Africa

Africa

A Visitor’s Guide to Essaouira, Morocco

Essaouira, Morocco, is a gorgeous seaside destination, nicknamed “Africa’s Windy City” for the strong trade winds that once gave rise to the thriving port city. Today, Essaouira is as striking as ever, a picturesque...

Instagram Spotlight: Ruby Peng (@wanderlustruby)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Ruby Peng (@wanderlustruby) tells us the stories behind some of her favorite travels. THE JURASSIC...

How Kate Gazaway is Changing Lives, One Picture at a Time

Photography is a way to communicate without words. It transcends language and has the power to connect viewers across the world. This sentiment has enamored Kate Gazaway for as long as she can remember. From...

Tradition, Community, and Coffee

There’s an intriguing myth that involves a young goat herder named Kaldi in the highlands of Ethiopia in the 9th century. On an especially hot day, the boy passes out in the heat, giving...

Instagram Spotlight: Daniel Durazo (@danieldurazo)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Daniel Durazo (@danieldurazo) shares his photography experiences across four continents. OMAN Being in the Sultanate...

Congo Within Reach

Visiting the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) had appealed to me for some time, but the Foreign Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom permanently advises against all travel to the Central African country....

Smiles and Surprises: Sierra Leone

Freelance videographer Zach Fackrell spent one month in the West African nation of Sierra Leone. Here, he shares highs, lows, and telling images of his time there. Why did you decide to travel to Sierra...

Shifting Sands in the Horn of Africa

Freelance photographer, Jon Collins, has traveled to more than 20 of the world's countries, many of them not yet popular spots on the traditional tourist trail. Here, Jon shares reflections from his time in the...
Kate-Magee-Kenya

Seeing Hope and Beauty in Kenya

Photographer Kate Magee spent two years living in Kenya, splitting her time between the capital city of Nairobi, the oasis of Mombasa, and the Northern desert. In visiting those areas, she learned how diverse...