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How Do You Know if Your Voluntourism Trip Is A Scam?

Voluntourism has grown more popular in recent years. It makes sense: with the news cycle covering a world that seems riddled with bad news, enacting positive change has become more important than ever —...

How Voluntourism is Helping Puerto Rico Post-Hurricane

On September 18, 2017, Hurricane Maria became the first Category 5 hurricane to strike the island of Puerto Rico. Noted as the deadliest storm to hit the Atlantic last year and the most intense...
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Why Travelers Should Avoid Volunteering in Orphanages

It’s a familiar story. Well-meaning student goes to a developing country, volunteers in an orphanage, and falls in love with the children living there. Student returns home, shares photos of adorable kids, writes about the...
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Day of the Imprisoned Writer: Why Writing is a Privilege

We all know the saying: the pen is mightier than the sword. History has tested this assertion at every turn, even up through the modern age. If there’s anything that these tests have demonstrated,...
Elvin and Zay grew up in tropical Puerto Rico, the Island of Enchantment.

Puerto Rico

Explore Puerto Rico Beautiful Cities Festivals Old San Juan History of Coffee Puerto Rico Forested mountains interlaced with scenic hiking trails. A varied lineup of lively festivals throughout the year. A resilient populace that has refused to...

A Family-Friendly Guide to Puerto Rico

Looking for some family fun? Hoping to help your kids catch the travel bug? An island getaway is the perfect trip for people of all ages, and Puerto Rico is the ideal destination for...

Shifting Boundaries in Rural Ghana: A Study Abroad Story

We drove to the village in what can only be described as a party bus. The flashing, multicolored lights and sound system that felt funny and gauche as we left Accra felt like callous...

#PassionPassport Twitter Chat – Service-Based Travel

Photo by Passion Passport community member Jonathon Collins   When we travel, we venture outside of ourselves and into other worlds and mindsets. In this Thursday's Twitter chat, we're focusing on the trips in which you...

Life in Colour: South Asia, Part I

Jon Collins has traveled to South Asia on a number of occasions, each time experiencing the sights, smells and sounds of the region differently. In this two-part photo essay series, he describes his various...

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