Welcome to the Jungle: Part 1

Our second venture into the varied landscape of Peru brought us to Tarapoto, a cloud forest city in northern Peru located in the high jungle plateau of the Amazon Basin. As our plane descended into the “City of Palms” over muddy chocolate rivers — fitting as one of the areas biggest industries is cacao — and verdant mountains, the area reminded me a bit of the Caribbean. The jungle humidity hit me the second we stepped off the plane and my first thought was “I didn’t pack enough clothes for the number of times I’m going to have to change each day after sweating through my shirt just simply breathing.” 

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Life Lately: Hello again!

Hola! It’s been a while, I know. After far too long away, so long, in fact, I forgot my log-in password for the website and had to do a billion updates, I’m back at it. The second half of 2017 and 2018 saw some big changes making for quite a […]

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Life Lately: We’re Moving!

Photo courtesy of Zazzle.com. Well, it’s now official! The Postcard Travelers are moving sometime this October. After a little over three years in London, we will be heading to Washington, D.C. for about nine months before we make our way to the land of ceviche, llamas, pisco sours, and Machu […]

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Hello Hungary // Budapest

The city split in two: Budapest. A grand dame of a city on the Danube River, with Buda on the east side of the river and Pest on the west side, Hungary’s capital city offers rich history, rich cuisine, richly detailed architecture (amongst the Communist drabness!), and some of the […]

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Jewels of the Baltic: A Photo Diary of Helsinki, Tallinn & St. Petersburg

The second installment of our Baltic cruise tales. Missed the first one — Bruges and Copenhagen?  Check it out here! Helsinki Finland’s capital is a city of green spaces and an electrifying Design District. It’s also the only European capital with no medieval past. The archipelago of Helsinki consists of around […]

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