Travel Stories

Travel Stories

Photographing the Pacific Northwest With ONA Bags: A Q&A With Andrew Kearns

To celebrate Passion Passport’s five-year anniversary, we teamed up with ONA Bags and created a collection of travel-inspired camera bags in five limited-edition colors, each chosen to represent the vibrant nature of travel and...

Looking Back at the Paris Agreement: Where Are We Now?

On December 12, 2015, the world had a major reason to rejoice. It was the penultimate day of COP21, a 14-day summit in Paris that scrutinized climate change from just about every angle. The...
Anna Mazurek by the beach in Mexico

Anna Mazurek on How to Make Money While Traveling

There are a lot of reasons not to travel. “I’m afraid of flying.” “It’s too dangerous.” “I don’t have the time.” But perhaps the most common excuse is money — who among us hasn’t...
A brightly lit holiday market in Moscow, Russia.

A Holiday Escape for Every Type of Traveler

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — that glorious season when relaxed work schedules, school breaks, and winter weather collide. And for jet-setting travelers, it often means getting away from the grind...

Montana: An Average Land-Locked State or a Paradise?

Google the word “paradise,” and you will find it described as “an ideal or idyllic place or state.” But what is ideal or idyllic to you may not be so for another. That is...

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 two-level abandoned building in Hoi An

The Forgotten Structures of Hoi An

My penchant for rummaging through abandoned buildings for fun started in Hoi An. This may seem strange given that I’m from London, a city with an abundance of construction sites and neglected structures. But...

Traversing Canada by Rail: Then and Now with Kal Barteski

When Kal Barteski boarded her train at Toronto’s Union Station, she was met with a familiar scene. She had taken the same route, bound for Vancouver, nearly 30 years prior and was shocked by...
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The Realities of a Traveling Videographer: A Q&A with Dave Culligan

Dave Culligan is a filmmaker and entrepreneur based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Over the last few years, he has shot and edited countless travel videos, started a production company, and journeyed around the world...