South America

South America

Travel Stories from the Life of a Journey Architect

Journey Architect. It’s a role Kym Pham created for herself. The words came to her in a moment of clarity: You are here to...

A Day in the Life of an English Teacher in Colombia

I’m on a bus, alone, on an unfamiliar road in the dead of night. I had resigned myself to sleeping in the airport in...

Rio Reimagined, Part Four: A City in Color

When I think about Rio de Janeiro, it’s always a challenge to choose one defining characteristic, for the “cidade maravilhosa” is built on many....

Rio Reimagined, Part Three: The Art of Stumbling Upon

“You should go to Instituto Moreira Salles,” the message read. “Have you been before?” That’s the thing about taking advice from locals. You can...

Rio Reimagined, Part Two: Odyssey to Santa Teresa

I hadn’t come to Brazil to die. At least, not like this. However, as the locally labelled “motor taxi” continued to dance with death...

Into Selvagem: Rio Reimagined, Part One

Bleary eyed, I stumbled out of the bedroom and into the courtyard, only to be met by an eruption of fervent laughter. I turned...

The Power of Travel: A Study Abroad Story

I sit in a quaint little coffee shop writing my last article as a Passion Passport Study Abroad Correspondent. With just a week left...

7 Things To Add to Your Chile Bucket List

Stretching down much of the coastline of South America, Chile boasts arid deserts, beautiful beaches, crowded cities, towering mountains, lush forests, raging rivers, frigid...

An Ode to Paradise: A Study Abroad Story

The most pristine and conserved archipelago in the world, the Galapagos Islands are only 500 miles off the coast of Ecuador. The islands called my...