Travel Stories

Travel Stories

Instagram Spotlight: Jessica Wardwell (@jessica_wardwell)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Jessica Wardwell takes us to Greece, Israel, and Cuba with her photos. Temple Mount Looking back...

24 Hours in Florence, Italy

Florence is filled to the brim with culture, art, architecture, and history. It can be a lot to pack into a short trip, so use this handy 24-hour itinerary to spend the perfect day...

6 Easy Day Trips from Florence

Known as the capital of Tuscany, Florence’s ideal location makes it a prime starting spot for many exciting day-trips to nearby cities. These six are sure to make their way onto your itinerary! Siena Head to...

Explore Florence

Basilica di Santa Croce A short walk from Piazza del Duomo, you’ll find the Basilica of Santa Croce, the largest Franciscan church in the world. Head inside for only 6 euro, and you’ll see the...

Florence Travel Recommendations

Considered the birthplace of the Renaissance and known around the world for its culture, art, and architecture, Florence holds many traveler’s hearts. When planning a trip to the Tuscan capital, look no further for...

Photographing Life Underground London

Bal Bhatla loves long, winding tunnels, sweeping curves, moody lighting, iconic signage, and eclectic textures. He finds all of these things, and more, in metro stations and transport hubs in London. Metro systems, after all,...

How to Take Perfect Flat-Lay Photos

We’ve all seen them on our Instagram feeds — the pretty overhead photos of tables or arranged objects known as “flat-lays.” They seem simple enough to snap, but in reality, they can be pretty...

Hiking the Himalayas Alone: A Conversation with Pete R.

Pete R. is a travel filmmaker, designer, and a digital nomad. His adventures began with a solo trek in the Himalayas and have continued ever since. Follow along on his instagram. Why did you decide...

365 Days Sketching the World: A Travel Diary

Ultramarine blue and Payne's grey for the rainy skies of China. Ocher for the Gobi desert in Mongolia. Turquoise and emerald green for Iranian mosques. The world is made up of colors and I...