Aerial view of Blyde River Canyon, South Africa

The Best Places to Travel to in September

September has officially arrived, and depending on which hemisphere you’re in, you’ll either be welcoming the autumnal shades of early fall or crawling out of your winter-blues hibernation to the promise of clear spring...
Switzerland in the fall (shoulder season).

10 Shoulder Season Destinations to Explore This Year

And just like that, peak season has come to an end. Around the world, travelers have returned home and resumed their everyday lives, keeping incredible memories and wanderlust-inducing photos as their souvenirs. We hope you...
Lines in worn-down limestone

South Africa: A Paleoanthropological Dream

South Africa — a country in which stunning coastlines and the majestic Big Five attract travelers the world over. Visitors who are eager to witness some of the planet’s largest and most elusive animals,...

Living Waste-Free: A Q&A with Khaya Alexander (@wastelessafrica)

While Passion Passport seeks to bridge communities and expand experience through travel, we’re aware that adventuring to far-off places can leave quite the carbon footprint. Our Sustainable Travel Series celebrates eco-travelers, low-impact ways of...
Desalination plant in Cape Town

Day Zero: Photographing Cape Town’s Water Crisis with @mads_baz

While Passion Passport seeks to bridge communities and expand experience through travel, we’re aware that adventuring to far-off places can leave quite the carbon footprint. Our Sustainable Travel Series celebrates eco-travelers, low-impact ways of...

Traveling Across Africa by Smart Car: A Conversation with Anton Crone

In 2012, travel writer Anton Crone and filmmaker Brett Wild traveled from Cape Town, South Africa, to Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater and back. Their vessel? A Smart Car. For six weeks, the pair lived out...

Lessons from Leaders and Learners in Southern Africa

Rebecca Ume Crook, a former school principal and lifelong educator and explorer, traveled 4,000 kilometers by public transport to document learning in four countries in Southern Africa. In today’s story she shares her most...

Jordyn Gracey: On Nostalgia and Fulfillment

Some people have soulmates; they make their home in the heart of another person. I don’t think I’ll ever have that. I don’t fall in love with people so much as places. What I...

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