Around-The-World

Around-The-World

9 Holiday Traditions From Around the World

We hope that the holidays bring you joy, time with loved ones, and maybe even a well-deserved break from work or school. But this special time of year also comes with traditions, and one...
A mural reading "freedom" on a red and white wall.

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,...
A dish of berries and other vegan ingredients rests on a fruit in someone's cupped hands.

Why the World Needs More Vegans

World Vegan Day has been celebrated on November 1 every year since 1994. In 2018, Veganism is both more popular and more pertinent than ever before. While Passion Passport seeks to bridge communities and...
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Meet 7 Travel Entrepreneurs Modernizing Adventure

The advent of social media has arguably made the world feel smaller than ever before. The sights and sounds of our big, beautiful planet can be beamed straight to our screens on demand, and...

Meet 7 Young Travelers Who Aren’t Letting Age Stop Them

Travel doesn’t have an age requirement. Those young and old are free to pack their bags, purchase their tickets, and dive head-first into the endless pools of history, culture, and adventure that await elsewhere....

Is Overtourism Affecting Wildlife and Their Ecosystems?

The rate at which humans have uncovered every inch of our planet can be hard to fathom. It was only a century ago that the first commercial flight left the runway, but now, it...
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The Difference Between “Expat” and “Immigrant”

Names build worlds. They are vessels of reputation, a means of categorization, and a code of identification. Nomenclature serves a system — in scientific, public, and political discourse by which we distinguish difference, signpost...

12 of Instagram’s Best Aerial Photographers

The bird’s-eye views that drones allow us are enthralling to behold. And as the devices themselves become more accessible, more of us are taking to the skies to capture the world from up high....
A sign reads "We are better than this" at the Women's March on Washington

Women’s Equality Around the World: How Far Have We Come?

Women’s equality has been a hard-fought issue in almost every nation around the world. It’s a struggle that has, to a great extent, defined the social and political discourse of the modern era. Issues...