cafes culture in paris

Café Culture: Sampling Some of Paris’ Finest

Strolling through the streets of Montparnasse looking for a café on a grey Paris morning can quickly turn into a headache without some prior knowledge.  There are many historic cafés in the “City of Lights,”...
The skyline in Paris, where some people experience Paris Syndrome.

Paris Syndrome: Keeping Your Expectations in Check While Traveling

“There is but one Paris, and however hard living may be here, and if it became worse and harder even — the French air clears up the brain and does good — a world...
An unusual angle of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Unexpected Destinations for Every Month of the Year

We could probably guess at least a few of the items on your travel bucket list. There’s a good chance that it includes some of the world’s most popular cultural events and destinations, like...
red velvet theater seating

6 of the Top Film Festivals in the World

Of all the worldwide events that emphasize the role of storytelling in modern society, film festivals are perhaps the most impactful. After all, they do more than just highlight feel-good flicks or offer sneak...
The sun sets behind the Seine River in Paris.

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

Travelers heading to Paris often feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of possibilities the city offers. And that’s completely understandable. Paris is dotted with gorgeous monuments, and it also has its fair share of...
Switzerland in the fall (shoulder season).

10 Shoulder Season Destinations to Explore This Year

And just like that, peak season has come to an end. Around the world, travelers have returned home and resumed their everyday lives, keeping incredible memories and wanderlust-inducing photos as their souvenirs. We hope you...
A close-up of purple bougainvillea, a plant discovered by Jeanne Baret.

Famous Travel Expeditions: Jeanne Baret, Circumnavigator

Although few people know her name, Jeanne Baret deserves a place on the list of history’s most badass explorers. At a time when the French Navy forbade women from setting foot on their ships,...
Strasbourg is one of France's most beautiful small cities.

The Beauty of Visiting Small Cities

A town with lilac-hued storefronts and bubbling fountains. A seaside village with an old-fashioned boardwalk. A clifftop city with wide, tree-lined thoroughfares. I love few things more than getting lost in a new corner of...
A snowy scene with a road running through evergreens

Instagram Spotlight: Clara Ferrand (@clarafotomania)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Clara Ferrand (@clarafotomania) takes us to the locations that have inspired her landscape photos,...


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