Travel Stories

Travel Stories

Becoming Expats: Yishyene, a Malaysian in Portugal

Yishyene (@smallcrazy) From: Malaysia Currently living in: Porto, Portugal Has also lived in: London, England; Melbourne, Australia Must-sees in Porto: Ribeira (riverside), Clerigos Tower, Igreja do Carmo, the...

Fermenting Fish, Petrol Fumes, and New Friends at a Saigon Street...

I’m either going to get mugged here, or invited to dinner. That was my thought as the guy grabbed my arm and pulled me down...

Mira, Mira, Mira: A Modern Flaneur’s Tips and Tricks to Exploring...

It is 7 a.m. when I begin to stroll the streets. I have my camera over my shoulder and sketchbook tucked under my arm....

An Accidental Trip to Komodo

Indonesia is made up of over 17,000 islands, and Komodo is just one of them. Photographer Suwandi Chandra describes his recent trip to Komodo...

5 Reasons You Should Travel Alone

Have you been dying to travel somewhere, but none of your friends have the free time or budget to go with you? There’s a...

Instagram Spotlight: Sam Flanagan (@sam_flanagan)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Sam Flanagan (@sam_flanagan) discusses her...

The Art of Travel While In Between

Half the fun of travel is the aesthetic of lostness. (Ray Bradbury) Sometimes creative partnerships come about in the most unlikely ways. That’s definitely the...

Dusting off Kuwait’s Past: Reflections from Failaka Island

Part of the intrigue of visiting Kuwait was the mystery itself. I was eager to set foot on less-familiar land, a place I felt...

Why We Travel: Savoring the Small Moments

Some trips are about big moments; they’re filled with nonstop epic sights, dramatic landscapes, architectural wonders, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. These trips are mind-blowing, exhausting,...