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Zach Houghton Glassman

Zach Houghton Glassman
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Zach is the son of a travel-writing father and a wanderlust mother who met on a bus in Guatemala. He wants to inspire you to travel, too. Find him on Instagram or Twitter.

Nothing Has Changed: Stay Home or Travel With Caution

We’ve (somehow) made it to 2021. We are all, collectively, over it. We’re all feeling the tremendous weight of the year that has just passed. We’ve finished the Marie Kondo’ing of our homes, the...
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Traveling Within: An Identity Evolved

In 2009, I began my first post-college career as a commodities trader in Hong Kong. At the time, Hong Kong society was tolerant but not particularly accepting towards LGBTQ people. So I hid my...

Why You Should Travel Less in 2019

Please rethink your resolution to travel more in 2019. It may sound harsh, but it’s time that we push back against a narrative that proposes that we need to visit new places simply because we...

How to Create Your Own Meaningful Trip

We can all agree that social media has reached its zenith in recent years, and travel is often one of the highlights that is shared most across platforms. Our travels represent milestones reached (birthdays,...

How a Chance Encounter in Guatemala Fueled My Passion for Travel

Nearly 45 years ago, my parents met on a bus in Guatemala. At the time, my father was writing his first travel book and my mother was visiting the country at the suggestion of a...

An Architecture Tour of Lisbon

As the oldest continuously inhabited city in Western Europe, Lisbon has a history that teems with Iron Age tribes, Roman dictators, Moorish conquerors, and explorers of all stripes. And nothing tells the city’s story...

Building Bridges, Not Walls: Travel Is the Great Unifier

Every day since I learned the outcome of the election, I’ve felt paralyzed. I’ve questioned the relevance of my company, if we can add anything meaningful in an increasingly over-saturated media landscape, and the...

Protected: Exploring Quintana Roo

Quintana Roo may be the state best known to North Americans due to its geographical proximity to the United States and its reputation for being an ideal place to rest and vacation. But it...

Hitting the Rails: San Francisco to Truckee

Kyle Peters, who is our lead designer at Passion Passport, has a particular affection for locomotives. He grew up in Portland, OR, and his family regularly climbed aboard Amtrak trains to journey across the...

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