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East London: A Center for Creation and Innovation

Once largely known for its rough-around-the-edges demeanor and its industrial sites, East London has transformed into a multicultural, creative haven. Now home to a wide range of neighborhoods featuring well-known pubs, art galleries, and...
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Instagram Spotlight: Effie Teh (@effie_2512)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Effie Teh (@effie_2512) talks about the composition tools that make her mind-bending images stand...

9 Photographic Alternatives to Big Ben

Unfortunately, beloved Big Ben is covered in scaffolding for the next three and a half years. The landmark of the London skyline is a sight for sore eyes, much to the dismay of both...

5 Days in London: A Pick-And-Choose Itinerary

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” — Samuel Johnson Buckingham Palace. The Tower of London. The Tube. London...

A Weekend in London and Manchester

Looking for a way to combine two of England’s best cities into one exciting weekend? It’s not as difficult as it sounds! I was able to experience both London and Manchester courtesy of our...

East London Mornings: 10 One-Of-A-Kind Coffee Shops

Home of bankers, musicians, artists, photographers, and creative types for whom nine-to-five isn’t an option — I love London for being so different! The city’s hidden, independent coffee shops have such a nice, warm ambiance...

Gina Wong’s 6 Favorite East London Coffee Shops

London has its fair share of specialty coffee shops, but it’s in East London that you’ll find the roasteries, cafés, and baristas that are really pushing the boat. Whilst there are countless coffee shops...

The Best of Manchester, England

When I visited Manchester, England, what surprised me most was how quaint it was. The city’s dichotomy of historic-industrial chic and creative energy buzzes through its streets to create a palpable sense of hope...

7 Beaches to Visit in the United Kingdom

While the term “exotic” (or, many times, even “sunny”) doesn’t apply to beaches in the U.K., they have a rustic beauty that is all their own. Britain's array of seaside destinations is also remarkable,...

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