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Manang: A Story From Then and Now

The last time I was in Manang was 10 years ago. Although it was just a one-day visit, the Manang I remember was remarkably different from the bustling city I experienced this year. Just...
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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...
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Travel Video: Rato Machhendranath Jatra Festival

Suraj Ratna Shakya is a freelance photographer and filmmaker from Kathmandu, Nepal. Each spring, his hometown hosts the Rato Machhindranath festival. Growing up with the sights and sounds of these celebrations inspired Suraj to...

Famous Travel Expeditions: The First Summit of Mount Everest

Reaching the summit of Mount Everest is no easy feat. Hundreds of people have lost their lives in the attempt, and topics like safety and tourism on the mountain become more controversial with every...

Short Stories from Nepal: An Interview with Jeremy Snell

Jeremy Snell is a freelance cinematographer and humanitarian photographer who has traveled to over 40 countries to work on projects that bridge cultural divides. But when looking back at the steps (and trips) that...

An Interview with Travel Videographer RJ Bruni

While still in high school, RJ Bruni started a video production company called Inmist Media House. Since then, along with his camera, the videographer has traveled the world, from mountain peaks in his hometown...

Portraiture Along the Tamang Trail

When Artem Zhushman arrived in Nepal, he felt like a blank page. It was his first time in the country, and he knew little about the way of life there. He didn’t even know...

Instagram Spotlight: Marcus Danielsson (@danielssonphotography)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Marcus Danielsson (@danielssonphotography) explains how photography enriched his travels around Asia.  Nepal I dream about returning...

Travel Stories from the Life of a Journey Architect

Journey Architect. It’s a role Kym Pham created for herself. The words came to her in a moment of clarity: You are here to journey with others to stunning, sacred places and bring them...