Notes from Home: Introducing…The Travel Resources Page!

August 14, 2018Notes from Home

I’m excited to introduce a new page on The Modern Postcard! For quite some time, I’ve been wanting to pull together my favorite travel resources in one convenient spot. My plan has been to create a central clearinghouse of starting points and ideas that have served me well. The page would feature strategies I’ve discovered … Read More

Notes from Home: Travel Planning 101 – Part 2

January 2, 2017Notes from Home

Researching travel ideas on the internet is a bit like an old-fashioned treasure hunt. You have a clear idea of what you’re looking for when you begin, but one site leads to another, and instead of learning about coffee shops in Buenos Aires, you soon find yourself getting lost in turf labyrinths in England! I’ve … Read More

Notes from Home: Travel Planning 101

March 7, 2016Notes from Home

It happened quite by accident. I was planning our family’s first vacation abroad. It was a special trip for the four of us – one week in London, one week in Paris, a birthday celebration and my first time back in London since studying there in college. With guide books and maps laid out on the … Read More