Sustainable Travel

Sustainable Travel

The Adventure Bag Movement: A Q&A With Jackson Groves

Jackson Groves has spent the last two-and-a-half years living out of a backpack. During that time, he’s encountered the litter that unfortunately finds its way into nature parks and hiking trails in all corners...
Two children and a box of sidewalk chalk

Why Travelers Should Avoid Volunteering in Orphanages

It’s a familiar story. Well-meaning student goes to a developing country, volunteers in an orphanage, and falls in love with the children living there. Student returns home, shares photos of adorable kids, writes about the...

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...
A dish of berries and other vegan ingredients rests on a fruit in someone's cupped hands.

Why the World Needs More Vegans

World Vegan Day has been celebrated on November 1 every year since 1994. In 2018, Veganism is both more popular and more pertinent than ever before. While Passion Passport seeks to bridge communities and...

Slow and Steady: Cycling the Pan-American Highway

Johannes Preuß decided to make his first long-distance cycling tour a big one. Sure, he had gone on a few day-trips, shorter rides between his hometown of Meppen, Germany, and the university he attended...

To the City or the Country?

While Passion Passport seeks to bridge communities and expand experience through travel, we’re aware that adventuring to far-off places can leave quite the carbon footprint. Our Sustainable Travel Series celebrates eco-travelers, low-impact ways of...
Sustainable friendships: two women pose outside Nordkirchen Castle in Germany.

Sustainable Travel, Sustainable Friendships

Whether you’re an introvert or extrovert, you’ve probably befriended a few people you’ve crossed paths with during your travels. On the road, we have a natural tendency to seek connection, so we often want...

Is Overtourism Affecting Wildlife and Their Ecosystems?

The rate at which humans have uncovered every inch of our planet can be hard to fathom. It was only a century ago that the first commercial flight left the runway, but now, it...

The Colors of Climate Change: A Q&A with Zaria Forman

While Passion Passport seeks to bridge communities and expand experience through travel, we’re aware that adventuring to far-off places can leave quite the carbon footprint. Our Sustainable Travel Series celebrates eco-travelers, low-impact ways of...