Africa

Africa

A desert tree shot

Exploring the Otherworldly Side of Botswana

Ask anyone who knows me and you’ll immediately be convinced of my fixation on exploring the whole of Africa. Each country has its own story to tell, and I’ve made it a point to...

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...
Old windows sit against a wall

This and That American Life

When I was recently in Zanzibar, Tanzania, I met a 29-year old yogi from Buffalo, New York. There is a certain quality of surrealism that accompanies meeting a fellow American in a far away...
Tuk-tuks in front of a blue wall in Georgetown. Photo by Nazirul Hakim.

Instagram Spotlight: Nazirul Hakim (@iamnazirul)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Nazirul Hakim (@iamnazirul) gives us an insider’s look at his favorite locations around the...
View from partway up Mount Kilimanjaro

My Personal Summit: An Adventure up the Slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro

I am by no means an experienced hiker. While I enjoy the outdoors, I am not one to always be seeking out my next summit or trek. In fact, when I go hiking, it’s...
Kids and a woman sit on a bed frame outside a hut

Last Night in Kassala

Inside the tomb of Seyyid Hassan, I press my nose to an opening in the wooden enclosure and inhale the sweet fragrance of incense. Pilgrims smile as I open my palms upward and raise...
Woman stands overlooking tea crops and a lake

Beyond the Beach: Mauritius’ Mix of Adventure and Relaxation

The Sega dance is the musical expression of the Mauritian way of life — of joy and liveliness — and, as I tipped back another rum, the Creole words floated over me, lost in...
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ENOUGH is Enough: A Q&A with Director Brent Foster

Since 2015, award-winning Canadian director Brent Foster has been traveling the world in search of living legacies — individuals who strive to lead selfless, impactful lives. He’s combined their stories into a collection called...

Instagram Spotlight: @travel.world.factory

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, the father-son duo of Bodo and Vincent Wewer (@travel.world.factory) show us around the diverse...