Zurich: An Off-the-Beaten-Path Guide

Its position perched along the Limmat River at the edge of the Zürichsee, its namesake lake, has earned Zurich consistent ratings as one of the most liveable cities in the world.  A bustling commercial,...
Estes Park, Colorado, where Stephen King found inspiration for his horror novel, "The Shining."

7 Real-Life Locations From Horror Movies and Books

Happy Halloween! To celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year, we’ve rounded up a few real-life horror movie locations that you might recognize from the flicks and books that inspired them. Some of these...
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Taking a Walk through Lavaux, Switzerland

They say Lavaux has three suns shining on it. The first is the sun in the sky and the second is the reflection from the waters of Lake Geneva. But the third sun comes...
A ridgeline in Switzerland, as captured by Lars Schneider.

Instagram Spotlight: Lars Schneider (@larsschneidervisuals)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. Today, Lars Schneider (@larsschneidervisuals) shows us some of his favorite wild places in Europe and Asia. Germany I...
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...

Zurich: Where Past Meets Present

On the surface, Zurich, Switzerland, is known for banking and finance — but those who dig a little deeper discover just how enchanting the city really is. With its high-end shopping and dining, gorgeous...

With Birds I’ll Share This Lonely View

“On three, I want you to run down the hill.” Robby, my Swiss paragliding instructor, begins counting, and slowly my shaky legs start to creep down the sheer, grassy slope. We’re atop the Schilthorn...

Instagram Spotlight: Elisabetta Piantoni (@foxsbackpack)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Elisabetta Piantoni (@foxsbackpack) shares her favorite photo adventures from around the world. Originally from Italy,...

Guided by Yellow Diamonds

Guided by Yellow Diamonds Part 1 In the chilly, misty morning, I make my way out of my tent. I discover I have gotten a new blister, this time on the bottom part of my...

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