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Residencies & Experiences

Journey Coast to Coast

Passport Express

This Passport Express was the train experience of a lifetime. The journey took members of the Passion Passport community across the country for a two-week immersive travel experience with Amtrak.

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Myanmar To Hong Kong

Passport To Asia

We partnered with Cathay Pacific Airways to send nine of our community members on a trip they’ll never forget. Departing from various cities, they gathered in Hong Kong for five days of mentorship and creative inspiration.

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Conservation Meets Art

Passport To Creativity

We partnered with Adobe to send six students and three mentors on a creative assignment in the spring of 2016. Using Adobe Creative Cloud, the students captured and interpreted three of the most important conservation efforts happening around the world.

Trip Posts

Our Yearly Travel Grant

The Bucket List Initiative

The Bucket List Initiative (or TBLI as we like to call it) is a travel grant given to one lucky member of our community every year. Pick a destination, tell us why and you might be packing your bags very soon.

Journey to Senegal

The Passport Project

In June 2017, we sent Matthew Greene and his foster-son, Mohammed Ndiaye, on a journey only they could take. Before the trip, Mohammed had never traveled outside of the United States.

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Tourists in the Old Town of Dubrovnik, Croatia

Reduce the “Game of Thrones Effect” by Visiting These Locations Instead

Great TV shows are magnetic. They draw viewers into their worlds through vivid characters, heart-wrenching emotional conflicts, and dazzling visual displays. In the current era of prestige television, perhaps no program has displayed this...
Purposeful travel: golden hour on the beach.

How Purposeful Travel is Shaping the Future of Tourism

Arizona’s Horseshoe Bend was once a tranquil site on the Colorado River. Despite lying only seven miles from the Grand Canyon, the natural landmark enjoyed shades of anonymity for decades. But thanks to the...

A Local’s Guide to Singapore’s Katong/Joo Chiat Neighborhood

Singapore’s languorous Katong/Joo Chiat neighborhood is a perfect counterpoint to the sleek and spectacular skyscrapers of Marina Bay, as a tessellation of traditional shophouses traces the charming suburb. Many of them are laved in...

How Using Your Time Off to Travel Is Beneficial

Depending on what you do for a living, taking time off may be frowned upon. If that’s the case, try explaining to your boss that, as countless studies have shown, vacation days benefit employees’...
A couple holds hand in the yellow light of sunset at a Cambodian temple.

Photographing the Colors of Cambodia With Tom Shu

Traveling and photography go hand-in-hand for Tom Shu, who never seriously considered taking up the art form until a trip to the Galapagos Islands left him longing for a more tangible way to interact...