South America

South America

What You Should Know Before Visiting Angel Falls

Visiting the world's highest uninterrupted waterfall, Angel Falls, was one of my most memorable journeys thus far. Located in the Amazonian region of Venezuela,...

Becoming Expats: Mia, An American in Peru

Mia Spingola (@mambo773) From: Chicago, Illinois Currently living in: Lima, Peru Has also lived in: Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santa Marta, Colombia; Florence, Italy Best neighborhood to explore in Lima:...

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...