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10 Picturesque Places in Turkey

One look at Gizem Toker’s Instagram feed and you’ll be booking the next flight to Turkey. We asked her to share some of the most photogenic spots around the country, and she didn’t disappoint! GALATA...

How to Pass the Time in Bozcaada, Turkey

“God created Bozcaada for those who visited there, to have a long life.” (Heredos)   Located on the northeastern part of the Aegean Sea, Bozcaada (Tenedos) is one of the most popular islands in Turkey.The island...

Instagram Spotlight: Pinar Tüylü (@pinartyl)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, discover Pınar Tüylü’s (@pinartyl) nostalgic photography of Eastern Europe. Catching a Train  My first experience abroad...

Why We Travel: Lessons from the Islamic World

I’ve always felt comfortable in the Islamic world. My childhood years in the UAE gave me a familiarity and understanding of Islam, a religion based on peace. I've traveled back to this part of...

Journeys Across the Silk Road

Photographer Matjaž Krivic might not compare himself to Marco Polo, but the two share something in common — a route. Matjaž was selling dreams to other people at a travel agency before he first journeyed...

#PassionPassport Twitter Chat – On Location: Eastern Europe

Photo by community member Gabor Turcsi Featured image by community member Matt Williams-Ellis From magnificent Romanian castles to quaint sheep herds in the Ukraine, Eastern Europe holds a plethora of adventures to be had. The diversity within each of...

Travel Video: Istanbul with My Eyes Closed

https://vimeo.com/133256792 Last month, New Zealand based creative director Justin Heaney shared a travel video he shot recently titled “In Search of Peace and Chaos in Bangkok.” If you aren’t familiar with his gritty, visceral style...

Paragliding over Pamukkale

Traveling the world as a deaf individual changed Calvin Young’s perspective in many ways, and it inspired him to launch Seek The World. This week, Passion Passport follows his inspiring adventures. Tuesday, he told us about the...

Moon Landings in Cappadocia

There are many idealized places in this world. Destinations we dream of, spurred on by the golden glow of movies and postcards, only to arrive and realize that pictures don’t always tell the truth....

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