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Instagram Spotlight: James Kuan (@ohsnapjames)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, James Kuan (@ohsnapjames) takes us through his electronic scrapbook, made up of some of...
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Surfing Sri Lanka’s Southern Coast

Like its many different regions, Sri Lanka has had a variety of names throughout its history. It’s been called Lanka, meaning “all that glitters;” Serendip, a word of Arabic origin that translates to “serendipity”...
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...

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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Meet Mariellen Ward: The Solo Traveler Behind BreatheDreamGo

In 2005, following a period of loss and frustration, travel writer and storyteller Mariellen Ward made a decision that would ultimately change the course of her life. In what seemed like an out-of-character decision...
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Instagram Spotlight: Derek Liang (@derekrliang)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Derek Liang (@derekrliang) gives us a tour of the beaches, cities, and mountains that...

Understanding Your Destination: A Story From the Road

At first, I was upset. Our plans were ruined. Our trip was completely squashed. But I’m glad it happened the way it did. After all, I learned something from it — and isn’t that...
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Exploring India and Sri Lanka with Niklas Siemens

Niklas Siemens is a 20-year-old outdoor photographer and filmmaker. Though based in Austria, Niklas is constantly on the road exploring foreign countries and cultures while telling visual stories along the way. Intrigued by his...
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...

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