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The Healing Power of the Wilderness

The most obvious reason to venture to a mountain is for the summit. This is the raison d'être of mountaineers the world over and, sure enough, there is victory for those who make it...

A Word for Friendly Adventure

I’ve sat around my share of campfires telling stories — stories of disaster or averted disaster, episodes with difficult climbing partners, and frightful tales of risk and pain. I’m guilty of trying to one-up...

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...

The Art of Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage was once Britain’s most important expression of leisure and mindfulness, an activity that was embraced by kings and peasants alike. But since it was banned in 1538 by Henry VIII and Thomas Cromwell...

Conor MacNeill and the never-ending holiday

On the rare opportunity that Conor MacNeill gets a holiday, he often spends it exactly as he would one of his work expeditions — he just doesn’t get paid for it. When you first...

Instagram Spotlight: Heather Shevlin (@thehmstravels)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Heather Shevlin (@thehmstravels) tells us about her travels across the globe and shares some...

How Instagrammer @snowflakesfairy Became a Photographer

“I’ve become a person who sees different perspectives,” Jessica Hariana-Lemaitre shares. “A street musician, busy streets, peak hours at train stations — they can all be beautiful subject matter if you look at them...

Photographing the Scottish Highlands

From harsh mountain summits to thick pine forests and quiet loch fronts, Scotland is known for its varied landscapes. The Highlands is no exception. But for Jennifer Macleay, this northwestern region of Scotland holds more than...

A Photo Exploration of Britain’s Bothies

Nicholas JR White is an award-winning landscape photographer based in Dartmoor National Park in South West England. Three years ago, he set out to examine the relationship between man and wilderness, and the ways...