an astounding array of flora, including around 700 varieties of trees. This National Historic Landmark is located just outside...

Postcard Perfect: San Francisco’s Ferry Building

Postcard Perfect: San Francisco’s Ferry Building March 1, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
San Francisco’s Ferry Building is an incredible combination of scenic views and culinary treasures. Located directly on the water, it affords pristine views of the Bay Bridge, Alcatraz, and the East Bay. Although ferries do still leave from its pier, the real highlight is the food – the interior...

Postcard Perfect: Iguazu Falls in Argentina and Brazil

Postcard Perfect: Iguazu Falls in Argentina and Brazil March 1, 2012 | Featured, Postcard Perfect | Read More
Forming the border between Argentina and Brazil, Iguazu Falls sure beats the Four Corners in wow-factor. It has the second greatest annual water flow after Niagara Falls, and well maintained walkways surrounding the falls make it easily accessible to visitors. If you’re coming to the falls from...

Postcard Perfect: La Recoleta Cemetery, Argentina

Postcard Perfect: La Recoleta Cemetery, Argentina February 27, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Located in Buenos Aires, the La Recoleta Cemetery contains the graves of famous people including Eva Perón, Raúl Alfonsín, and presidents of Argentina. Built around 1732, the cemetery surrounds the Our Lady of Pilar convent and a church, and contains incredibly beautiful crypts such as the one captured...