Mexico

Discovering Oaxaca’s Intangible Magic

In 1991, Ana Paula Fuentes (@anadelcamino) visited Oaxaca, Mexico, on a day-trip with her family. She fell in love. After finding excuse after excuse to return — volunteer work, research, social service for university...

Instagram Spotlight: Geoff and Katie Matthews (@wandertooth)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Geoff and Katie of Wandertooth (@wandertooth) discuss some of their favorite locations from around...

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 simple solution to your problem … go alone! You may...

Instagram Spotlight: Romana Lilic

They say love makes the world go around, but in my case, love made me go around the world. Ten years ago, I followed my heart and moved from Slovenia 10,000 km across the...

Why We Travel: What An American Looks Like

My first time flying to a foreign land was when I was six months old … to the United States to meet my parents. I was adopted from South Korea as an infant. When I...

The Legacy of a Forgotten Nation

Since I was young, I watched movies in which Mexico was shown as an enormous desert. There were people riding donkeys and others wearing Mariachi hats. I was left wondering: Is this my country?...

The Cenotes of Yucatan, Mexico

Known to the Mayas as “dzonot,” cenotes are natural caverns filled with fresh water pools. These mysterious water sinkholes are common to Yucatan, Mexico, where permeable limestone bedrock allows rainwater to filter slowly through...