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How to Spend a Week in Iceland

Iceland is a country with a bit of everything. Whether you’re a photographer, an adventurer, a history buff, or an art enthusiast, you’re sure to find attractions that inspire you — and United Airlines...

Accepting the Unexpected

The word “travel” often evokes idyllic images of open roads, breathtaking landscapes, and distant, bustling cities. Travelers and creatives on Instagram make their journeys through these far-flung places seem effortless. However, what we don’t...
A snowy peak in front of an orange sky

A Legacy at 8,000 Meters: A Q&A With Photographer Jon Griffith

In April of last year, Tenjing “Tenji” Sherpa was sitting in Everest Base Camp as his climbing partner and mentor, the world-renowned Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck, was acclimatizing on the north face of nearby...

Saxony: Where History and Gastronomy Collide

The scope of Germany’s offerings extends far beyond the country’s most popular exports. From its sweeping vistas to its unique and regional gastronomy, Germany is comprised of regions just waiting to be discovered, which...
River through green hills in the UK's Peak District

How to Experience the U.K. on a Budget

A couple hundred years ago, the sun never set on Great Britain. It’s safe to say that the United Kingdom is a more insular place these days, but that has had no effect on...

Instagram Spotlight: Chandler Borries (@chandler_borries)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Chandler Borries (@chandler_borries) shares some of his favorite travel photos and stories, reminding us...
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Searching for the Heart of New Orleans

The antediluvian streetcar lurches down St. Charles Avenue, shuddering to stops along the way. You imagine little has changed since 1835, when this transit line, the oldest continually operated streetcar line in the world,...
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How to Travel with Anxiety

Anxiety can be crippling. I know, because I have it. It’s a disorder with many faces and levels, meaning that it takes on different forms and leaves those afflicted with vastly different experiences. Individuals...

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...

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